Chris Morris

Reallocation could enable funding for digital office

Dunedin city councillors have backed a proposal that could yet result in continued funding for the Dunedin Digital Office and the ''Sexy Summer Jobs'' business internship programme.

Two road sections could be widened

Two road sections could be widened

The Dunedin City Council will consider pressing ahead with the next two sections of Otago Peninsula road widening and sea-wall improvements simultaneously.

Council to evaluate taking over buses

Council to evaluate taking over buses

The Dunedin City Council wants access to more than $1 million held by the Otago Regional Council for the city's public transport network, as part of any transfer of responsibility for the service.

Some operators abusing payment system

A second weighbridge at the Green Island landfill could help stop ''skimming'' of the system by some commercial operators using the Dunedin City Council-owned facility, councillors have been told.

Decision on landfill charges deferred

Decision on landfill charges deferred

The Dunedin City Council wants more information before making a decision on increasing charges and installing a $110,000 weighbridge at the Green Island landfill.

Millions more for stadium

Millions more for stadium

Millions of dollars of ratepayers' money is set to be poured into shoring up Dunedin's struggling Forsyth Barr Stadium, but the city's crumbling coastal defences will also receive a boost, the Dunedin City Council has signalled.

Council dismisses groyne talk

Council dismisses groyne talk

The Dunedin City Council looks set to commit another $95,000 to holding back the surf at St Clair Beach, but is not yet ready to confirm a longer-term fix.

South Dunedin temporary library plan axed

The Dunedin City Council says it remains committed to a multimillion-dollar South Dunedin library development, despite shelving plans for a temporary library intended as a stop-gap measure.

$95,000 plan to keep watch on St Clair sea wall

$95,000 plan to keep watch on St Clair sea wall

A closer watch needs to be kept on the St Clair sea wall until Dunedin city councillors decide what long-term fix - if any - is needed, a report suggests.

Council battles to limit rates rise

Council battles to limit rates rise

The heat is on the Dunedin City Council's targeted 3% rates rise as councillors prepare to debate unexpected demands for extra funding, Mayor Dave Cull says.