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.
Life Scout, Richie Collins, organized a coyote awareness campaign for his Eagle Scout Project in order to help assist the Burbank Animal Shelter in educating the public on the growing coyote issue arising in Burbank. The campaign consisted of the distribution of over a thousand copies of the Burbank Police Department’s Community Bulletin on Coyote Awareness.
The Burbank City Council met virtually on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 and opened the meeting in adjournment of retired Burbank Fire Captain, Guy Thompson, who served the Burbank Fire Department for 33 years. Mayor Bob Frutos proceeded with some announcements to the public including an online community workshop for the Burbank Housing Element hosted by the Community Development Department on February 27th from 11:00am-12:30pm.
Once a thriving business, now a dinosaur. Developer already has filed plans for the property for a mixed use development
The Burbank City Council held a meeting virtually on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 and started the meeting with the adjournment of Tom LaBonge who passed away on January 7, 2021. LaBonge served the City of Los Angeles for 40 years and was an LA City Councilmember for the 4th District from 2001 to 2015.
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.
A new signal for the Burbank Channel Project as well as others in the City have recently been activated
In a public hearing to be held February 22 by the Burbank City Council, a decision will be made about Tinhorn Flats permit to operate
The Burbank City Council held a virtual joint meeting with the Police Commission on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021. The meeting pushed past midnight putting the council members in overtime, and the majority of the meeting was spent in discussion of the recommendations to council from the Police Commission as well as callers in the public comment portion of the joint meeting.
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.