What do the candidates in the 2010 Central Otago District Council election stand for? The Otago Daily Times has given all nominees the opportunity to answer two questions.
Whether the Central Otago District Council should contribute to the cost of putting new power cables underground near Millers Flat will be considered at the council's meeting on Wednesday.
An Alexandra gold-miner is urging the Central Otago District Council to ignore a request by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) to list in its district plan mining sites in the Lower Nevis Valley as sites of significant historic merit.
Clyde residents were becoming increasingly concerned over a lack of knowledge among builders and property owners about building and signage requirements in the town's heritage precinct, a Central Otago District Council hearings panel was told yesterday.
The Roxburgh Gorge cycle trail is back on track. The Central Otago District Council has applied to itself for resource consent to carry out work and build structures associated with the trail.
The Central Otago District Council's executive team has spent almost $53,000 on its credit cards over the past two years.
The owner of two partly-demolished heritage buildings in the centre of Alexandra says a planning decision by the Central Otago District Council has effectively prevented him from developing the site.
Central Otago is likely to get "two bites of the cake" in cycle trail funding.
A tree specialist with about 30 years' experience dealing with poplars and willows has questioned whether the trees recently felled near the Alexandra bridge on State Highway 8 were rotten.
Signs warning against swimming in the Clutha River are likely to be installed before summer but the Clutha Management Committee remains dubious about their merits.
The welcome mat is being extended to campers in Central Otago but freedom campers will be steered towards conservation land and reserves.
The Central Otago District Council yesterday rubber-stamped a 7% rates increase, with no discussion.
A new information centre at Cromwell has been deferred for a year and the Central Otago District Council plans to explore options for other businesses or agencies to become partners in the facility.
Matakanui Station owner Andrew Paterson gets little in return for the $10,300 he pays in Central Otago District Council rates, he told the council yesterday.
The hearing of an application to store and discharge treated sewage sludge on a Tarras farm has been postponed while the Queenstown Lakes District Council seeks legal advice.
A proposal to store and discharge sewage sludge on land at Tarras already has the Otago Regional Council (ORC) consents it needs, much to the surprise of some of the neighbours.
Councils across Otago seem about to increase their rates more than forecast to offset the cost of a rise in GST.
Opponents of the Central Otago District Council's plans to locate a 2-million-litre water reservoir on the Sugarloaf hill, near Cromwell, say the council is breaching its own planning rules and spoiling an admired landscape.
Alexandra, Clyde and Omakau residents will get a greater allocation of water this year than they first thought, after the Vincent Community Board took into account opposition to the planned reduced levels.
A Central Otago district plan change sparked by proposals for new power generation projects is likely to cause confusion rather than clarify the issues, power companies say.