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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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Burbank begins search for a new permanent police chief

  The search is on for a new permanent police chief in the city of Burbank. The announcement was made this morning in a press release, in which Interim Police Chief, Scott LaChasse, received generous praise from City Manager, Mike Flad: “… Chief LaChasse did an incredible job stabilizing a department in crisis.” Scott LaChasse came aboard as interim police chief back in January of 2010. Indeed, the BPD was in crisis facing lawsuits from current and former... Read More →

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