Archives for November 2013

Mayor’s Statement – 11/29/13

When I decided to run for Mayor of the City of Fairbanks, I did it because I felt we as a community could accomplish more, succeed more, and be more, if we did it together. Thanks to the voters, I have achieved my first goal: to be in a position to help guide our local […]

Council Action Notice – 11/25/13

The following link contains the Council Action from the Regular City Council Meeting of November 25, 2013. Council Action Notice – 11/25/13

Proposed Hand-carried Resolution No. 4596

PDF: Proposed Hand-carried Resolution No. 4596 RESOLUTION NO. 4596 A RESOLUTION IN MEMORIAM OF PATRICK B. COLE (1950—2013) WHEREAS, Patrick Cole came to Fairbanks to attend the University of Alaska, graduated in 1972, worked at the Public Library from 1972 to 1978, then returned to school, and graduated from the University of Idaho School of Law […]

Counci Meeting Agenda – 11/25/13

Click on the below link to download the Council Agenda for the Regular City Council Meeting of November 25, 2013. Agenda Packet 11-25-2013

REPORTING STORM DAMAGE: Click for Full-Size Documents


A DECLARATION OF A DISASTER EMERGENCY WITHIN THE CITY OF FAIRBANKS AND REQUESTING STATE AND FEDERAL ASSISTANCE. WHEREAS, on or about November 12, 2013, a severe winter storm occurred in the Fairbanks area; and WHEREAS, the Fairbanks area received substantial and heavy precipitation in the form of freezing rains, wet snow and up to 70 […]


Residents are still being affected by the winter storm that hit our community last week. Tomorrow, Mayor John Eberhart will issue a Proclamation declaring a Disaster Emergency within the City of Fairbanks and request state and federal assistance for residents who may need that support. “At this point we know that there are residents who […]

GVEA Outage: Important Links

GVEA is experiencing a high call volume due to the outage. For outage updates please visit:

Streetlights Not In Sync:

We apologize for the delay over the past several days, as lights on Cushman are not in synchronization and we realize motorists are having to stop more times than usual. We are ordering parts for the system that keeps the timing in order, but the system is from the mid-70’s and parts are difficult to […]

Expected Snowfall: Clearing Streets

With the new weather forecast calling for 2-10 inches through Wednesday night please be advised that the city will be plowing every neighborhood street and leaving behind snow berms before any snow removal begins. Some residents will see snow berms on streets for an extended period before the snow is removed, as the priority remains […]