New Public Works Mechanic

Mayor Matherly is happy to welcome new permanent mechanic Steven Reeves! Steven has been working as a temporary mechanic with Public Works since July and we are so happy to have him as a permanent employee!  

Downtown Fairbanks Planning: Vision to Action

Help shape the future of our downtown!! FNSB Community Planning Department is holding a community workshop on September 27 at 6pm at the Westmark Gold Room. Click the link below to view the flyer. 09-27-17-Community Workshop

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus for Lateral Police Hires

Fairbanks City Council approved a $20,000 sign-on bonus for lateral Police Officers hired with Fairbanks Police Department! For more information, visit or contact  

F-35s Assigned to EAFB

Mayor Eberhart participated with Governor Walker, Senator Murkowski, Senator Sullivan, Representative Young, Tiger Team members, and the Air Force Undersecretary Lisa Disbrow in the historic record of decision teleconference this morning announcing that two squadrons of F-35s are being assigned to EAFB.  


Pictured are Eielson Air Force Base Commander Col. Winkler, Jim Dodson of Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation and Mayor Eberhart on March 25. We anticipate hearing in early April whether two squadrons of F-35s will be coming to Eielson.  That would mean much military construction, many jobs, and a huge economic benefit to our community.  Col. […]

Mayor Speaks at Choose Respect Rally

Mayor Eberhart spoke today at the Choose Respect Rally about the importance of violence prevention. The 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey shows that the number of women reporting sexual violence, intimate partner violence, or both has decreased from 2010 to 2015!

Welcome to Chief Styers, new City of Fairbanks Fire Chief!

Welcome, Chief. Jim Styers became our Fire Chief on December 1, 2015. Jim Styers was born in to a large military family in Cutbank, Montana, and moved with his family to Eielson Air Force Base in 1976.  Jim graduated from Ben Eielson High School in 1983 and later attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  While […]

9-11 Memorial

Please join us for a ceremony honoring the public safety personnel lost on September 11, 2001.

Welcome to Kristian Jorgenson-Geise: Our New Recruit Police Officer!

Welcome, Kristian!  Kristian became a City of Fairbanks employee on August 14, 2015. Hello Fairbanks, my name is Kristian Jorgenson-Geise, I’ve been a member of the Fairbanks community for the last four years as a student at UAF.  I am currently finishing up my Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  I look forward to meeting you […]

Welcome to Caleb Hellickson: Our New Client Systems Administrator

Welcome, Caleb! Caleb became a City of Fairbanks employee on July 1, 2015.   Hi, my name is Caleb Hellickson. I was born in Fairbanks, and attended school at North Pole Elementary, Middle, and High school. After graduating High School in 2010, I pursued a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science, and graduated from […]