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  • CITY CELEBRATES ARBOR DAY

    April 29, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry was joined today by Towles Elementary Montessori School, Trees Indiana, Comcast Cares, Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll and Superintendent of Urban Forestry Chad Tinkel to celebrate Arbor Day. The entire student ...
  • WEED PROGRAM BEGINS MONDAY

    April 28, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Weed Program kicks off this year on Monday, May 2. The Neighborhood Code Department is responsible for enforcing the City’s Weed Program, which calls for weeds or grass to be no taller than nine inches. Rep...
  • RIVERFRONT FORT WAYNE LAUNCHES FACES OF THE FORT

    April 26, 2016 - A new Riverfront Fort Wayne community art project, called Faces of the Fort, gets underway this week. The project allows community members the opportunity to paint oversized beach balls that will be installed on the rivers and hung from...
  • CITY CELEBRATES GREAT PARK PICK UP

    April 23, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry joined Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Deputy Director Steve McDaniel, the Volunteer Center and Lowe’s of Fort Wayne today to thank volunteers for participating in the inaugural Great Park Pick Up and to unveil the Par...
  • CITY EMPLOYEE MARK GENSIC RECOGNIZED FOR ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP

    April 20, 2016 - Earlier today, at an awards ceremony in Carmel, Mark Gensic, an engineer with Fort Wayne City Utilities, received the Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Indiana Chapter. ...
  • CITY'S 311 CALL CENTER UPGRADING SOFTWARE SYSTEM

    April 18, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s 311 Call Center is upgrading its software system to better serve residents. The public may still call 311 for assistance. Voice prompts will direct callers to the appropriate department. ...
  • COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE WAYNEDALE CONNECTIVITY

    April 14, 2016 - This Saturday, community leaders will join trail enthusiasts for a ribbon cutting to commemorate the first trail connection from Waynedale to the Rivergreenway. Last fall, the City of Fort Wayne completed construction of a new sidewalk...
  • RIVERFRONT EARLY BIRD NATURE WALK AND BIKE RIDE SET FOR SUNDAY

    April 13, 2016 - Riverfront Fort Wayne is hosting a naturalist-led nature walk and bike ride this Sunday, April 17, beginning at 8 a.m. on the historic Wells Street Bridge. The event is free and open to the public and suitable for all ages. The event w...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES MORE FLOOD BUYOUTS

    April 13, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today moved forward on an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to secure a home buyout grant to purchase eight properties damaged by last June’s floods. This grant is part of the pre-miti...
  • River Water Quality Event Set for April 12

    April 5, 2016 -- Riverfront Fort Wayne is kicking off a new Riverfront Education Series with a panel discussion about river water quality on April 12 at 6:30 p.m. The discussion takes place at Calhoun Soups Salads & Spirits (CS3), 1915 South Calhoun S...
  • CITY TO HOST GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP EVENT ON MAY 21

      March 31, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne is calling on residents of all ages to help with this year’s Great American Cleanup™.  The Great American Cleanup™ is about sprucing up our community, showing our civic pride and coming together ...
  • STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE ON THE GE PROPERTY

    March 29, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne is aware of GE’s decision to remove the GE sign at the Broadway campus due to safety reasons and to protect the sign to avoid deterioration. The City of Fort Wayne, Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and GE are involved in...
  • CITY'S 311 CALL CENTER NAMED A TOP 100 CALL CENTER

      March 29, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s 311 Call Center has been named a top 100 small call center in North America for 2016. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Fort Wayne’s Citizen Services Department’s call center has ranked in ...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES MORE ASSISTANCE FOR SIDEWALK REPAIRS

    March 24, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today unveiled plans to make it easier for residents to partner with the City of Fort Wayne to fix neighborhood sidewalks and curbs.  Mayor Henry’s plan restructures the cost sharing program for repairing neighbo...
  • DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BRIDGE DISPLAYING COLORS OF BELGIAN FLAG

    March 22, 2016 - As a show of support to the victims and their families in Belgium, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge will display the colors of the Belgian flag tonight. "Our bridge is a landmark that symbolizes people coming together and tonight I k...
  • COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS DOWNTOWN ARENA FOR FORT WAYNE

    March 21, 2016 - Sweetwater founder and president Chuck Surack today announced the committee established to consider the viability of a downtown arena has presented its recommendations to Mayor Tom Henry. The committee has unanimously recommended t...
  • CITY ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES PLAN TO CONTINUE THE GROWTH AND POSITIVE MOMENTUM IN FORT WAYNE

    March 14, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry’s administration today announced an annexation plan that would add nearly 23 square miles and approximately 22,000 people in an effort to continue the growth and positive momentum being experienced in Fort Wayne. The...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES PROGRESS IN RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

    March 4, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the contract for the schematic designs of a riverfront promenade will be introduced to City Council on Tuesday, March 8. The contract will be discussed on Tuesday, March 15, with possible final passage on...
  • CITY LOOKS TO PURCHASE 88 VACANT AND BLIGHTED HOMES

    March 2, 2016 - As the next step in the City’s Blight Elimination Program, the Housing and Neighborhood Development Services (HANDS) Board is inviting owners of blighted and vacant homes to consider selling their properties so they can be demolished.&...
  • NORTHEAST INDIANA'S FOREIGN-TRADE ZONE EXPANDS

    March 1, 2016 - Another Indiana county is now part of the area’s Foreign-Trade Zone, which will allow more area businesses to take advantage of reduced U.S. Customs expenses on imported or exported materials.  The U.S. Department of Commerce app...

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