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From: [Dunedin City Council] Sent: Monday, 4 July 2016 11:55 a.m. To: Elizabeth Kerr Subject: Response to Information Request
Dear Ms Kerr,
Official information request for CEO SPEECH SOUTH DUNEDIN
I refer to your official information request dated 27-June-2016 for “a full copy of DCC Chief Executive Sue Bidrose’s speech and overhead slides presented to the public meeting hosted by the South Dunedin Action Group on 20 June at Nations Church, King Edward St.”
The information you have requested is available on our website at:
If you wish to discuss this further with us, please feel free to contact the chief executive and request an appointment.
The following report by Anna Johnson shows that very little was done [public consultation] in 2014. In fact only 17 people turned up to the DCC workshop in South Dunedin and their Appendices show that less than 10 people commented on their draft natural hazard policy.
*Bullet points indicate comments entered after the public meeting 20 June.
█ For more, enter the terms *flood*, *sea level rise*, *climate change*, *pce*, *stormwater*, *hazard*, *johnstone*, *hendry*, *south dunedin action group*, *debriefing notes* or *listener* in the search box at right.
Posted by Elizabeth Kerr
Election Year. This post is offered on the public interest.
A report to the planning and environment committee said while the council was not in a position to comment on the educational needs of the area, it was responsible for promoting the economic, social, environmental and cultural wellbeing of residents.
### ODT Online Tue, 26 Apr 2011 DCC adds to debate on South Dunedin schools
By David Loughrey
The Dunedin City Council has added its voice to the debate over the review of south Dunedin schools, calling for the Ministry of Education to consider keeping any unused school grounds for the community. The council last week voted to ratify a submission on the issue that had been sent to the ministry, which Mayor Dave Cull said would help provide a wider perspective. Read more
### washingtonpost.com Saturday, May 8, 2010 Shaping the City
By Roger K. Lewis
Terms, mind-sets must be changed to encourage and enable more walking in cities.
The time has come to acknowledge that walking will be an indispensable component of 21st-century transportation. Today’s plans for urban and suburban growth envision walkways as a vital part of multi-modal transportation networks. Walking is great exercise and beneficial to health. Unlike cars, buses, trams and trains, walking consumes no fossil-fuel energy and leaves no carbon footprint. Equally important, walking can be a positive aesthetic experience.
How can we encourage and enable more walking? What will motivate people to change long-standing perceptions and deeply engrained behavior? We must plan and develop — or redevelop — metropolitan environments so walking becomes safe, comfortable, enjoyable and stimulating. This requires satisfying several design criteria.