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Series of SPLOST Public Input Meetings Underway; Provide Feedback In Person or Online

Series of SPLOST Public Input Meetings Underway; Provide Feedback In Person or Online
Residents unable to attend in-person meetings are encouraged to provide feedback online   A series of community input meetings designed for citizen feedback on the types of projects to be funded by the proposed continuation of the SPLOST sales tax program is now underway in Forsyth County.   Along with the series of public forums — scheduled at various locations throughout the county over the coming weeks — a webpage featuring the same information and survey available at the meetings is accessible on the county’s website, forsythco.com, for those unable to attend. Look for the SPLOST icon on the website home page. ...

Registration Open for Forsyth County Fire Department Citizens’ Fire Academy

Registration Open for Forsyth County Fire Department Citizens’ Fire Academy
Free hands-on program educates residents about fire services Now in its fifth year, the 10-week Forsyth County Fire Department Citizens’ Fire Academy offers participants an inside look at the profession of firefighting, hands-on experience with equipment used by the fire department as well as an opportunity to interact with first responders. Forsyth County residents interested in participating are invited to register for the upcoming program, which provides a chance to learn about the variety of services the department provides.   “The Forsyth County Fire Department is proud to serve the citizens of the county every day, so we enjoy this chance to ...

Forsyth County Government Offices to Open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18; County’s 9 a.m. Traffic Arraignment Calendar Cancelled

Forsyth County Government Offices to Open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18; County’s 9 a.m. Traffic Arraignment Calendar Cancelled
Due to the weather conditions, the opening of all general Forsyth County government offices will be delayed until 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 18. This includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. The meeting of the Development Authority of Forsyth County scheduled for Thursday, January 18 has been cancelled.   Please Note: Forsyth County State Court 9:00 a.m. Traffic Arraignment Calendar is cancelled. Defendants will receive a new court date notice for their arraignment. All cases noticed for 1:00 p.m. Traffic Arraignment Calendar ...

Update: Forsyth County Government Offices to be Closed All Day Wednesday, January 17

Update: Forsyth County Government Offices to be Closed All Day Wednesday, January 17
UPDATE: Due to the weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will be closed all day on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled today. The meeting of the Development Authority of Forsyth County scheduled for Thursday, January 18 has been cancelled.    

Forsyth County Government Offices to Open at Noon on Wednesday, January 17

Forsyth County Government Offices to Open at Noon on Wednesday, January 17
Due to the weather conditions, the opening of all general Forsyth County government offices will be delayed until noon on Wednesday, January 17. This includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks and Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. Please check back for any updates.

Forsyth County Seeks Citizen Input on Proposed Continuation of SPLOST Sales Tax Program

Forsyth County Seeks Citizen Input on Proposed Continuation of SPLOST Sales Tax Program
Series of meetings to be held throughout the county   Forsyth County wants to hear from citizens regarding the types of projects they would like to see funded by the proposed continuation of the SPLOST sales tax program. A series of public input meetings will be held in the coming weeks, giving citizens the opportunity to weigh in on how funding from the proposed continuation of the penny sales tax program should be allocated.   SPLOST stands for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. It is a special one percent voter-approved sales and use tax in Forsyth County for a specified period of ...

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
A portion of a new lane opens on GA 400, holiday donation program totals and Christmas tree recycling! We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series recapping Forsyth County government highlights from the previous month. Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The program is also available to watch anytime on the county government’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ForsythCountyGovernment – and TV Forsyth On Demand at forsythco.com.  Watch the new episode, highlighting news from December, now from the TV Forsyth On Demand section of ...

County Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

County Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Forsyth County government offices will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes county offices, the animal shelter, Senior Services, the three recreation centers and the three recycling convenience centers.

Animal Control Ordinance Meeting with Stakeholders

Animal Control Ordinance Meeting with Stakeholders
Please note that while this meeting is open to anyone who would like to attend, this is not a formal meeting of the Board of Commissioners and a quorum of the board will not be in attendance.   Commission Chairman Todd Levent and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills will hold a meeting with stakeholders regarding the proposed Animal Control ordinance amendment on Friday, January 12 at 10 a.m.  This meeting will take place in the Large Conference Room of the Administration Office in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Suite 210, in Cumming.  The meeting room ...

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