The median on the south end of Hudson Memorial bridges will look prettier, and the map of Decatur’s police jurisdiction will change.
The landscaping project and PJ expansion were among several items approved Monday by City Council during a morning meeting.
The council unanimously OK’d agreements with the Alabama Department of Transportation that will allow the city to landscape and maintain the median at the U.S. 31/Sixth Avenue and Alabama 20/Wilson Street intersection.
Mayor Tab Bowling said the landscaping plan hasn’t been drawn up so he doesn’t know yet how much improving the median’s appearance will cost the city. A timetable for the project wasn’t available Monday.
The council agreed to provide upkeep for the median after landscaping is finished. Parks and Recreation Director Jason Lake said the city will pay a contractor $5,400 a year for the…