Firefighters Union Says There are Much Deeper Issues to the Temporary Loss of Engine...
While the City says taking Engine 12 out of service is to bring respite to firefighters and their families, the union says pay is forcing firefighters to transfer to other departments.
Burbank Chamber of Commerce Hosts 2022 State Of The City With Off-The-Charts Turnout
Community members gathered on Thursday, Oct. 20, for the Burbank Chamber of Commerce's annual State of the City Address & Luncheon.
Pickwick Development Settles Lawsuit with City of Burbank
Project will still go through with changes to the plans, including six less units. A public hearing on the project will be held October 25
Burbank City Council Gives a Thumbs Down to Current Planned Pickwick Housing Development
The Burbank City Council's vote rejected the interpretation that Senate Bill 35 applies to the Pickwick housing proposal
Hold Your Horses, City Council to Look at Buying Stables on South Mariposa
Vice Mayor Konstantine Anythony has asked the Council to agendize the possibility of buying the stables at 910 S. Mariposa
Burbank City Council To Discuss Housing Bill Provisions Which Could Determine Fate of Pickwick
The Burbank City Council will receive a staff report on SB 35 during their Tuesday night meeting. The bill is being used for a housing development at the Pickwick Bowl and Gardens site which would build 98 town houses on the property.
Proposed Budget Requests Per Department FY 2021-22
The Burbank City Council met virtually on Tuesday, April 27th and was the first meeting reviewing the proposed 2021-22 Fiscal Year budget. In the presentation the council was provided with details on the accomplishments and services of each department, along with their proposed budget and new budget requests. Here are the budget requests for this coming fiscal year including recurring requests and one-time requests. The next City Council meeting will be on Tuesday, May 4th, in which the proposed budget presentation will continue.
Hero Pay Presented to Council Moves to Second Step
The Burbank City Council meeting was held virtually on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 where a presentation was made regarding enactment of a local minimum wage and/or Hero Pay. The staff recommendation presented was to direct staff on whether or not to pursue increasing the minimum wage in Burbank and for Council to provide specifics. The second recommendation would be to direct staff on whether or not to bring back a Hero Pay ordinance and for Council to provide certain specifics.
This Week’s City Council Roundup: 3/30/2021
The Burbank City Council met virtually on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 and began the meeting with the adjournment of retired Burbank Fire Engineer, Arthur “Art” Popkin, who worked for the department from 1964 to 1989.
This Week’s City Council Roundup: 3/16/2021
The Burbank City Council opened up their virtual City Council meeting on March 16, 2021 with the adjournment of Pete Roses who passed away in January of 2021. Roses coached football and basketball at numerous schools, worked as a one-on-one aid in Burbank middle schools, high school, and the Burbank Adult School, and was also a campus security guard for Burbank High School.
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