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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Councilman/Mayor Dave Golonski at city council meeting in Burbank September 18, 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 door, Flad slammed the brakes on what appeared to be a hasty decision to search for a permanent police chief. Flad is making the dash to South Gate to fill... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- City Manager Mike Flad at Burbank City Council meeting September 18, 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 news release: City Suspends Search for Permanent Police Chief Recruitment process on hold pending the hiring of a new city manager BURBANK, Calif. (September 27, 2012) – Burbank City Manager... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- City Manager Mike Flad at a city council meeting at Burbank City Hall March 15, 2011

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 handling the all-important recruitment and hiring of a permanent Burbank Police Chief. Here’s the official release from Public Information Officer, Drew Sugars.   Burbank City Manager Accepts Position with City... Read More →

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