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. 

Village News

New building will add jobs

Thursday, August 16, 2018

A new distribution center is progressing quickly on Marion Avenue and will be ready in the coming weeks. It’s expected to employ about 40 people. The new building under construction on  More »

Volunteers in short supply at Family Fest

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Yearly recap finds help is much needed for popular event During the July 16 Board meeting, Village Event Coordinator Shauna Bohlmann led a conversation recapping this year’s F More »

Construction Notice for August and September

Thursday, August 16, 2018

In August and September of 2018, the Village of Forsyth, in conjunction with the City of Decatur, Macon County Highway Department, Village of Warrensburg and the Village of Mount Zion will be More »

Library News

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thanks to Our Summer Reading Program Sponsors! Thanks to the many area businesses and individuals whose contributions helped make our summer reading program a success:4-H/U of I  More »

“Join Scouting” cookout is August 21

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Cub Scout Pack 147 is having a “Join Scouting” cookout on Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the main pavilion of Forsyth Park. Boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade this fall are wel 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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