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  Spring Avenue Widening: As of 2/28/19 the project is currently at a completion level of approximately 45% based on the contract dollar amount.  The weather during November thru February played a major part in hindering the project from moving at a faster pace.  The large retaining...

Decatur Fire and Rescue has been busy protecting the citizens and visitors of Morgan County. Since the beginning of the year Decatur Fire and Rescue has responded to 1568 calls for service. 1032 of those calls for service have been Rescue and Emergency Medicals Services...

Please join us in welcoming our newest team members, joining the City of Decatur workforce on Friday, March 22nd!  Be sure to introduce yourself and help them feel welcome! From left to right: Shawn Cosby – Solid Waste Dept. Jeffery Shelton – City Clerk’s Office Nicole Belcher – Point...

News From the Street & Environmental Services Department The Street & Environmental Services and the Engineering Department have been busy repaving and repairing roads, cleaning ditches and insuring that the neighborhood is kept free of all debris. This is not an inclusive list but represents some...

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...

Spring Avenue Widening: As of 2/28/19 the project is currently at a completion level of approximately 45% based on the contract dollar amount.  The weather during November thru February played a major part in hindering the project from moving at a faster pace.  The large retaining wall...

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 Planning Department has been working on the coordination of the rewrite of the City of Decatur Zoning ordinance.  Unfortunately, the public meetings were canceled because of the anticipated bad weather.  We are working to reschedule the public comment meetings and will be announcing that...

Point Mallard Park Continues to Offer Family Fun and Growth Opportunities   Now hiring for summer 2019! We are looking for lifeguards, concession, gift shop, maintenance, campground, and strike zone team members. We will train all positions including lifeguards! Get your application or pick one up at...