Boards, Committees, Commissions & Task Forces

City Council appoints residents to serve on boards, committees, and commissions that address varied aspects of Durham’s quality of life. Residents interested in serving on a board can apply below.

If you prefer to verify your address and/or tax status in-person, do not fill out the online application. Contact the City Clerk’s Office at 919-560-4166 for an appointment, or visit the office on the second floor of City Hall.


  • New Stipend Program: If, as a volunteer, you're experiencing financial hardship, a stipend program is offered on an opt-in basis to offset expenses Learn more

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  1. Rakeem Chambers July 2022

    August 2022 Spotlight

    Learn more about Rakeem Chambers in the Historic Preservation Commission. Read why he enjoys serving on this board. Read on...