Cell phone providers Centennial and Vonage have added 311 as part of their cell phone services. Verizon and Sprint also provide the same services.

Last month, the City of Fort Wayne launched 311, a new “One Call to City Hall” program designed to improve customer service.

The public now can dial

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The Mayor'€™s Leadership Learning Institute continues its Community Builders workshops with a session on Problem Solving in the Community. Participants will learn how to turn complaints into compliance and understanding. Several city departments will be represented at the event. The Leadership

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Mayor Graham Richard will attend a national conference on sustainable communities and climate change June 4-6 in Racine, Wis. The conference is hosted by the National Energy Center for Sustainable Communities and the Johnson Foundation.

The organizations are working toward national sustainable

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The North River Task Force will host a series of community input workshops this month. The information-gathering sessions will give the public an opportunity to share their ideas and explore possibilities for the North River area. Free parking is available at all locations.

Meetings

 

Tuesday, June

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A documentary on sediment and erosion in the Maumee River Basin will be shown for the first time at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31 on the Indiana Tech campus (Cinema Center Tech Theater), 1600 E. Washington Blvd. The title of the documentary is “A Watershed Mentality.”

The event is free and open to

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The City'€™s Yard Waste Recycling Facility, 6202 Lake Ave., will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

Regular summer hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday.

Visitors can pick up biosolids and mulch for gardening and landscaping projects.

Biosolids and

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The City of Fort Wayne and the New Haven Parks and Recreation Department will be holding public information and input meetings regarding the Six Mile Creek Trail. Six Mile Creek is the historic name for the Trier Ditch.

The trail route will go along Tillman Road from Southtown Centre to the Trier

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Garbage and recycling will not be collected in the City on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Residents will have their garbage and recycling materials collected one day later than normal next week. The City'€™s Solid Waste Department will be closed on Memorial Day. The office will

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The City of Fort Wayne today continued its commitment to convenience and technology with the launch of 311, a new “One Call to City Hall” program designed to improve customer service. Fort Wayne is the first city in Indiana to utilize the new service.

The public now can dial 311 to get quick and

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The City of Fort Wayne has received a $200,000 brownfields assessment grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The grant funds will be used for community outreach, site inventory and prioritization and conducting up to 15 Phase I petroleum environmental site assessments on selected

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More than 3,000 volunteers will help clean the City'€™s neighborhoods, parks and rivers on Saturday, May 19 as part of the annual Great American Cleanup.

Nearly 155 groups will focus on cleaning a certain site in the City. Some of the highlights include cleanups at the following locations:
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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard will deliver the opening keynote address from 9:10-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1 as part of the Killer App Conference and Expo. The first of its kind conference is being held at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne today through Wednesday.

Mayor Richard will

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Mayor Graham Richard today declared May as National Historic Preservation Month in Fort Wayne and called attention to activities celebrating our history and heritage, as well as the enhancement of our community'€™s historic neighborhoods, buildings and sites.

The annual focus on preservation finds

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Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homeownership seminar from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 in the Chase Auditorium on the second floor of

One Summit Square
in downtown Fort Wayne.

The City of Fort Wayne and Community Connections, the

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The Downtown North River Task Force today held its initial meeting to begin studying opportunities for the development of land just north of the city center and the St. Marys River. The area encompasses the OmniSource property north of the river and alongside its banks between North Harrison and

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Mayor Graham Richard and Allen County Commissioner Nelson Peters have received notice that the Fort Wayne/Allen County community is one of 21 cities being considered for the prestigious All-America City Award for 2007.  

The finalists will participate in the All-America City competition in Anaheim,

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The City of Fort Wayne will host an International Trade Conference from 7:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Mayor Graham Richard will give welcome remarks at lunch and present the 2006 Indiana Exporter of the Year Award. The Mayor'€™s comments will

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