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Animal Control - Dedicated to rabies eradication, reducing animal euthanasia and controlling the animal population through a cooperative effort with the community. The address is 1000 FM-741 but because streets developed around it, the physical location of the animal shelter at Holly Leaf Trail and Centenary Drive.

Permit applications, inspection scheduling, building codes, construction procedures and code requirements.

City Council - The City Council serves as the community's legislative body, enacts City ordinances, and provides policy direction to City staff. All seven members of the Forney City Council represent the entire city at large. There are no single member districts. Members serve staggered two year terms and govern under the laws of the State of Texas and the City of Forney Home Rule Charter.

City Manager - The City Manager is the chief executive officer of the City and is responsible for the overall management of City operations.

City Clerk - The City Secretary's Office manages official records, Council agendas, boards and commissions, municipal elections.

Community Development - The Community Development Department consists of Planning and Zoning, Building Inspections and Neighborhood Services.

Finance - Responsible for financial accounting, sales tax collection, risk management and purchasing.

Fire Department - Responds to fire, medical, and rescue incidents as well as requests for public education.

Human Resources - Human Resources provides a variety of services to City employees in the areas of Recruitment/Selection, Benefits Administration, Compensation Administration, Employee Relations, and Training & Development.

Library - Visit the library's current and future exhibits, collections, and books.

Responsible for administering the operations of the judicial branch of City government.

Enforces city code ordinances, issue citations for violations of city ordinances, contract necessary cleanup work.

There is a park within walking distance of almost any neighborhood. Recreational activities in the city include trails, tennis courts, parks, and various athletic field complexes.

Responsible for platting, zoning, code enforcement.
Crime prevention, police reports, police contact information.

Responsible for the maintenance of the City Streets, Water & Sewer System, and Storm Drainage within the City of Forney.

Utility billing for residential and commercial accounts.