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DCC departments under review

The Dunedin City Council has hired an independent financial consultant to review activities in its vehicle fleet and parking departments.

New rules for areas prone to hazards

The Otago Regional Council and the Dunedin City Council will later this month begin consulting the public on new rules and standards for development in areas of Dunedin identified as vulnerable to natural hazards.

Tougher line on buildings

Tougher line on buildings

The Dunedin City Council is to press ahead with a tougher line on dilapidated heritage buildings, but appears reluctant to name and shame the most ''unco-operative'' owners.

Hardest cycleway votes last

Hardest cycleway votes last

Decisions on the most controversial routes of the South Dunedin Cycle Network will be saved until last.

Meter cardreaders being upgraded

Meter cardreaders being upgraded

The Dunedin City Council is working to upgrade parking meters in high-use areas after reports of worn card readers.

DCC plans to address 'demolition by neglect'

DCC plans to address 'demolition by neglect'

The Dunedin City Council is planning to target the owners of dilapidated heritage buildings in the city to stop ''demolition by neglect'' and encourage ''unco-operative'' owners to fix up their properties.

Speed reductions proposed

Speed limits on 12 Dunedin roads could be reduced by up to 30kmh if a proposed bylaw change is approved by the Dunedin City Council.

Freedom camping proposal concerns

Freedom camping proposal concerns

A Dunedin City Council proposal to move or expand a trial that prompted controversy when freedom campers exceeded expectations at Macandrew Bay has raised concerns in areas on the council radar.

DCC to consider closure of street

DCC to consider closure of street

A proposal to permanently close Montgomery Ave, to enable the Water of Leith to be widened to provide greater flood protection to the city, will be discussed by the Dunedin City Council next week.

ORC approval allows more widening of peninsula roads

Further road widening work on the lower Otago Peninsula road can now begin after consents were granted for the next stages of the project.

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