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City Hall Closure on Friday, December 30

Due to inclement weather conditions, Mayor Matherly has ordered the closure of City Hall and the release of all non-essential City personnel on Friday, December 30.  Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 3.  From all of us at the City, have a safe and Happy New Year!

Christmas tree recycling

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The City Public Works Department will be picking up Christmas trees that are ready for recycling on Thursday, December 29.  Next Monday through Wednesday, garbage collectors will note the addresses of citizens who have put Christmas trees out for collection; they will collect the trees on Thursday.  Please remove all decorations, lights, and tree stands!  You may reach the Public Works Department at 459-6770.  HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Hotel/Motel Discretionary Fund Committee 2017 Allocations

The Hotel/Motel Discretionary Fund Committee met on Monday, December 19, 2016, to present allocation of grant funds to eligible applicants.  To view the unofficial allocations, click here.  Awards will remain unofficial until approved by the City Council at the Regular Meeting of January 9, 2017.

City Council Action Notice – 12/12/16

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of December 12, 2016, click here.

City Council Audio – 12/12/2016

City Council Meeting – The following link contains the audio of the City Council Meeting that was held on December 12th, 2016.
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City Council Agenda Packet – 12/12/2016

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of December 12, 2016, click here.

City Council Action Notice – 12/05/16

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of December 5, 2016, click here.

City Council Agenda Packet – 12/05/2016

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of December 5, 2016, click here.

Presentation Schedule for 2016 Hotel/Motel Discretionary Fund Grant (2017 Distribution)

Organization presentations are scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 800 Cushman Street.  For a full presentation schedule, visit our Hotel/Motel Discretionary Fund page.

Welcome Teal, our new Executive Assistant/Communications Director

Mayor Jim Matherly announces the hiring of Teal Soden as the Executive Assistant/ Communications Director for the City of Fairbanks. Teal Soden was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. In 2005 she moved to Portland, Maine and started working for a large medical organization, InterMed. She started off in records and billing but eventually became the Executive Assistant to the CEO of InterMed in 2008. Although she loved the East Coast, she returned to Alaska in 2010 to be closer to her parents and siblings.
Teal has been working at the Fairbanks Police Department since 2010; she first worked in the Administrative Office and then on the Data Management Team. She received her Business degree in 2014 from the University of Alaska. Personally, Teal enjoys traveling, fishing, and exploring the outdoors with her husband, Matt, and their daughter.

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