The City of Talty is a Type A, General Law City with a Mayor/Council member form of Government.  The City has a Mayor and five (5) Council members which meet at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Trinity Family Church.

City Government
 Frank Garrison  Mayor
 Brad Davis  Mayor Pro Tem
 John Davis  City Council member
 Bobby Crowley  City Council member
 Courtney McGrath  City Council member
Judy Trevino    City Council member
 James Stroman  City Administrator
 Sherry Bagby  City Secretary
Municipal Court
Janice McKee        Municipal Judge
Amanda Moore Court Clerk

To contact the Talty Municipal Court office, call 972-552-9487.  The office is located at 9550 Helms Trail, Suite 400, Forney Texas 75126.  
Defendants may contact the court between 8 am and 12 pm, Monday thru Friday to speak with the clerk regarding disposition options set out by the Judge.

  Trinity Family Church, 9670 CR 214, Forney TX 75126 [ I-20 East bound @FM 1641 in Talty, TX]

Violators have twenty (20) days from the date of the ticket  to enter a written plea.  Please download and complete the proper form and mail with your payment within the time specified.  The options are printed at the bottom of your tickets. You may also pay your ticket online (a 6% additional fee is added);
Payments on traffic citations can be made through at 1-800-444-1187 or

Police Department
 Bill Carmack  Chief of Police
 Gary Jones  Officer
 Bill Lowden  Officer
 Juan Vitar  Officer
 Matt Ivy  Reserve
 DeLawrence Gilbert  Reserve
Inspection Department
 David Smith LT Instructions  Building Inspector
Code Enforcement
 Open position- Interested applicants are encouraged to contact city staff.  
Contact Us
9550 Helms Trail, Suite 500, Forney TX 75126

Office Phone                 972-552-9592
Court Phone                  972 552-9487
Business Hours –           8am-Noon Monday thru Friday


Applications for building permits may be downloaded from our website under Developer's Corner.

Builder’s can get next day inspections by calling the office before the office closes at noon each day.  Also builders may call after noon and leave a message on the office recorder and the inspection will be scheduled for the following work day.

All sub-contractors must register with the City before working in Talty.  The cost is $100 per year for builders and HVAC. 
You can download application from our website.
Voting & Elections
Voting for area elections are held through Kaufman County. Please check the county website for specific elections. When precincts have not been consolidated, elections are typically held at the Talty Baptist Church, 5210 N. FM 148. The church is located about ¼ mile south of intersection of FM 148 and FM 2932. When precincts have been consolidated due to anticipated low turnout, they are held at First Baptist Church of Forney.  Early voting is consistently held at Kaufman County sub-courthouse.

Planning & Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall be responsible for the development and implementation of plans for the future growth and development of the City.  The Commission shall also be responsible for reviewing and recommending for approval or rejection to the City Council all development plans, proposals, zoning requests, subdivision plats, replats, site plans and zoning regulations.  The Commission shall further be responsible for the review and consideration of the adoption, updating, and revision of land use assumptions.