Senior Recognition Day

City of Fairbanks Chief of Staff Jeff Jacobson (right) and Fire Department Deputy Fire Marshal Kyle Green (left) attended Senior Recognition Day hosted by the Fairbanks North Star Borough at the Carlson Center today.

Mr. Jacobson recognized and presented awards to several of Fairbanks’ distinguished older adults. DFM Green met with attendees to promote fire safety and fall prevention for Older Adults.

Thank you to all of our Older Adults who have contributed so much to the success of our City.

Jeff and Kyle

Fairbanks Surplus Auction Saturday, May 14th

The City of Fairbanks will be holding an Impound Vehicle and City Surplus Auction this Saturday, May 14th. Preview and pre-bidder registration will be Friday, May 13th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00.   Gates will open at 9 AM on auction day and registration will begin at 9 AM with the auction starting at 10 AM. The auction will be held at the Public Works Facility located at 2121 Peger Road. Access will be through the Davis Road gate.  Signs will be posted for directions and parking area. A catalog of items will available at the preview on Friday, auction day and on the city website at


Direct link to catalog:

Direct link to photos City items (may take a few moments to load):

Direct link to photos of impounded vehicles:


*** Important Note:  The City of Fairbanks will no longer perform “VIN Verification Inspections” for impound vehicles. ***

The successful bidder will be responsible to comply with DMV requirements.

Bidders purchasing more than four (4) vehicles may be granted additional time

Auctioneer services by D&L Auction, 907-488-4881 or

Pre-registration for bidders will be available Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM during inspection.

To register you must have a valid ID.

There is no charge to register.

There is no buyer’s premium.

This is a public outcry auction.

No minimum bids.

All items are “Sold as is, Where is”, without warranty or guarantee.

Catalog will indicate type of violation and if keys may be available.

Impound vehicles will NOT be started.

All Sales are Final.

Acceptable payment:  Cash, Visa or MasterCard (Note: a credit card processing fee may apply)

All items must be paid for in full the day of the auction.

All items must be removed no later than 4:00 pm on the Monday following the auction.

Items may not be removed until paid in full.

It is the successful bidder’s responsibility to remove auction items.

Vehicles may not be started and items may not be removed until the auction bidding is completed.

The City will not jump start or otherwise mechanically assist with impound vehicles.

The City will not provide Vehicle inspections; this must be scheduled with DMV.

The City does not provide one-way trip passes.

The City will provide documents to the successful bidder to obtain clear title from the State DMV office; process these documents at the State of Alaska DMV office, they are not open on Saturdays, call 451-5190 for their business hours.

You are encouraged to remove your items the day of the auction; the lot will be open until 5 PM the day of the auction, private towing companies are on-site to offer their services.  We will be closed on Sunday and will be open again the Monday following the auction from 10:00 AM to 4 PM.  All items must be removed no later than 4:00 pm on the Monday following the auction.  Additional time may be granted, at City discretion, for purchases of more than four (4) vehicles.

For more information call 907-459-6762.  After the Auction call 907- 459-6770.



Courtney Sheen



City of Fairbanks Public Works Department

2121 Peger Road

Fairbanks, AK  99709

OFFICE:  (907) 459-6770

DIRECT: (907) 459-6822

FAX:  (907) 456-6276


Council Action Notice – 05/09/2016

To view the City Council Action Notice from the Regular Meeting of May 9, 2016, click here.

Knowing Where

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Job Fair at Pioneer Park

Job Fair2

Come see us today at the Community Job Fair at Pioneer Park Centennial Hall until 5:00 PM! Positions available in our Fire Department, Police Department and Engineering.


Clean Up Day! Saturday – May 7th

Clean up day is here! Everyone’s help is needed. Bags can be picked up at Boy Scouts, Midnight Sun Council today until 6:00 pm and tomorrow (the day of the event) from 8:00 am until 11:00 am.

The event starts at 11:00 am and goes until 2:00 pm. Meet at Pioneer Park, in Gold Rush Town. A hot dog lunch and prizes will be given away. Hope to see everyone there!


Council Agenda Packet – 05/09/2016

To view the City Council Agenda Packet for the Regular Meeting of May 9, 2016, click here.

Bike to School Day

Students from the Watershed Charter School of Fairbanks enjoyed a morning ride as they participated in the “Bike to School Day” Wednesday May 4th.

Watershed Charter School

May 2016 is Bike Month

A joint proclamation has been signed by Mayor Karl W. Kassel – Fairbanks North Star Borough, Mayor John Eberhart – City of Fairbanks, and Mayor Bryce Ward – North Pole, declaring May 2016 as Bike Month;  May 4th as Bike to School Day, and May 16 – 20 as Bike to Work Week.


All citizens are encouraged to recognize the importance of sharing our streets and highways with cyclists and encourage all who are able to participate in cycling activities to whatever extent possible including cycling to school and to work.

2016 Bike to Work Month Proclamation2

**UPDATE** Peger Road is now open!

Peger Road is now open and traffic can resume in the area.