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Posted on: June 22, 2021

National Night Out 2021 – Back on the Block!

National Night Out logo

Neighborhood Coordinators Invited to Register Durham NNO Events

After taking a year off for in-person events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, National Night Out (NNO) in Durham is a go for this year on Tuesday, August 3.

Despite a tight planning schedule as th...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 21, 2021

City's FY21-22 Approved Budget Funds Community Safety, Affordable Housing & COVID-19 Recovery

FY21-22 Adopted Budget

At the June 21 Durham City Council Meeting, the City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget, which includes a 2 cents property tax rate increase to fund community safety, affordable housing, green and equitable infrastructure projects, and COVID...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Have Fun in the Sun at Forest Hills and Long Meadow Pools

Long Meadow Pool

As the temperature rises and the summer approaches, Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) will provide places for residents to cool off. DPR is excited to announce that Long Meadow Pool and Forest Hills Pool are now open for the summer season!

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Durham Hosts New Hope Creek and Little Creek Watershed Improvement Plan Information Session

City staff testing water

Residents who want to learn about the efforts to improve the New Hope Creek and Little Creek watersheds are invited to a virtual public information session on Tuesday, June 29.

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Durham Receives Grant to Promote Cigarette Butt Litter Prevention with Public Art

Pre-qualified artist registry - apply now for an upcoming public art project

Artists Interested in Creating Ground Plane Murals Encouraged to Apply by July 9

Tired of seeing cigarette butts littering the ground at some GoDurham bus stop shelters? New public artwork promoting litter prevention will soon be popping up at three shelte...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

DCHC MPO Seeks Comment on Transportation Needs Analysis

Sunset over highway with cars going by

Feedback Requested by June 30

If you’re interested in highway, bicycle, multi-use paths, and transit projects for our region, you’re invited to give your feedback now on an assessment of future transportation needs.

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropoli...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Durham Seeks Input on Police Chief Search

Durham Police Chief Search - group of diverse police officers stand next to patrol cars

Online Surveys and Virtual Community Meetings Announced

What does Durham need in its next police chief?

Residents now have the chance to share their thoughts directly with the City of Durham’s hiring consultant, Developmental Associates, through o...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Watch City Life: Meet Durham City Manager Wanda Page

Host Beverly Thompson interviews City Manager Wanda Page

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

Wanda Page has long been a well-respected presence within Durham’s City government. Now, she is our organization’s new city manager. In this new City...

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