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Posted on: November 14, 2017

FFD to Host Annual Charity Flag Football Game

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The Forney Fire Department, in partnership with the Forney Independent School District Air Force JROTC, NFHS and FHS student councils, Kaufman County Constable’s Office, Sharing the Love Foundation, St. Vincent de Paul, Forney Lion’s C...

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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 7, 2017

Library Hosts Used Book Sale November 29

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The Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library will host their annual used book sale on November 29 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the library, 1800 College Ave. Prices of books will range from 50 cents to $2 and there will also be a “fill a book bag&rdqu...

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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 27, 2017

TEDC Honors City with Community Economic Development Award

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The City of Forney Economic Development Corporation (EDC) was recently nominated by the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) for its Community Economic Development Award (CEDA). The CEDA program recognized exceptional contributions of TEDC member cit...

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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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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Forney Historic Preservation League Offers Candle Light Tour

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What better way to spend a holiday evening that on a candlelight tour of the historic homes in Downtown Forney. The Forney Historic Preservation League will host the candlelight tour on December 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. The tour will consist of historic homes a...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Finance Department Acknowledged with CAFR Award

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During the October 3 City Council meeting, Mayor Rick Wilson recognized the Finance Department for recently be awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The G...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Coming to Forney Community Park

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Residents will soon get to experience the Holiday season like never before in Forney! The City is excited to announce that they will host an outdoor ice skating rink for the first time at Community Park, 241 S. FM 548. The covered 66’ x 44&r...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

US Highway 80 Ramp Relocation Project to Begin

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A project to improve the US 80 frontage road and relocate the ramps at FM 460 (Clements Road) and FM 740 (Pinson Road) has finally begun after almost three months of delays. The project includes eliminating a 90 degree turn on the eastbound frontage road ...

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