The Hands off Harrop group is ‘‘appalled'' the Dunedin City Council has decided to go ahead with the atrium on the side of the town hall in Harrop St.
The Dunedin City Council has approved a $45.14 million redevelopment of the Dunedin Town Hall and the Dunedin Centre which includes the controversial Harrop St atrium.
Clutha councillors will receive a mixture of salary and meeting fees for their efforts after the issue of remuneration was resolved yesterday.
The Civic Centre, where the Dunedin City Council is based, is in line for a $2.25 million makeover next year.
A tour of the Dunedin Centre yesterday did little to resolve the dissent of three vocal critics opposed to the proposed ‘‘glass house'' development in Harrop St.
A Dunedin City Council hearings committee has declined a retrospective resource consent on a Carroll St development after finding a ‘‘concerning'' level of deviation from the original consent application.
Otago Regional Council consent holders may soon face extra charges after a heated debate by councillors over the ‘‘contentious'' issue of whether public or private citizens benefited most from its monitoring and audit work.
The Central Otago District Council plans to introduce a new method of handling building and planning consents which promises to cut costs and the time taken to process consents.
Two senior Waitaki District Council managers have resigned to pursue careers in the private sector.