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Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings

  • At the March 19 meeting, Trustee Bob Gruenewald noted that Village Treasurer Rhonda Stewart’s report to the Board showed an increase in sales tax revenue for two consecutive months over a year ago. January’s figures were up $18,000; while February’s were up almost $20,000.
  • The Village’s free tree limb pickup service continues every Monday until the last Monday in November. Limbs must be less than 8 feet in length and less than 10 inches in diameter. Have tree limbs at the curb by 8 a.m. on Mondays. No landscape waste, tree trunks or tree root balls.
  • Forsyth Spring Clean-Up Days are coming April 23-27. The neighborhood schedule for pickup will run in the next Village Vision. No landscape waste, oil, hazardous chemicals, paint, tires, household trash or railroad ties. Free curbside pickup begins at 7 a.m. daily.
  • Scholarship deadline: March 31. The Community Foundation of Macon County is accepting online scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year at www.endowdecatur.org. High school seniors in Macon County accepted at an accredited college or university are encouraged to apply as are current college students. Only completed electronic applications will be considered. The deadline is Saturday, March 31. For more information, contact Kathy Carter, scholarship coordinator, at 220-1363, 429-3000 or kcarter@endowdecatur.org.
  • The next regular meeting of the Forsyth Board of Trustees is scheduled for Monday, April 2, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 301 S. Route 51 in Forsyth. Board meetings are held the first and third Mondays of the month and are open to the public.

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