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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day on June 30 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 30 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 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 12, 2018

Jack Ingram to Headline 3rd Annual BBQ Cook-Off

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The City of Forney is excited to announce that ‘Jack Ingram’ will be headlining the 2018 BBQ Cook-Off at Community Park, 241 S. FM 548 on June 1 and 2. Throughout a recording career that has spanned more than 20 years, Jack Ingram has ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Local Talent Showcase Added to BBQ Cook-Off Weekend

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The City of Forney is excited to announced that in addition to live music and BBQ, this year’s Cook-Off will also feature a ‘Talent Showcase’. The Talent Showcase is open to those who reside in Forney or are currently enrolle...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Forney ISD Board of Trustees Approve Freeport-Exempt Status

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At the April 9, 2018 Forney Independent School District Board of Trustees Board Meeting, the board unanimously approved Freeport-Exempt status, an economic development tool in the State of Texas which allows manufacturers and distributors located in a com...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Kaufman County to Host Clean-up May 4 & 5

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Kaufman County is sponsoring a county-wide clean-up that is FREE for all Kaufman County residents on May 4 and 5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. Forney residents and others in our area will find that the nearest county clean-up location will be the...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

City to Begin Proactively Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

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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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Posted on: March 14, 2018

City Begins Transition to New Everbridge Notification System

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The City of Forney will be terminating their contract with the BlackBoard Connect Emergency Notification System and enter into an agreement with the more efficient and cost effective Everbridge notification system. The new notification system will also im...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Dates Announced for Popular Movies/Concerts in the Park Series

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The City has announced the return for one of the more popular events during the summer seasons. Beginning on May 10th and going through June 22th, the City will once again host the ‘Movies in the Park’ and ‘Music in the Park&...

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

City Begins City Manager Search

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This week, the City announced that it had partnered with Strategic Government Resources to perform the search for a new City Manager. The search will be open through the end of March when the first review of applications will be revealed. For more informa...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City of Forney to Begin Streaming City Council Meetings

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The City of Forney is now expanding the level of transparency and accessibility to all of its residents, through a new streaming service for it’s City Council meetings. The City has contracted through Dallas-based Swagit Productions to provide h...

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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: 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 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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