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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Forney PD to Partner with Union Pacific on Safety Awareness Campaign

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Due to the recent collisions that have occurred at railroad crossings across the City, the Forney Police Department and Union Pacific will be partnering up to conduct a safety awareness campaign for community members. As part of this campaign, staff and p...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center Offers “Family Fun Wednesdays”

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Parents won’t have to look far this summer for activities to keep the kids busy! The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Ln. in Seagoville, will host Family Fun Wednesdays focused on nature studies for families. Class subjects include, ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

TxDOT to Begin Highway 80 Bridge Repair

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As you may remember, several weeks ago a semi struck the Pinson Bridge along the eastbound lanes of Highway 80. Beginning this Friday, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin repairing the overpass. While repairs are being made to the ov...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

FEDC to Expand Office and Retail Space with ‘Victorian Village’

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The Forney City Council took an extensive stride in attracting unique office and boutique-style retail tenants during the May 1 City Council meeting. Council members unanimously approved an agreement with the Garrett Moore Company to construct four 3-5,00...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day on June 30 at Community Park

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The City of Forney will hold its annual Independence Day Celebration at Community Park, 241 S. FM 548, on Saturday, June 30 beginning at 6 p.m. This FREE event will have activities for all ages including rides, food trucks, live entertainment and FIREWORK...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

What is a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ)?

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TIRZ. No, it’s not the name of the latest video game console, or a new popular sports statistic. It’s an economic development tool used by the City of Forney, which stands for “Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone”. Ther...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Forney ISD Board of Trustees Approve Freeport-Exempt Status

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At the April 9, 2018 Forney Independent School District Board of Trustees Board Meeting, the board unanimously approved Freeport-Exempt status, an economic development tool in the State of Texas which allows manufacturers and distributors located in a com...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

City to Begin Proactively Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

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The City of Forney will begin to proactively spray for mosquitoes on April 23, between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. The water soluble spray that will be used to fog for the mosquitoes, will not harm animals. Residents will not want their pets and ope...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

City Begins Transition to New Everbridge Notification System

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The City of Forney will be terminating their contract with the BlackBoard Connect Emergency Notification System and enter into an agreement with the more efficient and cost effective Everbridge notification system. The new notification system will also im...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Dates Announced for Popular Movies/Concerts in the Park Series

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The City has announced the return for one of the more popular events during the summer seasons. Beginning on May 10th and going through June 22th, the City will once again host the ‘Movies in the Park’ and ‘Music in the Park&...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Summer Movie and Concert Dates Announced for 2018

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The City is excited to announce the return of our most popular events throughout the summer of 2018. Beginning on May 10th and going through June 22nd, the City of Forney will once again host the ‘Movies in the Park’ and ‘Mus...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

City Releases 2018 Recycling Schedule

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Community Waste Disposal (CWD) has provided City staff with the 2018 recycling schedule for the City of Forney. The City of Forney is divided into two separate recycling zones that are each collected bi-weekly. The zones are divided by U.S. Highway 80, wi...

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