The Dunedin City Council will sit today to decide on a long
term plan that should result in a 3.8% rates rise when rates
are set for the next financial year.
Dunedin residents are being warned not to clean and reuse
flood damaged carpet themselves, amid concerns contaminants
now buried in them could pose a health threat.
A Polish artist was pressured to change a large mural after
the Dunedin City Council deemed it inappropriate.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis says he has begun a
legal challenge to reclaim his lost voting rights, although
senior council staff remain in the dark about the details.
The Dunedin City Council is to dip into its electricity fund
to help support the newly created Cosy Homes Charitable
Trust's efforts to improve the city's housing stock.
The Dunedin City Council has decided to fund the City Safety
Programme, despite Mayor Dave Cull's ''resentment'' at having
to do so.
The campaign to save the Dunedin Physio Pool has been dealt a
blow after a report by Dunedin City Council staff questioned
the pool's viability.
A fix to Forsyth Barr Stadium's troublesome public address
system could be on the way.
The Dunedin City Council could consider higher rates hikes to
help pay for big-ticket projects including the Mosgiel pool.
The difficulties of deciding the fate of the Mosgiel aquatic
facility have been highlighted in a report to be considered
by councillors at next week's long-term plan deliberations.
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