Council ponders a couple of difficult items.

Dec. 05, 2023 Forney City Council recognized Eagle Scouts, considered reducing speed limit, Smurfit Kappa water rate, Housing Authority.

FISD special meeting for Closed Session

Forney ISD held a special all-executive meeting to consider Real Property and Personnel

Latest News and Events

2023 Nov. 07 Election Results



These results are derived from Kaufman County results and and are in no way official:
May 07, 2022 General Election
Voter turnout: 9,469 = 10.53%
Updated May 17
27 of 27 Kaufman County Voting Centers reporting

FISD recognizes students, organizations, get Safety Audit Report

Sep. 11, 2023 Forney ISD Board recognized students, partners, considered college MOU's, policy revisions, security personnel, heard Safety Audit Report.

City announces new office hours

The City of Forney issued details on the 4-Day Work Week Office Hours – Effective October 2, 2023.

Forney ISD releases Tax Rate information

For the 5th year in a row, Forney ISD has adopted a lower tax rate. The 2023-2024 tax rate adopted by the board is 6.5 cents lower than the previous year, and has lowered a total of 25 cents over the last 5 years.

Council considers budget and tax rate, 4-day work weeks, appointments

Aug. 15, 2023 Forney City Council considered budget and tax rate, board appointments, 4-day work weeks.

FISD lowers tax rate for 2023-2024

Forney ISD approved a lower tax rate during its August 07, 2023 meeting.

Welcome back, Thatcher.

Attorney Jon Thatcher

The City of Forney announces the return of Jon Thatcher as the City Attorney.

Council considers pet memorial, FISD area parking restrictions

Aug. 01, 2023 Forney City Council considered pet memorial, civil service jobs, parking restrictions.

Forney ARB considers FEDC request

July 31, 2023 the Forney HOZ Architecture Review Board met to consider a request for a certificate of appropriateness, in accordance with the Historic Overlay Zone district regulations, for exterior changes to the property at 210 S. Bois d’Arc Street.

Board of Adjustments considers a larger elephant

July 31, 2023 the Forney Board of Adjustments met to consider a variance for a new sign at 200 Kroger Drive (Kaufman CAD property 178374).

Council ponders rentals, crime and city attorney

July 18, 2023 Forney City Council considered home rentals, fire station 2, city attorney.

Interim Fire Station 3 Grand Opening

Interim Fire Station 3 Grand Opening

The Forney Fire Department is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a hose uncoupling and new fire apparatus wash down/push-in ceremony on Saturday, July 1st, to commemorate the opening of its interim facility located at 12491 Windy Ln. The ceremony will commence at 9 a.m., and we extend a warm invitation to the public to join us in this significant event.

Tom Thumb Groundbreaking

On Friday, June 30, 2023, at 8am Tom Thumb (Forney's worst kept secret project) and Malouf Interests will break ground on a new grocery-anchored development located at 435 S. FM 548, Forney, TX 75126.

Council considers Bellagio PID and FEDC changes

June 27, 2023 9 AM Forney City Council considered Bellagio PID #1, and structure of the Forney EDC.

Forney ISD considers 2023-2024 budget

June 26, 2023 Forney ISD Board considered 2023/24 Budget and Tax Rate

Reeves Henry Site Dedication

Reeves Henry Poster

On June 10th, 2023, to start the Founders’ Day event, the city held a site dedication for Reeves Henry. There will be a new historical marker placed at the site in the future.

Council retains interim law firm

May 22, 2023 Forney City Council considered action regarding the City Attorney.

FISD Trustee Green resigns, Dr. Michael Idemudia appointed

At the end of the May 16 meeting, Trustee Barbara Jo Green announced her desire to resign, citing health and family reasons. The board accepted her resignation.
She then suggested Mr. Idemudia as a replacement - the board reviewed his resume, then approved appointing Dr. Michael Idemudia for the remainder of her term.

2023 May 06 City and FISD Joint Election Results



These results are derived from Kaufman County results and and are in no way official:
May 06, 2023 Joint Election
Voter turnout: 4,399 = 4.64%
0 of 18 Kaufman County Voting Centers reporting

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