MAYOR HENRY HIGHLIGHTS FISCAL LEADERSHIP AND INVESTING IN THE FUTURE IN 2015 CITY BUDGET
September 18, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry and City Controller Pat Roller today discussed the City’s proposed budget for 2015.
The balanced budget for 2015 will continue the Administration’s commitment to providing needed services to residents and businesses and positioning the City for future investments to be a leader in economic development, job growth, great neighborhoods, and an excellent quality of life.
The property tax supported budget, also known as the Civil City budget, totals $150 million. This budget does not include Fort Wayne City Utilities, which has its own budget funded by ratepayers.
“We’re seeing unprecedented momentum in the City of Fort Wayne,” said Mayor Henry. “With strong leadership and a commitment to fiscal responsibility, our budget positions our community to be able to invest in the future as we continue to enhance public safety, streets and roads, and our parks. By working together, we’re making a meaningful difference.”
MAYOR HENRY APPOINTS TIM PAPE TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOARD
September 15, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that he has appointed Tim Pape to serve on the Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board (CIB). Pape replaces Gil Haynie who passed away last month.
Pape serves as managing partner for Carson Boxberger in Fort Wayne and specializes in corporate and governmental affairs. He is a community leader and advocate with a passion for making Fort Wayne a leader in economic development and downtown revitalization.
“Tim will be a tremendous asset as a member of the CIB,” said Mayor Henry. “I appreciate his commitment and willingness to serve and make a positive difference. By working together, we’re experiencing unprecedented momentum in our community. Tim’s leadership skills make him an ideal selection for this important position.”
MAYOR HENRY UNVEILS INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE A HEALTHIER FORT WAYNE
September 4, 2014 - A commitment to developing healthier lifestyles was unveiled today as part of an innovative program created by Fort Wayne resident Chris Blake and endorsed by Mayor Tom Henry.
Operation F4 - Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) is a community wellness initiative to encourage individuals to implement lifestyle changes that include fitness, nutrition, wellness, and activities. OPF4’s mission is for residents to lose a collective 500,000 pounds by the end of 2016.