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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Mayor Penn’s Statement Regarding Shelter in Place at Home Order

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In the City of Forney, we believe it is important to be proactive in supporting public health restrictions while finding ways to keep essential services and businesses operating. We continue to try to balance the competing interests of this public health ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mayor Penn Releases Statement Concerning COVID-19 and State Executive Order

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Earlier today, Governor Greg Abbott announced an executive order aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. The executive order also limits social gathering to 10 people, prohibit eating and drinking at restaurants and...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Postpones Upcoming “Festival on Main” and Fire Chief Retirement Celebration

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The City of Forney’s number one priority is the health and wellbeing of residents and our employees. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that for the next eight (8) weeks, organizations cancel or postpone i...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

City Continues to Monitor Developments with Coronavirus

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In conjunction with Kaufman County, the City of Forney public safety officials have been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19, or more commonly known as the coronavirus.

As a matter or routine, public safety officials from the City are recei...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

City to Honor Longtime Fire Chief with Reception

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On April 7th, the City will host a retirement party for longtime Fire Chief Rick Townsend. The reception will be from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 101 E. Main St. Chief Townsend retires after more than 44 years of service with the For...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

City Holds Workshop for 2020

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On March 3, 2020, the City Council held a work session to openly discuss relevant issues in the City. One of the topics that was thoroughly discussed was Phase 2 of Community Park, along with other proposed additions to the City’s Park System. A...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

FEDC Receives Economic Development Excellence Award from State Association

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The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) announced the recipients of its Annual Economic Excellence Recognition program for 2019.  The awards were presented at a breakfast held Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the TEDC Winter Conference in Col...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Amazon Selects Forney for New Distribution Center

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The City is excited to announce that Seattle-based corporation, Amazon, has begun construction on a 200,000 square-foot distribution center in Forney. Under the development of Seefried Properties, the distribution center will be located in the Gateway Dev...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

JAC Management Touches Down in Forney, Texas

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JAC Management Group has inked a five-year agreement with The City of Forney, Texas to provide entertainment management services for their 3,600-seat Spellman Amphitheater. JAC Management Group will exclusively book all national touring entertainment at t...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Downtown Forney to host “Festival on Main” April 4

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Art aficionados and families rejoice! The City of Forney is excited to announce that it will be hosting an art-inspired “Festival on Main” in Downtown Forney on April 4. The day-long event will bring music, art, food, drinks and most i...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

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 14th and going through June 19th, the City will once again host the ‘Movies in the Park’ and ‘Music in the Park&...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Smoothie King to Open Location in Forney

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The City of Forney is excited to announce the world’s leading smoothie brand will soon be opening a location in Forney. The Dallas-based franchise company with more than 1,000 units worldwide will be opening its newest location on the corner of ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Development Map Offers Look into 'Who, What and Where' of Projects

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Have you ever driven by a location in the City and wondered what was being built there? Or that you know a business such as Panera Bread will be coming to Forney but aren’t exactly sure where it will be located? We hope our new development map w...

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