From the Mayor's Desk

The Value Associated with Vice President Pence's Visit 1. Why is Pence coming? The vice president is flying into Huntsville for a meeting of the National Space Council at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. The center is home to a Saturn V rocket, and the city...

Like all American cities Decatur, Alabama residents endure grief when we lose those we love and those who have invested in our lives.  Recently we have prayed for all life stages who have impacted our lives.  As I reflect on those who are no longer...

The holidays are a festive time of year when we share special moments with our family, friends and loved ones, and look ahead to a new year filled with promise and opportunity. We reflect upon our many blessings, and are grateful for the sacrifices being...

Why Do Companies or Muncipalities Hire Consultants? Great question and I will do my best to give a little insight to the reasoning. We Want an Outside Eye You know how sometimes when you’re dealing with an issue in your life, you turn to friends and family for...

Partners, I have heard from several of you already but wanted to resend some information so it’s at the forefront of your email if needed. Please know our teams have been working tirelessly to prepare for these hurricanes/TS. We have been engaged from the southern tip...

NWS Huntsville Weather Briefing for Hurricane Irma Potential Impacts Overview Hurricane Irma is impacting southern Florida this morning.  The current forecast track has it taking a turn to the northwest and northward off the coast of Florida on Sunday and Monday. As it does so, it is...

Valley Stockyards Offer Space For Hundreds Of Animals Decatur, Alabama Veterinarian Steve Osborne said, "At the request of the Mayor of Decatur and The Alabama EMA, Bill Wallace and Osborne, owners of Valley Stockyards, would like to offer the old Valley Stockyard building in Decatur to...

Reliable Information Is Important We are seeing false information regarding lodging and emergency housing for Hurricane Irma evacuees. Only trust information you can verify from gov't agencies: FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Morgan County Emergency Management Agency City of Decatur, Alabama Decatur Police Department Decatur Al...

August 2017 was a wonderful month in the City of Decatur Let’s look at a few highlights: Wolverine announces they will have a workforce of 250 to manufacture aluminum products.    United Launch Alliance announced $115M upgrade to their facilities for the new Vulcan launch vehicle. Dynetics announced...