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Additional Public Comment Opportunities at Board of Commissioners’ Regular Meetings

Additional Public Comment Opportunities at Board of Commissioners’ Regular Meetings
At their meeting February 18, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved an amendment to its Rules and Procedures that will allow for additional public comment opportunities during the board’s regular meetings. In addition to the existing public comments portion at the beginning of the meeting, there will now also be a second public comments portion later in the meeting.   The board’s regular meetings are held at 5 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at the County Administration Building in Cumming, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Board to Consider Allowing for Additional Public Comment Opportunities during Regular Meetings

Board to Consider Allowing for Additional Public Comment Opportunities during Regular Meetings
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Rules and Procedures at the board’s meeting on Thursday, February 18 at 5 p.m. The purpose of the public hearing is for public review and comment concerning a proposed modification to allow for two public comment portions at each regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners (one at the beginning of the meeting and one later in the meeting); to repeal conflicting rules; and for other purposes. There is currently one public comment portion at ...

Board of Commissioners Elects Officers for 2016

Board of Commissioners Elects Officers for 2016
At their first meeting of the year on January 7, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners elected officers for 2016.   The officers remain unchanged from 2015, as District 1 Commissioner R.J. (Pete) Amos was re-elected to serve as chairman; District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills was re-elected to serve as vice chairman; and District 2 Commissioner Brian R. Tam was re-elected to serve as secretary.   The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is made up of five members, each living in a specific district and elected by district to serve four-year terms. Each year in January, the five members elect officers for ...

Report on the Fiscal Impact of the Proposed City of Sharon Springs

Report on the Fiscal Impact of the Proposed City of Sharon Springs
A report on the fiscal impact of the proposed city of Sharon Springs was distributed to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners at their December 22, 2015 work session. The report was commissioned by the board earlier this year and was completed by the Center for Economic Development Research at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute. Click here to view the report.

Public Hearing January 7 Regarding Items Aimed at Addressing Growth Issues in the County

Public Hearing January 7 Regarding Items Aimed at Addressing Growth Issues in the County
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. regarding the items set forth in a December 14, 2015 Resolution of the board aimed at addressing growth issues in the county, to include possible dissolution of the Forsyth County Planning Commission, possible creation of five sub area Planning Commissions, staggered issuance of building permits for certain residential zonings, a roadway beautification initiative, and erection of community-identification signage. The Board seeks public input regarding the Resolution.    Click here to view the Resolution.   The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration ...

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