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Decatur holding ‘Touch a Budget’ event on March 31


Decatur holding ‘Touch a Budget’ event on March 31

Decatur City Hall.
Decatur City Hall

Decatur City Hall

People interested in the city of Decatur’s finances can get an in-depth look at an event being hosted by the city on March 31.

The annual “Touch a Budget” event begins at 5 pm and ends at 7 pm. It will be held at the Decatur Recreation Center, located at 231 Sycamore St.

More from the city of Decatur:

New this year are the “In the Spotlight” break out sessions that focus on one department’s key projects and initiatives. Community members who are interested in hearing about a particular department are encouraged to attend the appropriate spotlight session. The “In the Spotlight” schedule is as follows:

5:00 – 5:15           Active Living and CYS

5:20 – 5:35           Community & Economic Development

5:40 – 5:55           Administrative Services

6:00 – 6:15           Police

6:20 – 6:35           Fire

6:40 – 6:55           Public Works and DEC

In addition, City Schools of Decatur will be holding two public presentations on March 31 at 9:30 am and 6:30 pm regarding several topics, including the system’s rising enrollment and pursuit of a general obligation bond for school construction.

“Please join City Schools of Decatur on March 31, 2015 at 9:30 am or 6:30 pm in the Board of Education Room at the Central Office at Beacon Hill (125 Electric Avenue) for an opportunity to learn more about these important topics,” the announcement from CSD says.