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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...

Community Development Update   We had our pre construction meeting on the Moadus road bike trail last week, residents will see construction began on this project around the 1st of March, this trail will connect Jack Allen Recreational Facility with Cedar Ridge Middle School. Our partners at Decatur...

DPD – First Quarter Update   The Decatur Police Department has welcomed 2019 with a busy start!  Our Resolution – Training & Development In addition to our normal duties, the DPD made a long-term goal in 2017 to increase the training we host for our officers to make...

Street & Environmental Services   Dear Residents, We want you to know the names of those who are providing Loader Truck service for you.  They are: District One Loader Truck Drivers are-Truck # 963 Frank Baker, Truck # 966 David Johnson and Truck # 917 Mike Moore, District Two...

Two valued associates retiring as of February 1, 2019. The Planning Department will be wishing two associates a well-deserved and happy retirement January 31.  Steve Kelso who was hired May 3, 1990 as a draftsman and promoted to Planning Technician March 2, 1995 and most recently...

Part of a good community is having a place where citizens can have a judge address the unfortunate situations when they are victims of crime. Many citizens are familiar with the courts that are held in the Morgan County Courthouse but are unaware there is...