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ROW Mowing - Week of April 16, 2018   Behind Old State Bank/Next to Walking Bridge NW Church St. Ditches NW Wilson St. NW around Pavilion & Gobble Fite Lumber NW Corner of Church St. NW & Wilson St. NW Train Depot Areas/findley Ave. Sides NW Carrie Matthews/RR Ditches City Cemetery Causeway &...

On behalf of the City of Decatur, the Street & Environmental Services Department would like to extend our heartfelt thoughts to all citizens who received damages from the recent storm.   Throughout the days to come, we’ll work diligently to try and assist our residents as much...

Decatur Fire and Rescue is pleased to award Driver/Engineer Brent Fincher the 2017 Firefighter of the Year award! D/E Fincher shows a dedication to excellence and service in all he does. He is trusted to work outside his normal responsibilities by acting as a Lieutenant...

Spring Avenue Widening:   The project was bid Feb. 23.  The apparent low bidder was SJ&L contractors. The notice to proceed should be given in late April - early May timeframe.  The construction time for this project is approx. 18 months.   West Moulton Street Widening:   The contractors are making...

Street & Environmental Services would like to encourage all of our residents to help us keep Decatur Clean by 1) closing all waste container lids, 2) bag all household waste prior to placing it in the cart, 3)remember to place leaves, grass clippings and other...

Schedule of Events: March 17 … Cabela’s King Kat Fishing (Ingalls Harbor) March 17 … Heartland Anglers Fishing (Ingalls Harbor) March 17 … Addison High School Prom (Ingalls Pavilion) March 17 … USSSA Softball Tournament (Wilson Morgan) March 24 … Playmakers Baseball Tournament (Wilson Morgan) March 24 … NW Alabama Fishers...

SOLICITOR’S PERMITS Those seeking a solicitor’s permit can submit applications in the City Clerk’s office from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. If the permit will apply to numerous solicitors, applicants must call (256) 341-4535 and schedule an appointment. Here is a link...

Season Pass Attack is coming! Friday, March 16, 2018 (7am-7pm) get your Point Mallard Season Pass for only $55 per pass. Purchase your pass at the Point Mallard Ice Complex, by phone (256) 341-4902 or online @ www.pointmallardpark.com Also don't forget to purchase your season mug for...

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