Administrative Changes at the City

City of Fairbanks Mayor Jim Matherly announces the following changes in his Administration effective November 21, 2016: Mike Meeks has accepted the position of Chief of Staff. No stranger to public service, Mr. Meeks retired from Federal Service after 36 years as an Army Officer and an Army Civilian. During that time period he was […]

City Council Agenda Packet – 11/07/2016

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of November 7, 2016, click here.


Condolences for Sgt. Allen Brandt’s family continue. Sgt. Brandt was a police officer for the City for over 12 years and touched many people’s lives through his compassion and professionalism.  Details regarding memorial services will be made available as they are finalized.

Welcome Mayor Matherly

We would like to introduce Mayor Jim Matherly by putting him in the spotlight. Lydia Samuel, one of our West Valley High School interns, sat down with Mayor Matherly and asked him a few questions to help the people of Fairbanks get more acquainted with him. Matherly thinks the most difficult part about his new […]

City Council Audio – 10/24/2016

City Council Meeting – The following link contains the audio of the City Council Meeting that was held on October 24th, 2016. Audio from past Council Meetings Available here: Link NOTE: If you’re having trouble listening to the audio for this meeting, please try playing the recording in Firefox.

Certified Municipal Election Results and Report

At the Regular Meeting of October 24, 2016, the Fairbanks City Council certified the 2016 Municipal Election returns.

City Council Action Notice – 10/24/2016

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of October 24, 2016, click here.

2016 Hotel/Motel Discretionary Fund Grant Application Period Ends October 31!

The City Clerk’s Office will accept Hotel/Motel Discretionary Fund Grant Applications through 5 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2016.  To download the application or to learn more about who may apply, visit our Discretionary Fund Information page!

City Council Agenda Packet – 10/24/16

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of October 24, 2016, click here.

Welcome New Employees

Welcome (left to right) Ryan Holland, Kerry Kirby, Michelle Gutierrez, and Matt Fellman Ryan Holland was originally from Savannah, Georgia.  He began as a volunteer EMT while earning his degree in geology.  When he moved to Fairbanks five years ago, he began volunteering with the Ester Volunteer Fire Department.  He received great training over the […]