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OneDecatur The Decatur City Council Voted 5-0 February 5 to adopt the One Decatur Comprehensive Plan.  A comprehensive plan is the broadest public policy document for the city and sets forth the long-range vision for the physical development, housing, economic development, transportation, community facilities and other...

Point Mallard Centre NOW OPEN Store 1609 Publix opened with Mayor Tab Bowling and Chairman Ray Long helping the Chamber and the Commodores perform the ribbon cutting on Valentine’s Day to much anticipation. This new development is seen as a possible growth catalyst in the Indian Hills-Burningtree...

The Street and Environmental Services Department has ended the leaf collection season and performing those duties on an as needed basis. That service will end within the next two to three weeks as we transition back to maintaining our streets and drainages. We’re excited about...

Mark your calendars! Point Mallard Season Pass Attack is Friday, March 16. One day only from 7am until 7pm purchase your season pass for $55. Please see our website www.pointmallardpark.com or call (256)341-4902 for more information. ...

Decatur Fire and Rescue has started the new year off with a bang! Since January 1st, DFR has responded to 995 total calls for service, with 683 EMS responses and 47 Fire related responses with 9 Building fires. As is the normal state of business...

UPCOMING EVENTS February 10 … Mardi Gras Carnival & Frolic 13.1 Race (Downtown) February 16 … Special Olympic Regional Swim Meet (Aquadome Pool) February 22-26 … Homebuilder’s Expo (Ingalls Pavilion) February 24 … USSSA Softball Tournament (Wilson Morgan) March 2 … Barrels of Love Collection Day Celebration (Ingalls Pavilion) March 2-3...

Moulton Street Resurfacing:   This project is complete.  Project has been recommended for acceptance by ALDOT.     Spring Avenue Utilities Relocations:   This Contractor’s portion of this project is complete.  Utility companies are following behind the Contractor at this point and installing new services as well as relocating utility poles as...

Point Mallard Park is NOW HIRING! We are getting ready for a great summer of  2018. Join our team of Lifeguards, Gift Shop, Concession and Maintenance employees. Get your application at www.pointmallardpark.com or pick one up at Point Mallard Ice Complex. Ages 16 and up....

We ask all residents to please get the rest of their leaves raked and to the edge of the curb. We'll finish leaf collection the end of next week. Recycling and Solid Waste collection is back on schedule. If you've been missed for some reason, call...

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