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Kimmons studies process of ordinances, sees need for changes

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

An ordinance is considered the local law. In recent months, applying that law has become a concern for Village Administrator Heather Kimmons. “We have to make sure we are following our  More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Items of interest from the Dec. 20 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Two Economic Development Committee members previewed the sixth annual Great Forsyth Regional Chili & Salsa Cookoff by ser More »

Library News

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A holiday treat buffet held Dec. 16 replaced the annual holiday tea at Forsyth Public Library. “It was a thank you and happy holiday to our patrons,” said Head Librarian Jean Campb More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Items of interest from the Dec. 6 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS A resident's opposition to the 2010 property tax levy during the public comment portion of the Dec. 6 Village Board meeting t More »

Two tree houses on Elwood don't measure up

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tree houses deemed non-conforming structures on two Village properties have drawn staff's attention. Letters were sent to the Elwood Street homeowners concerning a code violation because both stru More »

Tourism dollars spent

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Forsyth is promoting itself by using hotel/motel tourism monies to buy Internet advertising in the Chicago and St. Louis areas. Trustees recently endorsed the extension of a three-month marketi More »

Rain garden to address ponding water

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Watch for a completed rain garden next spring in the low area west of Village Hall. A crew from the Public Works Department, working with suggestions from the Tree Board, has begun work on a 25 More »

Building permit fees stay ahead of 2009

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Revenues collected from building permit fees have increased this year. Through Oct. 31, the fees totaled $16,483.58 compared to $15,272.10 for the same period in 2009. In 2009, 107 total buildi More »

Homes needed for lead testing

Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Public Works Department is looking for homes built between 1983-1985 for lead testing of the water supply. Presently, 19 homes are being tested, according to Public Works Director Larry Coloni More »

Don't be in a hurry to shovel

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Being an early bird doesn't always pay off. Public Works Director Larry Coloni has some advice for residents eager to bring out the shovels and snow- blowers after a heavy snow. ""It's best if  More »

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