Archives for April 2016

Fairbanks “SOS Campaign”

“Youth Suicide – Out of the Darkness Awareness Day” Thursday, April 28th was recognized as “Youth Suicide – Out of the Darkness Awareness Day” by proclamation by the City of Fairbanks Mayor John Eberhart on the steps of the Patrick Cole City Hall building.  Students from surrounding High Schools walked from Lathrop High School in […]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Please click on the link below for information on an important community event. Join Police Chief Randall Aragon at the 2016 “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” event raising awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault in the City of Fairbanks. This event is scheduled for Saturday April 30th, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm […]

Aurora Award Presented

Last Friday evening was the Explore Fairbanks Annual Awards Banquet, at Birch Hill.   One of the awards presented was the Aurora Award.  The Aurora Award is presented to an individual, local public official, organization, business or corporation for consistently exceptional contributions to the development and/or increase of the Fairbanks visitor industry. Jeff Jacobson, the Chief […]

Protecting Our Children While Serving His Community

  Mayor John Eberhart and Police Chief Randall Aragon presented Webb Phillips with an Outstanding Service Award for his work as a crossing guard at the intersection of 10th Ave and Barnette Street.  Many people, including the staff of Patrick B. Cole City Hall, the Police Department, and the Fire Department look forward to seeing […]

Council Action Notice – 04/25/2016

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of April 25, 2016, click here.

Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day May 21st, 2016 Mayor Eberhart has issued a Proclamation supporting the national Kids to Parks Day. This is the sixth Kids to Parks Day organized and launched by the National Park Trust. The Proclamation encourages families and kids to get outdoors and enjoy America’s parks. The day is intended to promote […]

Council Agenda Packet – 04/25/2016

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of April 25, 2016, click here.

The Fairbanks City Hall Finance Department:  City Spotlight

By Denzel Harris and Olivia Jeans, Lathrop H.S. Interns   The City of Fairbanks Finance Department is staffed by seven of the friendliest people in Patrick B. Cole City Hall.  They perform important financial operations for the City. Vickie Croll told us that she and two other people in the department work with accounts payable, […]

Fairbanks City Hall Engineering Department: City Spotlight

The Engineering Department is a place of wonder and the domain of the expert engineers. The department is staffed by 12 individuals, working on multiple projects. Robert Pristash (pictured below) has worked as an engineer for 30 years, and explains some of the many tasks that the department works on. The Engineering Department works on […]

Public Safety Commission Meeting

Public Safety Commission Meeting The Public Safety Commission met this past Tuesday April 12th. During this meeting, Mayor Eberhart introduced his new Executive Assistant/ Communications Director, Tammy Misrasi.  Tammy is looking forward to working with all of the departments and community members in assisting them with their communication needs. Departmental reports were made by the […]