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Rock of Ages to highlight Fest entertainment

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Decatur-based band Rock of Ages will provide entertainment for this year’s Forsyth Family Fest June 17-18 in Forsyth Park. The annual fest is free for Forsyth residents. Trustee and Acti More »

Police protection contract up for renewal

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Negotiations are underway to renew the Village’s three-year police protection contract with the Macon County Sheriff’s Office. Village Administrator Heather Kimmons said she believes the cur More »

Free leaf pick up program gets a boost

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Public Works Department crews will have new equipment this fall as the Village begins its 15th year of free daily leaf pickups to all residents. “This is the year to replace one of our leaf v More »

Library News

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The conference room at Forsyth Public Library will be converted to add space for children’s activities. The conversion is part of Plan B, the second and final phase of the library’s improveme More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Items of interest from the Feb. 7 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Following a review of Plan Commission recommendations based on five recent hearings for businesses seeking special use perm More »

Board approves draft budget for 2011-12 year

Thursday, January 27, 2011

On Jan. 18, Forsyth trustees decided against reviewing each line item on a draft of the Village’s operating and maintenance budget, based on an earlier review and recommendations from the Finance  More »

Village Hall seeks part-time utility billing clerk

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A staffing issue at Village Hall which Village Administrator Heather Kimmons described as “significant” should be resolved once a part-time utility billing clerk is found to work 15-20 hours a wee More »

Library News

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Children’s librarian retires Forsyth Public Library’s first children’s librarian, Lorraine Getty, will retire Feb. 1. Since joining the library staff in September 2001, Getty has distingu More »

Village appeals $23,000 tax assessment

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Village staff worked quickly to contest a $23,000 tax hike following an assessment of improvements made to the land where the water treatment plant and public works building are located. “It More »

Forsyth signs to get facelift

Thursday, January 27, 2011

In the midst of snow removal duties following the Village-wide leaf vacuuming program, Public Works Director Larry Coloni and his crew found time to review Village signs after observing the commun More »

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