The names are in: Eight candidates will battle over two City Council seats in November, with four other people vying for one of three positions on the Burbank Unified School District Board of Education.
Additionally, three people are running for city treasurer, with the local election coinciding with state and national elections on Nov. 3.
One candidate listed as running for the BUSD board, Larry Applebaum, recently informed The Leader that he was withdrawing from the race.
Information regarding candidates’ campaign donations and other disclosures are available on the city’s website at burbankca.gov/departments/city-clerk-s-office/elections. Contact information for candidates is provided on that site and also is listed below.
Voters will also decide the fate of several state propositions, as well as a municipal rent regulation measure.
The Leader will publish statements from school board candidates on Sept. 5 and city council candidates in its Sept. 12 issue.
Here are the candidates looking to be elected as council members, city treasurer or school board members, presented in the order they are expected to appear on the ballot:
CITY TREASURER CANDIDATES
Krystle Palmer — Appointed incumbent
Darin B. Shea — Business owner/investor
Lindsey Francois — Product development engineer
BUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES
Armond Aghakhanian — Incumbent
Steve Ferguson — Incumbent
Emily Weisberg — Middle school teacher
Roberta Grande Reynolds —
CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES
Linda Bessin — Retired claims analyst
Konstantine Anthony — Disability services provider
Tamala Takahashi — Nonprofit administrator/businesswoman
Michael Lee Gogin — Actor/screenplay writer
Paul Herman — Business executive
Nick Shultz — Deputy attorney general
Sharis Manokian — Substitute teacher
Tim Murphy — Appointed council member/attorney