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Decatur City Council approves alcohol consumption at Christmas Walk as COVID-19 positivity rate surges - See more 

Decatur Police Department and recent shootings to be discussed at study session - Read more

Outsourcing of public works duties to out-of-town firm may be more costly than hiring additional city staff - Learn more 

Enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines as a condition of city licenses approved by the city council - See more

Decatur's neighborhood revitalization initiative does not keep pace with rate of blight - Read more  

Restricting the ability for public comment at council meetings was shortsighted - Learn more

Councilman David Horn to run for re-election - See more

Dr. David J. Horn proudly serves on the city council in Decatur, IL.  His term runs from May 2017 - April 2021.

Information about recent and upcoming Decatur City Council meetings, as well as the latest news about David's work on the council, can be found on this webpage.  Visit Councilman David Horn's Facebook Page - Horn for Decatur for timely information on topics to be discussed at council meetings, summaries of each meeting, statistics about the city, and responses to concerns of community members. 

Decatur City Council member David Horn is here to help.  Please contact him at 217-358-5003 or when he can be of assistance.  Contact information for all members of the city council can be found on the city's website (   

The Decatur City Council meets on the first and third Monday of each month (except during holidays when the meeting is held on Tuesday).  The council may also meet for study sessions and special meetings during other Mondays.  The agenda and documents for each meeting are posted on the city's website the Thursday evening preceding the council meeting (

Meetings take place at 5:30 PM in the City Council Chamber located on the third floor of the Decatur Civic Center (1 Gary K. Anderson Place).  Free parking is available in the lot immediately south of the entrance.  Citizens are encouraged to attend, and 3 minutes per citizen is allotted for public comment near the beginning of each meeting.   

"One of the most important qualities of a leader is to listen, and my first priority has been to meet with as many of the citizens of Decatur as I can.  Whether the individuals that I met were struggling or prospering there has been one common theme: Decatur is a kind, caring, compassionate community.  Decatur is a city poised for positive transformation with its best days ahead of it." -David Horn

Horn for Decatur
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