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  • Audit clears school district of misappropriation allegations

    Audit clears school district of misappropriation allegations
    An outside consultant has determined that the Burbank Unified School District — despite confusing record keeping that had raised accountability questions — accurately reported how it spent roughly $274 million during the past 15 years. The...
  • He's working from within

    The truth is finally out. There are checking account fees in bank accounts that are exorbitant. The banks took advantage of the investors’ lackadaisical attitude. This doesn’t only apply to checking accounts, but also to mutual funds, bond...
  • Council to eye utility, sewer fee increases

    Council to eye utility, sewer fee increases
    Burbank might be able to use one-time money to plug a projected $1.1-million budget gap for next fiscal year — but that's only if the City Council approves a collection of utility, sewer and trash-collection rate increases. Financial Services...
  • Is the dream worth keeping?

    At a time when Burbank is raising fees and using one-time funds to plug a $1.1-million budget gap, is keeping the dream of a new Central Library really worth keeping alive — at least to the tune of $3.5 million? Apparently the City Council...
  • Officials: No audit repeat after Bell scandal

    Officials: No audit repeat after Bell scandal
    Burbank officials say there are no plans to redo city financial audits performed by the same accounting firm that state regulators claim failed to catch mismanagement at the city of Bell. The state Board of Accountancy filed disciplinary proceedings last...
  • Schiff, Jennerjahn show contrasting views

    Schiff, Jennerjahn show contrasting views
    From Social Security to abortion, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and his GOP challenger, Phil Jennerjahn, differed on just about everything during a debate at Burbank City Hall Monday night sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank. The...
  • In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30

    In Burbank, Gov. Brown calls out 'shadowy forces' behind opposition to Prop. 30
    Gov. Jerry Brown continued to press his case for Proposition 30 on Friday, telling a coalition of business leaders in Burbank that if the tax measure fails, K-12 and higher education will be hit with billions of dollars in funding cuts. Proposition 30...
  • Airport budget squeaks ahead

    Airport budget squeaks ahead
    Despite a precipitous drop in parking revenues and the loss of American Airlines, Bob Hope Airport managed to squeak ahead of budget projections for fiscal year 2012, according to a report released this week. According to the year-end fiscal numbers...
  • At State of the City address, Burbank mayor bullish on the future

    At State of the City address, Burbank mayor bullish on the future
    While the recession dealt Burbank some economic blows, the 101-year-old city's financial health is stable — sales tax revenues are rising and new infrastructure projects are on the horizon, Burbank Mayor Dave Golonski said Wednesday during the...
  • City helps French prep school acquire loan

    City helps French prep school acquire loan
    Burbank has agreed to join a state financing authority so that a private French-language prep school can obtain a $12-million tax-exempt loan to revamp a site it plans to use as a school. The move is a rare show of government-backed economic development...
  • Burbank avoids major pain in closing $1.3M gap to approve new budget

    Burbank avoids major pain in closing $1.3M gap to approve new budget
    The City Council this week approved Burbank’s $636-million budget after closing a $1.3-million gap — a relatively small wound compared to other cities that have been hit especially hard by the loss of local redevelopment. The $1.3-million...
  • Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer

    Meet the 17 applicants for city clerk, city treasurer
    When the City Council convenes on June 28 to fill the vacated positions of city clerk and city treasurer, they’ll have 17 applicants representing a wide swath of the local political sphere to choose from. The two spots are typically elected...