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I hope you and your family are staying safe and well as we continue to experience this mark in history. This week we have heard from President Trump and Governor Ivey along with our federal and state leaders. As we have all heard, we continue to...

Today’s landfills must follow strict government regulations that address the issues of yesterday’s landfills. While regulations make landfills safer for the environment and nearby communities, modern engineering has also helped landfills become more environmentally-beneficial parts of the national waste management system. Our landfill captures byproducts...

In Spite of the current health issue all of us are facing…. The City Clerk department is open and ready to help our residents and want what is best for the people in Decatur.  We may be working with modified staffing but even if they are...

Critical staff for the City’s Engineering Department represents all essential personnel needed to maintain day-to-day operations for the purpose of making decisions, attending meetings, approving financials, managing projects/contractors, and generally representing the City on engineering matters. Presence of the City Engineer and Engineering Secretary are...

In regards to cart service, the Street & Environmental Services Department continues to run their scheduled routes. We have a heavy concentration of our work force dedicated to collecting Sanitary Waste, (waste placed in carts). It is important that our staff completes their assigned duties...

Planning – current situation and staffing We are striving to provide needed services to the public every day.  We currently have a single staff member on site Monday through Friday between 8 and 5 to answer questions, by appointment, and provide services as allowed by the...

Decatur Fire/Rescue is still providing the same high quality service as you have become accustom to everyday. We are still responding to all Fire, EMS, HazMat and Technical Rescue calls for the City of Decatur. We have changed a few things during this time. We...

In Spite of the current health issue all of us are facing…. The City Clerk department is open, by appointment, and ready to help our residents and want what is best for the people in Decatur.  We may be working with modified staffing but even if...