| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Most parking tickets will cost drivers an extra $3 under a revenue-bumping plan approved by the City Council this week.
The increase will apply to all parking violations, save those involving street sweeping, and will be fully implemented in the coming...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Students in Burbank may have a reliable set of wheels a little longer than expected after the Burbank City Council issued a stay of execution on the Got Wheels program on Tuesday night.
The council voted unanimously to direct city officials to return...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:32 PM
More than two years after the collapse of Lehman Bros., Burbank is still pining for the $10 million it lost in the deal.
Following Lehman’s declaration of bankruptcy in September 2008, Burbank filed a lawsuit alleging top executives of the...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A planned transit center for Bob Hope Airport got a $90-million boost this week after officials signed off on issuing the bond debt.
The Burbank City Council approved the bonds, which will be issued by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority....
| Jan 29, 2011
Bragg was raised in Eagle Rock and moved to Burbank in 1998 when he married his wife, Holly Roy, a Burbank native. He is the father of three children, who attend Burbank schools. Bragg has been involved in numerous service organizations and groups,...
| Jan 19, 2011
The Burbank City Council is reconsidering its decision to cut a $52,000 after-school program as the nonprofit that stepped in to fill the void warned that it may not be able to shoulder the financial burden for much longer.
The Burbank Boys and Girls...
| Jan 15, 2011
A major source of funds for city services would be diverted to state coffers under a proposal Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled this week as part of his effort to slash a $28-billion state deficit.
Brown's budget calls for the Burbank Redevelopment Agency and...
| Jan 19, 2011
The homeless winter shelter in Glendale has avoided a budget shortfall after the Burbank City Council approved $16,410 for a local outreach coordinator.
EIMAGO, a subsidiary of the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, also asked Burbank to help cover...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:44 PM
The City Council this week decided to spend $300,000 from a fund reserved for stabilizing the city budget on after-middle youth programs, but left open the possibility of diverting money used for employee bonuses.
Councilman David Gordon on Tuesday...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Burbank could be stuck with a $50-million tab if Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to disband local redevelopment agencies goes through.
With local governments holding their breath over the budget proposal, Burbank last week joined other cities in...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The City Council on Tuesday approved a $1 million loan to the city-owned DeBell Golf Course and agreed to defer loan payments on $2.1 million in outstanding debt for two years as the troubled course tries to recover from a drop in revenue.
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:50 PM
In this economic environment, if a business with a $718,215 operating deficit and no reserves asked a bank for a $2-million bailout package, the response would be a predictable one: “no.”
But in the world of Burbank municipal business, the...