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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Political Landscape: Gatto calls for the end of super PACs

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) joined two other state lawmakers to introduce a measure that would begin the process of nullifying the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that created “super PACs,” which have flooded unlimited...
  • Officials propose temporary station closure to cut costs

    Officials propose temporary station closure to cut costs
    A proposal to close firefighting operations out of a West Burbank station for nine months will allow the fire department to meet its 5% spending cut, but Chief Ray Krakowski warned that emergency response times will be affected citywide. Under the plan,...
  • Vacant positions may be frozen

    CITY HALL — Burbank officials on Tuesday proposed freezing vacant positions, cutting back public services and raising utility rates to close a projected $5.8-million budget gap for 2010-11. The city has grappled with budget reductions in six of...
  • In Depth: Cities make joint efforts

    DOWNTOWN — Faced with multimillion-dollar budget deficits brought on by spiraling revenues and escalating employee costs, Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena are considering consolidating a wide range of services and programs to save money. Early...
  • Police draft budget cuts

    CITY HALL — The Burbank Police Department on Tuesday proposed $1.87 million in budget cuts, which include suspending its helicopter program, eliminating positions and reducing animal shelter hours. The proposals, whose savings range from $1.1...
  • An eventful term for senator

    For nearly all of state Sen. Carol Liu's term in office, she has had to deliver bad news to officials in Glendale and Burbank. Trouble began shortly after Liu's election in 2008, when the national economy went south. California state officials worked...
  • Liu welcomes ideas at town hall

    Community solutions posed Saturday to state Sen. Carol Liu about the state's budget crisis ranged from streamlining school administrators to allowing the production of hemp. The suggestions came during a town hall meeting at the Glendale Central Library...
  • Airport approves budget

    AIRPORT DISTRICT — Bob Hope Airport officials Monday unanimously approved a $96-million budget that will pay for several major infrastructure projects, such as runway improvements and work on a new regional transit center. The 2010-11 budget for...
  • Council approves $785M budget

    CITY HALL — The City Council Tuesday adopted a $785.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, avoiding considerable cuts to programs and services, but drawing criticism for hiking rates and fees amid a protracted recession. Councilman David...
  • Burbank school board approves budget

    Burbank school board approves budget
    WEST BURBANK — Despite reduced state education funding, the Burbank Unified school board on Thursday approved a budget that is expected to end $400,000 in the black three years out. State law requires school districts to submit balanced budgets...
  • Schools bank on federal boost

    WEST BURBANK — Federal aid to states is expected to provide Burbank Unified with about $2 million, which officials said could offset employee furlough days or ease the deficit. Burbank Unified officials said it was too soon to know whether...
  • City's $11.9M operating budget maintains surplus

    The city of La Cañada Flintridge recently passed its annual budget for fiscal year 2014-15, reporting annual expenditures of $11.9 million and a general reserve fund of $14.3 million, or 120% of the total operating budget. La Cañada has maintained a...