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  • STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE ON THE PASSING OF BOB CHASE

    November 24, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne today lost a legend with the passing of Bob Chase. The legendary Fort Wayne Komets broadcaster was a humble and honorable man who was loved by so many. In 2013, Mayor Tom Henry presented Bob with a “Key to the...
  • CITY OF FORT WAYNE OFFICES TO BE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

    November 21, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 in recognition of Thanksgiving. ...
  • SCHEDULE FOR BROOKVIEW-IRVINGTON SALVAGE EVENT FOR STATE BOULEVARD PROJECT

    November 14, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne is providing area residents an opportunity to salvage architectural details from homes that are slated for demolition in the Brookview-Irvington Historic District neighborhood, per the Memorandum of Agreement f...
  • STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE ON MAYOR TOM HENRY

    November 14, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry’s recovery from heart bypass surgery continues to go well. He has been released from the hospital and is resting comfortably at home. Mayor Henry will be working from home for the next several days. He antic...
  • LEGACY JOINT FUNDING COMMITTEE APPROVES LEGACY FUND REQUEST TO ASSIST IN FUNDING RIVERFRONT PROJECT

    November 9, 2016 - The Legacy Joint Funding Committee tonight approved a request of $10 million in Legacy funding to assist with the construction investment for the first phase of riverfront development. The nine-member committee is responsible for rev...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON VETERANS DAY

    November 4, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11 in recognition of Veterans Day. ...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES LEGACY REQUEST TO ASSIST WITH FUNDING RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

    October 31, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today joined community leaders and riverfront advocates to announce a request of $10 million in Legacy funding will be made to assist with the construction investment for the first phase of riverfront development. The...
  • CITY UTILITIES RECEIVES STATE RECOGNITION

    October 29, 2016 - At a ceremony Friday evening, Sustainable Indiana 2016 inducted three City of Fort Wayne initiatives into the Green Lights Hall of Fame. The City’s efforts with greening our vehicle fleet, using renewable energy to power portions of ...
  • BOARDWALK WORK TO CLOSE PORTION OF RIVERGREENWAY

    October 28, 2016 - Structural improvements to the Rivergreenway boardwalk near Roosevelt Park between Van Buren Street and West Main streets are scheduled to begin next week.  Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Rivergreenway will be closed between Van B...
  • SKYLINE TOWER FACT SHEET

    October 27, 2016 - The $40 million Skyline Tower project is the final piece of an overall downtown development initiative of nearly $110 million that features Ash Skyline Plaza, home to the national corporate headquarters of Ash Brokerage, along wi...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR TOM HENRY ON THE PASSAGE OF THE 2017 CITY OF FORT WAYNE BUDGET

    October 25, 2016 - Tonight’s passage of the 2017 City of Fort Wayne budget means a continuation of our commitment to providing needed services to residents, neighborhoods, and businesses. The balanced budget focuses on what residents have asked us to...
  • FOUR ADDITIONAL BLUE STAR BANNERS INSTALLED

    October 25, 2016 - Crews have installed four additional 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 service mem...
  • CITY UTILITIES RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

    October 21, 2016 - At its annual Executive Management Conference this week, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) honored Fort Wayne City Utilities with the Platinum Award for Excellence in Utility Management. Of the more than 150,000 wat...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR SIX MILE CREEK TRAIL IN SOUTHEAST FORT WAYNE

    October 19, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry, New Haven Mayor Terry McDonald, representatives from Fort Wayne Trails and community and neighborhood leaders have broken ground for phase one of the Six Mile Creek Trail. Today’s groundbreaking was for phase one, ...
  • MAYOR HENRY COMMENDS START OF CONSTRUCTION ON SKYLINE TOWER DEVELOPMENT IN DOWNTOWN

    October 18, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today commended the beginning of construction on the $40 million Skyline Tower project in downtown Fort Wayne. The mixed-use development, led by Great Lakes Capital, a real estate private equity firm with offices in Fo...
  • TRAIL USAGE CONTINUES TO INCREASE

    October 17, 2016 - City of Fort Wayne trail usage saw a third quarter increase of nearly 24,000 trail users compared to past years. A total of 188,711 walkers, joggers, and cyclists took to our trails in the third quarter of 2016 breaking the previous t...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR COMPLETION OF MAUMEE AVENUE PROJECT

    October 13, 2016 - A commitment to improve safety on a major roadway and enhance a neighborhood and park has been fulfilled. This afternoon Mayor Tom Henry and Indiana Tech President Dr. Arthur Snyder joined City Council members, residents from the East...
  • FORT WAYNE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO PURSUE OPERATION OF AMBULANCE SERVICES

    October 4, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) today announced it will pursue becoming the operator of local ambulance services to enhance emergency medical services (EMS) to the public. The FWFD has been assisting in providing emergency care fo...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY RUSTY YORK TO RETIRE

    October 4, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced City of Fort Wayne Director of Public Safety Rusty York will retire effective December 1. York has served as director of public safety since January 2014. He served as police chief from 2000-2014. York has...
  • SURPRISE CINEMA! EVENT COMING OCT. 13

    October 3, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites you to Surprise Cinema!, a Riverfront Fort Wayne event on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Guldlin Park. The pre-show activities begin at 6 pm with the movie beginning at 8 p...