Someone might want to ask our council members this week why it is that they won’t allow their own board and commission members to serve in dual roles by virtue of an express ordinance, but the same prohibition doesn’t apply to them. Even ethically.
Rogers wants to explore the idea of appointing council members to the airport commission. Since commission members have a legal, ethical, and fiduciary responsibility to oversee the operations of the airport, what happens when the needs of that institution conflict with those of the City of Burbank?
Which one wins out?
Here’s an idea for this week’s Charter Commission meeting. Instead of allowing staff to spoon feed you their own laundry list of amendments and wishlist goodies, why don’t you come up with one that bans council members from being on the airport commission? Put it to a vote.