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Cutting reports criticised

Cutting reports from some Dunedin City Council meetings has stifled councillors' ability to question one of the largest capital projects under way in the city, a city councillor says.

Butcher granted leave of absence

Butcher granted leave of absence

Dunedin city councillor Fliss Butcher has been granted a leave of absence.

Realignment rejected after long debate

Realignment rejected after long debate

The Dunedin City Council has realigned its policy on Lovelock Ave, reversing its decision on a project that has been years in development.

Word on Butcher's future looming

Word on Butcher's future looming

Dunedin city councillor Fliss Butcher's future should be made public today, after a meeting behind closed doors yesterday to discuss her fate.

Cycle options to test DCC

Cycle options to test DCC

The Dunedin City Council today faces a decision on yet another multimillion-dollar project, at the same time as it grapples with ways to curtail mounting spending and debt.

Vandervis forgets to attend Remembrance event

Vandervis forgets to attend Remembrance event

A Dunedin city councillor has offered his "most sincere apologies" after an embarrassing gaffe when he forgot to attend a Remembrance Sunday church service at which he was to represent the city.

Negotiation fails in dispute over reserve land

Attempts to broker a compromise in a long-running dispute between two recreation groups over reserve land in Waikouaiti has been unsuccessful and the community board is to recommend which of the two gets to develop and use the land.

Legal advice clouds Lovelock Ave U-turn

Changing its mind about realigning Lovelock Ave may not be a simple matter, the Dunedin City Council has been advised.

Butcher hits out at mayor

Butcher hits out at mayor

Cr Fliss Butcher has launched a scathing attack on Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull, accusing him of political and gender bias in the selection of Dunedin City Council committees.

New meeting schedule

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has introduced a new structure for the council's community boards and committees that he hopes will be more efficient and allow councillors' time to be better used.

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