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DCC adopts Stadium Plan Change

At the extraordinary meeting today Council adopted Plan Change 8 – Stadium as expected. It really had no option not to. The vote was on the voices, no-one said ‘no’ but the Mayor diplomatically resisted the temptation to say ‘unanimously’.

The recommendation on the ‘late item for consideration’ was amended. The Subcommittee (Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Cr Wilson and Chief Executive Jim Harland) has been authorised to consider the contract with Hawkins Construction Limited and other consultants and make a recommendation to Council for consideration.

Jim Harland’s report to Council, ‘Delegations to Subcommittee’ (16 March 2009). Read here

### ODT Online Tue, 17 Mar 2009
Late changes to process of awarding stadium contract

A full meeting of the Dunedin City Council will vote whether to approve a contract with Hawkins Construction to build Dunedin’s new stadium, a vote expected to be the final decision on the project. The council voted for that outcome yesterday at an extraordinary meeting, after Mayor Peter Chin moved to change an original recommendation to leave the decision in the hands of a subcommittee.

The venues hire and licence agreement subcommittee will, though, have final approval on hire agreements for the stadium between the Otago Rugby Football Union and the Carisbrook Stadium Trust, and on the sale and purchase of Carisbrook.

At the meeting, Mr Chin put forward changes to a recommendation that would have allowed the subcommittee, set up behind closed doors last month, to approve the contracts. He changed a recommendation to one where the subcommittee would be given the power to consider the contract, then make a recommendation to be considered by the council.

The meeting voted to approve the recommendation, and added the university’s contract to what would be considered by the council.

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### Channel 9 March 16, 2009 – 6:17pm
Plan Change Helps New Multi-Million Dollar Stadium Project To Go Ahead

Although they’re waiting for formal confirmation, the Carisbrook Stadium Trust says it’s great news.

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Just a query. Has DCC got a signed contract with ORFU? And one with University of Otago? Or not.

We know, details details…but please, let’s get those conditions sorted if “we’re” going to do this.

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StS appeal 'lost in post'

### ODT Fri, 27 Feb 2009
Land rezone appeal appears lost in post
By Mark Price

An appeal against the Dunedin City Council’s plan to rezone land in Awatea St for a new stadium appears to have been lost in the post.

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Plunket, 'Appeal will be withdrawn immediately'

### D Scene 25-2-09 (page 5)
And then there was one

Dunedin’s proposed $188 million stadium is about to dodge one of the two Environment Court appeals lodged against it this month. Chalmers Properties Ltd have lodged an appeal to the Environment Court through its Auckland-based lawyers. The appeal relates to a Dunedin City Council-initiated arterial route making way for the Awatea St stadium. However, Port Otago chief executive Geoff Plunket says the appeal will be withdrawn immediately.
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### D Scene 25-2-09 (page 5)
‘A plan change appeal won’t hold up demolition work’ – Trust
Stadium start regardless

By Michelle Sutton

Opponents’ hopes that court appeals will stall work on Dunedin’s controversial megabucks stadium will come crashing down in June. Demolition work at the site will start regardless, according to the Carisbrook Stadium Trust.
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