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Forsyth County Seeks Citizen Input on Proposed Continuation of SPLOST Sales Tax Program

Forsyth County Seeks Citizen Input on Proposed Continuation of SPLOST Sales Tax Program
Series of meetings to be held throughout the county   Forsyth County wants to hear from citizens regarding the types of projects they would like to see funded by the proposed continuation of the SPLOST sales tax program. A series of public input meetings will be held in the coming weeks, giving citizens the opportunity to weigh in on how funding from the proposed continuation of the penny sales tax program should be allocated.   SPLOST stands for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. It is a special one percent voter-approved sales and use tax in Forsyth County for a specified period of ...

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
A portion of a new lane opens on GA 400, holiday donation program totals and Christmas tree recycling! We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series recapping Forsyth County government highlights from 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 December, now from the TV Forsyth On Demand section of ...

County Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

County Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Forsyth County government offices will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes county offices, the animal shelter, Senior Services, the three recreation centers and the three recycling convenience centers.

Animal Control Ordinance Meeting with Stakeholders

Animal Control Ordinance Meeting with Stakeholders
Please note that while this meeting is open to anyone who would like to attend, this is not a formal meeting of the Board of Commissioners and a quorum of the board will not be in attendance.   Commission Chairman Todd Levent and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills will hold a meeting with stakeholders regarding the proposed Animal Control ordinance amendment on Friday, January 12 at 10 a.m.  This meeting will take place in the Large Conference Room of the Administration Office in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Suite 210, in Cumming.  The meeting room ...

Forsyth County Delayed Opening for Monday

Forsyth County Delayed Opening for Monday
January 7, 2018: Due to the weather conditions, the opening of all general Forsyth County government offices will be delayed until 1 p.m. on Monday, January 8. This includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation's indoor and gated facilities.     All individuals scheduled to appear in court Monday morning should report at 1 p.m. Grand Jury has been cancelled.    

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Elects Officers for 2018

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Elects Officers for 2018
During their first meeting of the year on January 4, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners elected officers for 2018. District 3 Commissioner Todd Levent was elected to serve his second year as chairman; District 5 Commissioner Laura Semanson was elected to continue serving as vice chairman; and District 2 Commissioner Dennis Brown will continue to serve as secretary.   The Board of Commissioners is made up of five members, each living in a specific district and elected by their district to serve four-year terms. Each year in January, the five members elect officers for the coming year.

County Offices Closed for New Year’s Day

County Offices Closed for New Year’s Day
Forsyth County government offices, the animal shelter, the three recreation centers, the three recycling convenience centers and the three Senior Services locations will be closed Monday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.   Have a safe and happy new year!

First Section of New Lane on SR 400 Southbound Open

First Section of New Lane on SR 400 Southbound Open
Progress on the widening of State Route 400 in Forsyth County continues! The first section of the new SR 400 southbound lane – between SR 141 and McFarland Parkway – is now open to traffic.    Construction will continue widening SR 400 from SR 369/Browns Bridge Road to SR 141/Peachtree Parkway. Weather permitting, that section is expected to open to traffic in late spring 2018. The new northbound lane was completed in September.   The SR 400 widening project – adding a lane in each direction of SR 400 from McFarland Parkway to SR 369 – is being made possible through a partnership ...

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