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Forney ISD Board of Trustees Unanimously Approve Freeport-Exempt Status

Forney ISD

Contact: Larry Coker

(972) 564-4055

April 12, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FORNEY, TX – 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 community to receive a property tax exemption on goods being shipped out of Texas within 175 days. Forney ISD joins the City of Forney and Kaufman County in approving the Freeport Exemption.

FEDC Aims to Expand Healthcare Services in City with Incentive

November 28, 2017

Contact: Stewart McGregor

(972) 564-5808

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FEDC Aims to Expand Healthcare Services in City with Incentive

FEDC Receives Small Business Support Grant from Governor's Office

FEDC Receives Small Business Support Grant from Governor's Office

August 7, 2017

Contact: Warren Ketteman, Forney EDC Executive Director

(972) 564-5808

Forney EDC Establishes Downtown Loyalty Program

Forney EDC Establishes Downtown Loyalty Program

July 5, 2017

Popular Oak Cliff Eatery to Open in Downtown Forney

Popular Oak Cliff Eatery to Open in Downtown Forney

February 10, 2017

Contact: Forney EDC - (972) 564-5808

Forney EDC Director Appointed to COG Economic Development Board

Forney EDC Director Appointed to COG Economic Development Board

February 8, 2017

Contact: Forney EDC - (972) 564-5808

Forney EDC Announces Business Plan Contest

February 1, 2017

Contact: Stewart McGregor, Forney EDC

(972) 564-5808

smcgregor@cityofforney.org

 

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  •     “The community is real supportive of new business coming in. The city itself has great ideas on what’s coming ahead. I would advise anyone to look at moving into the Forney area.
    - Patrick McCrea
    Owner, Doe Belly’s Catfish Café
  •     Working with the City of Forney has been a pleasure. The City’s proactive response to any problem Steve Silver Company has encountered is refreshing. Glad to call Forney our home.
    - Jud Preskitt
    Vice President, Steve Silver Company
  •     Smurfit Kappa’s Forney Mill has been operating in Forney for over forty years.  Forney is a great place to do business with an excellent, well-educated workforce and a supportive, forward-thinking city government.
    - Dave Nelson
    Vice President of Paper Operations, Smurfit Kappa North America
  •     OGW is a proud member of the Forney business community. The EDC, City Government, and the community as a whole are very open and supportive of growing businesses.
    - Holly Dempsey
    COO, OGW, LLC