The decision to create a ten-year Strategic Plan for the City of Decatur came from a growing concern among residents and community leaders that with Decatur again "on the map" for developers, and with changes in demographics resulting from the sharp escalation in property values, Decatur was in danger of losing the qualities that are so valued by its residents, businesses and visitors.
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Section 1: Executive Summary
Section 2: Background Information and History of Decatur
Section 3: Strategic Plan – Process/Economics/Transportation/Housing
Section 4: Principle A – Manage Growth While Retaining Character
Section 5: Principle B – Encourage Community Interaction
Section 6: Principle C – Provide Quality Services within Fiscal Limits
Section 7: Monitoring Plan /Credits
Decatur Strategic Plan, Executive Summary
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