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Long term plan to be decided

The Dunedin City Council will sit today to decide on a long term plan that should result in a 3.8% rates rise when rates are set for the next financial year.

Soaked carpets carry risk

Soaked carpets carry risk

Dunedin residents are being warned not to clean and reuse flood damaged carpet themselves, amid concerns contaminants now buried in them could pose a health threat.

Mural altered after complaints made

Mural altered after complaints made

A Polish artist was pressured to change a large mural after the Dunedin City Council deemed it inappropriate.

Vandervis 'contesting voting ban'

Vandervis 'contesting voting ban'

Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says he has begun a legal challenge to reclaim his lost voting rights, although senior council staff remain in the dark about the details.

Mayor not happy over safety spend

The Dunedin City Council has decided to fund the City Safety Programme, despite Mayor Dave Cull's ''resentment'' at having to do so.

Council $75k for Cosy Homes trust

The Dunedin City Council is to dip into its electricity fund to help support the newly created Cosy Homes Charitable Trust's efforts to improve the city's housing stock.

Council report queries physio pool viability

Council report queries physio pool viability

The campaign to save the Dunedin Physio Pool has been dealt a blow after a report by Dunedin City Council staff questioned the pool's viability.

Stadium sound on agenda

Stadium sound on agenda

A fix to Forsyth Barr Stadium's troublesome public address system could be on the way.

Projects possible only with rates rise

Projects possible only with rates rise

The Dunedin City Council could consider higher rates hikes to help pay for big-ticket projects including the Mosgiel pool.

DCC may pay more for lighting at oval

The Dunedin City Council could pay more for new floodlights at the University Oval, after the University of Otago ruled out making a contribution.

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