An independent adjudicator is to be called in to hear a code
of conduct complaint against Dunedin's mayor.
The Dunedin City Council's support for lengthy public
consultation over exploratory oil and gas drilling has been
criticised by one of its own councillors.
The Dunedin City Council's top-to-bottom review of the
Forsyth Barr Stadium operation could take longer than first
thought, chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose says.
Dunedin City Council staff yesterday moved to explain further
the surplus made by the council's solid waste activities.
As Forsyth Barr Stadium continues to drain Dunedin City
Council funds, the DCC's new chief executive has slammed the
existing operating model as ''fundamentally optimistic'' and
started a major review.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull yesterday compared anti-fluoride
campaigners to people who believe they have been abducted by
Councillors questioned the need for an increase of more than
150% in the fee charged to Dunedin shops that display goods
The unexpected granting of a 35-year air discharge consent
for incinerating solids left over after the treatment of
Dunedin's sewage has saved the Dunedin City Council $10
Ensuring the level of service from council contractors is
maintained has emerged as a general concern from Dunedin
community boards as the city council continues putting the
screws on spending.
The Dunedin City Council has tentatively agreed to allocate
an extra $238,000 to heritage projects but will consult the
public before settling on a final amount.
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