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Decatur Fire and Rescue is a Regional Training Center of the Alabama Fire College. On April 20th, 2018 we graduated 16 recruits from the Regional Training Academy Firefighter I/II school. The recruits completed 360 hours of training including; classroom study, drill field practice, and training...

ROW Mowing Hickory Hills/Old River Rd. SE Ben Poole Rd. SE Rural Grove Rd. SE K-Mark West off Beltline SW Burningtree SE/Arrowhead Dr. SE Areas Hwy. 67 from Lynn Layton to Indian Hills Rd. SE Indian Hills Holding Pond SE Red Bank Rd. SE Railroad Depot areas NW Church St. SW Ditches Penny Land Powerlines SE Magnolia St. Holding...

We are excited about Summer 2018…. Here are a few of the events coming to Point Mallard Park. May 1  Point Mallard Pass Office opens. Get your pass made early in May to be ready for opening day! For more information please see www.pointmallardpark.com May 12  Decatur Morgan Hospital...

Rights of Way Magnolia Street Holding Pond Penny Lane Powerlines Country Club/Stratford/&Woodmont Ditches Danville Rd. Holding Pond-Presbyterian Dunbarton Ditches Milligan Street Ditch Veterans Drive Ditches Field off 8th Ave. Between Holly & Cherry Runnymeade Ditches Terrehaute Ave. SW 1000 Block Church St./Market St./18th Ave. R/R Ditches Wally World/Regency Ditches SE Magnolia St. SE Clearview Ditches SW Kathy Lane Alley behind...

ROW Mowing - Week of April 16, 2018   Behind Old State Bank/Next to Walking Bridge NW Church St. Ditches NW Wilson St. NW around Pavilion & Gobble Fite Lumber NW Corner of Church St. NW & Wilson St. NW Train Depot Areas/findley Ave. Sides NW Carrie Matthews/RR Ditches City Cemetery Causeway &...

On behalf of the City of Decatur, the Street & Environmental Services Department would like to extend our heartfelt thoughts to all citizens who received damages from the recent storm.   Throughout the days to come, we’ll work diligently to try and assist our residents as much...

Decatur Fire and Rescue is pleased to award Driver/Engineer Brent Fincher the 2017 Firefighter of the Year award! D/E Fincher shows a dedication to excellence and service in all he does. He is trusted to work outside his normal responsibilities by acting as a Lieutenant...

Spring Avenue Widening:   The project was bid Feb. 23.  The apparent low bidder was SJ&L contractors. The notice to proceed should be given in late April - early May timeframe.  The construction time for this project is approx. 18 months.   West Moulton Street Widening:   The contractors are making...