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Posted on: January 22, 2018

City Excited to Host Two FREE gardening class

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The City of Forney is excited to announce that it will again host at least two FREE gardening classes come 2018. The City will host “FoodScaping”, a class dedicated to help residents design their landscape to not only be practical but also edible. “FoodSc...

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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: January 17, 2018

Forney City Council Presented with ‘Keep Texas Beautiful’ Award

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During the January 16 City Council meeting, Community Waste Disposal representatives presented their 2017 annual review to the Council. The review consisted of collection numbers throughout the City as well as a “Keep Texas Beautiful” ...

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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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Posted on: December 15, 2017

City Offices to Close for Good Friday

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On March 30, all City offices, including City Hall, Layden Senior Center and Community Development will be closed in observance of Good Friday. The City will reopen at 8 a.m. April 2. The Forney Fire and Police Departments will operate during all holidays...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

City Announces New City Hall Paver Project

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The Downtown Enhancement Project required the City to relocate the Texas-shaped pavers in front of City Hall as new sidewalks throughout Downtown Forney were a major part of the enhancement project. When the pavers were reinstalled towards the end of the ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

City Reaches Agreement for New Veterinary Services

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The Forney Animal Shelter is excited to announce that the City of Forney has reached an agreement with Stone Creek Veterinary Hospital to provide a number of veterinary services for current and future animals at the new Shelter. This agreement allows the ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

FEDC Aims to Expand Healthcare Services in City with Incentive

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In an effort to attract and expand healthcare services within the City of Forney, the Forney Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) is offering an incentive program for new and expanding healthcare operations.  In order to qualify for the incent...

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Posted on: November 10, 2017

NTMWD Asks Residents to Winterize their Lawn

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Is your yard ready for winter? The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) encourages residents and business owners to turn off irrigation systems and only water when needed this winter. As lawns and landscapes transition into dormancy during late fa...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Forney Launches OpenGov Platform

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In an effort to continue the commitment to be a “City Without Limits” and to enhance transparency in financial reporting, the City of Forney is excited to announce a partnership with OpenGov, an interactive tool that will allow residen...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Forney Ranked as One of the Best Places for Young Families

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The City of Forney has been named one of the “Best Places for Young Families”, according to a study conducted by NerdWallet using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The study analyzed all cities in ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Utility Billing Rates to Increase in November

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In October, utility rates will see their first overall increase since 2013. The rate increases will be seen on utility bills issued after November 1, 2017, which are billed for October consumption. Water and sewer rates have increased by 10% from the prev...

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