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1/18/2018Recycling Collection Update
Due to issues our contractor is having with getting equipment to the City of Decatur, recycling collection services for the Tuesday collection route has been cancelled for this week. Recycling for the Tuesday route will be collected next Tuesday on January 23, 2018.
1/3/2018Decatur City Commission Elects Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem
The Decatur City Commission elected Patti Garrett to serve as Mayor for 2018. The City Commission also elected Commissioner Tony Powers to serve as Mayor pro tem. New Commissioner Kelly Walsh was sworn in to begin her term.
1/17/2018January-Febrary Focus newsletter available online
Look for the January-February issue of the Decatur Focus newsletter arriving soon in your mailbox. Or read it online at the City of Decatur website.
12/22/2017Mayor Patti Garrett Speaks To Sanctuary City Allegations
Recently the City of Decatur has been in the news defending the decision to codify and put in writing a practice that has been in place for a number of years.
Keep Up with Decatur’s ‘Extreme Makeover’
Streetscape overhauls. Infrastructure repair. Safety enhancements. Development projects. Downtown Decatur has a lot going on through the end of 2017. We keep you plugged in and moving with information and updates here.