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
Dunedin city councillor Fliss Butcher has been granted a
leave of absence.
The Dunedin City Council has realigned its policy on Lovelock
Ave, reversing its decision on a project that has been years
councillor Fliss Butcher's future should be made public
today, after a meeting behind closed doors yesterday to
discuss her fate.
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.
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.
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.
Changing its mind about realigning Lovelock Ave may not be a
simple matter, the Dunedin City Council has been advised.
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.
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
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