More dogs registered

Clutha District Council committees met yesterday in Balclutha.

Unregistered dog numbers are down nearly  60%  in South Otago, thanks to the council’s  annual registration campaign.

At its September 6 regulatory services committee meeting, the council had recorded nearly 1200  unregistered dogs. That number was down to 500 in the latest report, presented to the committee yesterday.

In his report, council planning and regulatory manager David Campbell said property visits were almost complete.

"Last chance" letters had been issued to  unregistered dog owners, and  follow-up infringement notices  would be issued by the end of the month.

• Pre-season maintenance at Milton Swimming Pool has highlighted further work required to seal its floor.

In a report to Clutha District Council service delivery committee, council operations manager Gareth Phillips said previous repairs to the main pool floor "[had] not worked well", and would require repair if the pool were to open next month as scheduled.

It  was expected to open during the first week of November.

richard.davison@odt.co.nz

Add a Comment

 

Advertisement

postanote_header_620_x_80.png

postanote_620_x_25.jpg

Local journalism matters - now more than ever

As the Covid-19 pandemic brings the world into uncharted waters, Otago Daily Times reporters and photographers continue to bring you the stories that matter. For more than 158 years our journalists have provided readers with local news you can trust. This is more important now than ever.

As advertising drops off during the pandemic, support from our readers is crucial. You can help us continue to bring you news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter