Daily Archives: September 21, 2015

DCC rejects Online Voting —expensive experiment avoided

Updated post
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 at 1:36 p.m.

Report – Council – 21/09/2015 (PDF, 141.9 KB)
Online Voting Trial – Final Decision as to Participation

[Mayor Dave Cull] voted against the motion, along with Crs Richard Thompson, David Benson-Pope, and Aaron Hawkins.

### ODT Online Tue, 22 Sep 2015
Council says no to online voting trial
By Craig Borley
Dunedin residents will not be taking part in an online voting trial at next year’s local body elections. […] Dunedin city councillors voted 10-4 at yesterday’s full council meeting to terminate the plan.
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DCC Public Forum 21.9.15
Online Voting Trial
Speakers against ‘voting experiment’ —
Chris Burgess, Beau Murrah and Stu Fleming

### dunedintv.co.nz Mon, 21 Sep 2015
DCC will not take part in nationwide online voting trial
The city council’s heeding public calls against its involvement in an online voting trial for local elections. Councillors have voted not to spend $165,000 taking part in the nationwide trial. And that’s a relief for some residents, who say the costly move comes with significant risk.
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39 Dunedin Television
DCC will not take part in nationwide online voting trial

Online voting depended on the security not only of the voting process itself, but the digital devices used by individual voters, many of which were vulnerable.

### ODT Online Mon, 21 Sep 2015
Fears for online voting security
By Chris Morris
The Dunedin City Council is being warned online voting could open democracy’s door to hackers. The concern comes from Dunedin based web developer and data protection specialist Chris Burgess, as the council prepares to consider joining an online voting trial.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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DCC: Not shite (?) hitting the fan but DVL

BAD UTTERLY BALD moral decrepitude —roll on corruption/rorts/rorters Delta, Luggate/Jacks Point, Noble Village, Carisbrook Stadium, Otago Rugby Football Union, Carisbrook Stadium Charitable Trust, Town Hall Redevelopment, Wall Street, High Performance Sport NZ, Taieri Community Facilities Trust, et al.

In future, property matters could be referred to the new board of Dunedin Venues Ltd, the company which owned the stadium building.

The group would advise council on its $89million investment property portfolio, including Wall Street mall, although council would still make final decisions about the portfolio’s future.

### ODT Online Mon, 21 Sep 2015
Wider advisory role mooted for stadium board
By Chris Morris
A new board being recruited to oversee Forsyth Barr Stadium’s physical requirements could also advise the Dunedin City Council on its $89 million investment property portfolio, it has been suggested. Council staff have been referring significant property matters to the full council in recent years, after an earlier property subcommittee lapsed after the last local body elections in 2013. But a council staff report, to be considered at today’s full council meeting, suggested that could be about to change.
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Report – Council – 21/09/2015 (PDF, 118.9 KB)
Proposal for new Property Governance Arrangements (Sandy! wth ?)

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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