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

Village earns ASA award, kudos

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Jerry Stewart, president and member of the executive board for Illinois American Softball Association, paid a visit to Village Hall on Nov. 16 to congratulate the village for a job well done in ho More »

Trustees decide not to pursue sports complex

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Village Attorney Jeff Jurgens offered his opinion to trustees at the Nov. 16 board meeting regarding the recent regional sports complex project that had been pitched to the board in October.  More »

Christmas Tree-Lighting December 6 in the park

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Let’s Celebrate Together! The First Annual Christmas Tree-Lighting is coming up Sunday, Dec. 6 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Forsyth Park near the maintenance building on Forsyth Parkway. Parking will be av More »

Library News

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Use Your Smartphone As Your Library Card! Have you ever forgotten your library card, or wished you didn’t have to carry so many pieces of plastic? Now you can use your smartphone in place of you More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Deputy Drake Lambdin of the Macon County Sheriff’s Office reported to trustees on Nov. 16 that retail thefts have been steady at  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