It seems the residents of Gladstone Rd South will have to put
up with a dusty, unsealed road for some years yet.
Dunedin City Council staff are confident service levels will
not suffer, despite trimming more than half a million dollars
a year from the transportation operations budget.
Building a rock breakwater at Te Rauone Beach would not
completely protect the area from erosion and would ''not be
the best value'', Dunedin city councillors have been warned.
More than $1 million is being spent to alleviate sewerage and
flooding problems in Mosgiel.
Dunedin City Council staff facing job transfers under a waste
and water services proposal have been ''fobbed off'', the
Amalgamated Workers Union New Zealand says.
Dunedin city councillors will be pocketing nearly $5000 extra
pay after this year's elections, but the mayor will be taking
a pay cut, following the changes to the way local body
politicians are paid.
The processing time for building consents for Dunedin
projects has dropped to an average of nine days from up to 50
days, since the city council restructured its building
One year to the day since a multimillion-dollar overspend on
the Forsyth Barr Stadium was confirmed, the Dunedin City
Council is preparing to reveal the lessons learned from the
Decisions on two proposed subdivisions at Outram - which
together could add more than 50 homes to the town - could be
months away yet, Dunedin City Council staff say.
Groups that previously received ''vital'' civic grants from
the Dunedin City Council have turned up to appeal for funding
from councillors considering next year's budget, despite a
one-year moratorium on new grants.
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