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Durham Seeks People's Choice Votes for 2018 Golden Leaf Awards

Voting Period Open Now and Closes March 16

Durham residents are now invited to vote for the properties they like the best for the 2018 Golden Leaf Awards.

The Durham City-County Appearance Commission, Keep Durham Beautiful, and the Durham City-County Environmental Affairs Board are seeking voters for the People’s Choice Award to be presented at the 2018 Golden Leaf Awards Ceremony in April.

Homeowners, building owners, architects, landscape architects, developers, realtors and anyone involved in design, planning, and construction in Durham have entered projects completed within the last five years for this year’s competition. Residents can now choose their favorite project by visiting the Golden Leaf Awards website to review all of the nominated properties and casting their vote. The voting period for the People’s Choice Award is open until Friday, March 16.

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Accepting Applications for Durham Head Start and Early Head Start

Durham Hosts Human Relations Advocacy Awards April 4

Nominations Sought by March 5; Nomination Form Now Available Online

The City of Durham Human Relations Commission is now seeking nominations of residents who have distinguished themselves by honoring the spirit of servant leadership in Durham.

In honor of National Fair Housing Month, the Human Relations Commission and the Human Relations Division of the City’s Neighborhood Improvement Department are hosting the 2018 Human Relations Advocacy Awards on Wednesday, April 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. This ceremony is free and open to the public.

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Durham Hospitality Job Fair


Construction Industry Career Fair


Community Listening Sessions


Solid Waste- Yard Waste Information


Take Time to get a Flu Vaccine

Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu): 


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Current Vacancies on Boards, Committees and Commissions

The City of Durham is seeking interested citizens to serve on the following Boards:

  • Firefighter’s Relief Fund Board of Trustees (Deadline to apply – February 16, 2018)
  • Passenger Vehicle For Hire Commission (Deadline to apply - February 16, 2018)
  • Durham City-County Appearance Commission (Deadline to apply – March 5, 2018)

Deadlines for receiving applications is 5:00 p.m. on the above dates

To apply, visit the city’s web site www.durhamnc.gov and click on Government/Boards, Committees and Commissions.

Applications may also be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office located on the second floor in City Hall at 101 City Hall Plaza from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For additional information, please call (919) 560-4166.