Welcome Nichole to our Dispatch Center

Please help us welcome our new employee, Nichole Elarton to the City of Fairbanks. Nichole was hired September 2nd as an emergency dispatcher in our Dispatcher Center. ” Hi! My family and I moved here from Bethel in June of 2014. We lived in Bethel for about 4years. While there I dispatched for the Bethel Police Department as well as maintained the evidence room. My husband and I have 4 children. So we stay pretty busy. He works for Alaska Airlines and is in the process of transferring. We look forward to getting to know everyone.”


Council Action Notice – 09/22/14

To view the Council Action from the Regular Meeting of September 22, 2014 click the below link:

Council Action Notice - 09/22/2014

VOTE in the 2014 Municipal Election on October 7!

Vote-Counts[1]The 2014 Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  The City of Fairbanks encourages residents to get involved by casting a vote; after all, Fairbanks is YOUR City!  For more details about when, where and how to vote and for absentee voting information, click here.

Council Meeting Audio – 09/22/14

City Council Meeting – The following link contains the audio of the City council Meeting that was held on September 22, 2014.

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Mayor Eberhart invites you to the Fairbanks Police Department Chief of Police Interviews

The interviews will be held on September 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Civic Center at Pioneer Park. The Police Chief candidates are:

Lieutenant Eric Jewkes, Fairbanks Police Department, Alaska.
Chief Randall Aragon, La Marque Police Department, Texas.

Interviewers will include Fairbanks City Council Members, community leaders, and members of the public. The public will have the opportunity to submit questions for the candidates; a limited number will be selected for use during the interview process. Additionally, members of the public will be asked to submit an Advisory Ballot to help Mayor Eberhart make his selection of our new Police Chief.

Please call 907.459.6793 with questions or for more information.FPD Interviews (2)

Council Agenda Packet – 09/22/14

To view the Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of September 22, 2014 click the following link:

Council Agenda Packet – September 22, 2014

Mayors Note: September Edition

Mayor Eberhart continues to make communication with you his priority. One of the ways we can accomplish this is by providing a monthly newsletter covering topics and events the City is involved in. We hope you find this helpful and informative and would appreciate your comments and thoughts anytime at 907.459.6793.Thank you, Amber.


Team Spirit at the City of Fairbanks!

At Monday night’s City Council Meeting, Mayor John Eberhart sported the jersey of the Lathrop Malemutes to celebrate their victory in the Mayor’s Bowl game held last Friday. The Lathrop Malemutes beat the North Pole Patriots 31-13, which was the first time the Malemutes beat the Patriots at the Mayor’s Bowl since 2003. Maybe Mayor Eberhart brought the team good luck by winning the coin toss for Lathrop!016 (2)

Welcome Jennifer Mepsted to the City of Fairbanks

Help us in welcoming our new employee, Jennifer Mepsted, to the City of Fairbanks. Jennifer is an emergency dispatcher in our Dispatch Center. She was hired September 4th. ” I grew up on a small hobby farm in northern Wisconsin and move to Fairbanks 4 years ago. I keep busy with homeschooling my 3 kids and clearing our land to build a house next spring. When I’m not busy with that, I enjoy reading, music, cooking, & baking all sorts of treats.”


Welcome Jessie Beyer to the City of Fairbanks

Help us in welcoming our new employee, Jessie Beyer, to the City of Fairbanks. Jessie an emergency dispatcher in our Dispatch Center. She was hired September 3rd. “I am from Missoula, MT. My husband and I moved here in March with our dog to be closer to his family. I have worked both in the emergency room and ambulance prior, and I am excited to try something new.”