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Village closes door on seeking repayment

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Forsyth also seeking new options for legal representation In a 5-1 vote on Dec. 19, trustees voted against pursuing repayment of up to $25 million in sales tax revenues which Maroa-Forsyth Sch More »

Board discusses options for hotel/motel tax abatement

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Reducing or eliminating Forsyth’s 3 percent hotel/motel taxes will be among the topics trustees tackle in January when budget discussions begin for FY 2012-2013. Trustee Bob Rasho introduced  More »

Four to be honored with Pride & Progress awards

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Two Forsyth business owners and two Village residents will be honored with the 2011 Pride & Progress awards during a presentation at the Jan. 16 Village Board meeting to be held at Village Hal More »

Village renews contract with Methodist church

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Trustees recently endorsed a renewable yearly contract with the Forsyth United Methodist Church which is designed to help maintain the church’s parking lot. The contract has been in effect since 2 More »

Chili and Salsa Cookoff Jan. 14

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Special room rates at all four Forsyth hotels/motels could mean increased occupancy during the annual Great Forsyth Regional Chili & Salsa Cookoff to be held at the Hickory Point Mall. The Com More »

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 »

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