December 29

Burbank gets $1.4 million grant for seismic retrofits

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita Jason Kandel, (818) 546-3306 [email protected] 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BURBANK – The city has received a $1.4 million federal grant for seismic retrofits of aging municipal buildings and infrastructure. The Federal Emergency Management Agency grant will go toward strengthening five Burbank government buildings – the Field Services Administration building, the Police Pistol Range, the Water Reclamation Plant, the Starlight Amphitheater and the Public Works Refuse Locker Room. As part of the grant, the city will contribute about $480,000 to the projects. “I am very pleased by this news,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif, said in a statement. “The federal government has an important responsibility to help local municipalities safeguard their critical infrastructure before disaster strikes. These funds will ensure that vital federal resources are available to protect our communities.” Burbank is one of three California cities and one county getting a total of $8.7 million. The others are Santa Clara County, San Francisco and San Diego. last_img read more