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  • Burbank public service groups get bump in funding

    Burbank public service groups get bump in funding
    Burbank got an unexpected bump this year in federal grant funding to benefit local public service agencies, long reduced due to the sluggish economy, though the amount is still well below what the organizations had requested.
  • City to put the brakes on nepotism

    City to put the brakes on nepotism
    Saying the honor system in Burbank wasn’t enough, Civil Service commissioners this week continued crafting an anti-nepotism policy to codify hiring and other workplace rules in a city where inter-employee relationships abound. Burbank, unlike...

    Former Burbank firefighter dies at 89

    Former Burbank Water and Power employee turned firefighter has died. Services for Glen W. Duke, including brief memorials at Fire Station 14, were held last Friday. He was 89. Duke, who died Jan. 14, was born in Idaho in 1922 and had seven brothers and...

    City manager rejects initial raise, starts pension contributions

    City manager rejects initial raise, starts pension contributions
    Burbank City Manager Mike Flad’s contract — renewed last week through 2016 — includes a modest pay raise and a new hybrid vehicle, but for the first time, he’ll start contributing to his pension, mirroring similar moves taken by...

    Board members want more authority

    As Burbank’s Civil Service Board tackles what officials say is a long-overdue discussion on employee nepotism and dating at City Hall, the process has highlighted the board’s relative lack of power compared to similar commissions at other...