City of Durham News
Hillside Park Basketball Courts Recognized for its New Look
On Monday night, Durham Parks and Recreation received the North Carolina Great Places Award for the Hillside Park basketball court renovation project. The renovations include three outdoor basketball courts, new backboards, updates to the fencing and landscaping, and colorful artwork by local artist Sarahlaine Calva. Learn more.
Willard Street Apartments Interest Form Now Available
Residents who are interested in living downtown in affordable housing at Willard Street Apartments can now sign up to be notified when the application process is available. The four-story building is now under construction and expected to open in 2020 with 82 apartment homes and street-level retail space. Please note this is not a wait list for an apartment. Learn more.
Fleet Department Recognized with Green Fleet Award
The City of Durham Fleet Department placed 18th in the national Green Fleet Awards recognizing cities for successful green fleet planning and implementation. Criteria for the award includes composition of fleet vehicles (conventional gas or diesel vs. hybrid,electric, or alternative fuel), use of renewable fuels, emissions criteria, planning and investment in green technologies, training, and more. Learn more.
Provide Feedback on Move Durham Transportation Study Through 8/31
If you live or travel in and around downtown and the central area of the Bull City, the City of Durham Transportation Department now has design concepts for eight corridors ready for review and feedback. Learn more.
If you are one of the approximately 3,000 water customers impacted by the recent back-billing issue, read the latest update in a letter from Water Management Director Don Greeley.