Community Nominations Sought for Police Service Awards
The Durham Police Department (DPD) welcomes nominations from the community for two of its Service Awards that recognize commendable law enforcement and public safety service. Eligible nominees include DPD employees (officers and non-sworn personnel) as well as residents, organizations, DPD volunteers, and programs. Nominations are accepted for the Certificate of Merit that is presented to DPD employees for outstanding performance or devotion to duty, possibly involving personal safety, and the Community Service Medal for DPD employees or residents, community groups, civic organizations or programs for service to the community. The deadline for nominations is March 8. More
YouthWork Internship Program Seeking Applicants
Durham youth, ages 14-24, who want to explore a career, earn money, and gain valuable work experience can apply for the 2018 Durham Youthwork Internship Program
. Approximately 150 paid summer internship opportunities are available with numerous City departments, Durham Technical Community College, Durham County, Durham Public Schools, North Carolina Central University, local businesses and non-profit organizations. A Job Expo is set for March 3 and applications will be accepted until March 18. More
New Development Services Website Provides ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Convenience
Remodeling your home or building a new one can be stressful. But here in Durham, staff are working to make it easier for you (and your certified contractor) to do it right. Whether constructing a deck, fixing your bathroom, or building a new home, there is now a one-stop-shop website
providing an improved and better coordinated development review process. Check out this new user-friendly and mobile-friendly website that consolidates development-related information into a single location while also providing access to new services such as a searchable knowledge base, help desk customer request tracker, and more.