City of Fairbanks offices will be closed on July 4th for Independence Day. City Residents: garbage normally picked up on Wednesday will be picked up on Thursday, July 5th. Please place your garbage curbside by 7:00 AM. Have a safe 4th of July!!

Cleaner Waterways in Fairbanks!

Thank you to the Fairbanks Storm Water Advisory Committee members, City Public Works staff, Lion’s Club members, and 30 citizen volunteers who PULLED 900 POUNDS OF GARBAGE from our local waterways during Stream Clean-up Day on Saturday!! Also, thank you to HC Contractors for your donation supporting this great event!

14th Annual Stream Cleanup Day – June 9th

Stream cleanup day is right around the corner! Volunteers are needed to help us clean up our local waterways! For more information, contact Andrew Ackerman at aackerman@fairbanks.us

Storm Drain Art Street Painting – June 2nd

The Storm Drain Art Street Painting event will be this Saturday, June 2nd from 9am-5pm! This is a great event that aims to deter littering and raise public awareness about the fact that storm drains in Fairbanks empty directly into the river system, a habitat we want to keep clean for local wildlife.   ***DRIVERS […]

Public Works – Tree Trimming Reminders

Please CLICK HERE to read a letter from the City Public Works Department regarding the importance of trimming the trees on your property.  


Please remember that if you have a dumpster on your property it is the property owner’s responsibility to keep the area around the dumpster clean. This time of year may require a little extra effort as the snow melts. Please help keep our City clean!

**Marijuana Work Session – 4/23/18**

The City Council will hold a WORK SESSION and PUBLIC HEARING on City Marijuana Regulations (Ordinance No. 6070, as Amended) on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 5 p.m. in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 800 Cushman Street. The Public Hearing will be divided into three primary topics: 1) Number of retail marijuana stores, 2) Marijuana […]

Jerry Norum 09/19/33 – 04/01/18

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jerry Norum DATE: April 2, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Teal Soden, Communications Director, 907-987-0867, tsoden@fairbanks.us The City of Fairbanks is sad to hear of the recent passing of former City Councilman Jerry Norum. Mr. Norum was admitted to FMH after suffering a brain aneurysm and passed away on Sunday, April […]

03/19/18 Press Release – Masonic Temple Collapse

On Saturday, March 19th, the roof of the historic Masonic Temple Collapsed. View the official press release here: 03-19-18-Masonic Temple Collapse Press Release

Chena River Walk Open House – 3/21/18

The City of Fairbanks, in collaboration with the Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) and the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF), will hold a public open house on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fairbanks City Hall Council Chambers. The purpose of the open house is to […]