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Polls Open November 8 for General Election and Special Elections

Polls Open November 8 for General Election and Special Elections
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8 for the General Election and Special Elections. Voters must go to their designated polling place to vote on Election Day. Please verify your Election Day polling place at forsythco.com or www.mvp.sos.ga.gov 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. Ballots consist of federal, state and local offices as well as four proposed Constitutional Amendments and two local ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association District Agency of the Year Award

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association District Agency of the Year Award
Parks & Recreation recognized during district banquet Forsyth County Parks & Recreation received the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) District 7 Agency of the Year Award during the District 7 banquet on Wednesday, October 26. The award was presented to three population groups within the district, with Forsyth County falling into the largest population category – 50,001 and over. “The annual District 7 banquet celebrates and recognizes our region, which also includes 39 other recreation and park agencies,” said Parks & Recreation Marketing and Community Relations Manager Laura Pate. The agency of the year award identifies the outstanding efforts of ...

Forsyth County Budget Document Earns Honors

Forsyth County Budget Document Earns Honors
Budget publication receives award for fourth consecutive year The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has presented Forsyth County with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the county’s 2016 budget book. This marks the fourth consecutive year the county has received the award, which is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and represents a significant achievement. In order to qualify for the award, a governmental entity must satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. The guidelines are designed to assess how well an entity’s budget serves as a policy document, as a ...

Advance Voting for November 8 General Election and Special Elections in Final Week

Advance Voting for November 8 General Election and Special Elections in Final Week
Advance Voting for the November 8 General Election and Special Elections will run through Friday, November 4. Forsyth County registered voters may cast their ballots this week during the third and final week of Advance Voting at one of five locations during the hours listed below. Advance Voting Hours and Locations The Week Before Election Day (October 31-November 4), from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cumming City Hall, 100 Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041 Midway Park Community Building, 5100 Post Road, Cumming, Georgia 30040 Sharon Springs Park Community Building, 1950 Sharon Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041 ...

Change the Batteries in Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms When You Change Your Clocks

Change the Batteries in Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms When You Change Your Clocks
Daylight saving time serves as a reminder to replace alarm batteries The Forsyth County Fire Department recommends residents replace the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they set their clocks back an hour on Sunday, November 6, as daylight saving time ends. “Replacing the batteries in your alarms is simple and relatively inexpensive,” Division Chief Jason Shivers said. “And by using daylight saving time as a cue, it makes the task easier to remember.” The Forsyth County Fire Department suggests that if the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are serviceable, they should be changed every six ...

Public Hearing regarding Forsyth County’s Proposed 2017 Operating Budget Scheduled for November 3

Public Hearing regarding Forsyth County’s Proposed 2017 Operating Budget Scheduled for November 3
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 3, at 5 p.m. to present the proposed 2017 operating budget for Forsyth County. The hearing will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room (Suite 220) in the Forsyth County Administration Building, located at 110 E. Main Street in Cumming. Citizens’ review and comments are encouraged. The proposed 2017 operating budget is available for public inspection at the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners office located in the Forsyth County Administration Building (Suite 210). The budget is also available for review online at forsythco.com. Adoption of the ...

County Property Taxes Due November 15

County Property Taxes Due November 15
The 2016 Forsyth County property tax bills are due November 15. In an effort to avoid longer wait times and to help process payments more efficiently, the Tax Commissioner’s Office encourages citizens to remit their payment by mail to its main office (1092 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming, GA 30040), by personal online banking or online via credit card at https://www1.forsythco.com/PayPropertyTax/.    Forsyth County Tax Commissioner’s Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays)   To pay in person: Main Office 1092 Tribble Gap Road Cumming, GA 30040   Sharon Springs Branch 1950 Sharon Road Cumming, GA 30041   For more information, contact the Tax Commissioner’s ...

Update on Transportation Projects

Update on Transportation Projects
A new 8-mile northbound lane on SR 400 recently opened, just one of many transportation projects underway and planned in Forsyth County. Follow this link to watch a video about the SR 400 widening project and the recent Transportation Summit: https://goo.gl/t6Lry7, and click here for a status update on transportation projects throughout the county.   Information about transportation improvements can always be found on the county website – click here to view.

Recycle Paint and Electronics November 5

Recycle Paint and Electronics November 5
Bi-annual recycling event to be held at the Cumming Fairgrounds in parking lot 3   Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to recycle their unused paint and old electronics during the upcoming paint and electronics recycling event, held every fall and spring. This fall’s recycling event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.   The event is used to raise funds for KFCB and improve the local environment. Accepted items for the electronics recycling event include desktop computers, laptops, printers, stereos, CD players, cell ...

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