On April 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM, Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 131 directing all retail establishments to limit the number of customers within their establishment will take effect. The guidance for this order is for two options: 20% of the stated fire capacity; or Five (5) customers for every one thousand (1,000) square feet of the retail locations total square footage, including the non-customers facing portions.
Residents are encouraged to stay at home, unless you’re going out for essential activities, and find alternate ways to celebrate Easter and Passover.
Forsyth County government offices will be closed, except for essential personnel, on April 10 for Good Friday and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday with the current changes in operations that are in place for social distancing.
The Computer Training Bridge's first virtual classes were a success, with four classes on Zoom and 13 people in attendance. Participants enjoyed communicating with Zoom and learning how to use the software. We are excited to offer more classes using Zoom.
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a remote meeting and briefing on Thursday, April 16, and residents can call in for the public comment session.
Beginning Tuesday, April 7, 2020 the Tax Department will no longer accept walk-in payments. Tax payments may be made 1) online, 2) through its 201 N. Chestnut Street dropbox, or 3) by appointment.