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Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
Animal adoptions, a tropical storm, climbing adventures and more are in this month’s new episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly recap of Forsyth County government highlights. Your Forsyth is a new monthly short-segment video series featuring county government activities of 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 September, now from the ...

Future Olympians Track Competition to be Held October 15

Future Olympians Track Competition to be Held October 15
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation will host the 2017 Future Olympians Track Competition on Sunday, October 15, at South Forsyth High School. The Future Olympians Track Competition is for girls and boys in kindergarten through fifth grade.   The annual event will be held at the track at South Forsyth High School this year, with on-site registration being held from noon to 1 p.m. and events taking place between 1 and 3 p.m. The fee is $5 per child.   “The Future Olympians Track Competition is an afternoon of fun and fitness for our county’s elementary school students,” said Parks & ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation to Host Family Fun Fest and Haunted Trail October 28

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation to Host Family Fun Fest and Haunted Trail October 28
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 ...

Consideration of Amendment to Forsyth County Enabling Legislation

Consideration of Amendment to Forsyth County Enabling Legislation
Update: This item was approved by the Board of Commissioners at their meeting October 19, 2017. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will consider amendments to Section 12.1 of the Act creating the Board of Commissioners of Forsyth County, Georgia, approved June 30, 1964 (Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 2225), as amended, pursuant to the Georgia Constitution, Article IX, Section II, Paragraph I of the Constitution of the State of Georgia at the board’s regular meetings on October 5, 2017 and October 19, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 in the Forsyth County Administration ...

GDOT to Host Public Information Open House regarding SR 371

WHAT: The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will host a Public Information Open House for the proposed widening projects on State Route 371. State Route 371/Post Road from State Route 9 to Kelly Mill Road Kelly Mill Road to State Route 20 WHEN: Thursday, October 5, 2017 5 to 7 p.m. WHERE: Vickery Creek Elementary School, 6280 Post Road Cumming, GA  MORE ABOUT THE MEETING:  GDOT representatives will be available to discuss the project and answer your questions. There will be no formal presentation. Attendees will have the ability to tell the GDOT what they think. Listed below ...

Play at the Park Family Fun Festival this Saturday at Fowler Park

Play at the Park Family Fun Festival this Saturday at Fowler Park
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation and the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce present the 15th annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival this Saturday, September 30 at Fowler Park. The event is free to attend and offers family-friendly activities and entertainment.   “Our annual Play at the Park event is always a great opportunity for families to spend time together for a day of fun,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “There will be plenty of exciting activities for everyone to enjoy and we are looking forward to another great turnout.”   From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., there will be ...

Public Hearing regarding Moratorium Related on Res1 Conservation Subdivisions

Public Hearing regarding Moratorium Related on Res1 Conservation Subdivisions
Update: At their meeting October 5, 2017, the Board of Commissioners approved the Resolution to extend the moratorium to February 2, 2018. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on October 5, 2017, to consider a possible extension, until February 2, 2018, of the moratorium originally adopted on June 1, 2017, on the acceptance of land disturbance permits or sketch plat permit applications for a Res1 Conservation Subdivision. The Board of Commissioners intends only to consider extension of the LDP and sketch plat moratorium with respect to Res1 subdivisions.  The public hearing will take place at ...

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