The Otago Regional Council had not advanced its plans for new office premises much since it shelved its $31 million waterfront proposal in June, chairman Stephen Cairns said.
Dunedin's bus system could be in for some major changes as the focus moves from parking to the public transport system.
The Otago Regional Council has decided to withdraw from the Otago Stadium stakeholder group following its decision to part-fund the project.
A small Otago Regional Council working party has been set up to liaise with the Dunedin City Council over a suggestion it hand over control of the city's bus system.
The Otago Regional Council could go ahead with changes to its coastal plan which would enable people to do more in the Steamer Basin area of Otago Harbour even if the Dunedin City Council does not approve its harbourside plan changes, councillors were told yesterday.
A potential conflict between Dunedin's two local authorities has been resolved, with the Otago Regional Council selling a piece of land wanted by its city counterpart for roading developments.
Proposed "improvements" to the public transport management system could turn back the clock on Dunedin's bus services to "rough old buses and plenty of exhaust", Otago regional councillors say.
The possibility of funding drying up for the SuperGold Card, which gives elderly free trips on city's buses, is worrying the Otago Regional Council.
The Otago Regional Council has released details of 140 contaminated sites across Otago, but acknowledges other dirty properties could be flying under the radar. Council resource management director Dr Selva Selvarajah said the list was released yesterday due to the high level of demand for the information from the public and the media.