2013 Progress Report Read about our Strategic Plan initiative progress to date. Download Report
Youth Work Opportunities Partnership between County, City, school district and private sector offers valuable work experiences to area youth.
Whitted School Redevelopment Redevelopment will include space for senior housing and pre-kindergarten education. Play Video
Crisis Intervention First responders learn skills to recognize and address mental health issues. Play Video
CPR Training Initiative continues to train community in life-saving skills of CPR and defibrillator usage. Play Video
Electric Vehicles Durham County is charging ahead with environmental sustainability by adding electric cars to fleet.
Sandy Creek Stream restoration project will improve water quality and provide adjacent green space. Play Video
Habitat Partnership Durham County and City of Durham employees team up to help build home. Picture Gallery
Mystery Shopping Initiative enlists volunteer “customers” to rate services in County offices. Play Video
  • Managing for Results

    County Manager Wendell Davis and other County leaders discussed Managing for Results on a recent episode of "In Touch with Durham County" on DTV8. Watch the video on the Durham County website or on YouTube. Durham County, NC is in the early stages of implementing its new business model, Managing for Results (MFR). This approach uses best management practices in a systematic way so that the County can: Plan for what it wants to achieve Budget for the results it wants Manage to ens
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  • The Veggie Van Grows

    The Veggie Van is sprouting in more spots this year. After having a site at the County Human Services Building for the last two years, the initiative is adding locations. The Veggie Van now also appears at the Main Library, Duke Family Medicine Center, and Walltown Park Recreation Center, with another site coming to Lincoln Community Health Center in the spring. These locations allow for staff and community members to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables. Community Nutrition Partnership runs the
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  • Prodigal Farm Preserved with Easement

    Durham County closed on a voluntary conservation easement on the 91-acre Prodigal Farm in the Bahama area in December. Prodigal Farm is located in the watershed for Lake Michie -- a drinking water supply for most Durham residents -- and is owned by David Krabbe and Kathryn Spann. The farm operates a goat dairy and cheese-making facility and directly sells its cheese, cheesecakes, bread and goat meat at two local farmers markets and several restaurants.     Pro
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  • Durham YouthWork Internship Program Hosts Summit

    The Durham YouthWork Internship Program, a Durham City/County/Durham Public Schools initiative, will host a summit in partnership with Durham Parks and Recreation at the Holton Career and Resource Center (401 N. Driver St.) on Friday, February 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.   Youth ages 14 to 21 and their parents are invited to attend this free event to explore various careers, community resources and educational opportunities. Participants can interact with businesses at the Ca
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Managing for Results
Watch County Manager Wendell Davis explain Durham County's new business model, "Managing for Results," during an episode of "In Touch with Durham County."
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Durham County’s Strategic Plan was approved in February 2012. We're focused on our five goals, which are designed to keep improving Durham County. We're steering the way.
Michael Davis
Strategic Initiative Manager
(919) 560-0000