The Forney EDC Board currently has a vacancy and the City of Forney is seeking applicants to serve on the Board. The Forney Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) is a citizen volunteer group appointed by the City Council. The FEDC is a not for profit (4B) Economic Development Corporation funded in part by a voter approved one half-cent dedicated sales tax. The FEDC actively promotes Forney for business and commercial development, along with serving existing business and industry both large and small. This board meets monthly on the second Thursday.
The City Charter has established certain qualifications that must be met by all members of a board or commission, including that you shall have resided within the corporate limits of the City, or recently annexed territory, for at least six (6) months prior to the date of the application. NOTE: Although you may have a Forney address, if you live in Travis Ranch, Trinity Crossing, Emerald Ranch Estates, Clements Ranch, Devonshire, Highland Prairie, Windmill Farms, Shamrock Meadows or Heartland, those are all special utility districts and are not in the Forney city limits. You must also be a qualified voter (you live in the city limits and you are a registered voter) at the time of appointment.
The online application can is available here:https://www.forneytx.gov/FormCenter/City-Secretary-14/Application-to-Serve-on-a-City-of-Forney-64
Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 15, 2023. The City Council will make the appointment at their meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, 2023.