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Decatur, Alabama – located on the Tennessee River in Morgan County – boasts a rich heritage and a dynamic future. Here you’ll find economic prosperity, cultural diversity, and community spirit combined to make Decatur a Grand City on a Charming Scale. Whether you are a business owner, resident or visitor, this site has helpful information for you. flourish

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November 22, 2016
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed bids for the following project: 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV
Sealed proposals will be received by City of Decatur until 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the office of the Purchasing Department - Third Floor, 402 Lee St. NE, Decatur, Alabama, 35601
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October 18, 2016
Fall Leaf Collection Information
Get details about the best practices for fall leaf collection and disposal.
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October 11, 2016
Official Municipal Run-off Election Results 2016 - 10/11/16 (pdf)

September 8, 2016
Traffic changes for Wept. 13 & 14 on Carridale Street SW More »

August 30, 2016
Official Municipal Election Results 2016 - 8/30/16 (pdf)

August 30, 2016
Decatur Municipal Court closing on 9/29-9/30/16 for training. See the options for making payments due during that time. More »

August 24, 2016
Decatur and DDDRA receive Main Street 2015-16 Award of Excellence for Adaptive Historic Preservation for restoration of the Decatur Union Depot

June 22, 2016
Decatur is the first city in Alabama to take the "Startup in a Day Pledge" to help entrepreneurs

June 2, 2016
Decatur City Upgrades Municipal Software

May 13, 2016
NOTICE: The City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction Tax is effective April 1, 2016.

Pursuant to Ordinance 15-4246 adopted on January 19, 2016, by the City Council of the City of Decatur, Alabama, which generally provides: in addition to all other taxes now imposed by Law, effective on April 1, 2016, there is levied and collected in the City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction sales tax, use tax, and lease or rental of tangible personal property tax in an amount equal to one-half (1/2) of that respective amount provided for, levied and collected within the Decatur Corporate Limits for doing the same act, or engaging or continuing therein, or engaging or continuing in the operation of the same such business.

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December 10, 2016
Historic Decatur Christmas Tour
Albany and Old Decatur Historic Districts
3:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.

December 10, 2016
Parade of Lights
Rhodes Ferry Park & Riverwalk Marina
4:00 P.M-6:00 P.M. Dock Stroll
6:00 P.M. Parade on River
Free Event

December 12, 2016
Jaycees Christmas Parade
2nd Avenue and Bank Street
6:00 P.M.
Free Event

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Holiday Safety Tips

Downtown Arts and Entertainment District Rules and Regulations

Downtown Event Planning Form

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Municipal Election Information

Online Business Tax Payments

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State of the City Information

Contact the ADA Coordinator Wally Terry at (256) 341-4505.

Go Here to Download the Recycling Program Calendar and Route Map.

Recycling Program Details. Click for more information.

Storm Water Management. Click for more information.

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Alcohol Sales Ordinance Details
Decatur's Sunday alcohol sales ordinance (PDF)

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Business License Renewal. Click for more information.

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