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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 ...

Outdoor Burn Ban in Effect

Outdoor Burn Ban in Effect
Ban prohibits outdoor burning through September 30 A countywide, state-mandated ban on outdoor burning goes into effect Wednesday, May 1, and lasts through September 30. The ban prohibits all outdoor burning including the burning of leaves, yard debris and storm damage.  The Georgia Environmental Protection Division imposes this annual ban on outdoor burning to comply with federal clean air regulations and to help improve Georgia’s air quality during the hot summer months, a time when people, particularly young children, are more likely to be outdoors. This outdoor activity also coincides with an increase in ground-level ozone, which is most commonly produced ...

Forsyth County Fire Department to Hold Annual Boot Drive

Forsyth County Fire Department to Hold Annual Boot Drive
Fundraiser held first three Fridays and Saturdays in May The Forsyth County Fire Department will join more than 100 fire departments across Georgia to help “Give Burns the Boot”® during their upcoming annual boot drive benefiting the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. Weather permitting, firefighters will be collecting donations at storefronts throughout the county on three Fridays and Saturdays: May 3-4, 10-11 and 18-19 in conjunction with local businesses.  Donations collected during the boot drive will be presented to the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation and will be used for fire safety and prevention education and burn survivor services. A portion of the ...

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