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Trivia lovers – call the Library!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Are you a trivia buff? The Forsyth Library Committee wants to hear from you! The Committee is looking for teams that would be interested in participating in a possible trivia night at the Li More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the Dec. 19 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees voted 5-1 in favor of passing the 2011 property tax levy. Steve Hubbard cast the lone “no More »

Board postpones school repayment decision until December 19 meeting

Thursday, December 15, 2011

A 14-page report issued by independent legal counsel found “no evidence that anyone misled the public” although there were “some miscommunications and breakdowns” in the pr More »

What’s in the report?

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The report issued by the Springfield firm Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran Ltd. offers two options for settling the repayment issue and three recommendations for moving forward with  More »

Residents encouraged to share their ideas for planned Village growth

Thursday, December 15, 2011

How would you like to see the Village of Forsyth grow in the next 20 years? Residents are encouraged to offer suggestions and contribute to the development of a long term plan for the Village by s More »

Motor fuel tax fund grows to nearly $400,000

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Each month, the State of Illinois returns state taxes to the Village collected from its two gas stations. As of Oct. 31, that fund totaled $390,479.11 in motor fuel tax (MFT) funds; the funds are  More »

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 »

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