Decatur, IL – Work has started on the Brush College/Faries Parkway Overpass Project. Stay up to date with the project by visiting our opens in a new windowproject page.
Decatur, IL – City Council will soon consider changes to garbage/recycling services in Decatur. A public hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 in the City Council Chambers on the 3rd floor of the Decatur Civic Center to get feedback on these services. See a summary of proposed changes and proposed rates, and provide feedback opens in a new windowhere
Decatur, IL – A new community garden will beautify and supply fresh fruits and vegetables to the Johns Hill neighborhood for years to come. The Southside Improvement Association (SIA), City, ADM, Block by Block, and Johns Hill School are collaborating to create a community garden. Read more about the project opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file
Decatur, IL – Highlights from the October 16, 2023, Decatur City Council meeting include discussion on the property tax levy and measures to curb video gaming, and the approval of purchasing a public safety surveillance trailer. Read the highlights opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file
Decatur, IL – We need your feedback! IDOT is continuing to plan for long-term improvements to US Rt. 51 in Decatur, both north and south, between Eldorado & Pershing Streets. They want to hear from YOU again what you would like to see done with this major thoroughfare. Open House is Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Main Street Church of the Living God – 2000 N Main St. Follow the opens in a new windowFacebook event to stay updated
Decatur, IL – The Decatur Regional Chamber of Commerce helped Woodford Homes and the Macon County Mental Health Board cut the ribbon on Carrie Lane Supportive Housing this week. The facility will soon provide safe, affordable, independent housing options for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities – much needed in our community!
Decatur, IL – The Country Club boat ramps and the Lost Bridge boat ramps on Lake Decatur will be removed this week and closed for the season. This is due to low water levels, caused by a lack of rain, evaporation, and usage. Boaters may still access the lake using the Nelson Park boat ramps.
Decatur, IL – Highlights from the October 2, 2023, Decatur City Council meeting include the Council designating two honorary streets, and the approval of a counseling/education program for homebuyers. Read more opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file
Decatur, IL – Hundreds of trees will be planted throughout urban Decatur over the next several years thanks to a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The five-year project will invest $150,000 in urban forestry projects each year in Decatur, increasing the existing tree inventory of both entities by planting hundreds of additional trees each year. Read more opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file
Decatur, IL – The Decatur City Council met Monday evening to learn more about recent improvements to the water system and discuss what strategies the City should pursue to ensure a resilient supply of water for both drinking and industrial purposes. Read more opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file