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Forsyth County Seeks Residents’ Input on Retirement Housing Preferences, Plans

Forsyth County Seeks Residents’ Input on Retirement Housing Preferences, Plans
Survey on “aging in place” available through December 3   On the heels of the recent adoption of the Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan, Forsyth County is conducting a study and seeking residents’ input on a topic identified in the plan as an important priority for the county – aging in place and multi-generational housing.   The Forsyth County Demographics Study for Aging in Place will provide research for officials on resident housing preferences for plans for staying in the county through their retirement years.   The study is being conducted in coordination with the Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan, ...

Reminder: Two elections will be held Tuesday, November 7 in Forsyth County

Reminder: Two elections will be held Tuesday, November 7 in Forsyth County
Elections for the City of Cumming’s Municipal General Election and a Special Election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 26 will be held Tuesday, November 7. Voters who reside in the City of Cumming are eligible to vote in the city’s Municipal General Election, and voters who reside in Georgia House District 26 are eligible to vote in the Special Election.   Election Day Reminders Registered voters must go to their designated Election Day polling place to vote. Verify your polling place at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov. All ...

Replace Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Batteries When Changing Clocks

Replace Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Batteries When Changing Clocks
Use daylight saving time as a reminder to replace alarm batteries  As residents set their clocks back an hour to end daylight saving time on Sunday, November 5, the Forsyth County Fire Department recommends also replacing batteries in battery-powered smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.   The Forsyth County Fire Department suggests that if the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are serviceable, they should be changed every six to twelve months.   “We recommend replacing batteries in both devices every six to twelve months,” Division Chief Jason Shivers said. “By using daylight saving time each year ...

Forsyth County Senior Services Seeks Holiday Gift Angels

Forsyth County Senior Services Seeks Holiday Gift Angels
Brighten the day of a local senior citizen this holiday season   Forsyth County Senior Services invites everyone to be a holiday angel to a local senior citizen by participating in the 2017 Holiday Gift Angels Program.   “The Holiday Gift Angels Program is a joy for Forsyth County Senior Services to host every year,” said Senior Services Director Ruthie Brew. “A gift from a stranger – however big or small – shows our seniors that they are thought of during the holiday season.”   Being a holiday angel is easy to do. Just follow these simple steps:   ...

Advance Voting for Georgia House District 26 Available this Saturday

Advance Voting for Georgia House District 26 Available this Saturday
Advance Voting for the November 7 Special Election to fill the vacancy in Georgia House District 26 will be available this Saturday, October 28 at two locations. Only voters who reside in Georgia House District 26 are eligible to vote in the election.   Eligible voters can cast their ballot this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at: Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 E. Main Street, Cumming, GA 30040 Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041 ...

Public Hearing regarding Forsyth County’s Proposed 2018 Operating Budget Scheduled for November 2

Public Hearing regarding Forsyth County’s Proposed 2018 Operating Budget Scheduled for November 2
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 2, to present the proposed 2018 operating budget for Forsyth County. The public hearing will be held during the November 2 Board of Commissioners meeting, which begins at 5 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room (Suite 220) in the Forsyth County Administration Building, located at 110 E. Main Street in Cumming. Citizens’ review of the proposed budget and comments are encouraged.   The proposed 2018 operating budget is available for public inspection at the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners office located in the Forsyth County Administration Building ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation to Host Family Fun Fest and Haunted Trail this Saturday

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation to Host Family Fun Fest and Haunted Trail this Saturday
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation is hosting their inaugural Family Fun Fest and Haunted Trail on Saturday, October 28 at the Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitor Center. The free event will feature family crafts, games and nature-themed activities. Also included in the festivities will be a Halloween costume contest for all ages and a haunted trail for ages eight and up.   “We are very excited to welcome the community to Sawnee Mountain Preserve for the first Family Fun Fest and Haunted Trail event,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “We’re looking forward to a great evening of Halloween fun for ...

Temporary Closure of Portion of Bonnie Brae Road

Temporary Closure of Portion of Bonnie Brae Road
Updated November 2, 2017: The new cross drain has been installed and Bonnie Brae Road reopened to through traffic today. Thank you to motorists for your patience during the temporary closure that allowed this work to be completed. A portion of Bonnie Brae Road, between SR 20 and Holly Court, will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning Monday, October 30. The temporary closure is to allow for the replacement of a 48” cross drain. The road is expected to re-open to through traffic Friday, November 3, weather permitting.   Bonnie Brae Road is located in southern Forsyth County. Motorists’ patience during ...

Forsyth County Surplus Auction to be Held November 4

Forsyth County Surplus Auction to be Held November 4
Vehicles, electronics, equipment and more will be up for bid   Forsyth County government will hold a surplus auction on Saturday, November 4, at 843 Canton Highway in Cumming. A wide variety of items will be available for bid including cars, trucks, mowers, equipment, electronics and office furniture.   “This is a great opportunity for the citizens to purchase items that have been declared surplus by the county,” Forsyth County Director of Procurement Donna Kukarola said.   The auction site will be open for a preview of items on Friday, November 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again on the day of ...

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