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DCC agrees to postpone development policy process

DCC agrees to postpone development policy process

Dunedin developers have the postponement they called for in developing a policy expected to raise Dunedin City Council charges for their projects.

Restricted council liaison group draws criticism

Restricted council liaison group draws criticism

Calls for more city councillors to be included in a new group to liaise with the Dunedin City Council's council-controlled organisations (CCOs) has been rejected, prompting criticism from some councillors.

Quake proposal open for debate

Dunedin's new earthquake policy got the go-ahead from the Dunedin City Council yesterday; now it is the turn of the public, and the building owners who may have to pay to strengthen the city's building stock, to have their say.

Quake policy prepared, owners to pay

Quake policy prepared, owners to pay

A new policy to protect Dunedin from the ravages of a disaster such as the recent Christchurch earthquake could cost the city council more than $3 million over the next 10 years, and require significant work to put together a database of earthquake-prone buildings.

DCC building fees information closer

Long-awaited information on building consent fees in the city - fees the building industry claims far outstrip those of other centres - may finally help shed some light on the issue.

Council considers options for CEO

Council considers options for CEO

Those elected for Dunedin City Council will have a say in who becomes the organisation's next chief executive, despite concerns the process could become a political football.

Water-tank advocate calls for incentives

Water-tank advocate calls for incentives

Lyndall Hancock has spent a lifetime with a rainwater tank beside the house.

Landfill becoming 'seventh eyesore'

Landfill becoming 'seventh eyesore'

A mountain of rubbish at Dunedin's Green Island landfill risks becoming "the seventh eyesore of the city" as work at the site enters a new phase, a Dunedin city councillor says.

No gates for Long Beach

Long Beach Domain will not be gated because the community does not like the idea, Long Beach Amenities Society secretary David Keen says.

47 apply for Harland's job

47 apply for Harland's job

Nearly 50 candidates - some from as far away as the United Kingdom - have applied to be the Dunedin City Council's next chief executive.

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