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Tax Assessment Notices Mailed to Residents

Tax Assessment Notices Mailed to Residents
Notice is informational, not a bill The Forsyth County Board of Tax Assessors has mailed out the state-required annual assessment notices to all people who own property in Forsyth County. The assessment notices are scheduled to be mailed out in mid-May of every year. * The Forsyth County Board of Tax Assessors is charged with the following duties under state law: 1. The determination of whether property is taxable or whether it is exempt from taxation, i.e. a church or government property. 2. The determination of whether properties are assessed at fair market value. 3. The determination of whether assessments are fairly and justly equalized. That is, ...

County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

County Offices Closed for Memorial Day
Forsyth County government offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. This includes county offices, the animal shelter, Senior Services, the three recreation centers and the three recycling convenience centers. We salute and honor all those who died while serving in the United States armed forces.

Forsyth County to Host Senior Health and Fitness Day Events

Forsyth County to Host Senior Health and Fitness Day Events
25th annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day will take place on Wednesday, May 30 Forsyth County Senior Services will host special activities for residents in two of their active adult centers, Sexton Hall Enrichment Center and Hearthstone Lodge Fitness Facility, on National Senior Health and Fitness Day.  Wednesday, May 30 will mark the 25th anniversary of the nation’s largest health and wellness event geared to older adults. An estimated 100,000 plus older adults will participate in activities at more than 1,000 locations throughout the U.S. The theme of the day is “Active Today, Healthier Tomorrow” and the goal is to ...

Polls Open May 22 for General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections

Polls Open May 22 for General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 for the General Primary, NonPartisan General Election and Special Elections. Voters must go to their designated polling place to vote on Election Day. Please verify your Election Day precinct at www.forsythco.com prior to heading out to vote. For all in-person voting, remember to bring one of the six acceptable forms of photo identification. Please note there is no voting of any kind the Monday prior to any election.  Schools No Longer Serve as Election Day Polling Places If you previously voted at a school, visit www.forsythco.com or ...

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

Winners of Forsyth County Fire Department’s Eighth Annual Fire Safety Poster Contest Announced
Students recognized at Board of Commissioners meeting The Forsyth County Fire Department is pleased to announce the winners of the department’s 2018 Fire Safety Poster Contest. The three winners are:  • Emme Bigbie, a student at Vickery Creek Elementary  • Kenlee Haney, a student at Veritas Classic School/Homeschool • Shreya Rout, a student at Big Creek Elementary All three winners will be treated to a pizza party with their classmates and local firefighters, and will receive a certificate of accomplishment from Forsyth County Fire Chief Danny Bowman. The winners were recognized and congratulated by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners at their meeting May 17, and will ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Spray Pad to Open May 26

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Spray Pad to Open May 26
Spray pad will be open on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day Forsyth County’s popular spray pad, located at Old Atlanta Park, will open for the season beginning Saturday, May 26, and will remain open through September 3. Hours of operation for the spray pad are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 26 through August 1. Beginning August 2 until September 3, the hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Daily admission for the spray pad is $2 per person (1 year old ...

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click here to view a status update on the many transportation projects underway! Thanks to the citizens of Forsyth County for approving both the Transportation Bond and SPLOST sales tax program funding these projects.   Be sure to check out the interactive transportation projects map at www.forsythco.com/transportation where you can always find updated details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more.

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    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

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    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.