Archives for April 2016

Road Sweeping

Robert Carlson operates the “broom” on the Old Steese Highway, skillfully sweeping the roadways. “All of our sweeper trucks use water during their operations,” said Eric Grant, Public Works Street Supervisor . Eric explained that if dust is a problem, they will pre-wet the area they are going to be sweeping, but normally the water […]

Council Action Notice – 04/11/2016

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of April 11, 2016, click here.

Body of Missing Man Found Tonight

Fairbanks Fire Department responded to the banks of the Chena River near First Avenue and Cushman street, after a body had been discovered in the river.  Upon arrival, Fire Department personnel contacted three local residents who reported they had located the individual who was seen falling into the river on Saturday, April 9th.   Fairbanks […]

Chena River Incident

This morning at approximately 7:29 a.m., Fairbanks Emergency Communications Center received a call of an incapacitated person beside the river, below the Cushman Bridge. Approximately ten minutes later, a second call was received that the person of interest had walked out onto the ice and had fallen into the river.  The Fairbanks Fire Department was […]

F-35s Are On Their Way!

On Monday, April 4th,  Col. Winkler formally announced that two squadrons of F-35s, a total of 54 jets, will be coming to Eielson Air Force Base.  The jets are scheduled to start arriving in the summer of 2020. Up to $500 million dollars of construction at EAFB will need to take place.   This will mean […]

United Way Thanks 2015 Participants

Mayor Eberhart was pleased to attend the awards breakfast for the United Way 2015 Campaign yesterday. Mayor Eberhart stated, “It is heartening to see so many individuals and organizations from our community contribute money, time, and resources to ensure that the United Way Campaign is such a success. Thank you to all who help with […]

Council Agenda Packet – April 11, 2016

To view the City Council Agenda packet for the Regular Meeting of April 11, 2016, click here.

Welcome Tammy Misrasi!

Welcome Tammy Misrasi, the new City of Fairbanks Executive Assistant and Public Information Officer.  Tammy comes to the City with an extensive background in Public Service. Tammy retired from the State of Utah, Department of Transportation as their Operations Analyst, with over 30 years of service.    Tammy’s a Certified Public Manager and strives to keep […]

The Fairbanks City Hall Clerks Department: City Spotlight

by Olivia Jeans and Denzel Harris, Lathrop H.S. Interns The City Clerk’s Office is an amazing group of women! From administering elections, legislation and more, they serve our City with a smile and a high level of professionalism. Danyielle, the City Clerk, explained that the Clerk’s Office is important as it serves as a liaison […]

Welcome Sarah Cogley, Intern for the H.R. Department!

Sarah started working in the Mayor’s Office in August, 2015 and decided to come back for another semester in the HR Department. She’s a senior at West Valley High School who enjoys helping others and listening to the Beatles. Sarah continues to be a great contribution to the Fairbanks City Hall with her welcoming personality, and outstanding […]