Future fees; Fire chief proposes payment for services

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur could soon approve a number of fees that would be charged for services rendered by the fire department.

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Now permitted: Council approves change to downtown apartment rules

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved a zoning change that will allow for an apartment building downtown.

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New council begins work, considers zoning change

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018
By Brian Knox

Three Decatur City Council members and the mayor took the oath of office at Monday's meeting.

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Options for Hale Street corridor discussed

Published Saturday, May 5, 2018
By Brian Knox

The city of Decatur will look at moving forward with a plan to create a mixed use corridor along Hale Street.

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Council approves trash cart plan

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

Green trash carts will be coming to Decatur this summer. The city council Monday approved a request by Waste Connections of Texas to provide residents with 95-gallon trash carts.

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Meeting slated on Hale Street

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

A new business is about to go in at the west end of Hale Street in Decatur. The question is, could more businesses locate along Hale Street in the future?

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City of Decatur hosts discussion on downtown land use

Published Saturday, April 21, 2018
By Brian Knox

A proposal to expand a mixed land use designation near downtown Decatur has drawn a mixed reaction from local property owners.

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Input sought on downtown land use

Published Saturday, April 14, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur residents have a chance next week to provide input and ask questions about a possible change in the downtown land use map.

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Decatur City Council approves bond refunding

Published Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur city leaders received some good news at Monday's council meeting: the city will be saving some money over the next 10 years.

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Daycare not permitted; Bohn cites safety concern in swing vote to deny

Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

After more than an hour of discussion about a specific use permit (SUP) application for a daycare at the entrance of the South Martin Branch neighborhood in Decatur, the SUP failed to receive a "super-majority" vote of council members Monday.

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Moving ahead: Decatur City Council authorizes bond sale for business park

Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Brian Knox

Decatur has moved another step closer to the creation of a business park off Farm Road 2264.

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No kids: Council puts daycare decision in timeout

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Brian Knox

A decision on a proposed preschool/daycare at the entrance to the South Martin Branch Subdivision in Decatur will have to wait until later this month.

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Proposed daycare draws comments

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

During a public hearing portion of Monday's Decatur City Council meeting, the council heard a first reading of a specific use permit application for a daycare.

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Decatur City Council hears presentation on trash carts

Published Saturday, February 17, 2018
By Brian Knox

The City of Decatur may soon consider a proposal for residential trash containers.

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4 file for Decatur city council

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Voters in Decatur will have at least one contested race and an incumbent seeking a different place on the city council.

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City of Decatur approves county’s variance request

Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved a variance request by Wise County related to requirements for sidewalks and curb and gutter for property along Old Reunion Road.

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Decatur City Council approves new communications tool

Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved a new public safety communications tool that could provide critical information to first responders in an emergency.

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City of Decatur considers zoning; Workshop to address downtown land use extension

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Brian Knox

Decatur's city council and planning and zoning commission will hold a joint workshop Monday to discuss a number of items, including possibly extending the downtown land use district.

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Meeting Previews for the week of Saturday, November 25, 2017

Published Saturday, November 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Nov. 27, has been canceled.

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Decatur City Council approves Fernihough’s sign request

Published Saturday, October 28, 2017
By Brian Knox

The Decatur City Council Monday approved a number of planning and zoning items, including granting a sign variance and approving an encroachment agreement with a local business in the city's extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ).

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