May 24, 2019 – Twenty members from Mayor Tom Henry’s Youth Engagement Council have concluded their 12 month commitment to the program and graduated on Thursday during a ceremony at the University of Saint Francis.

This year’s service-learning group attended conferences focused on youth leadership


May 23, 2019 - The Public Works Division is pleased to learn that the City’s fleet operation is one of the best in North America, as honored by Fleet Magazine’s selection of the 100 best Fleets in the Americas. Not only did Fort Wayne make the Top 100 but Fort Wayne placed 5th in the award list


May 23, 2019 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that eight local nonprofits will receive funding from the City’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars.

Approximately $170,000 will be available to help low- and moderate-income residents with shelter, employment skills,


May 23, 2019 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has released the final version of the Franke Park Master Plan for public view. It can be viewed now at or at

Established in 1921, Franke Park has served the recreational needs of the community and


May 22, 2019 - Northside Pool will be open for Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27. The rest of the summer schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday/Sunday, June 1-2 – Northside open, No other pools open
  • Monday, June 3 – No pools open (due to FWCS school still in session)
  • Tuesday, June 4 - 

May 20, 2019 - The 2019 Neighborhood Improvement Grant program is now open. This is the second year for the program, which is designed to support neighborhood projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community involvement.

Information and guidelines about the Neighborhood Improvement Grant


May 20, 2019 - Community leaders will come together to examine the underlying issues that lead to opioid and substance use disorders and how we support those fighting addiction.

The Restoring Community Symposium is intended to foster connection and collaboration among patients, families,


May 20, 2019 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Tall Grass/Weed Program kicks off today, May 20, 2019. Neighborhood Code Compliance is responsible for enforcing the City’s Tall Grass/Weed Program, which calls for weeds or grass to be no taller than nine inches.

Reports of high grass or weeds that exceed


May 20, 2019 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in recognition of Memorial Day.

There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Monday, May 27. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day for that entire week.

May 17, 2019 - Mayor Tom Henry today proclaimed May 19-25 as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week in the City of Fort Wayne.

Mayor Henry read the proclamation at the offices of Three Rivers Ambulance Authority (TRAA) on Hayden Street.

May 14, 2019 - Summer fun in the streets returns for the third annual Open Streets Fort Wayne. The free, fun-filled day, closes Calhoun Street to vehicle traffic and brings the community together to walk, bike, skate and play in the street. Parkview Health is the presenting sponsor of this year’s


May 13, 2019 - Mayor Tom Henry joined representatives from Miller-Valentine Group and Vincent Village today in celebrating the grand opening of Bottle Works Lofts, the historic rehabilitation of the former Coca-Cola bottling facility, 1631 E. Pontiac St.

Miller-Valentine Group and Vincent Village


May 13, 2019 - Mayor Tom Henry will host a Mayor’s Night In from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, May 20. The event will be held on the fourth floor of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St.

Residents are invited to schedule an appointment to meet with Mayor Henry to have an open dialogue about any concerns,


May 10, 2019 - Construction on Fort Wayne’s latest shell building is now underway. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Fort Wayne Redevelopment officials, and representatives from GH Land Company, LLC (a new partnership involving Jeff Hagerman, Ryan Rans, and Brad Toothaker) and The Hagerman Group broke


May 8, 2019 - The City of Fort Wayne today provided an update on construction progress at Promenade Park.

Due to the wet spring we’ve experienced, it has made it more difficult for construction crews to be able to do work on certain aspects of the park.

May 3, 2019 - An interfaith meeting for faith-based leaders and community members on how to prevent and respond to hate crimes against places of worship will be held from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 31 at the Public Safety Academy: Ivy Tech South Campus, 7602 Patriot Crossing in Fort Wayne.



May 2, 2019 - Fort Wayne UNITED’s May Spring Job Fair will be held at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA from 2 – 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. Additional job fair dates at the same time and location have been added to the schedule: June 13, July 11, August 8 and September 12.

C1 Truck Driver Training will


May 1, 2019 - Residents can dispose of expired or unwanted household hazardous waste products safely at the next Tox-Away Day on Saturday, May 4 through a partnership between the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County. The event also coincides with the annual Great American Cleanup.