Fears Queenstown Lakes District Council intends to remove angle-parking on upper Ardmore St sparked a rash of public submissions to the draft Wanaka Town Centre Character Guidelines, which closed last week.
The average proposed rate increase in the Queenstown Lakes District for 2011-12 would stay under 3%, council finance general manager and deputy chief executive Stewart Burns said yesterday.
Queenstown-Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden believes the council could have done "a lot" better during this winter's polar blasts.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will recommend the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) continue design development for a new two-lane, two-way bridge at Kawarau Falls, but acknowledge a possible need to adopt a "cheaper bridge type" at its meeting on Tuesday.
The lack of a "strong heritage champion" around the table of the Queenstown Lakes District Council is a concern to the Queenstown and District Historical Society and agencies in the heritage field, the society says.
A change of circumstances has caused the Queenstown Lakes District Council to restart its search for a general manager of infrastructure.
The Upper Clutha Rugby Club and Luggate Albion Cricket Club yesterday won Wanaka Community Board support for new long-term leases over reserves to future-proof their sports.
A Queenstown Lakes District Council rates proposal dubbed the "bed tax" by the Motel Association has come under fire.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council is showing an operating surplus of almost $12 million after tracking positively since the current financial year started on July 1 last year but its overall debt rose $2 million to $100 million.
New parking restrictions have resulted in cars for sale moving to bordering streets.
Construction of the replacement Kawarau Falls bridge has not been included in the 2012-15 regional land transport programme for Otago, despite a collaborative approach from Otago and Southland to bring the date forward.
Potential developers and partners, capable of creating a "world class" convention centre in Queenstown, are being sought by a Queenstown Lakes District Council working party.
The proposal to provide "more certainty" about the cost of resource consent applications by way of a fixed price will result in simple applications subsidising more complex ones, some submitters say.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden's election campaign promise to further reduce council spending on consultants has been realised, financial records show.
More than 330 individual staff members, including part-time staff, across the Queenstown Lakes District Council, Lakes Environmental and Lakes Leisure have two weeks to comment on a draft...
Wanaka Community Board member Ken Copland has labelled the Queenstown Lakes District Council's organisational review undemocratic and poorly handled.
The developer behind the proposed Pak'n Save and Mitre 10 Mega project on Frankton Flats has offered a compromise, but the Queenstown Lakes District Council says it has ''no interest'' in debating it through the media.
The Otago Daily Times is profiling mayoral candidates in Otago's heartland. Today, Christina McDonald talks to Al Angus, standing in Queenstown Lakes.
A spot check on the Queenstown Lakes District Council's corporate credit card reveals transactions for staff accommodation, couriers, air fares, subscriptions, delegation gifts and pizza.