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City Government

The Dunn City Council meets the second Tuesday of every month unless posted differently.  All Regular Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers located at the Dunn Minicipal Building, 401 E Broad Street. The Adopted Meeting Schedule for 2024 is posted HERE.

To be included in the Sunshine List and receive Meeting Notifications, please contact the City Clerk. There is no fee for notices sent via email. Request for inclusion on the Sunshine List is required to be renewed annually.

The Dunn City Council is made up of a mayor and six council members and serves as the policy-making governing body of the City. The Council consist of seven members who are elected to four year terms. Voters throughout the city choose the mayor. Each of the other six council members is a representative and is chosen only by voters within the district. District representatives live in the districts they represent. Dunn is divided into six wards

Ward 1 Map
Ward 2 Map
Ward 3 Map
Ward 4 Map
Ward 5 Map
Ward 6 Map

For Proclamation Requests, please email the City Clerk no less than 3 weeks prior to the date needed. 

For Street Closures, please complete a Special Events Permit Application through Planning and Inspections - Must be received 60 days prior to the event for consideration.









More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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