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Office of the City Manager

The Office of the City Manager is responsible for the administration of all City activities and services, primarily overseeing day-to-day functions and long range planning for the organization. Guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, the office ensures that City services support making Durham a great place to live, work and play by focusing on five strategic goals:
•  A Strong and Diverse economy
•  A Safe and Secure Community
•  Thriving and Livable Neighborhoods
•  A Well-Managed City
•  Stewardship of the City’s Physical Assets

Appointed by City Council, the manager implements policies and programs adopted by City Council and provides professional policy recommendations. General department oversight includes: City Council agendas and preparation and presentation of the City’s annual budget.

Department Divisions and Staff
City Manager’s Office Staff
Durham One Call
Public Affairs Office
Office on Youth

City Manager’s Report – Weekly news from the City Manager’s Office highlighting the latest happenings in Durham City Government.

Civilian Police Review Board Annual Reports
2012-2013 Report
2011-2012 Report 

Latest News and Information
City Manager’s CPRB-HRC Recommendations Update 9/18/14
Durham Human Relations Commission and Civilian Police Review Board Response and Executive Summary
2014-2015 Preliminary Budget
Our Trail - Our Town
Durham Performing Arts Center Financial Report