Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis insists he is not an
angry man, but he knows he has to change.
The Dunedin City Council is calling for a beefed-up
Government effort to prepare for an oil and gas disaster,
including more funds and equipment on stand-by to respond to
Port Otago subsidiary Chalmers Properties has withdrawn plans
to fight the Dunedin City Council over a condition of consent
attached to its recently-approved harbour-side subdivision.
A Dunedin city councillor will face a formal complaint after
allegedly becoming embroiled in an angry, expletive-laden
exchange with senior council staff in a hallway of the
The temporary liquor ban planned for around Forsyth Barr
Stadium and the University Oval will be split in two, after a
councillor raised concerns about its legality.
Dunedin city councillors yesterday signed off the draft
long-term plan, charting the city's strategic direction for
the next decade, before public consultation beginning next
month. Chris Morris reports.
There are calls for the Dunedin City Council to revert to
in-house management of parking operations in Moray Pl and at
Forsyth Barr Stadium following a public outcry over Wilson
The Dunedin City Council's last long-serving senior executive
has signed off from his general manager's role.
Debt levels will remain higher for longer, but rates
increases will be trimmed, if a revised Dunedin City Council
budget to be considered next week is accepted.
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