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Firearms facility, road resurfacing and more at Forsyth County Commissioners meeting
Forsyth County

The following items were approved at Tuesday’s work session of the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. All votes are 5-0 unless otherwise noted.


  • Approved a level one environmental study of a 17-acre parcel of land in northwest Forsyth, proposed to be used as a firearms training facility.
  • Approved the renovation of the LARC Building to provide office space for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Extension Services, and IS&T Department currently occupying suites at the Lodge in “D” Building. 
  • Approved funding for an additional position at the Sheriff’s Office Litter Detail Service during the last five and a half months of 2018.
  • Funding requests for road projects on Old Atlanta, Union Hill and Pilgrim Mill roads.
  • A $5,767,229.50 bid for resurfacing projects on various county roadways.
  • The purchase of a new $299,000 Gradall Hydraulic Excavator for the Forsyth County Roads and Bridges Department.
  • A $1,606,709.41 settlement to end all disputes with the construction company Vertical Earth resulting from projects on Castleberry and Old Atlanta roads.