City of Durham News
Durham Officials Announce Updates to Stay-at-Home Order
Today Mayor Steve Schewel and Durham County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs unveiled several changes to Durham’s Stay-at-Home Order. The purpose of the action is to simplify some portions of the current order and to bring other sections more in line with Governor Roy Cooper’s statewide Executive Order 138.
Recovery & Renewal Task Force Members Appointed, Hold First Meeting
Earlier this week, members of the Durham Recovery and Renewal Task Force (RRTF) were announced, and today the group held its first meeting to advise Mayor Schewel and Commissioner Chair Jacobs as they revise their emergency declarations, and determine how to safely, gradually, and successfully re-open the community.
City Manager Bonfield Presents the 2020-2021 Proposed Budget
At the Monday, May 18 City Council Meeting, City Manager Tom Bonfield will present the 2020-2021 budget proposal to City Council including how to adjust the budget to support the City’s essential functions and programs due to the impact of COVID-19. The public can watch the virtual meeting live or on-demand on Durham Television Network, the City's website, and social channels.
City of Durham Opens Waste Disposal and Recycling Center May 18
As Durham begins to cautiously lift some restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waste Disposal and Recycling Center, located at 2115 E. Club Blvd., will open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, May 18 with several service changes in place to protect the safety of the public and City staff.