Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

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The July 7, 6:30 p.m. Forsyth County Zoning Board of Appeals Work Session and 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting/ Public Hearing shall be both in person and via teleconference pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g). The public notice listing the location and agenda for the Work Session is here, and public notice and agenda for the Regular Meeting/Public Hearing public hearing is here.

The public may physically attend these meetings. However due to COVID 19 concerns, remote viewing and participation is encouraged. Viewers may watch the Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on the County’s website:, as well as TV Forsyth, Comcast channel 23 and AT&T channel 99.  Both the Work Session and Regular Meeting/Public Hearing may be viewed on the Zoom app. Click here to access the Zoom link for remote watching. To learn how to  participate remotely in public hearings click here.


Audio only option: Residents without internet access can listen by calling (602) 333-0032 or (888) 270-9936 (US Toll Free), Conference code: 897630.  

Forsyth County government has hired a director to lead its Senior Services Department. Ms. Ruthie Brew will join the county staff as director of Senior Services on October 10. This position oversees and directs the county’s three Senior Services centers, programs, services, operations and activities with the goal of maintaining or extending the independence of life and improving the quality of life for seniors in the community.


Brew brings to the position 14 years of professional experience in the field of aging. Most recently she served as manager of the Mallinckrodt Active Adult Center in Wilmette, Illinois. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and a Master of Management degree in Nonprofit Administration from North Park University in Chicago.


“We are pleased that Ruthie will be joining the county staff,” said Deputy County Manager Tim Merritt. “The senior center management experience she brings to the position, along with her enthusiasm for assisting others in the pursuit of aging well, will certainly be a benefit to our already outstanding Senior Services offerings.”

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    Our Mission

    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

    Our Vision

    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.