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The Engineering Department's responsibilities include the administration, planning, maintenance, construction management and technical engineering of the City's infrastructure. The department is responsible for overseeing the construction and maintenance of public facilities that are required for transportation and access to most properties within the city of Decatur. This is accomplished through design control, regulation and enforcement; and facilities construction, operation and maintenance. The Engineering Department also operates the Stormwater Utility, which is responsible for the maintenance of the City's stormwater system. The department continues to work with the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District to update environmental regulations that will ultimately lead to cleaner water flowing through our streams.

The department enforces ordinances regulating private development that affects public facilities, and provides information and limited assistance to citizens regarding grading, drainage and floodplain related issues.


Staff 

 
John Madajewski John Madajewski, P.E.
Senior Engineer
John.Madajewski@decaturga.com  

 

 

Jennings Bell Jennings Bell
Project Civil Engineer
Jennings.Bell@decaturga.com

 

Engineering Department's Goals

  • Provide the best possible public facilities at the lowest possible cost
  • Construct and maintain public facilities that are safe, convenient and attractive
  • Minimize degradation of the environment through enforcement of environmental regulations

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Office Hours and Location

2635 Talley St., Decatur, GA 30030
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Phone: 404-370-4104

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What's New
  • Ansley St. repaving update
    Ansley St. repaving update Repaving of Ansley St. started on Monday, and as sometimes happens, an unexpected water leak issue developed. The city is currently working with DeKalb County to replace and upgrade the water system underneath Ansley St. before finishing the repaving process. 10/15/2014, 1:15 PM
  • Road work Aug. 18 - Oct. 31 Street milling, repair and resurfacing activities are scheduled from Aug. 18 to Oct. 31, weather permitting on Forkner Dr., Sycamore Dr., Kirk Rd., Madison Ave. and Nelson Ferry Rd. 8/21/2014, 12:00 PM

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Last updated: 6/3/2014 10:13:04 AM