On Monday, May 14, The City of Burbank City Council appointed a new Council Member to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Mayor Will Rogers. The new member, Timothy M. Murphy, was unanimously (4-0) appointed.
Council Member Murphy is a Family Law and Criminal Law attorney working in private practice. He was a Superior Court Commissioner for 15 years and former Burbank City Council Member from 1989 to 1993. He also acted as Will Rogers’ campaign manager. Council Member Murphy stated that his top three significant issues are the budget, infrastructure, and voter participation that includes voicing their opinion to the City Council.
Council Members stated that they selected Council Member Murphy based on his prior experience and his self-reflection and introspection as to what he could do better if chosen to represent the City today.
“I am honored to once again serve the citizens of Burbank and to continue the work that Will Rogers began. Additionally, I am enjoying working with the Mayor and this Council. The City of Burbank is a dynamic city and I feel that I can help develop the policies that will positively affect the city in the important matters that will come before the Council.”
- Timothy M. Murphy