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We added two new topics for discussion on Open City Hall:

1.) Should the City continue its Smart Growth strategy in downtown Decatur?
2.) Should major intersections be rebuilt to promote bicycle and pedestrian uses, even if motorists are inconvenienced?

Add your thoughts and see what other participants are saying by clicking on the Open City Hall link on the www.decaturga.com homepage (see image above for clarification) or click here.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Open City Hall forum on Annexation. The statements were shared with the commissioners. They voted unanimously to defer consideration of a large-scale annexation plan and revisit the issue in 2011.

Although the Annexation topic is closed, the Urban Farming forum is still open for comments.

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Decatur is seeking input from the community regarding annexation and urban farming.  Go to www.decaturga.com and click on City Services (the City Hall building on the front page).  You will see a link to Open City Hall.  Click on that and register your name and address, read the information and post your opinions and comments.  You may choose to remain anonymous next to your comment but you must register your name and address for verification. 

Decatur is partnering with Peak Democracy and the Alliance for Innovation to be a pilot site for this program which allows public participation without having to attend a public meeting.  Be one of the first to give your opinion online and read what others have to say.  If you change your mind, you can always go back in and change your viewpoint.

The city will post a total of six questions for feedback over the next few months.  At the end of the process, Peak Democracy will provide a report to the city that includes the number of participants, the opinions, and the quadrants in which participants live.

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