News Flash

Posted on: July 1, 2022

Watch City Life: Supporting Justice-Involved Residents in Durham

Host Beverly Thompson learns about how the community is helping justice-involved individuals

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

For those who have been involved with the justice system and are now working to get their life back on track, getting a job and finding decent housing can be a challenge...

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City Life Video Update
Posted on: June 27, 2022

City of Durham Launches New Community Safety Pilot Programs

HEART responders in teal and purple branded shirts stand next to van

Durham Becomes First City in North Carolina to Dispatch Mental Health Professionals to 911 Calls; Three New HEART Pilot Programs Begin This Week to Connect Residents in Crisis to the Right Care

This week, the City of Durham will become the first city in No...

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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
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Durham Joins National Project to Boost High-Quality Jobs

Durham Business 360 cohort

Results For America and the Families and Workers Fund Helping Communities Use Federal Recovery Funds to Improve Job Quality

City of Durham staff will soon be better equipped to apply an equity lens in how investments are allocated to create higher quality ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

City of Durham Announces New Human Resources Director

Headshot of HR Director Robin Patrick Wynn

City Manager Wanda Page has named Robin Patrick Wynn as the new director of the Human Resources Department

Wynn, who formerly served as the human resources director for the City of Suffolk, Va. since 2020, starts her new role on Tuesday, June 21...

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City of Durham News
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