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This is a weekly blog post that lists all of the events and sales going on around town. It will be updated daily. If you would like to add an event, email renae.madison@decaturga.com.

Sunday, May 28

 

Wednesday, May 31

Thursday, June 1

Saturday, June 3

 

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W Howard public information meeting

The City of Decatur is exploring ideas to improve the safety, comfort, and sense of place along Howard Avenue.

A study is underway to examine solutions that will transform Howard Avenue into a more lively street, using public art, landscaping, street furniture, lighting, and programming.

The community is invited to join an open discussion on project ideas that have already been received, and to share additional thoughts and ideas about how to improve this corridor.

When: Thursday, June 1, 6- 7:30 p.m.

Where: Atlanta Friends Meeting,  701 W Howard Ave, Decatur, GA 30030

For more information, contact Michelle Hirose, Senior Engineer, at Michelle.Hirose@decaturga.com

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This is a reminder that all city offices are closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.

Regular solid waste and recycling services for Monday and Tuesday are as follows:

Monday trash and recycling pick up will be on Tuesday, May 30

Tuesday trash and recycling pick up will be on Wednesday, May 31

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This is a weekly blog post that lists all of the events and sales going on around town. It will be updated daily. If you would like to add an event, email renae.madison@decaturga.com.

Tuesday, May 23

Wednesday, May 24

 

Friday, May 26

Saturday, May 27

 

 

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Decatur Public Works Week

May 22- 26 is National Public Works Week. This year’s theme is “Public Works Connects Us,” celebrating the vital role public works employees play in connecting the community. Public Works provides, maintains, and improves the structures and services that assure a higher quality of life for your communities.

Decatur will begin the celebration Monday, with a kickoff at the Public Works department, followed by a host of events throughout the week. Be sure to thank the public works staff for their hard work and dedication to the city.

Schedule of Events:

May 22-Kick-Off- Public Works, 7:30 a.m.

May 23– Metro Branch Meeting, 11:30 a.m.- College Park

May 24– Community Outreach at Clairemont Elementary, 9-11:30 a.m.

May 25-Proclamation by Governor Deal, 10 a.m.

May 26-Employee Appreciation Luncheon, 12:30 p.m.

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May Open Office Hour

Decatur will host its third Open Office Hour with City Manager Peggy Merriss on Monday, May 22 from 7 – 8 p.m. Ms. Merriss will speak for approximately 15-20 minutes on the topic of the city organization and the budgeting process. The FY 2017-2018 budget is now available for review and can be found at www.decaturga.com/budget.

The community is invited to tune in to watch and listen, and will be able and encouraged to submit questions related to the topic live, beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, via Twitter, Facebook, email or phone. If you already have a question in mind related to this topic area, submit it by visiting the Open City Hall page. The deadline for sending questions in advance is 2 p.m. on May 22, 2017.

The meeting will be streamed live on the city’s website. Participants will be able to submit questions live beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday via the following:

Facebook: City of Decatur GA- Government
Twitter: @downtowndecatur
E-mail: openofficehour@decaturga.com
Phone: Number will be post Monday at 6:45 p.m.

 

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DYC flyer pic

The Decatur Youth Council is hosting its first ever Field Day Festival this Sunday, May 21 from 1-4 pm at McKoy Park,1000 Adams St. The community is invited to come out and enjoy kickball with the city’s police officers and fire fighters, outdoor games, food trucks, and free popsicles.

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Check it out – www.decaturga.com/budget

If you’d prefer to look through a hard copy, there are public copies available for review in the City Clerk’s Office, City Manager’s Office and Personnel Office (509 N. McDonough St) as well as at the Decatur Library (215 Sycamore St.)

Curious to learn more about the city organization and this year’s proposed budget? Tune in this upcoming Monday (5/22/17) to the City’s streaming video feed to watch and listen to City Manager Peggy Merriss talk about these topics during the 3rd edition of our new web series “Open Office Hour.”

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The City of Decatur is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a 2017 Playful City USA Community by the National non-profit KaBOOM!#PLAYceforkids

For more information on this designation visit the Be Active Decatur blog.

Feel free to show us how you play in Decatur by tagging us in photos on Facebook, Instagram (@cityofdecaturga) and Twitter (@downtowndecatur), and use the hashtags #playDecatur #PLACEforkids. 

 

 

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This is a weekly blog post that lists all of the events and sales going on around town. It will be updated daily. If you would like to add an event, email renae.madison@decaturga.com.

Tuesday, May 16

Wednesday, May 17

Friday, May 19

  • Galeria Regina/New Acropolis Gallery Event, 6:30- 10 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 20

 

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