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Village Vision News

Capital budget to focus on streets, parks, library

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Village trustees have set a $3.4 million capital spending budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year which begins May 1. Budget talks recently ended with the adoption of a plan that calls for continued ma More »

Employees must pay portion of healthcare premiums

Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Village will continue to pay 100 percent of healthcare premiums for full-time employees, but employees must now bear 25 percent of the premium cost to cover their dependents. Board truste More »

Community News

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Amy Cleary, a former Macon County Deputy and one of the original founders of Forsyth’s Elderwatch, will speak at the group’s next meeting. It will be held at the Forsyth Community Room More »

Library News

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Baby TALK and Tales & Tunes continue at Forsyth Public Library on Wednesdays in March, April, and May at 9:30 a.m. These early literacy activities are focused on children up to age 3. Pr More »

Help reduce outdoor pollution

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Please keep grass clippings off the streets! Mowing season is fast approaching, and Village residents are reminded to help reduce pollution by keeping litter, including grass clippings, off the st More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Items of interest from Village staff and the March 19 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees accepted a staff recommendation for the Village to implement a reserve fund policy in which a f More »

Residents: Let your voice be heard now in planning for Forsyth’s future

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Forsyth residents may be letting a good opportunity slip away. At press time, an online community survey and a mapping tool that allows residents to actively participate in planning for Forsyth’s  More »

Board splits eight times on special interest support

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A divided Board meant Mayor Hap Gilbert cast his vote to make the final decision on allocations to special interest groups from the hotel/motel tax revenue and the general fund. During votes on 13 More »

Library News

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The same energy and enthusiasm remain in the children’s and youth section of Forsyth Public Library with the recent arrival of Sandi Hayes as part-time youth services librarian. Hayes was hired to More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Items of interest from Village staff and the March 5 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees reviewed the third draft of the operation and maintenance budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year and More »

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