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Decatur Diary | October 25, 2023

S. McDonough Traffic Calming Discussion Continues Nov. 8

Residents, commuters, College Heights ECLC parents, and others are encouraged to join us, Wednesday, Nov. 8, between 6-8pm for an open house conversation on proposed S. McDonough Street traffic calming. The gathering takes place in the cafeteria of the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center.

The meeting continues discussions begun September 27 seeking balance between city transportation policy, resident advocacy for safety improvements, and neighboring desires to maintain the convenience of established traffic patterns...

Decatur Diary | October 2, 2023

Coventry Road Traffic Calming Moves Forward; Take the Online Survey Now

On Thursday, September 28th, neighbors, commuters and others interested in traffic safety on Coventry Road from Scott Blvd. west to the city limits gathered to review the first round of potential designs, ask questions, and provide input...

Decatur Diary | September 18, 2023

Draft of Coventry Road Traffic Calming Recommendations Now Read for Public Review

Neighbors, commuters and others concerned about traffic safety on Coventry Road from Scott Blvd. west to the city limits gathered in July to review and share feedback on traffic data and potential roadway interventions. That feedback has now been incorporated into designs for public review.

Please join us Thursday, September 28th 6-8pm at Westchester Elementary School where the consultant team, together with city staff, will be on hand for discussion, questions, and other input.

Decatur Diary | August 24, 2023

Revised Design Released for Great Lakes Intersection

Earlier this summer, Decatur Public Works staff held an on-site meeting with Great Lakes neighbors where proposed design improvements for the intersection of Huron and Champlain Streets were presented for resident input. Beyond previously recommended improvements like a narrowed entry to Champlain Street, a new crosswalk and ADA-compliant ramps, and bioretention for stormwater, residents may now notice a number of additional modifications based on the feedback received...

Decatur Diary | June 7, 2023

City Sharing Recommended Improvements for Great Lakes Intersection

City of Decatur Public Works staff will be sharing proposed design improvements for the intersection of Huron and Champlain Streets on Wednesday, June 14, from 6-7pm. The gathering will take place on-site at the affected intersection. Great Lakes residents and other interested neighbors are invited to drop by, provide input, and ask questions...

Decatur Diary | June 22, 2021

Full Decatur Strategic Plan Draft Ready for Community Review

After more than 18 months of community conversation about Decatur’s to-do list for the next decade, an initial draft of the 2020 Strategic Plan is now available, following a June 21 presentation to a joint gathering of the City Commission and Planning Commission.

Whether you’re new to the process or here since the beginning, you’re now encouraged to provide final thoughts on the emerging plan. Online public review and commenting will remain open until July 23...

Decatur Diary | February 23, 2021

Into the Home Stretch: Applying What We’ve Learned

After more than a year of intensive community collaboration, we’re ready to test ideas to include in the City of Decatur’s Strategic Plan for the coming decade. Here’s the latest update...

Decatur Diary | December 7, 2020

2020 Strategic Planning Process Talks Housing this Thursday

The second of four Decatur 202 Zoom discussions — this time on housing affordability — is scheduled for 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 10. Make sure you’re plugged into the conversation by registering here...

Decatur Diary | November 11, 2020

A Vision Coming Into Focus: Decatur 202 sessions set to dig deeper

Take a bow, Decatur.

Despite the challenges of a global pandemic and the limitations on in-person meetings that the crisis requires, hundreds of residents have kept the conversation going, setting the stage for the next phase of our Strategic Plan process. Here’s where we are in that process:

On Thursday, November 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., everyone’s invited to the first of four virtual sessions designed to narrow in on priorities for the Plan. We’re calling these sessions Decatur 202s, since they’re part info sharing and part community discussion...

Decatur Diary | October 20, 2020

The Community Conversation Continues: Welcome to the Virtual Forums

Let’s keep the discussion going.

As the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic persist, Decatur’s Destination: 2030 strategic planning process remains committed to capturing the full range of ideas and opinions held by Decatur residents.

That’s why we’re rolling out the Strategic Plan Virtual Forums, an online meeting place where those who live here, work here, worship, play or shop here can add to or comment on the topics raised during the recently completed Citizen Roundtables — or put something new on the table. And it can all be done at your own convenience via a smartphone or a home computer...
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