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May 30, 2007

Applicants sought by city for commission

The Burbank City Council is accepting applications for one open seat on the Heritage Commission, an advisory body concerned with preserving Burbank's history. The five-member commission is comprised of two members from the business community, two with experience in historical preservation and one person from the community at large. Applicants with historical preservation experience are preferred to fill the current vacancy.

Committee members are not compensated and must be Burbank residents.

Application forms are available in the City Clerk's Office in City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave. and also are posted online at The application deadline is June 22, with the appointment to be made at the July 10 council meeting.


Burbank names Teacher of the Year

David Starr Jordan Middle School choir teacher Christine DeMore has been selected as the Burbank Unified School District's Teacher of the Year for 2007-08. She has been the choir teacher at Jordan Middle School for eight years and was recognized for her coaching of award-winning students and her motivational and instructional skills.

DeMore is an interim faculty member at the USC Thornton School of Music.

Secondary school staffs in the district were asked to nominate one of their colleagues for the award and to participate in the California Teacher of the Year competitions with an estimated 80 teachers from schools throughout the state.

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