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.
On Monday, February 22, 2021 the Burbank City Council held a four and a half hour long public hearing in consideration to revoke, suspend, or modify the Conditional Use Permit for Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill located at 2623 W Magnolia Blvd. Staff recommended to adopt a resolution to revoke the permit for violating the conditions of approvals numbers 31 and 32, violating the Burbank Municipal Code, and creating a public nuisance.
Mayor Bob Frutos originally joined the Burbank City Council in May of 2013 under the campaign of neighborhood empowerment, community engagement, and a fresh perspective on the current ongoing problem with our city. Now serving his second term as Mayor during his time on Council, Mayor Frutos still holds true to those values he started with.
After the Council's Action on a 3 to 2 vote, a second Board member submited his resignation from the Board in protest of the decision
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.
Vice Mayor Konstantine Anythony has asked the Council to agendize the possibility of buying the stables at 910 S. Mariposa
While it was not made public at a Council meeting, Councilmembers voted in closed session to have the City settle a civil rights lawsuit
BPD delivers report on the status and goals of the Student Resource Officer (SRO) program to joint Burbank City Council and School Board meeting
This past Tuesday, December 8th, was the last city council meeting for longtime member, Emily Gabel-Luddy, who took seat on the Burbank City Council in May of 2011 and has used her time to help build and transform Burbank for a better future. She built her campaign on being practical with practical solutions and ran for office to have a positive impact on Burbank’s citywide growth. “I made a commitment when first elected to earn the trust of those who did not support me. I hope I met that,” says Gabel-Luddy, “We cannot always solve the problem but we must listen as we represent all in the community.”
Burbank City Council voiced it's criticisms over the Metro NoHo-Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit Project