Council Action Notice – 08/25/14

To view the Council Action from the Regular Meeting of August 25, 2014 click the below link: Council Action Notice – 08/25/2014

Daughter & Granddaughter of Gene Jones Visit

City Hall is fortunate to have the Jean Lester paintings “Faces of Alaska” displayed in our building. This past Friday, Renee Jones, daughter of Gene Jones (portrayed in the painting) and her daughter, LaMonee Patterson, came to City Hall to see the painting of Gene. The two ladies are visiting from Las Vegas and brought […]

Sister City Visitors at Pedro Monument Rededication

The Sister City relationship between Fanano, Italy, and Fairbanks, Alaska, was established to honor the birthplace of Felix Pedro (in Italian “Felice Pedroni”), in 2002. Pedro’s discovery of gold on July 22, 1902, launched a series of events that helped establish Fairbanks. Since 2002 there have been regular exchanges between our two cities. This year […]

Press Release: Mayor Eberhart Attends Mayors’ Institute on City Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2014 MAYOR EBERHART ATTENDS MAYORS’ INSTITUTE ON CITY DESIGN Mayor John Eberhart attended a June National Session of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design (MICD). MICD is a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the United States Conference of Mayors and the American Architectural […]

The City Welcomes a new Human Resource Director

Barbara Sunday brings robust human resources experience with her and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. Barbara most recently worked for Tanana Chiefs Conference (since 2009), and Fairbanks Native Association before that. Barbara has the advantage of working with hugely diverse populations and cultures as an US Air Force dependent, and […]

Fort Wainwright Earth Day Celebration

Left to right are Mayor John Eberhart-City of Fairbanks, Mayor Bryce Ward-City of North Pole, and Mayor Luke Hopkins-Fairbanks North Star Borough, at Fort Wainwright’s Earth Day celebration today. They are flanked by Trashion Show participants wearing upcycled-recycled garments. Amber

Mayor’s Note – April 2014: Volume 1 Issue 3

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. .

Thank you to Tony Shumate:

Antonio “Tony” Shumate has worked with the City of Fairbanks as the Human Resources, Risk, and Purchasing Director since 1990. Tony has been an amazing asset to the employees and the City of Fairbanks. Tony has accepted a job with the Fairbanks North Star Borough and last night Mayor Eberhart read a Proclamation in Tony’s […]

New Employee: Paul Dick-Fairbanks Police Department

Welcome to Paul Dick! Paul graduated from Lathrop High School in 1997 and received a Bachelors in Justice from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2003. He worked as an Equipment Operator/Shop Lead at UAF since 2005 before being hired at the Fairbanks Police Department as a Recruit Police Officer. Paul was hired in February […]

REGISTER YOUR SUPPORT for the F35s:

Eielson Air Force Base is the best home for the next generation fighter known as the F-35. It is in an amazing position to provide world-class training grounds and cost advantage over foreign basing. By having the F-35, Eielson Air Force Base will see an increase in active duty military by about 76%, about 3,000 […]