Budget & Management Services Department

The City of Durham Budget and Management Services Department is made up of three divisions: Budget and CIP, Participatory Budgeting, and the Office of Performance and Innovation (OPI). The Budget and CIP division develops the City’s annual operating budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Participatory Budgeting division engages Durham residents in a biennial budgeting process where residents are able to submit, “develop,” and vote on projects. The Office of Performance and Innovation manages the City’s Strategic Plan, performance measures, annual resident survey and leads the City in innovative approaches to improving services.


City Council voted to adopt the FY 2023-24 Budget and Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) on June 20, 2023. The meeting agenda and materials can be found here.

The adopted FY 2023-24 City of Durham Budget can be found here.

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