From the Mayor's Desk

The establishment of the Youth Services Department for the City of Decatur was developed after the Mayor formed a Task Force to study and find solutions to the economical, social, and educational problems that directly affect the quality of life of our young citizens. One...

GET READY One of the toughest jobs in our region is a professional weather forecaster.  Predicting snow and storms is challenging to say the least and they are either a hero or zero depending on the outcome. The news about our economic forecast is bright and I...

  Over the past three years we have seen many significant improvements in our lovely City.  I will keep things simple by telling you that the best days for Decatur, Alabama are only a few Utility Bills away...

  I could write "Thank You" daily for affording me the opportunity to represent our City as mayor.  I have lived in Decatur 58 of almost 60 wonderful years and I love our city.  Now I get a different view of our wonderful community; I get...

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...