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To our City of Decatur community: We want to thank you for your patience and perseverance during the water issues of the past four days. As of Monday night we are no longer under a boil water advisory. While the city provides many essential services, including police and fire, DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management manages the water pipes and sewer system for everyone in the county, including the City of Decatur. (Click for full statement)
Posted Date: 7/29/2015 11:15 AM
Better Together
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Posted Date: 7/24/2015 10:00 AM
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)
Posted Date: 3/27/2015 3:00 PM
Atlanta Gas Light is retiring a large diameter pipeline that runs under several streets in the City of Decatur.The preparatory work for grouting in Decatur has already been completed on E. College Avenue and Sycamore Drive. It is now expected to begin on Candler Road/Street as soon as the week of July 6 and could last up to 4 weeks for the entire process. The work will require temporary lane/road closures and commuters should expect traffic delays for 2-3 days at a time during the retirement process.
Posted Date: 7/2/2015