News Flash

Posted on: August 9, 2022

Innovate Durham Announces 2022 Cohort

Innovate Durham participants collaborate

Businesses to Bring New Ideas into Durham City and County Governments

Five companies and nonprofits will soon bring their new ideas to the City of Durham and Durham County governments by spending the next 16 weeks testing out innovative solutions to local ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

City of Durham Launches New Text Messaging Service

Find information  and report issues  on the go; Text Durham One Call 919-813-6315

Text Durham One Call at 919-813-6315 to Find Quick Answers 24/7

Durham residents now have another convenient way to find information and report issues to the City of Durham using their smartphone’s text messaging service. 

The City’s Durha...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Watch City Life: Inside the Work of Our Community Safety Department

Host Beverly Thompson conducts interview with the Community Safety Department

Now on Durham Television Network & YouTube; Audio Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher

The City of Durham is now offering new responses to serious, possibly life-threatening mental health problems in ways that may not involve law enforcement. In our new Ci...

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City Life Video Update
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Durham Seeks Organizations to Apply for State Grant Funds to Help Homeless Residents

Grant opportunity

August 26 Application Deadline; Durham Continuum of Care Free Memberships Now Available

Durham organizations in need of funding to help homeless residents are now invited to apply for more than nearly $175,000 in state grant funds to support their efforts....

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City of Durham News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Durham Seeks Organizations to Apply for $2 Million to Help Unsheltered Residents

key in front door

August 24 Application Deadline; Free Durham Continuum of Care Memberships Now Available

Durham organizations in need of funding to assist people experiencing unsheltered homelessness are now invited to apply for more than $2 million in federal funds to sup...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Durham Rail Trail Project Team Seeks Input on Design and Amenities

people walk along former railroad tracks that will become part of the Rail Trail

Virtual & In-Person Events Scheduled; Online Survey & Crowdsource Map Also Available Until August 20

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 ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Approved City Budget Funds Employee Compensation, Public Safety & Shared Prosperity Initiatives

FY22-23 Budget Highlights

City Council Approves 0.6 Cent Property Tax Rate Increase

During the June 21 City Council meeting, the City of Durham FY2022-2023 budget was approved and contains a little more than a half-cent property tax rate increase to help support the restoration of ...

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City of Durham News