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Forsyth County Delayed Opening for Monday

Forsyth County Delayed Opening for Monday
January 7, 2018: Due to the weather conditions, the opening of all general Forsyth County government offices will be delayed until 1 p.m. on Monday, January 8. This includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation's indoor and gated facilities.     All individuals scheduled to appear in court Monday morning should report at 1 p.m. Grand Jury has been cancelled.    

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Elects Officers for 2018

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Elects Officers for 2018
During their first meeting of the year on January 4, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners elected officers for 2018. District 3 Commissioner Todd Levent was elected to serve his second year as chairman; District 5 Commissioner Laura Semanson was elected to continue serving as vice chairman; and District 2 Commissioner Dennis Brown will continue to serve as secretary.   The Board of Commissioners is made up of five members, each living in a specific district and elected by their district to serve four-year terms. Each year in January, the five members elect officers for the coming year.

County Offices Closed for New Year’s Day

County Offices Closed for New Year’s Day
Forsyth County government offices, the animal shelter, the three recreation centers, the three recycling convenience centers and the three Senior Services locations will be closed Monday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.   Have a safe and happy new year!

First Section of New Lane on SR 400 Southbound Open

First Section of New Lane on SR 400 Southbound Open
Progress on the widening of State Route 400 in Forsyth County continues! The first section of the new SR 400 southbound lane – between SR 141 and McFarland Parkway – is now open to traffic.    Construction will continue widening SR 400 from SR 369/Browns Bridge Road to SR 141/Peachtree Parkway. Weather permitting, that section is expected to open to traffic in late spring 2018. The new northbound lane was completed in September.   The SR 400 widening project – adding a lane in each direction of SR 400 from McFarland Parkway to SR 369 – is being made possible through a partnership ...

Forsyth County Government Recognized For Excellence in Financial Reporting

Forsyth County Government Recognized For Excellence in Financial Reporting
Award recognizes governmental accounting and financial reporting For the seventeenth consecutive year, Forsyth County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The recognition was presented to Forsyth County for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the 2016 fiscal year.  The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.  An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement was also presented to Forsyth County ...

County Offices Closed for Christmas

County Offices Closed for Christmas
Forsyth County government offices, the animal shelter and Senior Services will be closed Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 in observance of Christmas. The three recycling convenience centers will be closed Monday, December 25, but will be open Dec. 26. The three recreation centers will be closed Sunday, December 24 through Tuesday, December 26. 

Forsyth County Closures for Saturday

Forsyth County Closures for Saturday
 December 9, 2017: Due to inclement weather, Forsyth County announces the following closings for Saturday, December 9: ·       The Forsyth County Animal Shelter will be closed. ·       The recycling convenience centers will be closed. ·       Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities will be closed. ·       All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled.

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
Debris pickup from Irma begins, a new commissioner is sworn in and the Fire Department gets in the holiday spirit! We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a new 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 – facebook.com/ForsythCountyGovernment – and TV Forsyth On Demand at forsythco.com.  Watch the new episode, highlighting news from November, ...

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