City of Durham News
Approved Budget Reflects Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic
At the June 15 City Council Meeting, Durham City Council approved the FY2020-2021 budget that contains no property tax rate increase and creates a special COVID-19 response and recovery fund.
Applications Now Open for Durham Small Business Recovery Fund
City Council has authorized the establishment of the Durham Small Business Recovery Fund program to offer grants and loans for small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for both grants and loans are open through June 28.
Police Chief Davis Speaks at Senate Hearing on Police Use of Force
At the Tuesday, June 16 Senate Judiciary Hearing, Durham Police Chief C.J. Davis recommended a series of policies on police use of force and community policing, including banning chokeholds and creating a national officer-misconduct database.
City Employees Featured in Durham Magazine Early Risers Article
The service of employees from the City's Solid Waste Management and Police Departments is highlighted in a feature about Durham residents who are up in the early hours. We thank them for representing the City and sharing a glimpse into their daily lives.
GoTriangle to Require Face Coverings Starting Monday, June 22
Due to the face covering requirement in Triangle cities and counties including Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, GoTriangle riders must wear a face covering starting next week.