Decatur’s school board and city commission are holding a rare joint meeting 7-9 p.m. Oct. 24 (Thursday) on the first floor of the Wilson School Support Center, 125 Electric Ave.
Decatur’s commission recently amended its Unified Development Ordinance to add requirements for family and assisted restrooms and baby changing stations in new and “substantially renovated” commercial and public buildings.
Even before Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne announced her retirement last week, Decatur had prepared a long-range succession strategy.
Decatur’s commission recently passed an electric scooter ordinance after an 8-month interim agreement with Lime, the only scooter company currently operating within city limits.
After 36½ years in Decatur Lyn Menne, Assistant City Manager for Community & Economic Development, announced Friday she’s retiring effective Nov. 1.
Decatur began construction and installation this week on a pedestrian hybrid beacon across from Westchester Elementary School on Scott Boulevard.
Since January Decatur has had an interim agreement with Lime, the only scooter company currently operating within city limits.
As the debate over e-scooters rages on in the city of Atlanta and beyond, other intown leaders are tinkering with another solution: riding-sharing using a souped-up, low-speed electric cart.
Building the new network costs a shade under $2 million. When finished it will provide uninterrupted communications services for 14 city and 10 school sites, including the Decatur Police and Fire Departments.
Downtown Decatur advocate George Dusenbury is running for the District 1 city commission seat currently held by Scott Drake, who announced his retirement earlier this summer.