Posts tagged with "Decatur Community Coalition"

Decatur City Commission will hear school GO bond report and consider becoming a ‘Welcoming City’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 1, 2015

Decatur’s City Commission meets Monday, March 2, and City Schools Superintendent Phyllis Edwards will give an information briefing about a plan to borrow millions for school construction. The information briefing will be held at the work session, which begins at 6:45 pm. The meeting will be held at City Hall, located at 509 N. McDonough St. […]

In the budget – $25k to address racial profiling

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 2, 2014

The city of Decatur is putting money in the budget to address concerns about racial profiling by police officers. City Manager Peggy Merriss said the city is crafting several formal responses to recommendations the Decatur Community Coalition made at the City Commission’s April 21 meeting. The current budget proposal includes $25,000 in “placeholder” money for […]

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