Durham is unique in that it is has only one city located in a county of the same name. Currently, Durham is the fourth largest city in North Carolina, but it is shoehorned into the 17th (of 100) smallest county.
Durham County, governed by the five-member board of county commissioners and managed by the county manager, is responsible for social services, public health, elections, courts, funding schools, etc.
The City of Durham, run in a council-manger form of government, is governed by a seven member council, including the mayor, and is managed day to day by a city manager. It is responsible for police, fire, public works, water, solid waste, parks, etc.
Do you have other questions about city services? Durham One Call ((919) 560-1200) is the city's one-stop local government customer service and information center.
Assists with recruitment/career planning, training/re-training, employee retention and referrals for technical assistance. Possible performance-based incentives related to capital improvements or job …
The Department works with the community to develop long-range and special area plans containing policies to direct growth.
Provides election services to Durham. To register to vote in Durham County, complete a Voter Registration Application and mail or deliver to the elections office at least 25 days prior to an election.
Established in 1919 to provide financial and social services to individuals and families. Site of the former Malbourne Hotel, where NC Society of Engineers was organized in 1918. NC Historic Marker …