Beginning August 1, the City of Fairbanks will accept Declarations of Candidacy for City Council Seats "E" and "F". All declarations for the October 7, 2014 Municipal Election must be received by the City Clerk's Office no later than 5 P.M., August 15, 2014. To learn more about filing for candidacy or for general information about the 2014 Municipal Election click here. … Read more...
The City of Fairbanks Finance Department has been awarded the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
The criteria for the award assesses an entity on how well the budget serves as:
a policy document
a financial plan
an operations guide
a communications device
The award reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff in meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. Chief Financial Officer James Soileau … Read more...
The Sister City relationship between Fanano, Italy, and Fairbanks, Alaska, was established to honor the birthplace of Felix Pedro (in Italian "Felice Pedroni"), in 2002. Pedro’s discovery of gold on July 22, 1902, launched a series of events that helped establish Fairbanks. Since 2002 there have been regular exchanges between our two cities. This year Festival Fairbanks hosted five visitors from Italy including the Great Grand Nephew of Felix Pedro, Adriano Pedroni.
Festivities included the … Read more...