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  • Statement on civic space in Decatur The City of Decatur has intentionally created an attractive, accessible and safe environment for public life. This combined with the city’s role as the county seat of DeKalb County means people gather here all the time, whether for a festival, to enjoy the nice weather or to demonstrate about an issue they feel passionately about. We are viewed as the civic heart of the county and this creates the challenge of democracy in Decatur. (CLICK for full statement) 3/27/2015, 3:00 PM
  • City Schools GO Bond/Master Plan Community Meetings Are you interested in learning more about the proposed general obligation bond, rising enrollment and master plan? Please join City Schools of Decatur on Tuesday, March 31 at 9:30 a.m. OR 6:30 p.m. in the Board of Education Room at the Central Office at the Beacon Municipal Center, 125 Electric Ave., for an opportunity to learn more about these important topics. 3/24/2015, 4:00 PM
  • Smart911 now offering emergency and general alerting
    Smart911 now offering emergency and general alerting This week, the City of Decatur transitioned to an enhanced Smart911 system to make communication between residents and public safety agencies easier and more convenient. This Smart911 option replaces the CodeRed emergency and weather notifications. 2/4/2015
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Unified Development OrdinanceUnified
The Unified Development Ordinance will take all of Decatur's existing growth and development regulations and consolidate them into one easy-to-use document.. Read on>>
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