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 Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19


Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

 

Forsyth County Dog Parks and Fowler Park Skate Park Re-Opened

Forsyth County Dog Parks and Fowler Park Skate Park Re-Opened
Effective May 18, the County’s three dog parks located at Caney Creek Preserve, Windermere Parks and Fowler Park will reopen. The skate park located at Fowler Park will also open to the public on this date. In addition, the following facilities will continue to remain open:  • Big Creek Greenway • Trails • Boat Launches • Disc Golf Courses • Passive Use Areas • Athletic Fields (no organized play) • Tennis Courts • Outdoor Basketball Courts (shooting hoops only, no organized games) • Track & Field at Fowler Park • Shady Grove Campground (limited RV and Glamping Usage only) • Restrooms (one central restroom per park) • Restroom at Big Creek Greenway Bethelview Trailhead  • Picnic Pavilions (non-reservation, less than 10 people) The following facilities will remain ...

Virtual Open House Set for SR 9 Corridor Planning Study

Virtual Open House Set for SR 9 Corridor Planning Study
Residents encouraged to view the planning study and provide online feedback The Forsyth County Department of Engineering will host a virtual open house where residents can view interactive maps and provide feedback on a planning study for State Route 9, from SR 306 to SR 369.   Residents can visit Forsythco.com/SR9Study to participate in this virtual open house. Residents’ comments on the study materials will be accepted online through May 25.  “Each day as I travel home on SR 9, congestion and backups grow worse. It is imperative that we do everything we can to have this section of SR 9 identified as a road that should be ...

Various Overnight Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 10-13

Various Overnight Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 10-13
SR 400 will have various scheduled north lane closures in conjunction with demolition of the remaining Pilgrim Mill Bridge. SR 400 northbound will have multiple lane closures at Pilgrim Mill Road during the following times. Sunday, May 10 (9 p.m.-5 a.m.) Monday, May 11 (9 p.m.-5 a.m.) Tuesday, May 12 (9 p.m.-5 p.m.) These closures are all weather dependent so there may some fluctuation. Updates will be posted on the county Facebook and Twitter pages as necessary.

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 5-8

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 5-8
SR 400 will have various scheduled north and southbound lane closures in conjunction with demolition of the remaining Pilgrim Mill Bridge. Scheduled lane closures: Tuesday, May 5: SR 400 north/south – multiple daytime traffic paces Wednesday, May 6: SR 400 north – shoulder closure Thursday, May 7: SR 400 north – shoulder closure Friday, May 8: SR 400 north – shoulder closure These closures are all weather dependent so there may be some fluctuation. Updates will be posted on the county Facebook and Twitter pages as necessary.

Senior Services’ May Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ May Newsletter Now Available
For the first time, Senior Services is offering fun activities through online and phone outlets! Play bird-watching bingo or challenge your friends to a trivia competition over the phone - it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services!   Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178. 

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

VIDEO: Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
What you need to know about absentee voting during an unprecedented election year, how your participation in the Census impacts your community and the Sheriff’s Office explains why roundabouts are alleviating traffic! 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. 

VIDEO: Message of Encouragement from Forsyth County’s Board of Commissioners

VIDEO: Message of Encouragement from Forsyth County’s Board of Commissioners
Below is a message from the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners to all Forsyth County residents. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: These are unprecedented times. And although we are facing new challenges as a County, Please know that your government is working to make the right decisions to keep you, your family, your businesses, and your community safe. Each decision that we make is not taken lightly And each one is made after careful consideration for how it will impact our community. We appreciate the role that each of you has taken on to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, so we could flatten the curve. Because of your sacrifices patience, and perseverance we WILL be stronger as a ...

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