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

Residence Inn welcomes guests as village’s newest hotel opens

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The new Residence Inn by Marriott opened for business on Feb. 2. Located next to Lowe’s at 230 Lucile Ave. in Forsyth, the sharply appointed extended-stay hotel has 96 rooms and an array of creatu More »

Village Board approves closing DCEO account

Thursday, February 26, 2015

At the Feb. 17 board meeting, Item No. 5 on the Consent Agenda portion of the evening’s agenda called for approval of closing the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Grant ban More »

Library News

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bug Magnets Tired of the long winter? Looking for a cute, little reminder that spring is right around the corner? Come to the Forsyth Public Library on Saturday, March 21 for a fun drop-in craft More »

News in Brief

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DCS carnival and spaghetti dinner Step right up and mark your calendars for March 6 for Decatur Christian School’s carnival and spaghetti dinner. The senior class is hosting the spaghetti  More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings The February Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for Feb. 26 has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is  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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