Debbie Porteous

Council may net $10m in sales

Council may net $10m in sales

The Dunedin City Council plans to sell surplus land and property over the next two to three years in a move expected to raise about $10 million.

Staff explain surplus

Dunedin City Council staff yesterday moved to explain further the surplus made by the council's solid waste activities.

Agreement to consider weighbridge for landfill

Agreement to consider weighbridge for landfill

Councillors under fire from Dunedin residents about fees at the Green Island landfill have agreed to at least consider a weighbridge option.

$22,000 proposed to progress food resilience options

They debated it for an hour and a-half and, even though some of them did not understand what it was, in the end most of them voted to ask ratepayers if they wanted to spend $22,000 on it.

Adjudicator to hear complaint against mayor

Adjudicator to hear complaint against mayor

An independent adjudicator is to be called in to hear a code of conduct complaint against Dunedin's mayor.

Council signal on Mosgiel pool

Council signal on Mosgiel pool

The Dunedin City Council has sent a signal to the Mosgiel community.

Discretionary role favoured

Discretionary role favoured

Its preference is not to have a permanent representative on the board of the trust that runs the Regent Theatre, but instead make provisions to have someone sit on the board at the council's discretion, the Dunedin City Council has decided.

Stadium review: 'We need a solution'

Stadium review: 'We need a solution'

As Forsyth Barr Stadium continues to drain Dunedin City Council funds, the DCC's new chief executive has slammed the existing operating model as ''fundamentally optimistic'' and started a major review.

Don't sacrifice standards for savings, council told

Ensuring the level of service from council contractors is maintained has emerged as a general concern from Dunedin community boards as the city council continues putting the screws on spending.

Review as council seeks stadium solution

Review as council seeks stadium solution

The Dunedin City Council is to do a fundamental review of the operating and funding models of the Forsyth Barr Stadium, which continues to be unable to meet its budget.