activities including emergency preparedness. While Police Department
overtime expenses came to more than $1 million, those costs were
primarily covered by the airport.
Other budget changes include an additional $130,000 for the Joslyn
Adult Center to create two new rooms for a computer training center and
$98,000 for additional classes for Park, Recreation and Community
Services. The Police and Fire Department's parking structure requires
waterproofing at a cost of $400,000, and $677,000 will go to the
temporary relocation of the Municipal Services Building.
In the city's midyear budget report, delivered to the City Council on
Feb. 5, Hanway said the projected fiscal year 2001-2002 budget is expected to close at $104 million, and that the city is in a solid
"The city is in excellent financial condition and I think the City
Council has done an excellent job in maintaining that position," Hanway
said. "If you look around the city, you'll see the new Burbank Empire
Center with a lot of new income coming into the city's financial base."
Additional evidence of Burbank's financial health can be seen in its
sales tax revenue on a per capita basis, Hanway said. Burbank received
one-third more in tax revenue than Glendale and about 75% more than Los
Angeles County from July through September 2001.
The next financial report to the council is scheduled for May, during
the city's yearly goal-setting meeting.