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Planning – current situation and staffing We are striving to provide needed services to the public every day.  We currently have a single staff member on site Monday through Friday between 8 and 5 to answer questions, by appointment, and provide services as allowed by the...

Decatur Fire/Rescue is still providing the same high quality service as you have become accustom to everyday. We are still responding to all Fire, EMS, HazMat and Technical Rescue calls for the City of Decatur. We have changed a few things during this time. We...

In Spite of the current health issue all of us are facing…. The City Clerk department is open, by appointment, and ready to help our residents and want what is best for the people in Decatur.  We may be working with modified staffing but even if...

Below are photos of our Parks and Recreation essential workers hard at work doing what they do best. The many different jobs they are doing to ensure we are maintaining our process. They are still working hard every day to keep up the many tasks...

School’s In Over the years in waste management and recycling, I am approached by individuals with great passion, who want to share their thoughts about how to run a successful recycling program. Many have the belief that our schools should be a part of such a...

  POINT MALLARD PARK IS NOW HIRING! ALL POSITIONS Starting at $9 per hour! Seasonal Employment *Lifeguards, maintenance, concession and gift shop team members needed. Apply Today! Pick your application up at the Point Mallard Ice Complex or online at http://www.pointmallardpark.com/tyfoon/site/fckeditor/2018Application%20For%20Employment%20-%20SEASONAL%20POINT%20MALLARD%20%20Rev%20Oct%202017.pdf...

With the onset of Spring, the Street & Environmental Services is placing our focus on potholes, drainage structures, sidewalks and curb and gutter repairs. It’s been extremely wet and there’s a lot to do. We encourage you to call our office with any concerns you...