Archives for June 2016

City Council Agenda Packet – 06/20/16

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of June 20, 2016, click here.

Golden Heart Access to Treatment Initiative

Mayor Eberhart is pleased to announce that the City of Fairbanks, through its Police Department, Turning Point Counseling Services, Access Alaska, and the Interior Aids Association, have established the Golden Heart Access to Treatment Initiative. “We have a big prescription opioid and heroin problem in our city and state,” Police Chief Aragon stated.  In Alaska, […]

Orlando Shootings

Today, Mayor John Eberhart along with City Employees, grieve with the nation. Mayor Eberhart stated, “The events in Orlando were tragic and heartbreaking. The residents of our Golden Heart City join the nation in mourning the senseless loss of lives.” Hate and violence based on race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation have no place in […]

Flags at half-staff

As a mark of respect for the victims of the act of hatred and terror perpetrated on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of […]

Impound Auction

The City of Fairbanks will be holding an Impound Vehicle and City Surplus Auction this Saturday, June 11th. Preview and pre-bidder registration will be Friday, June 10th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00. Gates will open at 9 AM on auction day and registration will begin at 9 AM with the auction starting at 10 AM. […]

Bookcase for Every Child

Last night at Birch Park, was the First Annual Awards Ceremony for the Literacy Council’s Bookcase for Every Child.  Mike Kolasa is the Literacy Council’s Director.  He is pictured with some of the bookcases and books that were awarded to 5th and 6th grade students.  The students were:  Ethan Bean, Kody Bean, Zaelin Bean, Tyriq […]

Council Action Notice – 06/06/2016

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of June 6, 2016, click here.

Congratulations June Rogers

The Fairbanks City Council welcomed and held the swearing in ceremony for its newest member, June Rogers.  June is a very distinguished businesswoman in the City of Fairbanks.  June recently retired with 20 years of dedicated service as the Executive Director of the Fairbanks Arts Association. Prior to her work in the arts, June was […]

Happy Birthday Pearl

Mayor John Eberhart honored the Fairbanks City Hostess, Pearl Watson, in celebration of her 90th birthday.  Pearl’s birthday was earlier this year, but due to her being out of town and busy schedules, she could not be honored until now. Pearl has lived in Fairbanks for nearly 70 years.  She first moved to Alaska with […]

Congratulations Jackson Fox

Congratulations to Jackson Fox who has been promoted to be the new City Engineer and Department Director.  Jackson has 15 years of experience in planning, permitting, road, utility, and facility projects, working the last eight years for the City. Before working for the City he worked for local engineering firms, including PDC, MACTEC, and USKH. […]