DCC

Report: $4m for 'extras' at stadium

An 11-point list of "possible additional" spending at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, with a newly released price tag of $4.35 million, is about to hit the Dunedin City Council table, just months before the stadium is due to open.

Aid co-ordination site

Aid co-ordination site

An outpouring of offers of help from Dunedin residents to victims of the Christchurch earthquake has been given a focus as well as a mechanism for co-ordinating support.

Council looking at ways to push building reuse

One of the problems lying at the heart of the threat to Dunedin's heritage buildings is also one of the most difficult to solve - a surfeit of heritage buildings in a city struggling to grow to a size that would make it economically viable to reuse them.

DCC keen to be heard on alcohol issue

DCC keen to be heard on alcohol issue

Dunedin will send city council representatives to Wellington to argue its views on the country's alcohol problem face to face with a Government select committee.

Drug tests warranted, council manager says

Drug tests warranted, council manager says

A proposal to introduce random drug testing for some Dunedin City Council workers is warranted, despite new figures showing staff have a largely clean bill of health, a council manager says.

DVML to get 'letter of comfort'

The Dunedin City Council has been required to write a "letter of comfort" to Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, the company set up to run the Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Report says home dangerous: family

Report says home dangerous: family

A Dunedin family living in what they claim is a half-million-dollar leaky home say the first results of a Weathertight Homes Resolution Service (WHRS) inspection prove their home is "dangerous".

DCC asset value lifts fixed rates

A significant increase in the capital value of council-owned water, wastewater and sewerage infrastructure - in one case more than 50% - will result in a 1.1% increase in rates for those services, the Dunedin City Council says.

Leaky home claim likely

Leaky home claim likely

The Dunedin City Council could be facing a claim through the courts for a "sizeable" six-figure settlement, following allegations it erred in signing off on a half-million dollar leaky home in Dunedin.

Plastic replacing chlorine at treatment plant

Plastic replacing chlorine at treatment plant

The Dunedin City Council is enlisting the help of algae and more than 110,000 black bags to help clean the city's wastewater stream.

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