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SmartGrowth's next meeting (May 11th 7:00-9:00) will be dedicated to our Meet The Candidates forum.  Board of Commissioner candidates from Districts 4 and 5 will discuss issues related to quality of life and development in our county.  SGFC has developed a list of questions which was privided to the candidates as a basis for the discussion.  A portion of the evening will be set aside for audience members to ask questions of the candidates.  While this event is free and open to all, SmartGrowth will be accepting donations to assist with building the Jack Gleason Memorial at Canney Creek Preserve.


Don't miss out on a wonderful opportunity to meet the people who want to represent you and your district for the next 4 years!


Mark your calendars 

When:   Wednesday, May 11th, 7:00 - 9:00
Where: United Way of Forsyth County, 240 Elm Street (click here for a map)

Parking:  Extra parking at the adjacent lot to the left of the United Way building.



It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and fellow SGFC Board member Jack Gleason.  As the Environmental Compliance Officer, Jack worked tirelessly to ensure that the waterways in our county were not compromised.  Jack’s funeral was held Saturday, October 3rd..  The family has asked in lieu of flowers that you consider a donation to SmarthGrowth-Forsyth.  You can donate online by clicking the donate button on the menu bar above, or by sending a check to 3330 Amhurst Court, Cumming, GA 30041.  Thank you and we hope to see you Saturday.

Our meeting that was to be held on Wednesday, February 12th, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 19th.  We will meet at Tam's Backstage Restaurant Upstairs Meeting Room from 7:15 to 9:15.  We hope to see you there!  Click here for a map to Tam's.

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE: The SGFC meeting date has changed to the second  TUESDAY of each month. SmartGrowth's next meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 11th, 7:15-9:15.  We will meet at the United Way-Forsyth County Office located at 240 Elm Street, Cumming.  Click here for a map.  

We hope to see you there!



MInutes are available to members of SGFC.  

Current Issues

Tree Ordinance

Proposed Tree Ordinance Changes

SGFC has been concentrating its efforts this year on the County's endeavor to change the Tree Ordinance, Mass Grading, and Stormwater Ordinances.


Jack Gleason: 1960 - 2015


Help us complete the Jack Gleason Memorial Arc at Caney Creek Preserve.

SGFC has set up a GoFundMe account to complete the Jack Gleason Memorial Arch at Caney Creek Preserve.  Please consider helping us with this project by donating.   Click here to donate.   

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