Burbank City Hall

Sunday, June 25, 2017

City Buzz: Changes at Burbank City Hall and around town

Some changes and developments in the Media City as we head into the last week of June 2017. Burbank City Hall — After five years as Burbank’s Public Information Officer, Drew Sugars, is moving on. Sugars’ departure was officially announced late last Friday in a news release from City Hall. The veteran broadcast journalist will become the Director of Communications […]
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

City Buzz: Voters have spoken, change comes to Burbank

2013 election results 2013 will be remembered as the year Burbank residents got fed up with the status quo, opened up those mail-in ballot packets from the City Clerk’s Office, and voted by the thousands for change in the Media City. Historic. Decisive. Profound. The meaning of the voters’ decision in both the primary and general elections will be felt […]
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Burbank Election News: Hear the candidates discuss the issues

The February 26 Burbank Primary Nominating Election is fast approaching and the mail in ballots will soon be in the mail. Who are candidates and where do they stand on the issues and problems affecting the Media City, its neighborhoods, and residents? Tomorrow night, the League of Women Voters in Glendale/Burbank will be hosting candidate forums for the offices of […]
Friday, September 28, 2012

City Buzz: Turmoil at Burbank City Hall

  I don’t know a delicate way to put this so I’ll just bottom line it and ask, “… what the blank is going on at Burbank City Hall?” Lately,  a lot of the decisions and actions by city officials have been very confusing or down right weird. Let’s start with City Manager Mike Flad. On his way out the […]
Thursday, September 27, 2012

Search for permanent Burbank police chief suspended

Outgoing Burbank City Manager Mike Flad has put the brakes on the search for a permanent police chief. A news release about the decision was sent out late this afternoon from Public Information Officer Drew Sugars. A lot of changes at City Hall lately and many of them strange and confusing, however, this move makes plenty of sense. Here’s the […]
Monday, September 17, 2012

Burbank city manager in line for a position in South Gate

More surprises from Burbank City Hall today. City Manager, Mike Flad, is one step out the door. This is no rumor  — it ‘s the official word. Late this afternoon a news release came out announcing Flad has “tentatively accepted the position” as city manager of South Gate. You gotta  wonder about Flad’s move coming at a time when he’s […]
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Taking the oath of office

Burbank’s new city clerk and city treasurer are on the job after being sworn into office during last Tuesday’s city council meeting by Deputy City Clerk Susan Domen. City Clerk Zizette Mullins and City Treasurer Debbie Kukta were appointed by the city council during a special meeting last month. Mullins and Kukta will “… serve the final ten months of their […]
Monday, May 14, 2012

Updated-City Buzz

Lawsuit trial of Burbank police officer in hands of the jury A Downtown Los Angeles jury is expected to continue deliberating today in the lawsuit trial of Burbank Police Officer Cindy Guillen-Gomez. This is the third trial in the past few months  involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the BPD brought by a current or former member of […]