Departmental News

Gutters are Great! They are built along the edge of our streets to carry surface water into our storm-water system. Some things to consider. When you are out and about, save those wrappers, bags and bottles until you arrive at your destination and can dispose of them...

Decatur Fire and Rescue has responded to 922 calls for service since May 1st, 2018. DFR responded to 39 fire calls, 624 Emergency Medical calls (79 of these were motor vehicle accidents with injury), 82 Service calls (40 to assist invalid persons), 44 Good Intent...

The Planning Department is currently working on amending the definition of Restaurant to make some adjustments to the food to alcohol ratio in our downtown in particular.  We are working through this with the Planning Commission prior to making a recommendation to the City Council. We...

Spring Ave. Widening:   Pre-construction meeting was held Thursday May 3.  Construction signs and erosion control are being placed.  The beginning of construction will follow closely behind.  The project is slated to last 18 months.   Resurfacing:   We have completed 9 of our 18 approved roads for this year.  We...

Right of Way Magnolia St. Holding Pond Penny Lane Power Lines Veterans Drive Ditches Flint City & Railroad Ditches Cedar Lake Sexton Railroad Areas Spring Ave. & Vestavia Ditches Old Hwy. 31 by Training Center Poole Valley Rd. SW All Cedar Lake Ditches South Field Ditches Corner of Spring and Beltline at Staples Beltline Road from Lynn...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2018 Second Chance Job Fair to be Held in Birmingham Event Targeted at Those with Barriers to Employment; Workshops Also Offered BIRMINGHAM - The Alabama Career Center System / Alabama Department of Labor, in partnership with the City of Birmingham, the Alabama Department...