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Burbank Bob Hope Airport commissioners approved a budget this week that managed to hold airline landing fees steady despite the airfield's continued struggles with declining passenger counts. The spending plan includes funding for a new transportation...
The City Council on Tuesday adopted a $149 million General Fund budget that was balanced on $2.5 million in spending cuts across multiple departments. City Financial Services Director Cindy Giraldo said officials project a $3.9 million surplus in the...
The City Council is slated to adopt a $149-million General Fund budget next week that includes $2.5 million in cuts and fee increases to various services. With the adjustments and a projected 1% increase in sales and property tax revenues, officials...
Burbank officials this week proposed cutting roughly 2% — or $2.5 million — from the city’s $149-million General Fund budget, which pays for most public services. The proposal also addresses soaring employee pension costs by allocating...
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Upset over Mayor Dave Golonski's recent comments about outsourcing city jobs to save money, the Burbank City Employees Assn. political action committee has retracted its election endorsement of the 20-year councilman, calling the idea a "slap in the face....
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Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year&...
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Assume you are elected onto the City Council, and city staff says you need to cut $3 million, or roughly 2%, from the General Fund to balance the budget. What would you cut and why? Dave Golonski Age: 54 Profession: Burbank Councilman This year's...
Weak tax revenues in Burbank have created a larger-than-expected deficit that is now projected to be $2.1 million this year, according to a recent budget report. Revenue from transient parking, property and retail sales came in at $1.2 million below...
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Local school officials are still uncertain about how the state budget — and rosier financial forecasts — will impact Burbank Unified next year. A new funding formula proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown could bring a 5% — or $2.7 billion...
Burbank Unified's most pressing issues were up for debate Thursday during a forum that called on five school board candidates vying for two seats to address the budget woes of Burbank schools and suggest ways to improve student success. The forum, hosted...
City officials are grappling with a $1.3 million budget shortfall this coming fiscal year, which is only expected to widen over time as costs soar amid sluggish revenue growth. City Council members are divided on how to conquer the deficit, with some...
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Burbank Arts For All recently awarded thousands of dollars worth of grants to local schools, but with more than 30 applicants, demand far outstripped available money. In all, 31 Burbank schools sent in grant applications totaling $85,565, but in the...
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