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.

The Village of Forsyth signed a renewal agreement with Homefiled Energy for their aggregation energy supplier.  The new agreement will take effect in June 2014 and will end June 2016.  The new rate will be 0.04480 per kwh.  If you have questions, please contact Homefield Energy at 866-694-1262

Village News

Variance granted, treehouse saved

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Ordinance No. 942, an ordinance approving a variance to the accessory structure regulations at 695 S. Elwood St., was part of the new business portion of the agenda for the board of trustees meeti More »

Farewell to Rasho; Peck, Trachtenberg are sworn in

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The April election saw Jim Peck elected as trustee for the first time and incumbent Kerstin Trachtenberg re-elected. Both were sworn in at the May 4 board meeting. While congratulations were More »

Library News

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Registration for Summer Reading The first day you can register for Forsyth Public Library’s “Read to the Rhythm” Summer Reading Program is Tuesday, May 26. Sign-up week continues through Saturda More »

News in Brief

Thursday, May 14, 2015

P-Z Commission changes In Planning and Zoning Commission news, at the May 4 board meeting, Village Administrator David Strohl recommended the appointment of Brandon Janvrin as a regular member o More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Governor Bruce Rauner has proclaimed the week of May 17-23, 2015 as National Public Works Week in Illinois. This marks the 55th a 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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