Palmerston North City Council is turning its public entrance from The Square into a staff only and disabilities entrance to increase security after the Christchurch terror attacks last year.
The council forked out $64,000 on the changes following advice from an independent security review, even though there's been no incidents of people wandering into the building from the street causing problems.
Is this a good use of money?
12.7% Yes, preparations need to be in place.12.7% Complete
69.5% No, it's excessive.69.5% Complete
17.8% Maybe, if the review said it's a good idea there must be relevant concerns.17.8% Complete
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Has anyone else experienced the major traffic backing up on both Gilespie and Tremaine coming into town? Its like our city exploded with traffic. I think the council might need to think of alternative traffic management there as they constantly need to patch holes there too.
Our market is still pumping!! 😎💪
Compared to April 2020
• Median Price up 46.8%
• Sales Count up 526.9%
• Days to Sell increased 2 days
Compared to March 2021
• Median Price up 2.3%
• Seasonally adjusted median price up 1.3%
• Sales Count down 22.2%
• Seasonally adjusted sales count down 12.6%
• Days to Sell increased 4 days
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