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Senior Services’ June-July Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ June-July Newsletter Now Available
A patriotic concert, beach blanket bingo, community gardening, a Father’s Day celebration, day trips and more – it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! For details on what’s coming up, check out their June-July newsletter. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

Updated Design Plans for Caney Creek Preserve to be Presented

Updated Design Plans for Caney Creek Preserve to be Presented
Drafted future plans for Caney Creek Preserve to be presented June 5   Residents are invited to attend the next regularly scheduled Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Board meeting to provide feedback on the updated master plan design for Caney Creek Preserve. The meeting will be held at the Fowler Park Recreation Center (4110 Carolene Way) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5.   “We encourage the community to attend the meeting to see the design plans and provide their thoughts,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor.   A public meeting was held in March that allowed residents the chance to provide input on updates to current facilities as well as ...

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Waives All Adoption Fees for The Summer

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Waives All Adoption Fees for The Summer
“Summer of Love” adoption promotion available May 28 through Sept. 3   The Forsyth County Animal Shelter wants to help families bring a new pet, and some summer love, home by waiving their standard $85 pet adoption fee for all animals. The Summer of Love adoption promotion is available for pet adoptions May 28 through Sept. 3, 2019.   “We are very excited to give residents a chance to bring home a pet at no cost,” said Animal Shelter Manager Cindy Iacopella. “All of the pets in the shelter deserve a good home and we are hopeful that this promotion will help families bring a new companion home this summer.”   All shelter ...

County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

County Offices Closed for Memorial Day
Forsyth County government offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 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 all of those who died while serving in the United States armed forces.

Public Hearing Regarding Extension of Moratorium On the Acceptance of Land Disturbance Permit Applications

Public Hearing Regarding Extension of Moratorium On the Acceptance of Land Disturbance Permit Applications
At 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider the extension of an emergency moratorium on the acceptance of land disturbance permit application on properties that were zoned Highway Business and Commercial Business before December 31, 2000.  The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning a possible extension until September 6, 2019 of an emergency moratorium ...

Online and Kiosk Vehicle Registration Will be Temporarily Unavailable Statewide

Online and Kiosk Vehicle Registration Will be Temporarily Unavailable Statewide
Beginning Tuesday, May 21 through Wednesday, May 29, both online and kiosk tag registration renewal services will be unavailable to allow for a state‐wide Georgia Department of Revenue system upgrade. In addition, all Forsyth County Tax Commissioner Office locations will be closed for data conversion on Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27th (Memorial Day). All Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28 at 8:30 a.m.  The upgrade, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES), is being implemented to modernize the vehicle registration and titling system. The new Georgia DRIVES system will enable more self‐service options, improve customer service and ...

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

Winners of Forsyth County Fire Department’s Ninth Annual Fire Safety Poster Contest Announced
The three winners of the Forsyth County Fire Department’s 2019 Fire Safety Poster Contest were recognized during the May 16 Board of Commissioners meeting. The winners from each poster theme category are: “Stay Low and Go” - Sasha Biran, a student at Daves Creek Elementary “Two Ways Out” - Seth Landers, a student at Whitlow Elementary “Firefighters Are Our Friends” - Kayal Subramanian, a student at Daves Creek Elementary All three winners will be treated to a pizza party with their classmates and local ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Splash Pad to Open May 25

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Splash Pad to Open May 25
Splash Pad will be open on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day   Forsyth County’s popular Splash Pad, located at Old Atlanta Park, will open for the season beginning Saturday, May 25, and will remain open through Sept. 2. Hours of operation for the Splash Pad are:   -       May 25 - July 31: Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. -       Aug. 1 - Sept. 2: Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Daily admission for the spray pad is $2 per person (1-year-old and up); cash or check only. Adults entering with a paying child are free as long as they ...

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