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  • Council approves utility rate increases

    Council approves utility rate increases
    Following a contentious debate about utility rates, Burbank City Council members on Tuesday voted 4-1 to raise the rates for water, power, sewer and refuse services.
  • IKEA's plans to generate on-site power hit a snag

    Just a few weeks after breaking ground on a new store in Burbank, IKEA officials were in City Council chambers Tuesday to protest a policy that would keep them from generating their own power at the site using fuel-cell technology. At the urging of...

    Gordon is ignoring energy mandates

    When Vice Mayor Gordon voted against approving the 2013-14 budget, his stated reason was that Burbank Water and Power is incurring millions of dollars in renewable energy costs that are causing rates to increase unnecessarily because of a state mandate...

    Burbank poised to adopt budget with $2.5 million in cuts

    Burbank poised to adopt budget with $2.5 million in cuts
    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...

    Burb's Eye View: Keeping the city ahead of the energy curve

    The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank. While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...