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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 28, 2014
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following project: CENTRAL AVENUE DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, CITY OF DECATUR, ALABAMA.
Sealed bids will be received by 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the Office of the Purchasing Department, Third Floor, 402 Lee Street, NE (P.O. Box 488, Decatur, Alabama 35602), Decatur, Alabama 35601
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August 28, 2014
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following project: TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT FOR KELLER BRIDGE CAUSEWAY, STATE OF ALABAMA PROJECT No. STPTE-TE10(904), CITY OF DECATUR, ALABAMA.
Sealed bids will be received by 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the Office of the Purchasing Department, Third Floor, 402 Lee Street, NE (P.O. Box 488, Decatur, Alabama 35602), Decatur, Alabama 35601
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August 20, 2014
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following project: PROJECT STPTE – TE09 (989) A REHABILITATION OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY DEPOT, CITY OF DECATUR, ALABAMA.
Sealed bids will be received by 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 18, 2014, at City Purchasing Department located on the 3rd floor of Decatur City Hall
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August 19, 2014
The City of Decatur honored local restaurants for the 2014 Alabama Restaurant Week – which runs from August 15-24

August 15, 2014
New owner for Port of Decatur

August 7, 2014
Downtown Business Buzzing

August 1, 2014
Parking changes in downtown Decatur

August 1, 2014
Decatur Youth Services preparing free school backpacks for youths

July 22, 2014
Commission OKs Bojangles’ location on Sixth Avenue

July 22, 2014
Southland Plaza has new owner

July 15, 2014
We want to resolve inaccuracies and provide information that has not been reported by the media regarding the pending Voketz vs. City of Decatur lawsuit. These inaccuracies and lack of full disclosure have created a sense of distrust of your City leaders by some citizens and have been upsetting to many others. We want to assure the citizens of Decatur that your elected officials have simply tried to follow the law regarding the implementation of the Council-Manager Act of 1982, involving the appointment of a City Manager.

July 9, 2014
Officials: Phase 2 to bring 2nd boost to downtown

July 14-25, 2014
NOTICE: Repaving projects will impact traffic on the following roads:

  • Flint-Crosbie from
    Hwy 31 to Somerville Rd
  • Somerville Rd from
    Flint-Crosbie to 7th St SE
  • Medical Drive from
    Somerville Rd to
    14th Ave SE
  • 7th St SE from
    Somerville Rd to Hwy 31

June 11, 2014
Decatur team among 118 in Presidents Cup soccer

May 27, 2014
Point Mallard on nation’s ‘Greatest Water Parks’ list

April 24, 2014
Mayor touts Sweetwater, new restaurants

April 22, 2014
Start of Alabama Center for Arts Phase 2 work set

March 4, 2014
Point Mallard offers new, compressed summer schedule for Year-Round Ice Skating Rink

February 6, 2014
Decatur's best honors its own

January 27, 2014
NOTICE: Please be patient with us. Beginning Tuesday 01/28/14 West Moulton will be closed from 7th Ave to Memorial Dr. due to large trees being removed to allow for improvements being made to West Moulton St. Traffic will be re-routed to 1st St NW and 1st St. SW. This work is expected to last 48 hours. During peak traffic flow expect delays. Again we apologize for the delays and inconvenience. PDF Map »

January 25, 2014
2014 expected to be another strong year in downtown’s turnaround

Januray 20, 2014
Expanded Cook museum to get $7 million downtown home

January 16, 2014
DDRA develops future plans

January 6, 2014
NOTICE: The City Council of the City of Decatur has a public hearing scheduled on the Train Depot project for January 6, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Council Chambers located at 402 Lee Street.

November 13, 2013
Decatur ranked No. 25 on list of Best Small Cities to Move To

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Events

Beltline Alternate Route PDF Map Download

August 1 - 31, 2014
Sarah Cusimano Miles Photography
Alabama Center for the Arts Gallery
Free Event

August 12-31, 2014
Embracing Art
Carnegie Visual Art Center
Free Event

August 30-31, 2014
Battle for Decatur Reenactment
Point Mallard Park
Free Event

August 30-31, 2014
Point Mallard Pickers Arts/Crafts/Antique Market
Point Mallard Park
Free Event

August 30, 2014
SEC Football Block Party
Football tailgating with TVs, music & games
2nd Avenue Downtown
Noon - Midnight

September 2, 2014
The Market at Casa Grande Park
218 2nd Ave SE, Downtown
4:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M.

September 4-30, 2014
2nd Annual Faculty & Alumni Show
Alabama Center for the Arts Gallery
Free Event

September 4-9, 2014
USS LST 325 Ship Museum
Ingalls Harbor

September 5, 2014
Decatur Ghost Walk
Old State Bank

September 6, 2014
SEC Downtown Block Party
2nd Avenue - Alley at the Princess

September 6, 2014
Heartland Anglers-Div. #4
Ingalls Harbor

September 7, 2014
Extreme Bass Series
Ingalls Harbor

September 19-20, 2014
Riverfest
Ingalls Harbor

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Downtown Arts and Entertainment District Rules and Regulations

Downtown Event Planning Form

View Historic Walking Tours

Online Business Tax Payments

Register as a Bidder

State of the City Information

Downtown Parking Report

Recycling Program Calendar and Route Map. Download the PDF now.

Recycling Program Details. Click for more information.

Storm Water Management. Click for more information.

Keeping You Informed Decatur. Get the email newsletter.

Community Videos. Watch now.

Free Prescription Discount Card. Click for more information.

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