General Services Department

Duties & Responsibilities

The General Services Department is committed to providing timely, cost effective, and high quality services to our customers while achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction. 

General Services serves as a steward of the City’s physical assets. Through regular and long-range planning, our department provides for and maintains City facilities—infrastructure that supports quality of life for its citizens and serves as a foundation for a healthy economy. The General Services Department builds and maintains City properties, making Durham a great place for people to live, work, and play. 

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  1. Durham’s Annual Big Sweep Litter Cleanup Set for October 1

    If you want a cleaner community, grab a friend and head out to a neighborhood, park, or creek to clean up litter as part of Durham’s Annual Big Sweep. Online registration for this year's Saturday, October 1 event is now open! Read on...
  1. Durham Rail Trail Project Team Seeks Input on Design and Amenities

    If you’re interested in the long-planned Durham Rail Trail, now is the time to give your input on the schematic design of the project by attending upcoming meetings or by providing your feedback through an online survey or crowdsource map. Read on...
  1. Durham Council to Appoint the City's First Poet Laureate

    Mayor O’Neal officially appointed DJ Rogers as the City’s inaugural Poet Laureate on 6/21. DJ’s appointment was featured in Indy Week. An opening celebration for the poet is anticipated by late summer. Read on...
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