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Resident Services

Since there's nothing worse than not being "in the know," we've created this part of our site to provide you with the numbers you need to get the services you want.

Cable

Cable television services are provided through Comcast. The phone number is 1-800-COMCAST.

DIRECTV

Phone: 800-DIRECTV

Electric

 Electrical service is provided through American Electric Power. Their phone number is 800-311-6424.

Garbage Services

The Village of Decatur has contracted with Waste Management for garbage pick-up every Tuesday. Please call Waste Management at 800-796-9696 to begin service. It is the property owner's responsibility to have garbage service changed into owner or renter's name by calling Waste Management. The billing for this service is handled by Waste Management. Garbage Service is mandatory by Village Ordinance. 

2017 Decatur Recycling Calendar

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Gas

Gas service is provided through Consumers Energy. Their phone number is 800-477-5050.

Internet Access

Business and personal Internet service for the Decatur area can also be obtained by calling:
Bloomingdale Communications Inc. at 800-377-3130
Local Link at 800-687-2202
AOL
Comcast
I-2000 at 888-234-4254
HughesNet   http://internet.hughesnet.com   1-877-388-0109

Leaf Removal

Village maintenance will pick up LEAF filled PAPER bags for disposal if put at the edge of the road. In leaf raking season, a leaf vacuum is also used for leaf disposal if leaves are raked to the edge of the road and piled for pick up. Twigs and branches must be separated from the leaves.

There is an ORDINANCE PROHIBITING BURNING OF ANY KIND (including leaves). Leaves should be raked to the roadside or put in PAPER bags for disposal and put by the roadside for village pick-up. PLEASE DO NO USE PLASTIC BAGS AND DO NOT BURN LEAVES !

Library

The Van Buren District Library/Webster Memorial Library is located at 200 N. Phelps Street. Please call for hours and happenings at (269) 423-4771.

Newspapers

Local:
Decatur Republican, published once a week on Thursdays. (269) 423-2411.

Area:

    Paw Paw: Courier Leader (Weekly), (269) 657-3072
    Dowagiac: Dowagiac Daily News (Daily), (269) 782-2101
    Kalamazoo: Gazette (Daily), (269) 388-8447
    Benton Harbor: Herald Palladium (Daily), 800-356-4262

    Paid Advertising Type Paper: free circulation
    Paw Paw Flashes, (269) 657-5080

Post Office

Located at 129 N. Phelps Street, please call for hours at 423-3391. The Village of Decatur zip code is 49045.

Sewer & Water

Water Quality Report:

You can request a copy at the Water & Sewer Report at the Water and Sewer Office, 114 N. Phelps Street in Decatur, Michigan. The report was printed in the Decatur Republican Newspaper in the June 2, 2016 issue. The report will not be mailed directly to consumers unless a copy is requested.

The information contained in the report is a snapshot of the quality of the water that the Village of Decatur provided in 2015. Included are details about where the water comes from, what it contains and how it compares to Environmental Protection Agency and state standards. Please feel free to contact the Village of Decatur at 269-423-6114, with any questions.

The Sewer & Water Department is located at 114 N. Phelps Street. Hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00 PM daily). (269) 423-6114 & FAX (269) 423-9047


Snow Removal


The Village of Decatur performs regular snow removal of all surface streets on an as needed basis throughout the winter months. For questions concerning snow removal, please call (269) 423-6114.

Telephone

Telephone service is provided to the Decatur area by Frontier  877-462-8188.  www.frontierinternet.com/availability

Welcome Packet

New Residents: Be sure to request a Welcome Packet from the Village Office.   The Decatur Welcome Packet is filled with valuable information about village services, civic organizations, local parks and recreational facilities, schools and more. It's a wonderful way to get familiar with Decatur, to have one mailed the cost is currently $5.00 s&h.