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Budget discussions to begin in January

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Budget discussions for the Village’s 2012-13 fiscal year will begin in January when trustees meet to review a draft of the operating and maintenance budget. “I began changing the budget proce More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the Nov. 21 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees unanimously voted to renew a parking agreement with Forsyth United Methodist Church for a one-ye More »

Board members can now attend meetings remotely

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Trustee Kerstin Trachtenberg supported adoption of an ordinance to allow trustees’ remote attendance at Village Board meetings to achieve greater community involvement. Trustees approved the polic More »

Project updates

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Attorneys study school district repayment issue Jeffrey R. Jurgens, partner with the Springfield firm of Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran Ltd. will meet in a special session wi More »

Library News

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Dec. 6 reception planned to honor Campbell’s retirement, celebrate Miller’s new appointment A jointly held retirement reception for Jean Campbell (at left) and welcome reception for Rachel Mi More »

Help honor Forsyth’s finest

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Help Mayor Hap Gilbert in his selection of this year’s recipient(s) of the Pride & Progress Award. Send your suggestion to him in an email by Dec. 5 or phone Village Hall at 877-994 and leave  More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the Nov. 7 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees approved a staff recommendation to approve two ordinances affecting zoning variances and special  More »

Trustees vote to raise levy

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Preliminary discussions of the Village’s 2011 tax levy took twists and turns during recent Board meetings. Trustee Eric Morr voiced his opposition to raising the levy while trustee Larry Ree More »

McDonald’s to keep sign

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Village Board disregards Plan Commission recommendation in allowing McDonald’s to keep an 80-foot pole sign. McDonald’s tall golden arch in Forsyth will remain a beacon for interst More »

New commission to meet Oct. 27

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The newly formed Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for the first time at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in Village Hall. The group plans to elect a chairman and vice chairman, and discuss co More »

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