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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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May 9, 2017 Municipal Election CANCELLED

Posted Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Only incumbent council members Shell Suber and Beau Powell filed as candidiates to run in the May election. Accordingly, the city's Municipal Election Commission met on Friday, March 24th, and pursuant to state law declared the incumbents re-elected and the election cancelled.  The next general municipal election in Forest Acres is scheduled for May 14, 2019, at which time it will be determined who will hold the seats for mayor and two council members going forward.

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Decker Blvd. Cleanup (Gills Creek Watershed Association)

Posted Friday, February 10, 2017

Help us for this year's Great American Cleanup on Saturday, March 11 from 9am to noon. We'll be cleaning up along Decker Blvd as part of our Palmetto Pride litter reduction project. Meet at the parking lot off Decker Blvd at the end of O'Neil Ct, across the street from Chick Fil A. Come for an hour, or come for the whole time! Wear appropriate clothing and footwear. We'll supply the bags, pickers, and gloves. Contact Alicia (ademyhrer@yahoo.com) if you have any questions.

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City offices closed for Presidents Day

Posted Monday, February 6, 2017

City offices will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents Day.  Garbage, recycling and yard debris services will be provided as usual.

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Recycling & Shred Event

Posted Friday, January 20, 2017

The City of Forest Acres and Richland County will sponsor another Recycling & Shred Event.

When:  Saturday, February 11, 2017 (8:00a - 12:00p)

Where:  Crayton Middle School, 5000 Clemson Ave, Columbia, SC  29206

What:   Recycle electronics, scrap metal and tires; Shred paper  

            (NO COMMERCIAL MATERIALS; RESIDENTIAL ONLY)

 

For more information, click here.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - Sanitation Schedule

Posted Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The City of Forest Acres will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.  

 

The sanitation pick-up schedule will change accordingly:

  • Monday's route will be run on Tuesday, Jan. 17
  • Tuesday's route will be run on Wednesday, Jan. 18
  • Thursday and Friday's routes will remain unchanged

 

If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact City Hall at (803) 782-9475.

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Volunteer Needed - Code Board of Appeals

Posted Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The City of Forest Acres is looking for a volunteer willing to serve on the city's Code Board of Appeals.  To be eligible, one must be an engineer, architect, or licensed contractor.  To receive more information or to apply, please come to City Hall at 5209 N. Trenholm Rd. or email Andy Smith at asmith@forestacres.net.

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FAPD officer receives top honors at SC Criminal Justice Academy

Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Forest Acres Police Officer Heather M. Champagne was recently awarded the coveted J. P. Strom Award for having the highest academic average in her class at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

Officer Champagne graduated on December 2, 2016 after completing 12 weeks of police training. She was a student in Basic Law Enforcement Class 656.

A native of New Hampshire, Champagne is a 2007 graduate of Norwich University, Vermont, with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, as well as the University of South Carolina in 2010 with an M.A.T. in Elementary Education.

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