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Forney Council Top Priorities for 2014-2015 FY Operating Budget

Like countless cities across Texas, the Forney City Council is currently reviewing their proposed 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Operating Budget. Responsible to annually provide the council with a fiscal report on the expenditures and accomplishments of the previous year, City Manager Brian Brooks will present his one-hundred-eleven page proposed 2014-2015 FY Operating Budget at the September 2, 2014 council meeting. Because citizens have been expressing their concerns, several council members including Ray Stephens, Darrell Hobbs and Scott Regan began months ago
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Forney EDC Board Vice-President Declares Conflict of Interest & Then Votes Anyway

With a fresh new seating arrangement, the Forney EDC Board of Directors met on Thursday evening and with no EDC Director in place, took seats in the Councils’ chairs
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Forney EDC Board Schedules 1st Meeting since Buttrams Resignation

On Thursday evening August 14, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. the Forney EDC Board of Directors will meet for the first time
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Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division Lauded as Best in the Nation

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s Child Support Division today was recognized as the nation’s best child support
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Kaufman County Republicans Officially Nominate Johnson Precinct 2 Constable

On Monday evening a Special Executive Committee representing the Kaufman County Republican Party officially nominated Jason Johnson as their nominee for Constable
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Diamond Creek Phase III Receives Preliminary Plat Approval

The developer of Diamond Creek Estates recently received unanimous approval by the Forney Planning and Zoning for a preliminary plat for Diamond Creek East Phase 3A, 3B and 3C.
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Downtown Forney Property Owner Installs “No Parking Signs”

With the recent opening of Mama’s Daughter’s Dinner on Main Street, and the under construction Zanata's restaurant which will be located just around the corner, one downtown business owner is taking parking on his property, seriously.
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Weekly Posts

[08-09-2014 ] Forney P&Z Commission Unanimously Votes against Stonebriar Estates Amendment
[08-08-2014 ] Steve Silver Company Experiencing Water Pressure Problems
[08-07-2014 ] The Weekly Activities of the Forney Police
[08-06-2014 ] $35 Million Dollar Agreement Reached with Pharmaceutical Maker
[08-05-2014 ] Kaufman County Tax Office Schedules Large Tax Resale Property Auction
[08-05-2014 ] Attorney General Abbott Files Amicus Brief in Support of Jerusalem-Born U.S. Citizens
[08-03-2014 ] Kaufman County Grand Jury Indicts Three Forney Residents
[07-31-2014 ] Hensarling Votes to Hold President Obama Accountable
[07-31-2014 ] Attorney General Abbott Commends Current Employee for Being Named 2014 Outstanding Government Lawyer
[07-28-2014 ] Rockwall Council Approves Extending Marina Dock Due to Low Lake Level


Trevor Ludwig Turns to Americans Fans for Help in Selecting Next Jersey Number
[08-13-2014 ]

Allen Americans defenseman, Trevor Ludwig, a part of the Allen organization for the past three seasons is changing his jersey number and he is asking for help from the fans to help pick his new number. Trevor has worn the number 24 since arriving in Allen in the 2011-2012 season
[08-10-2014 ] Local Athlete Wins USTA Texas ZAT Tournament
[07-02-2014 ] Kaufman County A&M Club Host Annual Golf Tournament
[06-25-2014 ] Tommy Phillips Earns Rare Double Victory in Tulsa
[06-25-2014 ] The Fulton School Hire New Baseball Coach


North Forney High Marching Band Took to the Streets to Raise Funds
[08-13-2014 ]

This past Friday and Saturday, the North Forney High School band took the band to the streets and held their annual March-a-thon through Windmill Farms, Diamond Creek and Travis Ranch. The band worked on their marching
[08-13-2014 ] State of Texas Shuts Down Houston Area Diploma Mill
[08-13-2014 ] Forney Animal Hospital Welcome New Vet to Practice
[08-12-2014 ] AIDI Grocery Store Quickly Developing
[08-12-2014 ] Attorney General Abbott Recovers $19.5 Million for State of Texas, U.S.

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Using a blue tent for protection against the hot sun, this utility crew recently connected a much needed pedestrian crossing signal at the intersection between Chicken Express and the Valero Food Fast Convience Store on Pinson Road.