Debbie Porteous

DCC considers dog park issues

Dunedin City Council staff have been investigating issues at the East Taieri dog park to see what can be done after users asked the council to tackle weed, drainage and lighting issues there.

Councillor urges better standard of work

Councillor urges better standard of work

Parts of Dunedin are lacking basic maintenance and city council staff need to put pressure on contractors to improve their performance, a Dunedin city councillor says.

Councillors revive fluoridation issue

Councillors revive fluoridation issue

Not content to let the sleeping fluoridation bear lie, new city councillors Mike Lord and David Benson-Pope may poked it firmly in the stomach yesterday.

Trial of process for public art rejected

A proposal to trial a new process for commissioning public art for Dunedin has been rejected by city councillors.

Pool project funds for scoping only

The Dunedin City Council has accepted an offer from the Taieri Community Facilities Trust to work with the council on developing further a project for a proposed new pool in Mosgiel.

Review of lane-charging

Dunedin city councillors have asked staff to report in the next six months to the community development and environment committee on how the lane charging system at Moana Pool is working.

Support seen as best option

Support seen as best option

Forsyth Barr Stadium may be losing money but events held there since it opened have provided a $45 million economic benefit for Dunedin, the boss of the company running the stadium said as the city council agreed to pump in another $1.4 million to help the company break even.

Insulation scheme to continue

The Dunedin City Council has decided to continue with its Warm Dunedin scheme for at least another year.

No smoking in DCC flats

New tenants of Dunedin City Council flats will not be allowed to smoke inside from July 1.

Hearing on SH88 issue deferred

It appears the Dunedin City Council has avoided a date in court with one of its councillors, for the time being at least.