Nice day away from the desk

yellow line [stuff.co.nz] tweaked

ODT Online Fri, 19 Aug 2016
Errant DCC staff member ‘spoken to’
The Dunedin City Council staff member caught parking illegally in Green Island on Wednesday has been “spoken to”. […] Acting transport group manager Richard Saunders confirmed the car was driven by a member of the council transport team.
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DCC employee in café “having coffee and a catch-up with a guy” for about an hour between 2pm and 3pm yesterday.

ODT Online Thu, 18 Aug 2016
Double standard? DCC parking lapse
By David Loughrey
The Dunedin City Council is being accused of double standards after one of its employees was caught parking for an hour on yellow lines, over a fire hydrant and too close to a bus stop. Green Island woman Cody Sheridan sent photos to the Otago Daily Times of the vehicle parked near an area where the council handed out tickets to customers of the cafe in which she worked.
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

Election Year. This post is offered in the public interest.

*Image: stuff.co.nz – yellow line [tweaked by whatifdunedin]

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5 responses to “Nice day away from the desk

  1. Gurglars

    Just what was a DCC parking inspector doing in Green Island having coffee with a friend during working hours?

    Now I know 550,000 hits on trade me is necessary for staff morale and training employees in commercial activities, but can we expect a chain of DCC transport coffee shops now?

  2. Hype O'Thermia

    I’m worried about the parking situation in Green Island. Has the DCC been buggering it up there too, building bulges and impediments to cycle-riders and reductions in car parks in their ceaseless quest to make Dunedin NZ’s No 1 traffic hell-hole?
    Though their objective is barmy their optimism is touching. Childhood exposure to “triumph of underdog” stories like Flick the LIttle Fire Engine, more even powerful in moulding the juvenile brain than seeing alcohol on sale at Wests.

  3. Hi Elizabeth,

    I have made 4 related information requests. Will let you know what responses I get.

    Cheers, Lee

  4. Elizabeth

    Oh goodie, thanks Cr Vandervis – mayoral aspirant and successor !!

  5. Just hope Lee isn’t holding his breath for information responses, could seriously damage his future – mayoral or otherwise!
    And that would be very bloody disastrous for Dunedin.

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