City Council Meetings

Regular City Council meetings are scheduled for 7 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Trinity Family Church, I-20 and FM 1641. 





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homeWe are a small community only 25 miles east of Downtown Dallas. Located south of Forney on I-20, we currently have developments offering one acre residential lots. We welcome those interested in commercial and residential properties to contact us about developing available parcels in a manner compatible with our community's vision.
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Counci Meeting- 7 p.m., August 16

The Talty City Council will hold their regularly scheduled meeting at 7:00 p.m.on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at the Trinity Family Church, 9670 CR 214, located at the intersection of FM 1641 and I-20, to consider the following:

I.          Call the meeting to order and announce a quorum.

II.        Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

 III.       Citizen Participation: Citizens may address the City Council for three minutes.

IV.       Action Items:

            1.         Discussion and approval of the June 21, 2022 Minutes;

            2.         Discussion and approval of the June and July 2022 Financial Reports;

            3.         Discussion and action on the City of Talty’s 2022 Certified Tax Roll;

            4.         Discussion and action on police department vehicle.


V.        Discussion:

            • Preliminary schematic design for city facility      

            • Budget and tax rate hearing and adoption schedule

City Secretary Sherry Bagby

As authorized by Section 551.071, 551.072, 551.073, 551.074, 551.076, 551.087 of the Texas Government Code, this meeting may be convened into closed executive Session. This building is wheelchair accessible.  Any request for sign interpretive services must be made 48 hours ahead of meeting.  To make arrangements, call (972) 552-9592 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.  I hereby certify this Agenda has been posted at Talty City Hall, 9550 Helms Trail, Suite 500,Forney, Texas 75126 by 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022.


After implementing a property tax in 2015, Talty's rate remained at $0.25 per $100 of taxable valuation for several years. Since 2020 the rate trended downward. The adopted rate last year was $0.240028. For the upcoming year the No New Revenue Rate is $0.211946 and the Voter-Approval Rate is $0210626. The proposed rate for the upcoming year shall be the Voter Approval Rate. Of this, $0.129694 is proposed for maintenance and operations. The balance, $0.080932, will be dedicated for the I&S, which is our debt service for road work and capital improvements. Details on public hearings and a budget workshop shall be available soon. Adoption of ordinaces on the budget and tax rate will occur at the regular council meeting on September 20.


The City Council again allocated funding for mosquito spraying. The service provider will spray the entire city limits as follows:

May 24 July 5 August 30

June 7 July19 September 6

June 21 August 2 September 20

July 5 August 16 October 4

The schedule is always tentative since weather. atmospheric or wind conditions cause delays. Any cancelled spraying will take place on the next available, suitable evening. Sprayings will not begin until well after dusk.