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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Durham’s Proposed Budget Funds Employee Compensation, Public Safety & Shared Prosperity Initiatives

2022-2023 Proposed Budget Presentation

Proposed Property Tax Rate Increase of 0.6 Cent? 

City Manager Wanda Page?presented her proposed FY2022-2023 budget at the May 16 City Council meeting, which contains a property tax rate increase?to help support the&...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Durham Offers New Vanpooling Subsidy to Provide Commuters with More Sustainable Mobility Options

save money and fuel when you start commuting together

Partnership Between City of Durham, Durham County, and Commute with Enterprise Welcomes Corning Life Sciences as First Employer to Take Advantage of New Program

Durham commuters interested in saving up to 75% on their commuting costs versus driving their o...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

City Council Appoints Dr. Monique Holsey-Hyman to Fill At-Large Vacancy

Dr. Holsey-Hyman portrait

The Council voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Monique Holsey-Hyman, an assistant professor at North Carolina Central University with 25 years of experience in mental healthcare, administration, and social work. She will be sworn in the week of May 9.

Learn more about Holsey-Hyman and the process... City of Durham News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Watch City Life: Downtown Durham Is Coming Back

Host Beverly Thompson interviews Downtown Durham Inc. CEO

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

While the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t in any of our rearview mirrors just yet, thanks to the perseverance and creativity of our businesses, downtown is coming back...

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City Life Video Update
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Durham Replacing Stormwater Infrastructure Along West Club Boulevard

Construction site for West Club Boulevard stormwater pipe replacement project

Construction and Periodic Lane Closures Begin May 4

On May 4, the City of Durham Public Works Department will begin a construction project to replace a section of stormwater pipe on West Club Boulevard between Acadia Street and Farthing Street.

Vehicular tr...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Durham to Replace Carpenter Fletcher Road Culvert Starting April 25

map shows area of the Carpenter Fletcher Road Culvert Project

Roadway Section Closed on April 25 to Traffic Until Construction Completed

On April 25, the City of Durham Public Works Department will begin an emergency construction project to replace a compromised stormwater culvert within the Carpenter Fletcher Road r...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Durham Small Business Opportunity Loan Fund Now Providing Low-Interest Loans

low interest loan funding now available to support your small business vision

New Eligible Uses of Funds and Streamlined Application Process to Make It Easier for Small Businesses to Apply and Qualify for Assistance

Durham small businesses in need of financial help as they continue to adapt to the economy’s new normal can now apply ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

New City of Durham Down Payment Assistance Program Accepting Applications March 28

City of Durham & Community Home Trust logos

Up to $20,000 Available for Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance

Durham residents who are in the market to buy their first home will soon be able to apply for up to $20,000 for down payment and closing cost assistance from a new City of Durham program....

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