City Manager Tom Bonfield Retirement Events

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On September 30, Durham City Manager Tom Bonfield will retire after a 42-year public service career including 12 years in the Bull City. Join the City of Durham in recognizing his contributions to the community and celebrating his well-deserved retirement.

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Surprise Virtual retirement celebration

Friday, September 18
1-3 p.m.

Zoom Virtual Event

Join this virtual event to share a memory and wish Tom well in his next chapter. The event will be hosted in the Zoom platform.

Meeting ID: 836 0140 2552
Passcode: 145270

This event is planned for community stakeholders and former employees.

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Surprise retirement Parade

Tuesday, September 29
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

101 City Hall Plaza (view map)

Join in your vehicle for a retirement parade along City Hall Plaza to celebrate Tom with a wave, honk, or sign. See the parade route below.

This event is planned for community stakeholders and current and former employees. 


Contact Information

If you have questions about the retirement events, please contact Karmisha Wallace by email or call (919) 560-4222, ext. 11228.