Fairbanks Native Association Early Head Start and Public Works

Students from the FNA Early Head Start program enjoyed an afternoon learning about equipment, safety and what the City of Fairbanks Public Works does.  Jackson Fox, the City Engineer, arranged for the staff of Public Works to take some equipment over for the kids to see how it works and learn about safety.  Operators Jayla […]

City Council Agenda Packet – 07/11/16

To view the City Council Agenda packet for the Regular Meeting of July 11, 2016, click here.

Community Working Together to Remove Logjam

This morning a joint effort by the City of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, and the Alaska DOT&PF came together to remove the logjam at Wendell Avenue Bridge.  The massive logjam has been building and, with the high water from the rain, it became necessary to remove it for life safety reasons. The State provided […]

Debris removal under Wendell Ave. Bridge

Debris removal under Wendell Avenue bridge to take place Thursday   The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will be removing debris from under the Wendell Avenue bridge. This work will take place from 4 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7. During that time, a section of the Chena River bike path that […]


As part of our Fanano, Italy Sister City relationship, Chef Alberto Bessi will be here for the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival.  Chef Bessi will teach two Italian cooking workshops as part of the Festival.  If you are interested, the information is on the Festival website under Culinary Arts classes. As shown in the flyer, we […]

Israel Consul General Visits Fairbanks

Yesterday we were delighted to have Israel Consul General Dr. Andy David in town.  Consul General David is based in San Francisco.  He is a career diplomat and has served 18 years in different parts of the world. Dr. David and Mayor Eberhart spoke at length about business opportunities, tourism, political relations, current events and […]

Thanks and Welcome

On June 29, Eielson Air Force Base held a Change of Command ceremony, which was presided over by Lieutenant General Russell J Handy.   Colonel Winkler (who is being promoted to Brigadier General) will be transferred to Japan.  We are grateful for his leadership at Eielson and for helping secure the F-35s, which will be stationed […]

Eielson Command Chief Master Sergeant Michael Brown Retires

Last week, Mayor Eberhart and his wife Sylvia, were pleased to attend a dinner at Eielson Air Force Base, honoring Command Chief Master Sergeant Michael Brown for 30 years of faithful and dedicated service.  The following day was the formal retirement ceremony.  We are grateful for Chief Brown’s distinguished service of protecting and defending us.  […]

Fairbanks Diversity Council

The Fairbanks Diversity Council (FDC) meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Patrick B. Cole City Hall, in the City Council Chambers at 5:30 PM.  The FDC includes 15 public members (3 appointed by the Fairbanks North Star Borough and 12 appointed by the City of Fairbanks).  The FDC comes together to discuss […]

New Fairbanks Emergency Communication Center Employees

Mayor Eberhart welcomed three new employees of the Fairbanks Emergency Communications Center.  The new employees join the dispatch team that works 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to make sure emergency calls are addressed promptly and efficiently.  Dispatch employees go through rigorous training to make sure they are well trained to handle the […]