In a few days, the City Council will select our next city clerk. The position is an elected office, but the last clerk retired before her term expired.
The council will also appoint the next city treasurer the same day because that official also retired early, in the same time period that, according to city staff, and with the council's concurrence, makes it too confusing and expensive to conduct an election for the term remaining.
Yes, I'm among 10 applicants for the city clerk's position, but I'm just as interested in assuring Burbankers even know it's happening. The meeting is 4 p.m. on June 28, and will be broadcast on Charter Communication's channel 6.