Any displaced dock owners would have first choice to move to the new docks, the city said in a statement.
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State Rep. Brad Halbrook announced Thursday that he will run for reelection in the 107th House District, where he lives, while Dan Caulkins will run in the neighboring 88th House District.
The city of Decatur is accepting applications for the latest round of COVID-19 small business relief, the city has announced.
The Illinois Attorney General’s office ruled that the DeWitt County Board violated the state’s Open Meetings Act when it voted in July to suspend the issuance of building permits for ongoing construction of a wind farm.
Some Decatur residents have begun receiving notices stating that their electricity supplier is changing.
Drivers needing a behind-the-wheel road test, REAL ID, standard driver’s license or ID card will need to make an appointment for their visit to the Bloomington Driver Services Facility, Secretary of State Jesse White announced Wednesday.
Also approved was the purchase of two properties at 4147 East Faries Parkway and 3941 East Faries Parkway.
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Decatur city officials have submitted their recommended fiscal year 2022 budget proposal.
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