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Decatur Diary | October 11, 2019

Final Stormwater Master Plan Meeting Wednesday the 16th

For the past year, Decatur residents, city staff, and a project consultant team have been working through stormwater issues as part of updating the city's Stormwater Master Plan.

On Wednesday, October 16 from 6-8pm at the Decatur Recreation Center, we'll finally have opportunity to review the draft plan and its proposed projects, policies, and priorities addressing stormwater concerns and improving stormwater management throughout the city. Attendees will have opportunity to review the recommendations and provide feedback to the team...

Decatur Diary | September 25, 2019

Additional Stormwater Modeling Results Now Available

If you attended July’s Stormwater Academy meeting, you learned about initial results from the model of the City’s stormwater infrastructure. As part of the year-long effort to update the City's Stormwater Master Plan, the model allows the planning team to simulate storm events to identify where the capacity of the infrastructure may be deficient...

Decatur Diary | August 28, 2019

Last Opportunity for Stormwater Master Plan Input

Over the past year, Decatur residents have joined together with city staff and their AECOM consultant team to discuss all aspects of stormwater management in Decatur. They’ve kicked off the process, explored infrastructure via an Oakhurst walking tour, discussed regulations and options, considered approaches, and set priorities for evaluating potential projects.

The end goal? An updated master plan detailing the city’s stormwater objectives and initiatives for the next two decades...

Decatur Diary | August 5, 2019

Input Provided as Stormwater Master Plan Moves Forward

Imagine being handed a list of 50 projects — some big, some small — and being tasked with prioritizing them. By what criteria would you do so? Easiest ones first? Preference for those benefitting the most people? By cost?

Such was the case Tuesday evening, July 30, as Decatur residents gathered for the final public input session of the city’s year-long Stormwater master planning process. Up for consideration was how, when facing the many recommended projects expected within the final plan, the city should determine which to tackle first...

Decatur Diary | July 29, 2019

Don’t Forget: Stormwater meeting Tuesday evening, 6-8pm

Make plans now to join us for the next in our series of Stormwater Master Plan meetings, Tuesday, July 30, from 6-8pm at the Decatur Recreation Center (231 Sycamore Street). Everyone’s welcome...

Decatur Diary | July 10, 2019

Save the Date: Stormwater meeting to set project priorities

For nearly a year now, residents have been coming together with the city and its AECOM consultant team to help map out a Stormwater Master Plan to carry us through the next decade.

You’re invited to join us for the next in this series of meetings, Tuesday, July 30, from 6-8pm at the Decatur Recreation Center (231 Sycamore Street). Everyone’s welcome...

Decatur Diary | May 6, 2019

Open House Explores Stormwater Approaches: Residents chime in

A steady stream of residents filtered through the Legacy Park dining hall Wednesday night, May 1, reviewing key stormwater challenges identified during the current master planning process, and evaluating approaches for overcoming them...

Decatur Diary | April 30, 2019

Reminder: Stormwater Master Plan Meeting Tomorrow Night, 6-8pm

Decatur neighbors are reminded to join us, Wednesday, May 1, from 6-8pm for the next in our series of meetings to develop Decatur’s updated Stormwater Master Plan. The meeting will be held in the Legacy Park Dining Hall at 500 S. Columbia Drive. Everyone’s welcome...

Decatur Diary | April 16, 2019

Evaluate ideas at our next stormwater meeting

Make plans now to join with your neighbors, Wednesday, May 1, from 6-8pm for the next in our series of meetings to develop Decatur’s updated Stormwater Master Plan. The meeting will be held in the Legacy Park Dining Hall at 500 S. Columbia Drive. Everyone’s welcome...

Decatur Diary | January 25, 2019

Residents Discuss Stormwater Regulations and Options

As if to reinforce the point, heavy storms again rolled through Wednesday evening as an enthusiastic group of Decatur neighbors gathered at the Rec Center to discuss stormwater regulations.

Their collective input, in a nutshell: Give us options and clarity...

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