Departmental News

PLANNING Much time is being given to comments for the staff review part of the Re-write of Decatur’s Zoning Ordinance.  We are in constant communication with Engineering, Police, Fire, Building, Parks and Recreation and Streets and Sanitation to develop a set of zoning regulations that will...

The Decatur Police Department is kicking off the holiday season with a busy start!   CALEA Accreditation On Saturday, November 16, The Decatur Police Department has received official agency accreditation through the Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This marks the DPD as the tenth agency...

The engineering department is working diligently to keep multiple projects moving forward throughout the city. These projects include: Austin High School Traffic Signal: Site assessments have taken place at the Austin High School entrance on Modaus Road and plans for a mast arm traffic signal...

  We now have 9 home built in the Seville Subdivision 6 of which we have sold or have contracts on we also have another home under contract that we have yet to start. The Enolam Park project is almost complete with only the pavilion yet...

Starting next Monday October 21 we will have two leaf machines working throughout the city. One will begin at Stratford Rd and end at Burningtree Rd SE. The second will begin at 8th St SW and end behind the courthouse.   A friendly reminder to please fill...

Right of Way Location/Address Date     Central Parkway South of Beltline Rd. SW 9/3/19 Main Ave. SW 9/3/19 Ray Ave. SW 9/3/19 Linnet St. SW 9/3/19 Matthews Ln. SW 9/3/19 Lenwood Rd. SW 9/3/19 Tammy St. SW 9/3/19 Poole Valley Rd. SW 9/3/19 Old Hwy. 31 SW 9/4/19 Baldwin Ave. SE 9/4/19 Connor St. SE 9/4/19 Decatur St. SE 9/4/19 Norris Mill Rd. SW 9/4/19 Day Rd. SW 9/6/19 Minor Hill Rd. SW 9/6/19 Pine Circle SW 9/6/19 Beltline Rd....

Right of Way Location/Address Date     Newman Ave. SW Ditch 8/26/19 Aqua Dome Ditch between 5th Ave. & 8th St. SW 8/26/19 8th St. SW Sides 8/26/19 Terre Haute Ave. SW 8/26/19 19th Ave. SW Ditches 8/26/19 Byron Ave. SW Ditch 8/26/19 Runnymeade Ave. SW Ditches 8/26/19 Clearview St. SW Ditches 8/27/19 Ditch between State Ave. & Clearview Ct. SW 8/27/19 Austinville Triangle SW 8/27/19 Hillside Cul-de-sac SW 8/27/19 Next...

Hand Ditch Location/Address Date     Hwy. 20 around Ingalls Harbor 8/23/19 R/R Walking Bridge next to Gobble Fite Lumber 8/23/19 R/R Bridge on Hwy. 20 NW 8/23/19 R/R Walking Bridge next to Old Depot 8/23/19 310 Church St. NW 8/23/19 Church St NW & McCartney St. NW 8/23/19 309 Monroe St. NW 8/22/19 405 Monroe St. NW 8/22/19 201 11th Ave. NW to 12th...

Decatur’s Year to Date number of calls is 4366 total, equating to 18 calls/day or .66 calls/hour. Call distribution is fairly even with Monday being the busiest day of the week. Decatur Fire and Rescue response statistics show the majority of our responses are related to...

The engineering department is working diligently to keep multiple projects moving forward throughout the city. These projects include: Austin High School Traffic Signal: Site assessments have taken place at the Austin High School Entrance on Modaus Road and plans for a traffic signal are underway. ...