The Dunedin City Council wants more information before making
a decision on increasing charges and installing a $110,000
weighbridge at the Green Island landfill.
A second weighbridge at the Green Island landfill could help
stop ''skimming'' of the system by some commercial operators
using the Dunedin City Council-owned facility, councillors
have been told.
Greater discounts for students and those on low incomes are
needed to get more people on buses, interest groups say.
The Dunedin City Council has voted to not invest in the
munitions, tobacco, fossil fuel extraction, gambling or
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has set the scene for city
councillors as they begin debating what to spend ratepayers'
money on, and what not to, in the 2014-15 financial year.
Councillors yesterday reserved a decision on whether to spend
an extra $65,000 next year on an invest-to-save initiative,
such as upgrading the lighting at the Civic Centre.
Dunedin city councillor Richard Thomson thinks he might have
a plan that could satisfy the desires of both sides of the
debate over which part of Portobello Rd/Harington Point Rd to
A closer watch needs to be kept on the St Clair sea wall
until Dunedin city councillors decide what long-term fix - if
any - is needed, a report suggests.
The heat is on the Dunedin City Council's targeted 3% rates
rise as councillors prepare to debate unexpected demands for
extra funding, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Two University of Otago students are rapt with the council's
response to their idea to block off traffic to part of
cars for sale
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