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Haley Brown Selected to Serve on State and Southeastern Animal Control Boards

Haley Brown Selected to Serve on State and Southeastern Animal Control Boards
Animal Services Supervisor Haley Brown has been selected to serve as a member of the Georgia Animal Control Association (GACA) Board of Directors as well as the Southeastern Animal Control Association (SACA) Board of Directors. “To be selected to one of these boards is an honor and a great recognition of the work Haley and the Animal Services team does,” said Code Compliance Director John Mullin. “Being selected to both boards, however, signifies Forsyth County as a gold standard for our neighboring agencies to follow.” GACA consists of 11 members representing their designated districts within the state. On the board, Brown ...

Mullin Joins Forsyth County as Code Compliance & Animal Services Director

Mullin Joins Forsyth County as Code Compliance & Animal Services Director
John Mullin joined Forsyth County government as Code Compliance and Animal Services director on June 23, 2021.  Mullin brings over 20 years of law enforcement experience. His past position assignments have afforded him a wide range of knowledge to use in this new position. “John comes to the County with a vast criminal justice background and is well respected by his peers,” said County Manager Kevin Tanner. “We look forward to working with John in these roles and utilizing his experience.” Mullin began his law enforcement career in 1997 as a member of the Fulton County Police Department.  He joined the Sandy ...

Information Regarding Election Campaign Signs

Information Regarding Election Campaign Signs
During the 2020 election season, residents can expect to see advertisement signs throughout Forsyth County promoting various candidates for offices that are up for election.  The below information is from both the Georgia Code and Forsyth County’s Uniform County Code Georgia Code (Title 21. Elections § 21-2-414) states that: (a) No person shall solicit votes in any manner or by any means or method, nor shall any person distribute or display any campaign material, nor shall any person solicit signatures for any petition, nor shall any person, other than election officials discharging their duties, establish or set up any tables or booths on any day in which ballots are being cast: (1) Within 150 feet ...

Information Regarding Election Campaign Signs

Information Regarding Election Campaign Signs
During the 2020 election season, residents can expect to see advertisement signs throughout Forsyth County promoting various candidates for offices that are up for election.  Information regarding the placement of political signs can be found in Forsyth County’s Uniform County Codes. Below are guidelines regarding political sign placement from the Uniform County Codes (Numerals listed in parenthesis indicate where language can be found in the Uniform County Codes): - Political signs are considered Expression signs per county code (66-105). - Expression signs do not require a permit, any lawful non-obscene content is allowed on an expression sign. - Expression signs cannot be a prohibited sign (66-102).   - No ...

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday
January 6, 2017: Due to current weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will close today at 3 p.m. This early closure includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled.   Additionally, Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities, the recycling convenience centers and the Animal Shelter will be closed to the public Saturday and Sunday. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled Saturday and Sunday.

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