Archives for July 2016

Craigslist Safety Precaution; Safe Location

When selling or purchasing items from online sales sites such as Craigslist, the City of Fairbanks recommends that transactions take place in a well-lighted public area.  Because of safety concerns, Mayor John Eberhart and Chief Randall Aragon would like citizens to consider the option of utilizing the City of Fairbanks Police Department parking lot.  It […]

GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Mayor John Eberhart reports that the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that the City of Fairbanks, Alaska has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement for the City of Fairbanks.  It reflects the commitment of the […]

Appreciation from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

On Wednesday, Mayor Eberhart was given a Certificate of Appreciation from the NAACP for his support and participation in this year’s Juneteenth celebration.  Juneteenth commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African Americans throughout the United States.  The certificate was presented by Jo Ann […]

Go Blue Alaska! Supporting Our Police and Dispatch

Jennifer Ham asked a simple question on her Facebook page one night,  “Who would be willing to make a treat or something to support our local Police Officers?”  Jennifer said both her phone and Facebook page blew up that night.  Within hours she had many responses.  Jennifer began working on a Citizens’ Police and Dispatch […]

Council Action Notice – 07/25/16

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

Richardson Highway has Re-Opened

The gas line break has been resolved and the Richardson Highway from Airport Way is open.

Richardson Highway Southbound Closed

Fairbanks Fire is on scene of a Natural Gas line break near 23rd St. exit, Southbound on Richardson highway. Airport Rd. and Richardson Highway Southbound is closed at this time. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Military Appreciation and F-35 Day

Mark your calendars to attend Military Appreciation and F-35 Day Saturday, August 20, at Pioneer Park.

City Council Agenda Packet – 07/25/2016

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

A Nice Surprise for Officers

Last week, Christine Fry (General Manager of Tanana Valley Television and Radio) delivered bags for each officer.  39 bags were filled with candy.  A note attached to each bag had nice commentary for each type of candy.  The gift bags were meant to show the City of Fairbanks Police Department the care, support and appreciation […]