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  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...

This will be short and sweet; our downtown Wifi is working.  Give it a try and share with your friends. Our Information Services Department (IS) provides support to more daily functions within our City government that most probably realize until our ability to communicate of process...

Red Hat Road NW State Docks Rd. NW Independence Drive NW Commercial Dr. NW Cedar Lake/Sexton R/R Areas Old Hwy. 31 in front of Training Center Poole Valley Rd. SW Central Parkway SW Main Ave. SW Linnet Ave. SW Dustin Ave. SW Matthews Ave. SW Ray Ave. SW Flint SW Areas Chapel Hill Rd. SW Chula Vista SW Falls Bluff SW Gaslight...

  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...

  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...