Archives for February 2014

Press Release: Student Work Study Program

PRESS RELEASE PATRICK B. COLE CITY HALL IMPLEMENTS STUDENT WORK STUDY PROGRAM Today the City of Fairbanks began a student work study program to allow students from high school to work with various City departments. The first student selected for this program is Jada Anderson of West Valley High School. Mayor Eberhart stated, “I am […]

New Employee Update: Two Recruit Firefighters

Welcome to two new City of Fairbanks Recruit Firefighters! Pictured here, with their training supervisor, Joy Beth Cottle, are Recruit Firefighter Tallan Baumfalk and Recruit Firefighter Hunter Gallien, with Mayor Eberhart. Tallan was born and raised in Alaska. He joined the fire service inj Fairbanks in 2008. After working for a couple of the area […]

Council Action Notice – 02/24/14

To view the Council Action from the Regular Meeting of February 24, 2014 click the following link: Council Action Notice – 02/24/2014

Proclamation: Multiple Agencies

Multiple agencies were recognized for their efforts during the large apartment fire in January: City Dispatch, Police, Fire, and Public Works, and mutual aid from Fort Wainwright Fire, University Fire, Steese Volunteer Fire, Chena Goldstream Fire, North Star Fire, and North Pole Fire departments were phenomenal in their response to this emergency. The proclamation below […]

Proclamation: Ben Seibels Public Works

Ben Siebels from our Public Works Department was honored for his role in working tirelessly to operate equipment to assist on scene at the apartment fire in January. WHEREAS, on this day, the Fairbanks community pauses to reflect and recognize public servants whose actions, quick thinking and teamwork saved the lives of 13 people; and […]

Proclamation: City Firefighter Streltsov

City of Fairbanks Firefighter Sergey Streltsov rescued a family of three children and two adults from a burning apartment building in late January. Monday night Sergey was honored at City Hall during Council Meeting on with a proclamation noting his outstanding efforts. The proclamation was signed by City Mayor John Eberhart, Fairbanks North Star Borough […]

Proclamation: Michell Daku – Red Cross

Michell Daku, American Red Cross Tanana Valley District Director, was honored at City Hall during Council Meeting on Monday night with a proclamation noting her agencies timely and compassionate assistance to victims of a fire that occurred in January. The proclamations were signed by City Mayor John Eberhart, Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins, […]

Proclamation: UAF BC Greg Coon

Battalion Chief Greg Coon of the University Fire Department was honored at City Hall during Council Meeting on Monday night with a proclamation noting his extraordinary heroism. The proclamations were signed by City Mayor John Eberhart, Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins, and North Pole Mayor Bryce Ward. WHEREAS, at or about 3:50 am […]

Arctic Park & Council Subdivisions Improvements Project Neighborhood Meeting Invitation

The City of Fairbanks will be reconstructing Kennicott, McCarty, Wild Rose, & 16th Avenues and Ash, Bluebell, & Buttercup Streets this summer, and is hosting a second public meeting for the project on February 26 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at City Hall (800 Cushman Street, 2nd floor). During the first public meeting held on […]

Council Agenda Packet – 02/24/14

To view the Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of February 24, 2014 select the following link: Council Agenda Packet – 02/24/2014