City of Durham News
81 Businesses Funded through Durham Small Business Recovery Fund
More than 80 Durham businesses have received much-needed assistance from the Durham Small Business Recovery Fund to help recover during the Covid-19 pandemic, and applications are now open for a second round of funding beginning July 20.
City Awarded an ICMA Certificate in Performance Management
The City of Durham has been awarded an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Certificate of Excellence in Performance Management for FY2020. This highest level of recognition is a testament to the City's efforts and commitment to maintaining a focus on data-influenced management and operations.
New Interactive Tree Map Tracks the City's Urban Forest
The City's Urban Forestry Division launched an interactive map
that tracks the location, size, and species of the City's trees, shows the location of future plantings, and highlights some of the ecosystem benefits the trees provide.
Durham Seeks Submissions for Lakeview Park Ground Plane Mural
Local and regional artists are invited to apply now for a public art project at Lakeview Park in Durham. The site-specific public art installation will be a ground plane, inclusive mural to engage people of various abilities in play and exploration.
City Receives $25K to Transform W. Club Pedestrian Safety with Artwork
Durham is one of 16 U.S. cities to receive Bloomberg Philanthropies grant to create a safer pedestrian experience through ground plane art, with the new art to be installed in just a few months on West Club Boulevard.
Last Day to Give Feedback on Move Durham Transportation Study
If you live or travel in and around downtown and the central area of the Bull City, the Transportation Department wants your feedback on the final draft plan for the Move Durham Transportation Study by July 24.