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Decatur, Alabama – located on the Tennessee River in Morgan County – boasts a rich heritage and a dynamic future. Here you’ll find economic prosperity, cultural diversity, and community spirit combined to make Decatur a Grand City on a Charming Scale. Whether you are a business owner, resident or visitor, this site has helpful information for you. flourish

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October 18, 2016
Fall Leaf Collection Information
Get details about the best practices for fall leaf collection and disposal.
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October 11, 2016
Official Municipal Run-off Election Results 2016 - 10/11/16 (pdf)

September 26, 2016
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following project: Temporary Staffing Services
Sealed proposals will be received by City of Decatur until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 27, 2016 at the office of the Purchasing Department - Third Floor, 402 Lee St. NE, Decatur, Alabama, 35601. A mandatory pre-request meeting will be held at 10:00am on October 12, 2016 in the 7th floor conference of Decatur City Hall.
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September 8, 2016
Traffic changes for Wept. 13 & 14 on Carridale Street SW More »

August 30, 2016
Official Municipal Election Results 2016 - 8/30/16 (pdf)

August 30, 2016
Decatur Municipal Court closing on 9/29-9/30/16 for training. See the options for making payments due during that time. More »

August 24, 2016
Decatur and DDDRA receive Main Street 2015-16 Award of Excellence for Adaptive Historic Preservation for restoration of the Decatur Union Depot

June 22, 2016
Decatur is the first city in Alabama to take the "Startup in a Day Pledge" to help entrepreneurs

June 2, 2016
Decatur City Upgrades Municipal Software

May 13, 2016
NOTICE: The City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction Tax is effective April 1, 2016.

Pursuant to Ordinance 15-4246 adopted on January 19, 2016, by the City Council of the City of Decatur, Alabama, which generally provides: in addition to all other taxes now imposed by Law, effective on April 1, 2016, there is levied and collected in the City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction sales tax, use tax, and lease or rental of tangible personal property tax in an amount equal to one-half (1/2) of that respective amount provided for, levied and collected within the Decatur Corporate Limits for doing the same act, or engaging or continuing therein, or engaging or continuing in the operation of the same such business.

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October 24, 2016
Calhoun Writers’ Conference
Dr. Sherry Turkle: Reclaiming Conversation
Health Sciences Bldg, Rm 109
Calhoun Campus
9:30 A.M.
Free Event

October 24, 2016
Calhoun Writers’ Conference
Dr. Sherry Turkle: Reclaiming Conversation
Alabama Center for the Arts
Performing Arts Center Theater
113 2nd Avenue
7:00 P.M.
Free Event

October 27, 2016
Movie Night: Hitchcock Classic
Decatur Public Library
6:30 P.M.
Free Event

October 28, 2016
Trunk or Treat
Point Mallard Park
6:00-9:00 P.M.
Admission: 2 cans of food

October 29, 2016
Downtown Decatur Halloween Festival
Downtown Decatur
12:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.
Free Event

November 1, 2016
One Decatur
Listen & Learn Workshop
1218 16th Ave SE
6:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M.
Free Event

November 2, 2016
One Decatur
Listen & Learn Workshop
Burningtree Country Club
2521 Burningtree Dr SE
3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.
Free Event

November 3, 2016
One Decatur
Listen & Learn Workshop
Brookhaven Middle School
1302 5th Av SW
5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
Free Event

November 3, 2016
One Decatur
Listen & Learn Workshop
Cedar Ridge Middle School
2715 Danville Road SW
6:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M.
Free Event

November 9, 2016
Master Gardeners Lunch & Learn
1202 5th Ave SW
Free Event - Bring your lunch

November 10, 2016
Downtown Christmas Open House
Bank St. & Second Ave.
5:00-9:00 P.M.
Free Event

November 18, 2016
DII State Cup Soccer Tournament
Jack Allen Complex

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Downtown Arts and Entertainment District Rules and Regulations

Downtown Event Planning Form

View Historic Walking Tours

Municipal Election Information

Online Business Tax Payments

Register as a Bidder

State of the City Information

Contact the ADA Coordinator Wally Terry at (256) 341-4505.

Go Here to Download the Recycling Program Calendar and Route Map.

Recycling Program Details. Click for more information.

Storm Water Management. Click for more information.

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Free Prescription Discount Card. Click for more information.

Alcohol Sales Ordinance Details
Decatur's Sunday alcohol sales ordinance (PDF)

Geographic Information System (GIS) New Window

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Business License Renewal. Click for more information.

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