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Online and Kiosk Vehicle Registration Will be Temporarily Unavailable Statewide

Online and Kiosk Vehicle Registration Will be Temporarily Unavailable Statewide
Beginning Tuesday, May 21 through Wednesday, May 29, both online and kiosk tag registration renewal services will be unavailable to allow for a state‐wide Georgia Department of Revenue system upgrade. In addition, all Forsyth County Tax Commissioner Office locations will be closed for data conversion on Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27th (Memorial Day). All Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28 at 8:30 a.m.  The upgrade, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES), is being implemented to modernize the vehicle registration and titling system. The new Georgia DRIVES system will enable more self‐service options, improve customer service and ...

Winners of Forsyth County Fire Department’s Ninth Annual Fire Safety Poster Contest Announced

Winners of Forsyth County Fire Department’s Ninth Annual Fire Safety Poster Contest Announced
The three winners of the Forsyth County Fire Department’s 2019 Fire Safety Poster Contest were recognized during the May 16 Board of Commissioners meeting. The winners from each poster theme category are: “Stay Low and Go” - Sasha Biran, a student at Daves Creek Elementary “Two Ways Out” - Seth Landers, a student at Whitlow Elementary “Firefighters Are Our Friends” - Kayal Subramanian, a student at Daves Creek Elementary All three winners will be treated to a pizza party with their classmates and local ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Splash Pad to Open May 25

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Splash Pad to Open May 25
Splash Pad will be open on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day   Forsyth County’s popular Splash Pad, located at Old Atlanta Park, will open for the season beginning Saturday, May 25, and will remain open through Sept. 2. Hours of operation for the Splash Pad are:   -       May 25 - July 31: Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. -       Aug. 1 - Sept. 2: Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Daily admission for the spray pad is $2 per person (1-year-old and up); cash or check only. Adults entering with a paying child are free as long as they ...

Forsyth County District 4 Commissioner and Vice Chairman Cindy Jones Mills Reappointed to Serve on ACCG’s Board of Managers

Forsyth County District 4 Commissioner and Vice Chairman Cindy Jones Mills Reappointed to Serve on ACCG’s Board of Managers
Forsyth County District 4 Commissioner and Vice Chairman Cindy Jones Mills was recently reappointed and sworn in to serve on the 2019-2020 Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Board of Managers as an at-large representative. Mills was sworn in by Governor Brian Kemp with other Board members during a special luncheon that took place during the 2019 ACCG Annual Conference at the Savannah Convention Center in Chatham County. “On behalf of the association staff and our membership, I would like to congratulate the newly installed ACCG Board of Managers,” said Executive Director Dave Wills. “Each spring, ACCG welcomes its new leaders, and we remain fortunate to be led ...

Drinking Water Week is May 5-11

Drinking Water Week is May 5-11
County recognizes importance of water, service of water professionals Forsyth County government, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the water community across North America will celebrate Drinking Water Week May 5-11 by recognizing the vital role drinking water plays in daily life.  “Water is crucial to life, yet it is often something we take for granted,” said Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairman Laura Semanson. “During this week we recognize that tap water delivers public health protection, fire protection, as well as support for our economy and the quality of life we enjoy.”  In addition to recognizing the critical importance of ...

Watch the Latest Episode of 'Your Forsyth'

Watch the Latest Episode of 'Your Forsyth'
We take a behind the scenes look at the county’s Water & Sewer Department, firefighters look to “Give Burns the Boot”® and the Splash Pad at Old Atlanta Park opens! We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series that provides information from Forsyth County government.   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. 

Public Hearing Regarding Extension of Moratorium on the Acceptance of Applications for Rezoning to a Res2 Conservation Zoning District

Public Hearing Regarding Extension of Moratorium on the Acceptance of Applications for Rezoning to a Res2 Conservation Zoning District
At 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider a possible extension to the moratorium on the acceptance of applications for rezoning to a Res2 Conservation zoning district.   The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room, Suite 220, of the Forsyth County Administration Building. The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning a possible extension of the moratorium until August 16, 2019, on the acceptance of applications for rezoning to a Res2 Conservation zoning district. All Forsyth County residents ...

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