### ODT Online Tue, 13 Sep 2011
Nod for funds to brace buildings
By David Loughrey
Dunedin heritage building owners may next year get financial help with earthquake strengthening, both through an increase in the [Dunedin Heritage Fund], and a targeted rate system. The decision followed sharp words among councillors at a recent meeting as they fought over funding for their areas of interest.
A report to the Finance, Strategy and Development Committee, from heritage policy planner Glen Hazelton, called for to provide information on a targeted rate to assist building owners to strengthen their buildings against earthquakes, suggested a variety of options.
Report – FSD – 05/09/2011 (PDF, 144.8 KB)
Targeted Rate for Earthquake Strengthening
Posted by Elizabeth Kerr