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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Durham Emergency Rental Assistance Program to Pause Accepting New Applications on October 4


Temporary Pause Necessary to Determine Sufficient Funding Remains for Existing Applications

Durham residents seeking emergency rental assistance now have until October 4 to submit their applications before the Durham Emergency Rental Assistance Program (Du...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Durham’s Annual Big Sweep Litter Cleanup Set for October 2

Join a litter cleanup

Help us create a cleaner community this October as part of Durham’s Annual Big Sweep! Grab your family and friends and head out to a neighborhood, park, or creek to pick up litter. Learn more about the event and how to get involved.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

911 Staffing Update from the Durham Emergency Communications Center Director

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The Durham Emergency Communications Center (DECC) recognizes it is critically important to fully staff our 911 center with well-trained professionals to serve anyone in need of emergency assistance. I want everyone to know that we are answering 911 calls,...

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Durham Emergency Communications Department
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Solid Waste Collection Schedule to Change for Some Households Starting October 4

Curbside Collection Schedule Change

Route Changes Needed to Better Balance Number of Households Collected Daily; Impacted Households Mailed Postcards Last Week

If you’re noticing that your garbage, recycling, or yard waste carts are not collected as scheduled, an upcoming route collection da...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Durham Celebrates Minority Businesses with 2021 MED Week Events

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Durham business owners will get their chance next month to learn how to connect their business with more opportunities during the Bull City’s observance of 2021 Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week

The City of Durham, in partnership with c...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

2021 Demo Day to Celebrate Innovate Durham Program on September 29

image of Downtown Durham with City-County logo

Later this month, the Durham community is invited to a free virtual event to learn more about the work accomplished by the 2021 Innovate Durham cohort participants at the program’s fourth annual Demo Day.  

Innovate Durham is a program that allows...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Watch City Life: Durham Pavement Condition Survey Underway

Host Beverly Thompson discusses the pavement condition survey

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

If there’s one thing almost all drivers agree on, it’s that we want to drive on smooth, pothole-free roads. That’s exactly what the City’s Public Works team wants to hap...

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City Life Video Update
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Durham’s 2021 Annual Sewer Report Now Available to the Public

Department of Water Management Collections Systems personnel in the field flushing sewer lines.

Latest Report Reveals 20-year Low in Sewer Spill Volume

Do you ever wonder what happens once you flush the toilet? Depending on where you live in Durham, your waste could flow to either the City’s North or South Durham Water Reclamation Facilitie...

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City of Durham News