Mayor's Office


The Borough Mayor is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Fairbanks North Star Borough, elected for a three year term. In addition to overseeing borough administration, the Mayor is in charge of the budget and capital improvements with the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB). The Mayor makes monthly and annual budget reports to the Borough Assembly.

Economic Development Division

The Economic Development Division is the Alaska Regional Organization (ARDOR) for the borough. The division works with the Economic Development Commission to develop, maintain and implement the FNSB Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) (PDF).

Leading a Borough: Stories from FNSB Mayors

Our new series of video interviews with past Borough Mayors looks at the highlights, challenges, and major events that shaped their time in office. Click on the image to watch the first video!

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Mayor Ward's new podcast called Alaskaland: Borough Past, Present, & Future has recently launched. Click on the banner below to check out the newest episode!

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