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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


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: forsythco.com, 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.  

Plan was last updated in 2011

Forsyth County is embarking upon the important process of updating its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. The updated plan will take a close look at the transportation needs of people who live, work and play throughout the county and will result in projects to address vehicular, freight, bicycle and pedestrian needs.

Community involvement is key in ensuring the plan update truly captures the spirit and desire of the various voices that represent Forsyth County. Residents, business owners, service organizations and other stakeholders will have several ways to take part in the process in person and online. Face-to-face engagement opportunities will include public meetings and workshops, pop-ups at local events and focus groups. A project website – forsythtransportationplan.com – will serve as the online hub for project information such as key milestones, public meeting announcements and summaries, and draft documents. The website will also be used to solicit input through an online survey. A Stakeholder Advisory Committee will be convened to provide an additional level of input into the desires and concerns of the community. A consultant team led by Jacobs Engineering has been selected to lead this effort in close coordination with the Forsyth County Department of Engineering.

Public input combined with the technical expertise of Forsyth County staff and the consultant team will result in a list of transportation projects as well as policy recommendations for consideration and adoption by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, which is expected for December 2017.

This effort is funded in part by the Atlanta Regional Commission, the agency tasked with planning for the future of transportation for the entire metro Atlanta region. Counties are required to update transportation plans every five years. For more information on the Forsyth Transportation Plan, contact Michael Kray at (404) 978-7620 or by email at michael.kray@jacobs.com.

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    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. 

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    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.