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  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON LABOR DAY

    August 25, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in recognition of Labor Day. There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Labor Day. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day for the ent...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES UPDATED REVIEW PROCESS TO ENHANCE LEGACY INITIATIVE

    August 6, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced his administration has developed a review process to enhance the City’s Legacy initiative.Under the Legacy review process, a seven-member committee will be responsible for reviewing requests for Legacy fu...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR DOWNTOWN ROUNDABOUT

    August 5, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry and neighborhood and business leaders broke ground for the roundabout and two-way street conversion at Superior, Wells, Fairfield and Ewing. "Demonstrating a commitment to enhancing our transportation system positions us ...
  • TRAFFIC CHANGES ON EWING STREET

    July 29, 2014 - Next week, motorists will be able to journey either north or south when traveling on Ewing Street. The street will be converted from one-way travel heading north to a two-way street heading north and south. The two-way conversion goes from...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS NEIGHBORHOOD WALK IN BLOOMINGDALE AREA

    July 24, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry and City staff tonight led a neighborhood walk in the Bloomingdale neighborhood. The walk served as an opportunity to talk to and get feedback from citizens. Tonight was Mayor Henry’s second neighborhood walk of 2014. Sev...
  • RIVERFRONT CONSULTANTS PROPOSE A BALANCE OF NATURE, RECREATION AND DEVELOPMENT

    July 23, 2014 - Fort Wayne’s riverfront consultants met with the public this evening to present initial concepts that call for a balance of Nature, Recreation and Development along the downtown riverfront. SWA Group was hired in November 2013 to complet...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR HENRY ON VETO OVERRIDE

    July 22, 2014 - Tonight’s vote by six City Council members to override my veto of an ordinance affecting public safety employees is disappointing. Council’s actions on July 8 to amend and pass an ordinance with no advanced notice and no chance for inp...
  • CITY HOSTS STATE'S PUBLIC ACCESS COUNSELOR FOR OPEN MEETINGS, PUBLIC RECORDS WORKSHOP JULY 30

    July 22, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne is bringing Indiana’s public access counselor, Luke Britt, to give a public presentation about the state’s public access laws at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 30 in the Omni Room in the lower level of Citizens Square...
  • MAYOR HENRY'S VETO MESSAGE ON ORDINANCE AFFECTING PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES

    July 18, 2014 - Once again, City Council has presented an ordinance that I had to veto because of the disrespect it shows the great employees of our City - this time, the public safety officers.  The last time I vetoed an ordinance, the voices of ou...
  • MAYOR HENRY PROCLAIMS "DAMARCUS BEASLEY DAY" IN FORT WAYNE

    July 18, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry proclaimed today “DaMarcus Beasley Day” in the City of Fort Wayne. Beasley visited the Mayor’s office this morning to receive the proclamation and recognition in honor of his soccer accomplishments and commitment to F...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS BUSINESS WALK AT COVINGTON PLAZA

    July 17, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today was joined by City staff for a business walk at Covington Plaza in southwest Fort Wayne. The walk served as an opportunity for Mayor Henry to talk to and get feedback from several businesses. Each year, Mayor Henry l...
  • FOUR NEW SPORTS TOURNAMENTS TO BRING 25,000 VISITORS TO FORT WAYNE

    July 17, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Visit Fort Wayne officials today announced four new sports tournaments will take place in Fort Wayne and attract 25,000 visitors to the community. The City of Fort Wayne is providing $20,000 in Sports Develo...
  • MAYOR HENRY PRESENTS BLUE STAR BANNER TO FIRST RECIPIENT TO RETURN HOME FROM DEPLOYMENT

    July 16, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today hosted a recognition event to celebrate the safe return of the first recipient of a Blue Star Banner. Brian Kiess works in the City’s Division of Public Works and recently returned home from deployment with the U.S....
  • RIVERFRONT STUDY PUBLIC MEETINGS SET FOR JULY 23-24

    July 15, 2014 - The public is invited to respond to concepts for Fort Wayne’s downtown riverfront at one of two public input meetings. Both meetings will take place downtown at the main branch of the Allen County Public Library in the theater. The meeti...
  • PUFFERBELLY TRAIL REACHES NEXT PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION

    July 15, 2014 - Government and community leaders today led a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the next phase of construction on the Pufferbelly Trail.This year’s work on the Pufferbelly Trail will extend 1.25 miles from Dupont Road to Ca...
  • RESIDENTS WILL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FUNDING SEWER IMPROVEMENTS

    July 13, 2014 - This week, City Utilities offers three opportunities for residents to learn more about the unfunded federal mandates to improve our sewer system. A formal presentation and public question and answer session is scheduled for Monday, July 14...
  • NEARLY 2,600 RESPOND TO RIVERFRONT SURVEY

    July 10, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today thanked residents for responding enthusiastically to the City’s recent Riverfront Fort Wayne survey.The survey results can be found at http://www.riverfrontfw.org/images/RF_Uses_and_Activites_Survey_Resul...
  • CITY SOLID WASTE DEPT. BEGINS "BORROW A BIN" PROGRAM

    July 10, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne continues its innovative recycling ways with a new program designed to increase recycling in locations where it’s not always accessible. The new, “Borrow-a-Bin” program will launch this weekend with the upcomin...
  • CITY HONORS 16 SERVICE MEMBERS WITH BLUE STAR BANNERS

    July 1, 2014 - City crews today installed 16 banners along West Jefferson Boulevard as part of the Blue Star Banner program, which recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed. The banners that were place...
  • STREET CLOSURES FOR FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS EVENT

    July 1, 2014 - As announced in May, One Summit Square in downtown Fort Wayne is the new location for this year’s fireworks show on Friday, July 4. There will be a few street closures on Friday from 4-11 p.m. *Calhoun Street from Jefferson Boulevard to...

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