In recent years the liaison, lobby and advocacy role the Chamber’s chief executive John Christie has been performing in the community has become increasingly evident and vital.
None more so than in education, submissions and exchange persuasively directed to Dunedin City Council.
Bouquets plural to John and team. Great work.
Tomorrow’s ODT lines up a story on local businesses considering legal action to rectify the city’s parking fiasco.
Got my letter from Cr Michael Guest yesterday regarding resident parking in Pitt Street…we’ve had meters installed right up to Queen Street corner. A number of residents are owner occupiers, doctors, hospital staff or long-term renters; and a number of properties have no offstreet parking available. There was no consultation prior to the changes.
And serving people (businesses, workers, students or residents) with a generic bloody council letter is worse than pathetic.
DCC Letter – Parking 9-9-09
### ODT Sat, 12 Sept 2009 (page 3)
Parking moves ‘choked’ city
By Sarah Harvey
Angry business owners say Dunedin City Council parking changes are killing the city centre, and they are considering legal action against the council if it does not remedy the situation
This item is available in print and digital editions of the Otago Daily Times.