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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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August 25, 2015
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following material, equipment or services for the Landfill Department: Row Crop Lease
Bid submissions must be received before Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the office of the Purchasing Department - Third Floor, 402 Lee St. NE, Decatur, Alabama, 35601
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July 9, 2015
Decatur HIgh School in Decatur, AL
Best High Schools Ranking
US News & World Report

July 2, 2015
Outdoor Nationals Archery Tournament

June 19, 2015
Krispy Kreme to build restaurant in Decatur

June 5, 2015
New Policy for Public Comment

May 20, 2015
Lane Closures & Detour for HWY 20 & HWY 31

Work will begin June 8, 2015, on the intersection of Highway 20 & Highway 31. This project includes extensive re-routing of traffic through the intersection of Hwy 20 (Wilson St.) and Hwy 31 (6th Ave).
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May 20, 2015
Construction to Impact Traffic Lanes on Country Club Rd.
Decatur Utilities is beginning construction of a sewer lift station at the intersection of Alabama Highway 67 and Country Club Road SE. Crews from DU will be working in the area. This construction project will result in periodic lane and road closures on Country Club Rd. SE between Curtis Drive SE and Alabama Highway 67 over the next several months. Construction is expected to be competed in April of 2016. DU asks that motorists along Country Club Rd. SE be aware of traffic control in the area and approach any posted work zones with extreme caution. View map here »

May 19, 2015
Through Truck Routes
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April 10, 2015
Smiles plentiful at Danielle Richard Day

April 10, 2015
Depot to look more like its old self

April 10, 2015
Emergency management agencies utilize mobile apps to keep residents informed

April 2, 2015
ULA CEO: Next generation rocket to be built in Decatur

April 2, 2015
Mayor: Many investments, new businesses in Decatur

April 2, 2015
Walk On: Take a trip into local history with tours

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August 11-Sept 19, 2015
Embracing Art Exhibit
Carnegie Visual Arts Center

September 5, 2015
Battle for Decatur Civil War Reenactment
Point Mallard Park
Free Event

September 5-6, 2015
Point Mallard Pickers
Antiques, Upcycles, Crafts
Point Mallard Park Pavilion
Free Event

September 11-12, 2015
Riverfest BBQ & Music Festival
Ingalls Harbor

September 12, 2015
Household Chemical Collection
Public Works complex
Central Parkway @ 14th Street
9:00 A.M. - Noon
Free Event

September 18-20, 2015
Battle at the Jack
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

Online Business Tax Payments

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State of the City Information

Downtown Parking Report

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Recycling Program Details. Click for more information.

Storm Water Management. Click for more information.

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Feedback Survey Citizen and Visitor Feedback Survey

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

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Business License Renewal. Click for more information.

BuildFax Free Property History Reports

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2012 CVB Sports Hit the Target