"I have a feeling this is just the beginning of a dialogue between the
leaders of the three cities," Burbank Mayor Bob Kramer said. "I think
it's a good idea for all the new council members to get together to hear
Burbank's needs and what the concerns are of the people in Burbank."
Still unable to reach an agreement with the Airport Authority on a new
terminal, Burbank's council is hoping the talks will result in the three
councils agreeing on how they should direct their recently appointed
But council members aren't expecting to reach that agreement by the
end of Thursday's meeting.
"I don't think in a complicated situation like this, you can come up
with a resolution or a solution with one meeting," Glendale City
Councilman Rafi Manoukian said.
Manoukian added that he expects mainly to hear Burbank's airport
"Since it was the suggestion of the Burbank council members, I'm going
to the meeting to listen," he said. "And if there's a need to work with
the other council members, I certainly will."
The meeting will include a public comment period, opening comments
from the three cities' mayors, comments from the nine-member Airport
Authority commission, a discussion from the three councils and a
presentation from the Burbank City Council on its dispute with the
"It will be a little bit of history, a little bit of where we are now
and a little bit of where we want to go," Burbank Councilwoman Stacey
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Meeting on Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday.
WHERE: Fire Training Center, 1845 N. Ontario St., Burbank.