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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Durham Hosts E-Waste & Textile Recycling, Paper Shredding Event June 1

City Staff at waste event

Free Event Open to All Durham Residents

DURHAM, N.C. – Durham residents looking for an easy and free way to recycle electronic waste (e-waste) and old textiles and clothing as well as shred confidential documents should attend the City of Durham’s E-Waste,...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Durham Hosts Bridging the Gap: Overcoming Barriers to Sustainable Business Growth

EOEA group training in City Hall chambers

What:  Bridging the Gap: Overcoming Barriers to Sustainable Business Growth

Who:  City of Durham Equal Opportunity/Equity Assurance Department

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  City Hall Council ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Durham’s Proposed FY 2019-20 Budget Focuses on Addressing Equity Issues

City Manager Tom Bonfield gives the FY2019-2020 Proposed Budget presentation in City Hall Chambers

DURHAM, N.C. – Citing how the FY 2019-2020 budget proposal enhances City of Durham efforts to address equity issues, City Manager Tom Bonfield highlighted that equity efforts are woven into existing and new initiatives to collectively make a bold statemen...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Most City of Durham Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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Residents Asked to Note Changes in City-Provided Services & Programs

DURHAM, N.C. – Most City of Durham offices, including City Hall and other non-emergency City operations, will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Police, fire, and...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

New Bull City Wrap Begins May 20

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New Bull City Wrap Begins May 20

New Bull City Wrap Begins May 20

  • Durham’s urban tier is changing dramatically. Find out what that could mean for future housing policies and programs. 
  • We’ll show you the important work that’s going on behind the sce...
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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Durham Hosts North Duke Street Proposed Sidewalk Facilities Meeting

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May 28 Drop-In Style Meeting to Collect Resident Input on Design Plans

DURHAM, N.C. – If you live, work, or travel along North Duke Street in Durham, you’ll want to mark your calendar for a meeting later this month to discuss pedestrian...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Odor & Taste Concerns in Tap Water

glass of water in front of Durham water source

Durham's water is safe to drink and use for all normal tap water purposes, and it continues to meet all drinking water quality standards even though it may not be as aesthetically pleasing as usual.

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Watch City Life: Vote Now for Participatory Budgeting Projects in Durham

Beverly Thompson sits across table from two members of the City's budget department

Now on Durham Television Network & YouTube; Audio Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher

This is an exciting time for Durham in many ways, but for one reason in particular in that we all now have the chance to vote this month in the inaugural participatory b...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Durham Seeks Resident Votes on Participatory Budgeting Projects

Collage of participatory budget project types - bus shelters, cross walks, school laptops, park impr

More than 500 ideas have been narrowed down to 40 projects and the City of Durham is asking residents to vote to help select the winning projects to be implemented over the next three fiscal years. Online and in-person voting available May 1-31.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Durham Police Department Registration is Underway for National Night Out 2019

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Neighborhoods, agencies and businesses are encouraged to support the celebration by organizing or sponsoring a National Night Out event or promotion on Tuesday, April 6. Register your event with the police department by July 12.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Durham Seeks Resident Input on Food Waste and Composting

Three hands holding dirt from worm bin

Online Survey Available Until May 31 in English and Spanish

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