Police Department Unveils New Utility Terrain Vehicles; Final Angier-Driver Streetscape Design Ready
DTV8’s “City Hall This Week” will debut a new show tonight at 8 p.m. Hosted by Senior Public Affairs Specialist Amy Blalock, this show will feature the following highlights and other topics of interest. You can also watch this new episode on demand at http://www.YouTube.com/CityofDurhamNC.
Final Angier-Driver Streetscape Design Now Completed
The final design for the Angier-Driver streetscape project is now completed. The City unveiled the design to the public during a neighborhood meeting on September 10. The project addresses streetscape designs at the intersection of Angier Avenue and Driver Street. The goal is to create an aesthetically pleasing, safe and functional backdrop for this important commercial area. Construction on the streetscape project is expected to be complete by October 2014.
Durham Police Department Unveils New Tool for Patrolling Hard-to-Reach Areas
The Durham Police Department has a new tool for patrolling at large events and for use in hard-to-reach areas. Three new police-outfitted utility terrain vehicles will allow officers to have better access to the American Tobacco Trail, other greenways and parks, and at large events and festivals. Captain D.C. Allen explains why the vehicles are needed.
Durham Parks and Recreation Announces New Programs for Preschoolers
The I.R. Holmes Sr. Recreation Center at Campus Hills is expanding its programs for preschoolers. New special events will be held every month for children ages 2-6. Pre-registration and a small fee are required. In addition, a “Total Tot Time” will be offered in the gym from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. For more information, visit http://www.DPRPlayMore.org.
“What Durham Is Saying” Focuses on Customer Service
What is the City doing to make sure it’s providing the highest levels of customer service to residents? In which areas of customer service are residents most satisfied and which areas need improvement? How is Durham One Call providing a centralized way for residents to get the help they need? Call Center Manager Marcelle Brawner explains how Durham One Call helps residents get their questions answered.
About “City Hall This Week”
"City Hall This Week," a news program dedicated to informing Durham residents and City employees about what’s going on inside Durham's City Hall, airs daily at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 8 p.m. on DTV8 (Time Warner Cable channel 8). The show is also available for on demand viewing at http://www.DurhamNC.gov/DTV8 or on the City’s YouTube channel at http://www.YouTube.com/CityofDurhamNC. For more information, call (919) 560-4123, “like” http://www.Facebook/CityofDurhamNC, or “follow” http://www.Twitter.com/CityofDurhamNC.