Welcome Three New Police Employees

Gerrit Butler Gerrit Butler was born and raised in Fairbanks He is proud to be like his grandfather in serving the City.  His grandfather, Wally Droz, served as City Manager for 30+ years and Gerrit plans to work just as long for the City. Gerrit is very active in the mixed martial arts community here […]

Tender Loving Care at Clay Street Cemetery

If you have visited the Clay Street Cemetery lately, it is easy to see that it has recently had much tender loving care.  City of Fairbanks Public Works employee Phil Petman has a degree in Landscape Horticulture and is a Certified Arborist.  Phil has been in charge of the care of the cemetery this summer.  […]

Keep It 100

The City of Fairbanks Police Department, along with the Big Dipper and the South Fairbanks Community Watch groups, will be celebrating a Community Policing Event on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:00 PM.  The event will be hosted by Lily of The Valley Church at 2404 South Barnette Street. There will be food and beverages, […]


A very rainy June and July resulted in many potholes in our roadways.  As a result, the City of Fairbanks Public Works Department has been extremely busy repairing potholes.  Patch crews are out every day that weather permits.  With school starting soon the focus over the next two weeks will be school zone areas. What […]

Fairbanks City Surplus Auction

The City of Fairbanks will be holding an Impound Vehicle and City Surplus Auction this Saturday, August 6th. Preview and pre-bidder registration will be Friday, August 5th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00. Gates will open at 9 AM on auction day for registration and preview and the auction will start at 10 AM. The auction […]

Mayors March for Youth Homelessness on September 10. Please Donate.

Fairbanks Youth Advocates has been providing 24/7 safe shelter to homeless youth aged 12 to 18 since 2014 at The Door.  Homeless youth often spend days and nights walking the streets because they have nowhere to go. Last year The Door provided shelter to 79 different youth.  This year The Door expects the count to […]

Invitation to Community Meeting

Dear Property Owner or Occupant:   The City of Fairbanks would like to invite you to a community meeting on Thursday, August 11 to discuss the presence of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in groundwater near the Regional Fire Training Center (RFTC) at 1730 30th Avenue. You are receiving this invitation because we have collected a sample […]

Sakha Delegation Visits Fairbanks

A delegation from Sakha Republic visited Fairbanks last week and was particularly interested in power and energy issues.  The delegation visited Alaska to participate in the Northern Forum Regional Coordinators Committee meeting in Anchorage.  The Northern Forum was established in 1991 to improve the quality of life of Northern peoples by providing  Northern regional leaders […]

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 […]