Village Board of Trustees meetings are 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

Village Hall Hours - Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Closed for lunch between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

Larry ReedIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Village Trustee Larry Reed. Larry worked generously and tirelessly for the Village of Forsyth. He served as a trustee on the Village Board for 15 years, as a trustee on the board of the Hickory Point Fire Protection District, as a member of the former Sunshine Rotary Club, and as perhaps our library’s biggest champion. The Mayor, Board, and all the employees of the Village extend our deepest sympathy to the Reed family. Information regarding services can be found here:

Village News

Bergner’s turns out the lights after 40 years

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Original mall tenant a fixture since 1978 The liquidation sale is over, and Bergner’s has left the building. The large, two-story retailer, once a bustling place full of shoppers &mda More »

Zupkoff accepts position with the City of Freeport

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Andrew Zupkoff, the Village’s community and economic development coordinator since 2017, has accepted a position as the economic and community development director for the City of Freeport in More »

Library News

Thursday, September 13, 2018

It’s Time to Use your Library Card Your library card is always a valuable tool but has added value in September. In celebration of National Library Card Sign-up Month, people using their More »

When in doubt throw it out, but don’t flush!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Public Works Director Larry Coloni has passed along some helpful tips that he received from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency about hazardous items that often get flushed down toil More »

Family Fest needs your help for 2019

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Planning teams for next year’s Family Fest will focus on these areas: parade, 5k, food and Saturday activities. The Village is looking for about three to four team members per group to me More »


From the Mayor


On behalf of the Village Board of Trustees and our professional staff, I would like to welcome you to the Village of Forsyth where “Pride and Progress” is more than just a motto.  We are committed to openness and transparency in government, and to that end, I hope that you will find this website useful.

If you are interested in the financial picture of the Village, our fiscal budget can be found here. Also available is our recently updated Comprehensive Plan, as well as our Code of Ordinances.

Should you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Village Hall and one of our friendly staff members will be happy to help you.  If you need further resolution, our Board of Trustees meets every first and third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Village Hall.  We welcome your input and participation.

Forsyth is a wonderful place to live, do business, shop, dine and enjoy the community.  We have top-rate public and private school, a collection of lovely parks and pocket parks, meandering trails for biking, walking and running, well maintained streets, a state-of-the-art water treatment plant, great law enforcement as well as, a fantastic library with programs for children and adults.

If you have ideas for ways that we can improve, please let us know. We’re here to serve you!

Mayor Marilyn J. Johnson

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