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  • REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION HIRES NEW DIRECTOR

    January 20, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission today announced that Nancy Townsend will be the Commission’s new director. In addition to serving as the Redevelopment Commission Director, Townsend will also manage the staff of the Redevelop...
  • AMY-JO SITES NAMED DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL CARE & CONTROL

    January 19, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced Amy-Jo Sites has been appointed director of Fort Wayne Animal & Care Control. Sites will replace Belinda Lewis who is retiring. Sites will begin her new duties on Monday, Feb. 1. Sites has been with A...
  • MAYOR HENRY TO ATTEND U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS EVENT

    January 19, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will attend the 84th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The event will be held Wednesday-Friday in Washington, D.C. Topics of discussion will include the economy, jobs, housing, community develop...
  • PROTECT PIPES FROM FREEZING

    January 17, 2016 - As we experience freezing temperatures in the area, residents should take precautions to prevent their pipes from freezing.  Tips to protect your home include: ...
  • WINTER WEATHER CONTINGENCY PLAN TO BE ACTIVATED FOR SECOND TIME THIS WINTER SEASON

    January 15, 2016 - Local social service agencies and the City of Fort Wayne today announced due to temperature and wind chill conditions forecasted to impact our area in the next few days, the community’s winter weather contingency plan will be activa...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

    January 12, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Garbage and recycling collection will not be affected and will remain on schedule.  ...
  • SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES AND MAYOR HENRY REEMPHASIZE COMMUNITY'S PROACTIVE WARMING CENTER AND SHELTER EFFORTS

      January 11, 2016 - Social service agencies and Mayor Tom Henry today met at the Rescue Mission in downtown Fort Wayne to reemphasize the community’s proactive winter weather contingency plan. The Salvation Army, Rescue Mission, United Way of Al...
  • COMMUNITY TO ACTIVATE WINTER WEATHER CONTINGENCY PLAN

    January 8, 2016 - Local social service agencies and the City of Fort Wayne today announced due to precipitation and wind chill conditions forecasted to impact our area in the next few days, the community’s winter weather contingency plan will be activ...
  • CITY MOVES FORWARD TO PURCHASE 18 FLOOD-PRONE HOMES

    January 7, 2016 - A check covering 75 percent of the funds needed to buyout 18 flood-prone homes was presented to Mayor Tom Henry today. Mary Moran, a Hazard Mitigation Officer representing the Indiana Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency ...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON NEW YEAR'S DAY

    December 28, 2015 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Friday, Jan. 1 in recognition of New Year’s Day. Residential garbage and recycling collection will be pushed back one day with Friday’s collection on Saturday.  ...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    December 18, 2015 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. Residential garbage and recycling will not be collected on Friday, Dec. 25. Friday’s collection will occur on Sa...
  • MAYOR HENRY RECOGNIZES 82 CITY EMPLOYEES FOR YEARS OF SERVICE

    December 17, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today hosted a special ceremony to recognize milestone years of service for 82 outstanding City of Fort Wayne employees. “City employees set a great example each day of what it means to provide excellent service to ...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR HENRY ON REGIONAL CITIES

    December 15, 2015 - Being selected for Regional Cities funding by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation is a tremendous step forward for our region. I continue to be encouraged by the momentum and investment we’re seeing by working collectively...
  • HOLIDAY CAB PROGRAM RETURNS FOR 28TH YEAR

    December 15, 2015 - Chief of Police Garry Hamilton joins with Holiday Cab to announce the return of the program that provides free cab rides home to impaired drivers during the holiday season. In its 28th year of service, the Holiday Cab program runs fr...
  • JUSTIN BRUGGER NAMED CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR CITY UTILITIES

    December 11, 2015 - Justin Brugger has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Fort Wayne City Utilities. Brugger will replace Len Poehler who was named City Controller earlier this week. Brugger will begin his new duties on January 1, 2016. B...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES PAT ROLLER TO RETIRE FROM CITY CONTROLLER POSITION; LEN POEHLER NAMED NEW CITY CONTROLLER

    December 9, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced that Pat Roller will retire from her position as City Controller effective December 31. Roller has served as City Controller since 2004. She’s been instrumental as the City’s lead financial expert. Wo...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES EFFORT TO ENCOURAGE BUSINESS GROWTH IN SOUTH FORT WAYNE

    December 8, 2015 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne will move forward with a proposal for the creation of a Quimby Village Tax Increment Finance (TIF) district. Leaders from the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission, sout...
  • ENVISION CENTER OPEN BY APPOINTMENT DURING WINTER MONTHS

    December 7, 2015 - The Envision Fort Wayne Center, 916 S. Calhoun St., is now open by appointment only throughout the months of December, January and February. Residents may call 311 to schedule a date to visit the Envision Center and see the current di...
  • MAYOR HENRY WELCOMES VISITORS FROM TAIZHOU

    December 3, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today hosted visitors from Taizhou, China as part of the sister cities partnership between Fort Wayne and Taizhou. Mayor Henry and leaders from Taizhou conducted a signing ceremony to commemorate the renewal of the sis...
  • RIVERFRONT FORT WAYNE NAMES PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR

    December 3, 2015 - Riverfront Fort Wayne has named Alison Gerardot the Riverfront Fort Wayne Programming and Events Manager. Gerardot is a contract employee charged with creating and managing events along the downtown riverfront. She reports to a Riverf...

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