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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TINCAPS AND CITY TO HOST WORLD CUP VIEWING EVENT

    June 30, 2014 - The Fort Wayne TinCaps and the City of Fort Wayne today announced they have partnered to provide the public the opportunity to watch tomorrow’s World Cup soccer match between the United States and Belgium on the video board at Parkview F...
  • CITY UTILITIES TO DISCUSS NEXT STEPS IN REDUCING SEWER OVERFLOWS AND FUNDING FEDERAL MANDATES

    June 27, 2014 - Fort Wayne City Utilities will begin a series of informational meetings to update residents on the federally mandated sewer improvement progress, discuss what will happen in the next five years and share funding and rate information for th...
  • BOTANICAL ROOTS CONCERT SERIES AT BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY

    June 27, 2014 - The Botanical Roots Concert Series will begin on Friday, July 25 with rock band JD Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers. This eclectic downtown concert series featuring music from a wide diversity of regional heritages and cultural backgrounds is...
  • FORT WAYNE AWARDED $4.7 MILLION TO DEMOLISH AND REDEVELOP VACANT PROPERTIES

    June 26, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry announced today that the City of Fort Wayne has been awarded $4.7 million to help stabilize neighborhoods by demolishing and redeveloping abandoned homes. The dollars come from the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Prog...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON FOURTH OF JULY

    June 25, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Friday, July 4 in recognition of Independence Day. There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Friday, July 4. Regular Friday collection will be pushed back one da...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR HENRY ON VETO OVERRIDE

    June 24, 2014 - Tonight’s vote by a majority of City Council members to override my veto of the ordinance to end collective bargaining for non-public safety union employees is disappointing and unnecessary.At a time when we’re experiencing unprecedent...
  • IMPROVING OUR RIVERS, ENHANCING QUALITY OF LIFE, PROMOTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PROTECTING NEIGHBORHOODS

    June 23, 2014 - Fort Wayne City Utilities is moving into the next phase of efforts to improve our sewer system, protect our neighborhoods, and reduce sewer overflow into our rivers.  Our efforts in the 18-year Consent Decree and Long Term Control Pla...
  • CITIZENS COURTYARD TO OPEN AT CITIZENS SQUARE JULY 7

    June 24, 2014 - Citizens Square’s café in the garden level of 200 E. Berry St. will reopen Monday, July 7 with a rotating list of 10 lunch vendors, including seven vendors new to downtown. One food service operator will provide lunch service every day....
  • MAYOR SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR YOUTH ENGAGEMENT COUNCIL

    June 16, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2014-15 school year.The Council’s vision is to be a service-learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the youth of ...
  • MAYOR HENRY'S VETO MESSAGE ON THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ORDINANCE

    June 13, 2014 - I have decided to veto the ordinance passed by City Council that would end collective bargaining for non-public safety union employees.This has been a divisive issue that sends the wrong message and is a step backward for our community. By...
  • LEADERS BREAK GROUND ON $98 MILLION DOWNTOWN PROJECT

    June 12, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today led a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the beginning of construction on a $98 million downtown development that will transform Fort Wayne’s skyline. The Ash Brokerage Corporation and Hanning & Bean Enterpr...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES FORT WAYNE AWARDED $33 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING

    June 11, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne will receive $33 million in federal funding for future development projects. The funding comes from New Markets Tax Credits, which are designed to spur economic development in low-inc...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR HENRY ON PASSAGE OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ORDINANCE

    June 10, 2014 - Tonight’s vote by a majority of City Council members to end collective bargaining for non-public safety union employees is a step backward for our community. It’s a divisive approach that sends the wrong message, and I will veto the ...
  • MCMILLEN PARK COMMUNITY CENTER DEDICATED

    June 7, 2014 - Fort Wayne residents and business leaders joined Mayor Tom Henry, City Councilman Glynn Hines and Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll to dedicate the McMillen Park Community Center today. The new and improved 82,000 square foot multipur...
  • MAYOR CONGRATULATES FWCS ON CLASSROOM ACHIVEMENTS

    June 2, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today visited Wayne High School to congratulate students on recent classroom achievements and emphasize the importance of getting a good education that can lead to productive career opportunities. The graduation rate at Fort...
  • MAYOR HENRY NAMES ERIC LAHEY AS NEW FIRE CHIEF

    May 27, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that Eric Lahey has been appointed as Fire Chief for the City of Fort Wayne. Lahey has been with the Fort Wayne Fire Department since 1996. Most recently, Lahey has been a firefighter at Station 11...

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