Main & Water Streets IDOT Open House – Nov. 2

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

Ribbon cut on Carrie Lane Supportive Housing

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!

The City was proud to help make this possible by investing $250,000 in HOME Investment Partnership funds, which allowed them to secure a $5-million grant to build this facility.

Decatur receives $750,000 USDA urban forestry grant

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