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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Area Agency Seeks Public Comment on Services for Older Adults

Area Agency on Aging

Are you an older adult (age 60 or older), caregiver of an older adult, or a person concerned about aging issues? You are invited to attend a come-and-go public forum in the City of Forney, on Wednesday, July 10, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Forney Senior Cent...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Important Information About Your Drinking Water

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In the coming days, all residents that have utility accounts with the City of Forney will be receiving a notice from both the City and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). This notice will inform all residents that in 2018 the City failed...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Suddenlink Information for Residents

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In the past few months, Suddenlink has been installing new fiber optic cable throughout the City. However, this installation has had a negative effect on several residents. The installation project is expected to last a few more months in the Fox Hollow, ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

TxDOT to Host Public Meeting for FM 1641 Expansion

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public meeting on the proposed widening of FM 1641 from FM 548 to FM 148 and FM 548 from FM 1641 to U.S. 80. The hearing will be held on July 11 at the Community Life Church, 204 FM 1641. ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

City Announces Court Dates for June

Monthly Court Schedule Website

The City of Forney Municipal Court has announced its dates and times for court dates throughout the month of June. For questions, please contact the Forney Municipal Court at 972.564.7311. Any questions you have about the Municipal Court may be answered o...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Unveils Capital Improvements Program Project Map

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Several weeks ago, the City revealed its new Community Development map. Today, we are happy to unveil our newest map, the Capital Improvements Program Project Map, or CIP Map, which will provide residents with an in-depth look at all the construction proj...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Celebrate Independence Day on June 29 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 29 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 24, 2019

City Begins Proactive Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

Mosquito Spraying Website

The City of Forney will begin to proactively spray for mosquitoes on April 29, 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: April 9, 2019

Family-Fun Wednesdays are back at the Wetland Center

Summer Family Fun Day Website

While your children are excited that summer is just around the corner, you may be having a hard time finding activities for them during the summer months. The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, 655 Martin Lane, recently announced their schedu...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Development Map Offers Look into 'Who, What and Where' of Projects

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Have you ever driven by a location in the City and wondered what was being built there? Or that you know a business such as Panera Bread will be coming to Forney but aren’t exactly sure where it will be located? We hope our new development map w...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Council Adopts Updated Thoroughfare Plan

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During the March 19th City Council Meeting, the Council received an updated draft of the Thoroughfare Plan. Lee Engineering, a firm that specializes in traffic engineering and transportation planning, provided council with the updated draft that the firm ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Need to Update Your Passport before Vacation?

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Is your family planning an international vacation in the coming months and not sure where to get passports updated? The Kaufman County District Clerks Office, 100 W. Mulberry in Kaufman, accepts all passport applications Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Always Remember Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig

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Planning a project in your yard this Spring? Before you begin digging, Atmos Energy asks all residents to participate in it’s “I Dig It” campaign. This campaign is designed to remind property owners and construction crews to ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Artisan & Farmers Market Returns to Downtown Forney in April

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The Forney Arts Council has announced that the Downtown Forney Artisan and Farmers Market is scheduled to return in 2019 on April 13. Featuring artisan-made gifts and fresh locally grown produce every second Saturday, the market will be held on the ground...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Movies and Acts Set for 2019 Concerts and Movies in the Park

Concerts in the Park

This year, the series will offer music that everyone can appreciate. We have music from all genres, including Elvis, Hard Night’s Day (Beatles Tribute Band), King George (George Strait Tribute Band) and many more! All concerts will begin at 8 p....

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Get the Scoop on Garage Sales

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As the spring season drags near, so does “garage sale” season. We get a number of calls a week asking questions about garage sales, we hope this information will help answer some questions. If you are interested in hosting a garage sal...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

TxDOT Project Tracker Helps Residents Keep Up with State Projects

TxDOT Project Tracker Website

Did you know that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has a project tracker online that has information on more than 11,000 TxDOT projects. Several roads that go through the City are controlled by the state, including FM 548, 1641, 740, 741 and...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

City Releases 2019 Recycling Calendar

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Find a space on your fridge! The City has released the 2019 recycling calendar for residents, which will again be picked up every other Wednesday. The City will alternate pick-up dates between Zone A (Homes north of Highway 80) and Zone B (Homes south of ...

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