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.
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.
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