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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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March 18, 2015
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed Request for Proposals for the following material, equipment or services: Description: Auxiliary Baler.
RFP’s must be received before 2:00PM April 7, 2015 in the Purchasing
Department, 3rd floor City Hall and will be publically opened at that time.
Potential vendors must visit the site during the following dates: March 24-27th. Arrange visit with Recycling Manager Emily Johnson (256) 341-4770.
Due to grant requirements, all work must be completed and invoices received by August 31, 2015.

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March 16, 2015
BID OPPORTUNITY: The City of Decatur will accept sealed Request for Proposals for the following material, equipment or services: Description: Waste Transfer Station Chute Modifications.
RFPs must be received before 2:00 P.M. April 2, 2015, in the Purchasing Department, 3rd floor City Hall and will be publicly opened at that time.

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February 20, 2015
Decatur police officer receives Medal of Valor for fire rescue

December 8, 2014
DPD offers coffee, chat

November 26, 2014
Decatur Crime Drops in 2014

October 24, 2014
Pages of History: Civil War exhibit part of 150th anniversary celebration

October 23, 2014
City OKs depot renovation

October 10, 2014
4 businesses setting up shop in Decatur

October 6, 2014
All For The Kids: Decatur Youth Services' Bruce Jones reflects on 20 years of helping at-risk youths succeed

September 19, 2014
Decatur Police Department Summary: January 1 - June 30, 2014

August 19, 2014
The City of Decatur honored local restaurants for the 2014 Alabama Restaurant Week which runs from August 15-24

August 15, 2014
New owner for Port of Decatur

August 7, 2014
Downtown Business Buzzing

August 1, 2014
Parking changes in downtown Decatur

August 1, 2014
Decatur Youth Services preparing free school backpacks for youths

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March 20-April 25, 2015, 2015
Power, Poverty and the TVA Exhibition
Carnegie Visual Arts Center

March 28, 2015, 2015
Hooked on Decatur Bass Tournament
Ingalls Harbor Pavilion

March 28, 2015, 2015
Easter Eggstravaganza
Ingalls Harbor Pavilion

March 28-March 29, 2015, 2015
Olympic Development Program
Jack Allen Complex

April 2, 2015, 2015
State of the City Address
Ingalls Harbor Pavilion
7:30 A.M.-9:30 A.M.

April 11, 2015, 2015
River City Film Festival
1:30 P.M.-2:45 P.M.
Workshop and Brainstorming
Alabama Center for the Arts

2:00 P.M.-6:15 P.M.
Film Screenings
Princes Theatre

6:45 P.M.
Red Carpet Walk of Filmmakers

7:00 P.M.
Awards Ceremony
Princess Theatre

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Downtown Arts and Entertainment District Rules and Regulations

Downtown Event Planning Form

View Historic Walking Tours

Online Business Tax Payments

Register as a Bidder

State of the City Information

Downtown Parking Report

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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Community Videos. Watch now.

Free Prescription Discount Card. Click for more information.

Feedback Survey Citizen and Visitor Feedback Survey

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

Geographic Information System (GIS) New Window

Active Construction
Projects New Window

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Business License Renewal. Click for more information.

BuildFax Free Property History Reports

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2012 CVB Sports Hit the Target