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Code violations whittled down, tree house issue left undecided

Thursday, September 12, 2013

One of the more complex issues that any community faces is non-conforming code violations in the form of sheds, inoperative or unlicensed vehicles, unenclosed trash dumpsters, yards that look like More »

Trustees pass resolution on bids for village’s electrical supply service

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Village Administrator Mike Miller told the board at the Aug. 19 board meeting that he had in recent weeks met with a representative from Good Energy Consultants to discuss electrical supply market More »

Community survey results show priorities

Thursday, September 12, 2013

A recent survey found that residents who responded think Forsyth’s highest priorities in the next five years relate to the following areas: TAXES Highest priority should be balancing p More »

Library News

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Book group talks Silver Girl Bookkeepers Book Discussion Group has selected Silver Girl by Elin Hilderbrand as its September title. The group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at the Forsyth More »

Summer park program revenue down from 2012, but participation steady

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Park Program director’s final summary of participation rates was recently submitted. Registration fees, which translate to the revenue that offsets costs, were down 38 percent, but overa More »

Sidewalk repair, construction project at park awarded to Rhodes Contracting Co.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Public Works Director Larry Coloni provided trustees and staff members with an information packet at the Aug. 19 board meeting regarding the awarding of a contract for a proposed sidewalk concrete More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Items of interest from Village staff and recent board meetings On the advice of Village Engineer Chuck Hunsinger, speaking at the Aug. 19 board meeting, the board approved revocation of a final More »

Village brings back hotel tax

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Rate of 3 percent takes effect September 1 The Forsyth Board of Trustees has decided the time has come to bring back the hotel/motel tax. After some brief discussion at its Aug. 19 meeting, th More »

Change to DACVB fiscal year prompts end to quarterly payments

Thursday, August 29, 2013

In July, the village received a letter from the Decatur Area Convention and Visitors Bureau stating that the organization’s fiscal year will be changed to a calendar year starting January 1, 2014. More »

Library News

Thursday, August 29, 2013

It’s Storytime Storytime returns to the Forsyth Public Library at 10 a.m. every Thursday in September and October for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Fall Storytime features books, song More »

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