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Decatur Diary | February 7, 2022

Stormwater Drainage Projects Continue to Seek Resident Input

On January 11, 12 and 18, residents of the first four stormwater improvement areas identified in the 2020 Stormwater Master Plan were invited to attend one of three listening sessions on stormwater drainage issues impacting their community. The four focus areas include portions of North Decatur Road, Superior Avenue, Willow Lane, Ferndale Drive, Derrydown Way, South Columbia Drive, Hilldale Drive, Park Drive, Candler Drive, Brower Street, and McClean Street.

During each session, residents were provided background on the projects and an opportunity to provide individual feedback on drainage issues they have witnessed. For those unable to attend, the project team invites residents to provide feedback by Monday, February 28, 2022, via the questionnaire form below. To aid in completion, meeting materials from the listening sessions are also available for download and review...

Decatur Diary | January 11, 2022

Reminder: Stormwater Drainage Project Meetings Begin Tonight

Decatur residents, particularly those in the project areas detailed below, are reminded that the City’s Stormwater Drainage Project listening sessions begin tonight at Legacy Park, Dining Hall, 500 S. Columbia Drive from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The meetings are an opportunity for the City to hear from affected or interested residents in each neighborhood. Such input will form the basis for the subsequent design of interventions to address stormwater issues in those areas.

Tonight’s meeting will cover North Decatur Road, Superior Avenue, Willow Lane, and Ferndale Drive. Details on our remaining meetings can be found in this post...

Decatur Diary | December 15, 2021

Stormwater Drainage Projects Seek Residential Input

During its October 18, 2021 meeting, the Decatur City Commission approved moving forward with the recommendations contained within the City of Decatur 2020 Stormwater Master Plan, following implementation strategies presented on August 16. The first four of these stormwater improvement projects are now scheduled to begin...

Decatur Diary | February 22, 2021

With Storm Water Master Plan Complete, What’s Next?

In December 2020, the City Commission concluded two years of community engagement with their adoption of a new Storm Water Master Plan (SWMP).  The plan details our community intentions for mitigating flooding, solving existing drainage problems, and improving water quality and quality of life in Decatur...

Decatur Diary | December 11, 2020

Storm Water Master Plan Adopted by Decatur City Commission

In a unanimous vote, Decatur’s City Commission adopted the city’s updated Storm Water Master Plan at their Monday, December 7, 2020 meeting. The action completes over two years of community participation and input...

Decatur Diary | December 3, 2020

City Commission to Consider Stormwater Master Plan Adoption, Monday, Dec. 7

Over two years of community effort comes to a close Monday night, December 7 at 7:30pm, as Decatur's City Commission considers the now updated Storm Water Master Plan for adoption.  The Commission meeting will be held virtually...

Decatur Diary | November 13, 2020

Storm Water Master Plan to be Discussed in City Commission Work Session

It's been over two years in the making and now, the Decatur Storm Water Master Plan will be presented to the Decatur City Commission in a work session on Monday, November 16 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

The work session is a time for our City Commissioners to learn about the plan, ask questions, and discuss its contents with the planning team. The public is welcome to view via livestream. The session, like all Commission work sessions, will not include opportunity for public input, but the Commission will not take any action on the plan until received in a regular Commission meeting at a later date.

Decatur Diary | September 25, 2020

It’s Your Final Week for Storm Water Master Plan Input

Have you reviewed and commented on Decatur's draft Storm Water Master Plan? If not, you're running out of time. We're down to the last week of our month-long public comment period so make sure we hear from you by Friday, October 2...

Decatur Diary | September 18, 2020

Crowd Tunes in for Virtual Storm Water Master Plan Meeting

With the steady rains of Tropical Storm Sally saturating the soil outside their homes, roughly 60 Decatur residents tuned in to an online meeting on Wednesday, September 16, to discuss exactly that: storm water, and the city’s plans to address it in the years ahead...

Decatur Diary | September 15, 2020

Don’t Miss Out: Virtual Storm Water Master Plan meeting Wednesday night, 6-8pm

Whether you’ve been engaged in Decatur's Storm Water Master Plan process since the beginning or are just now plugging in, make plans now to attend our online meeting, September 16 at 6pm...
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