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City Council Assignments *Indicates City Department Carnegie Visual Arts Center Decatur Downtown Redevelopment Authority Magistrate Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) * Municipal Court * Municipal Utilities Board Parks and Recreation * Princess Theatre...

City Council Assignments *Indicates City Department Board of Zoning Adjustments Building Department * City Cemetery Community Development * Construction Industries Board Farmer’s Market Old State Bank Street and Environmental Services * Senior Citizen Center Youth Services *...

By noon all the drama was over. The Decatur girls knew they were state champions. The wait for the celebration took a little longer than expected. When it did, it was a big one. “This is so awesome,” senior team captain Anna-Quinn Weaver said. “We’ve been working...

Hello Decatur, As always I am thankful for the wonderful directors and city employees that work together as they provide services to our residents and guests. I am not shy about reaching out to these professionals for expert advice each day. I also want to recognize...

The Street Department, under the leadership of Manager Wayne Wascavage, has been gearing up for mosquito season. He and the crew have attended training sessions presented by the Madison County Health Department and the Alabama Vector Management Society. The Department has in place a plan...

The Morgan County Commission recently adopted a Resolution recognizing The Office of The Municipal City Clerk. Thank you to our partners, The Morgan County Commission! clerks_office...

Transportation Projects Updates, April 22: The East Moulton Street resurfacing project is going to start soon.  This project will result in improved handicapped accessibility downtown as most of the sidewalk ramps will be repaired and improved, and we will have a much improved driving surface.  The...

Decatur Youth Services News: Time to Shine>>> Every 3rd Thursday of each month Decatur Youth Services will be holding a Mentoring Training Session for Volunteers who want to become involved in the community by mentoring the youths in Decatur City Schools. Mentors must: Be willing to mentoring a...

News From Our Finance Department: Let me introduce the City of Decatur’s Finance Department to you.  This department consists of 9 full time staff members, (1) supervisor, (1) internal auditor, (4) senior accountants, (3) staff accountants and (1) part time senior accountant who was a formerly...

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