Economic & Community Development

Director of Development:
Dane Shaw

(256) 341-4505

Dane Shaw serves as the Director of Development for the City of Decatur. This role serves as a means to ensure strong partnerships with other organizations whose missions are to make Decatur a destination city, to attract investment that builds a vibrant economy, to strengthen the heart of the city, and to enhance neighborhood livability.

The evaluation of the city’s economic and community development processes and programs are a priority. Coordination and communication with the city council, other agencies within the city, county and state, as well as the community are all key components to continuing to build a strong community with a high quality of life for all of Decatur’s citizens.