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If you’ve had your eye on the City of Decatur logo mask, you can now get yours and more from the Decatur Visitors Center Store! Visit www.decaturmerch.com for various masks, shirts, and other Decatur pride gifts and apparel. Hurry, items are going fast. Order yours for pickup today.

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The City of Decatur Fire Department have mask on hand for community members in need of one. Mask are available on a first come first serve basis and limited to one mask per person. Stop by Fire Station One at 230 E. Trinity Place any day before 8 p.m. and ring the doorbell for someone to come out to meet you. #MaskUpDecatur

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If you are a Decatur resident age 60 or older and in need of a face mask, please contact Lee Ann Harvey, Lifelong Community Manager, at leeann.harvey@decaturga.com or call her cell 770-652-8593 to arrange delivery of the mask.

Please pass this information along to your neighbors, especially those who do not have internet access.

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The City of Decatur’s Design Environment and Construction Division (DEC) is announcing that there will be a temporary road closure for Winn Way on July 18-19.

A portion of Winn Way near N. Arcadia will be closed on Saturday, July 18 from 6 a.m. through 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 19. The purpose of the closure is to enable the construction of a road safety feature in the street. The contractor, YLI Construction Co., will set up detour signs in the area.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact DEC Director John Maximuk at 678-710-5165 or John.Maximuk@decaturga.com. The on-site point of contact for YLH Construction Co. is Project Manager Wesley Stubblefield at 770-900-2042.

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We are at a moment in time when numerous conversations around racial injustice in our nation and in our community are happening. Many have acknowledged this is a time for listening, while others have focused on the need for action. Toward both of those ends, the Better Together Advisory Board is soliciting feedback from the Decatur community to better inform city officials about what is needed to improve racial equity in Decatur. We would appreciate if you would answer the survey questions and complete the demographic information.

The deadline to submit feedback is Monday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. https://www.opentownhall.com/portals/49/Issue_9218

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Decatur outdoor pools will open for daily swim Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Oakhurst indoor pool will remain closed at this time. McKoy and Ebster will close for weekday swimming on August 1 and will remain open on weekends through Labor Day. Glenlake Pool will remain open daily through Labor Day as well as the weekend following Labor Day.

Admission is $5 for each person older than 2. Resident Season Pool Passes are available for purchase at Webtrac.decaturga.com for $125. Individual passes are $45.

Total occupancy at each pool has been reduced to the following bather loads: 53 people at Glenlake Pool, 31 people at Ebster Pool, and 25 people at McKoy Pool. The new occupancy numbers allow for each person to have 160 square feet of clear space around themselves. Social distancing guidelines require 6ft of space in each direction, which would equal 144 square feet of space for each person. Bathrooms will be limited to 2 people at a time or immediate family members. Patrons should plan to limit visits to 2 hours in order to allow others to use the facilities. Patrons will be asked to exit the facility after 2 hours when others are waiting in line to enter the pool. Pool rentals are suspended until further notice.

For the safety of the community and staff the following guidelines are in place:

• Due to the reduction in pool occupancy, the pool admission fee will guarantee patrons a maximum of two hours at the pool. Patrons will record the time that they arrived at the pool on the sign in sheet. This policy will be enforced when there are patrons in line waiting to enter the pool.

• Maintain a distance of 6 ft. from others at all times. Parents are responsible for ensuring that their children are adhering to social distancing guidelines.

• All patrons must wear a mask while not in the pool or able to remain 6 ft. from others.

• Adult Swim is 20 minutes to allow lifeguards to wipe down high touch surfaces. All patrons younger than 18 will exit the pool at this time.

• Patrons are responsible for disinfecting pool furniture prior to use. Disinfectant will not be provided.

• Showers and changing rooms are closed. Restrooms are limited to two people at a time.

• Toys and balls are not allowed in the pool.

• Wearable flotation devices will be allowed in the pool, subject to the discretion of the lifeguards.

• No snack or food service. Patrons may bring their own food and drink to the pool. No glass.

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As we prepare to observe Independence Day on Monday, July 6 this is a friendly neighborhood reminder of the holiday scheduling for City of Decatur Solid Waste and Recycling Services: Regular services for Monday will be on Tuesday, July 7 and regular services for Tuesday will be on Wednesday, July 8.

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is rapidly increasing in DeKalb and across Georgia. Protect yourself and others by wearing a mask when you go outside, practice social distancing, stay home when possible and wash or sanitize your hands often. Testing is available and encouraged. For testing locations go to www.dekalbcountyga.gov/coronavirus.

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In order to continue to protect the health and safety of our community, please be advised that the July 4 fireworks are cancelled this year.

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Decatur City Buildings Remain Closed to Public Until Further Notice

In order to continue to protect the health and safety of our employees and community, City of Decatur office buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice.


Trash and recycling pickup remains curbside only during this time. Please call 404-377-5571 if you are unable to bring your trash to the curb.

Municipal Court

Municipal court sessions are canceled through mid-August. All court sessions have been rescheduled for at least 60-90 days out. Court staff will contact defendants via mail with new court dates. Defendants for court sessions related to the School Bus Crossing Arm will be contacted by American Traffic Solutions via mail with new hearing dates.  However, the ability to pay a citation online remains available in most cases.  Continue to check the city’s website for updated and on-going information regarding court operations. You may also contact the court at 678-553-6655.

Visitors Center

Decatur Visitors Center is closed until further notice.

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