Departmental News

Submitted by: Lt. Proncey Robertson The Decatur Police Department is hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out...

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 child for an hour...

• Rezoning 1310-17 – the Planning Commission met to discuss a proposed rezoning to RD (redevelopment district) for the Decatur Country Club property. The anticipated property owner’s representative shared plans for a proposed corporate office complex that would include the continued use of the Clubhouse,...

Moulton Street Resurfacing: The new traffic control cameras were installed at the beginning of the project and have been operating properly. These cameras were installed at various intersections on the west side of the project. Paving work west of the CSX Railroad has been completed as...

    June 26-30 (Monday-Friday) … Youth Tennis Camp at Jimmy Johns Tennis Center (Point Mallard) July 1 (Saturday) … 1st Saturdays River City Lights Concert (Every 1st Saturday of the month) at Daikin Amphitheater (can goods and donations go to local non-profit and food banks) ...

Photo - Crystal Vander Weit/Decatur Daily THANK YOU CITY OF DECATUR It’s been a tough two weeks, but we think our first ever Clean Decatur Campaign was a huge success. The Street Department, Solid Waste Department, Shop, Administrative personnel and the Landfill did a phenomenal job. It...

Below is our first blog post recognizing City employees and their dedicated years of service with the City of Decatur, Alabama. We are thankful for the many years of service: Dept Name Name Classification DoE Years of Service as of 5/1/2017 Street Wayne  Wascavage, Jr. Crew Manager June 7, 1990 26 Planning Karen  J. Smith Planner June 28, 1990 26 Fire Jerry  A....

Municipal Court On May 3rd, the kindergarten classes from Walter Jackson Elementary School had their annual City of Decatur field trip. One of the stops on the field trip is City Hall for a visit to the Municipal Court. The students started the lesson on the...

The City of Decatur has been pleased to offer CAPZO or Certified Alabama Planning and Zoning Official training at the Turner Surles Center the last few weeks. It is coordinated through UNA continuing education and the Alabama Planning Association. To achieve the certification the following...

Planning Next, our consultant for the One Decatur initiative, came to town this week! Juanita Healy, one of the co-chairs, and Jamie Greene made a presentation to the City Council on the One Decatur initiative. This experience was very informative and inspirational. We are all gaining new...