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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Forney EDC Director Attends International Development Council (IEDC) in Atlanta


the world's largest professional organization for economic developmentpractitioners. With more than 5,000 members across the United States, as well
as Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and other nations.  IEDC worksto help eco...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library to Host Pumpkin Decorating Contest


What better way to get into the fall spirit that by decorating a pumpkin? The Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library, 1800 W. College Ave, is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest based on your favorite book character. There are five different age categories f...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Forney Arts Council Offers MakerSpace Class for Teens


Is your teen interested in learning to code or have a passion in building and constructing things? The Forney Arts Council invites all teens in grades 7 through 12 to join them at the Ellen Brooks Memorial West Library, 1800 College Ave., on the first Tue...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Forney EDC Nominated for Texas Downtown Association Award


The Forney Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) was recently nominated by the Texas Downtown Association for an achievement award, in the “Best Downtown Partner” category. Other nominated in the category include Friendswood (Friends...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Meet our New City Manager, Tony Carson


Why Forney?

I am very excited of the many opportunities that Forney has to offer. Excellent geographic location, a striving and growing housing market, great weather, a wonderful quality of life and most of all the friendliest group of people of any place ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Hiring Red, White and You! Job Fair to be Held November 8


The Texas Workforce Commission will host its 7th annual statewide Hiring Red, White & You! job fair on November 8. The Hiring Red, White & You! job fair connects Texas veterans and their spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, disc...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Candy Station Sign-Ups for Trail of Treats Now Available


What makes Trail of Treats such a success each year? The volunteers that host Candy Stations! Sign-ups are now available for businesses, organizations and individuals, who would like to host candy stations during this year’s Trail of Treats on O...

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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: March 19, 2018

City to Begin Proactively Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

Mosquito Spraying

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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