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BWP General Manager Resigns

Burbank Water and Power General Manager Dawn Roth Lindell has announced her resignation from BWP, effective Friday, Feb. 2. Roth Lindell is set to take on the role of CEO and general manager at Seattle City Light.

“Over the past three years, General Manager Dawn Roth Lindell has guided BWP and the city toward greater environmental sustainability and innovation, while delivering reliable utility services to the Burbank community,” stated BWP officials.

During her tenure, BWP has increased renewable energy from 33% to 41.5%, converted more than 95% of streetlights to energy-efficient LEDs, implemented water asset management plans to guarantee dependable water delivery, modernized the electrical grid, and much more.

“I want to extend my deepest gratitude to General Manager Dawn Roth Lindell for her dedication and exceptional leadership with Burbank Water and Power,” said City Manager Justin Hess. “I wish her well in her new role and look forward to finding a new leader who will build upon all of BWP’s many successes.”

Roth Lindell acknowledged her time in Burbank with warm words about her departure.

“Serving the remarkable community of Burbank has been an extraordinary journey, and I am grateful for all that we’ve built and accomplished together,” said Roth Lindell. “Our collective achievements are a testament to the dedication of the entire BWP team, and I am assured that under new leadership, the team will continue to propel Burbank into a bright and sustainable future.”

The city of Burbank and Burbank Water and Power will keep the community informed as a new general manager is hired, working together to maintain operational continuity and ensure a smooth transition for all.

First published in the December 23 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

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