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.
The Dunedin City Council could consider higher rates hikes to help pay for big-ticket projects including the Mosgiel pool.
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.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' last minute offer of a ''remorseful apology'' - complete with strings attached - has been rejected as insufficient.
Halfway through his term as a Dunedin city councillor, Mike Lord says he is frustrated with the amount of time the council spends on ''green issues''.
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.
A fix to Forsyth Barr Stadium's troublesome public address system could be on the way.
The Dunedin City Council could pay more for new floodlights at the University Oval, after the University of Otago ruled out making a contribution.
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.
The Dunedin City Council is taking a tougher stand against some increasingly ''obnoxious and belligerent'' students following a record number of noise complaints.
The Dunedin City Council is taking its Long Term Plan hearings to Mosgiel as a ''mark of respect'' after it was inundated with submissions on a proposed new pool for the community.
The campaign for a new Mosgiel pool has been given a shot in the arm after the Dunedin City Council was inundated with submissions on the project, Mayor Dave Cull says.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has been stripped of his voting rights after failing to apologise before a 24-hour deadline.
Dunedin based National Party list MP Michael Woodhouse has slammed the Dunedin City Council's decision to dump fossil fuel investments, as a row erupts over the move.
The Dunedin City Council is to give its more than 700 staff new training to protect the organisation from a repeat of the $1.51 million Citifleet fraud.
Dunedin city councillors have enthusiastically backed a new strategy aimed at boosting arts and culture in the city.
The Dunedin City Council has voted to remove the Warrington rocks, but only after some councillors rounded on staff over the handling of the affair.
The Dunedin City Council has apologised to the Robertson family for including Robertson Park in Middlemarch on a list of surplus land.
Both sides of the divestment debate are warning of the consequences if they do not get their way when the Dunedin City Council votes whether to dump fossil fuel investments today.