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Forsyth County Government Offices to Open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11

Forsyth County Government Offices to Open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11
Due to inclement weather all general Forsyth County Government Offices will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11.  This includes county government offices, courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services and Forsyth County Parks and Recreation's indoor and gated facilities. Please check back for any updates. 

Senior Services’ December-January Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ December-January Newsletter Now Available
Card games, Medicare enrollment courses, arts & crafts, holiday concerts 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 December-January newsletter. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

Information on Proposed Water Reclamation Facility in Northeast Forsyth

Information on Proposed Water Reclamation Facility in Northeast Forsyth
Forsyth County is planning to design and construct a water reclamation facility that uses advanced wastewater treatment on a 99-acre site in the northeastern portion of the county. At the December 6 Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting and Public Hearings, information on this facility was presented.  The video is available here:   A document containing information and Frequently Asked Questions regarding this facility can be viewed here. On Wednesday, December 12, a Town Hall meeting will be held where residents can learn more about this facility.  The meeting will be held in the Commissioners' Meeting Room (Suite 220) on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 110 ...

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’

Watch the New Episode of ‘Your Forsyth’
The Forsyth County Animal Shelter is offering free pet adoptions, Parks & Recreation has a challenge for your new year resolutions and Senior Services is ready for the holidays!  We cover these topics and more in this month’s episode of ‘Your Forsyth,’ a monthly short-segment video series recapping Forsyth County government news.  Your Forsyth airs all month long on TV Forsyth (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and TV Forsyth Live at forsythco.com). The program is also available to watch anytime on the county government’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ForsythCountyGovernment – and TV Forsyth On Demand at forsythco.com.   

Vakili Appointed Economic Development Director

Vakili Appointed Economic Development Director
Liaison position will help businesses navigate county processes Vivian Vakili has been appointed to the position of economic development director effective Oct. 1. In this newly created position, Vakili will work to attract businesses to locate or expand in Forsyth County. She will also help those companies realize efficiencies as they navigate and progress through the processes of working with various county departments. In addition, Vakili will oversee implementation of the county’s newly adopted economic development ordinance and will be the county’s primary point of contact with entities such as the Development Authority of Forsyth County and Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber ...

Polls Open for General Election Runoff

Polls Open for General Election Runoff
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4 for the General Election Runoff. The runoff will be for two statewide races: Secretary of State and Public Service Commissioner, District 3. Click here to verify your election day voting location.  For all in-person voting, voters should remember to bring one of the six acceptable forms of photo identification. For details and to view a sample ballot, visit the Voter Registration and Elections Department page of the Forsyth County website, call (770) 781-2118, ext. 9. or visit the My Voter Page at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Waives Adoption Fees for the Holidays

Forsyth County Animal Shelter Waives Adoption Fees for the Holidays
“Home for the Holidays” adoption promotion available November 24 through January 2 To help make holiday wishes come true for families, and pets, the Forsyth County Animal Shelter is waiving their standard $85 pet adoption fee. The Home for the Holidays promotion is available for pet adoptions through Jan. 2, 2019.  “All of the pets at the shelter deserve a good home year-round, but especially during the holidays, we are hoping that every animal here will find a home,” said Animal Shelter Manager Cindy Iacopella. “By taking advantage of this free adoption period, residents can not only save money but more ...

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