City Manager's Office

Mission Statement


Provide executive leadership that engages organizational and community resources to improve the quality of life in Durham.

Responsibilities


The Office of the City Manager is responsible for the management of all city activities and services, primarily overseeing day-to-day functions and long range planning for the organization.

Appointed by City Council, the manager implements policies and programs adopted by City Council and provides professional policy recommendations. 

City Manager Tom Bonfield

City Manager Tom Bonfield headshot

Programs & Divisions

Durham One Call

Central point of contact for information and services offered by the City of Durham.

Office of Public Affairs

Communicates the City’s activities, services, and events through the City’s official channels.

Office on Youth

Works to elevate youth voices and enhance services and programs for youth.

Police Accountability

Find information and reports related to oversight of the Durham Police Department.

Department Highlights