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The Street Department, under the leadership of Manager Wayne Wascavage, has been gearing up for mosquito season. He and the crew have attended training sessions presented by the Madison County Health Department and the Alabama Vector Management Society. The Department has in place a plan...

The Morgan County Commission recently adopted a Resolution recognizing The Office of The Municipal City Clerk. Thank you to our partners, The Morgan County Commission! clerks_office...

Transportation Projects Updates, April 22: The East Moulton Street resurfacing project is going to start soon.  This project will result in improved handicapped accessibility downtown as most of the sidewalk ramps will be repaired and improved, and we will have a much improved driving surface.  The...

Decatur Youth Services News: Time to Shine>>> 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...

News From Our Finance Department: Let me introduce the City of Decatur’s Finance Department to you.  This department consists of 9 full time staff members, (1) supervisor, (1) internal auditor, (4) senior accountants, (3) staff accountants and (1) part time senior accountant who was a formerly...

Updates - April 22nd: MARCH 25 – COLOR VIBE 5K RUN The Color Vibe 5K run at Point Mallard Park was a huge success as 754 registrants entered the run from 10 different states and one from Mexico! Runners from as far away as Arizona, Michigan and...

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My name is Emme Long. I am a resident of Decatur, Alabama. Look at the blog our mayor wrote last week. Here is Decatur's main bridge.  ...

Hello All! It has been a couple of weeks since I shared an update and this past few weeks has been filled with many opportunities to share: Decatur Fire Department Council President Pro Tem, Paige Bibbee and I had the opportunity to attend the Decatur Fire Department (DFD)...