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Hurricane Irma- Updated September 10, 2017

Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma is still projected to bring tropical storm force winds and heavy rains to the midlands. Based on these projections, City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed Monday, Septemeber 11.   The city intends to provide sanitation services Monday and Tuesday, but that will depend upon prevailing weather conditions at the time. 

The following are sources of helpful information:

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Sanitation - No Schedule Change for Labor Day

Posted Monday, August 28, 2017

The Forest Acres Sanitation Department will be in operation on Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.  

If you normally have a Monday pick-up of garbage and recycling, plan to have your roll-cart and bin by the road as usual.  The rest of the week will also see the department operating on a normal schedule.

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Students Interested in Environmental Science and Water Quality...

Posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017

 Richland County Stormwater Management has volunteer opportunities for students interested in environmental science and local water quality issues.  For more information, click here.

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Solar eclipse glasses available! (plus safety information)

Posted Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The City of Forest Acres has a limited number of glasses designed for safe viewing of the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse (American Paper Optics, LLC / ISO 12312-2).  These glasses will be given to residents of the City of Forest Acres on a first-come, first-served basis and are available at the Forest Acres Police Department and City Hall buildings.  Limit 4 per family.

For information about safe viewing of the eclipse, please visit the NASA website.

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Appearance Commission candidates

Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The City of Forest Acres is seeking candidates to fill an open seat on its Appearance Commission.  The Commission consists of six members each serving 3-year terms on a volunteer basis.  The Commission serves in an advisory capacity to City Council for the purpose of enhancement and protection of the visual character and appearance of the City.  

If you or someone you know is interesting in serving the City of Forest Acres in this capacity or simply learning more, please contact or stop by City Hall:

5209 N. Trenholm Rd., Forest Acres, SC  29206

(803) 782-9475 

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Job Opening - Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector

Posted Monday, June 5, 2017

The City of Forest Acres currently has an opening for a Code Enforcement Officer/Building Inspector.

Job Duties:

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Richland Recycles Day

Posted Monday, May 8, 2017

Recycle household items on Saturday May 13, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the S.C. State Fairgrounds.

For more information, click here.

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Planning Commission - CANCELLED

Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Planning Commission meeting originally scheduled for April 18, 2017 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled, with proper notice, contingent upon planning and zoning needs. 

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April 14, 2017 (Good Friday) - Sanitation Update

Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Please note that sanitation schedules will not change this week as normal garbage collection will run each day.  However, City Hall will be closed April 14, 2017 for Good Friday.  

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City Offices Closed - 2PM 4/5/17

Posted Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Due to inclement weather, offices of the City of Forest Acres will close at 2PM on April 5, 2017.  Offices will re-open on April 6, 2017 at 8:30AM.

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City Hall - 5209 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

Police & Court - 5205 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

  • Main: (803) 782-9475 |
  • Police: (803) 782-9444 |
  • Court: (803) 790-5947

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