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Board of Assessors Office Temporarily Relocating

Board of Assessors Office Temporarily Relocating
No in-person services available April 29 and 30 Beginning May 3, the Board of Assessors office will be temporarily relocated to Suite 130 in the Forsyth County Administration Building (110 East Main St.) while the office undergoes a renovation. The renovation will take approximately three months. The Board of Assessors office will be closed to in-person services on April 29 and 30, to allow staff to set up in the temporary location. On these two days, staff will be available via phone (770-781-2106) and email (BoardOfAssessors@forsythco.com). All online services will be available by clicking here. 

COVID-19 Vaccines Available April 26-29 by Appointment or Walk-Up

COVID-19 Vaccines Available April 26-29 by Appointment or Walk-Up
In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents Monday, April 26, through Thursday, April 29, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.). Vaccines are available by appointment and walk-ups will also be accepted.   Information regarding the appointment process in multiple languages can be found by clicking here.   Eligible residents can click here to request an appointment through the Georgia Department of Public Health’s registration system. Please note, the registration tool offers multiple locations throughout the state where vaccines are available. Forsyth County residents seeking an appointment are encouraged to select the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College ...

Forsyth County Officials Break Ground on Eagle’s Beak Park Expansion Project

Forsyth County Officials Break Ground on Eagle’s Beak Park Expansion Project
On April 21, Forsyth County officials broke ground on an expansion project at Eagle’s Beak Park (8420 Old Federal Rd.) that includes new walking trails, a river walk along the Etowah River, Trail of Tears historical signage, scenic overlooks and other amenities.  For photos and video from the ceremony, please click here.  Funding for the project is made possible through a Georgia Department of Natural Resources grant in the amount of $2.25 million. Eagle’s Beak Park is one of 14 statewide recipients of the inaugural Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program (GOSP) grant. The County’s contribution to the grant is $769,000, which is ...

Flags Flying at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Vice President Walter Mondale

Flags Flying at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Vice President Walter Mondale
By executive order of Gov. Brian Kemp, the flag of the United States and the Georgia flag at County government facilities will fly at half-staff in honor of and to recognize the passing of former Vice President Walter Mondale. Mondale served as vice president from 1977-1981 with former President Jimmy Carter. Flags will fly at half-staff from now until the date of his interment. 

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste May 8

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste May 8
Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), in partnership with the Forsyth County Recycling and Solid Waste Department and the City of Cumming, invites residents to participate in the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Recycling and Disposal event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 (235 Castleberry Rd.). Online registration and a printed or electronic confirmation are required for participation. Registration for County residents opens at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 26, at keepforsythcountybeautiful.org. Availability is on a first come, first served basis until the maximum amount of materials or vehicles are registered ...

Forsyth County To Break Ground On Eagle’s Beak Park Expansion Project

Forsyth County To Break Ground On Eagle’s Beak Park Expansion Project
$2.25 million grant to be used to create new amenities at northwest Forsyth County park  A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21, for an expansion project at Eagle’s Beak Park (8420 Old Federal Rd.) that includes new walking trails, a river walk along the Etowah River, Trail of Tears historical signage, scenic overlooks and other amenities.  Funding for the project is made possible through a Georgia Department of Natural Resources grant in the amount of $2.25 million. Eagle’s Beak Park is one of 14 statewide recipients of the inaugural Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program (GOSP) grant. ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for April 19 and 20

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for April 19 and 20
COVID-19 vaccines will be administered through District 2 Public Health   In partnership with District 2 Public Health, Forsyth County will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents, by appointment only, on Monday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 20, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College (3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd.).   Information regarding the appointment process in multiple languages can be found by clicking here.   Beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, eligible residents can click here to request an appointment through the Georgia Department of Public Health’s registration system. Please note, the registration tool offers multiple locations throughout the state where vaccines are available. Forsyth County residents seeking an appointment ...

The County Spotlight: John Kilgore

The County Spotlight: John Kilgore
Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills speaks with Geographic Information Services Director John Kilgore about his role with Forsyth County government. All episodes of The County Spotlight can be viewed online by clicking here and can be seen on Forsyth County's government access television channel, TVForsyth, available on Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and streaming 24/7 from the county’s website.

McKee Joins Forsyth County as Assistant County Manager

McKee Joins Forsyth County as Assistant County Manager
On April 12, 2021, David McKee joined Forsyth County government as the assistant county manager. In this role, McKee oversees operations of the County’s Engineering, Recycling & Solid Waste, Fleet Services, Public Transportation and Public Facilities departments. He also serves as the executive manager for all transportation related activities and responsibilities and is the County’s key contact with the Georgia Department of Transportation.   McKee brings 15 years of county administration experience. He joined Dawson County in 2006, working in environmental compliance, engineering, GIS and planning. Since 2015 he served as Dawson County’s Public Works Director and SPLOST Administrator. “Transportation solutions continue to be a focus for our community,” said County Manager Kevin Tanner. ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Community Yard Sale To Be Held April 17

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Community Yard Sale  To Be Held April 17
More than twenty vendors will be selling an assortment of household items Forsyth County Parks & Recreation invites residents to a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. The outdoor event will take place in the parking area of the Central Park Recreation Center (2300 Keith Bridge Rd.).   “The community yard sale is a great opportunity for residents to do some spring cleaning around their house and do some shopping as well,” Director of Parks & Recreation Jim Pryor said. “We are excited to see all people will have to offer.”  Event organizers expect more than ...

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