The City of Fort Wayne is sponsoring a free, public “Open Space” meeting from 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21 at the Allen County Public Library Downtown, 900 Library Plaza. This is an opportunity for people of all ages to offer their ideas and collaborate on actions to make the community more

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The City of Fort Wayne will host an open house on Thursday, April 19 to present the Southeast Area Development Strategy'€™s draft recommendations to the public for the first time. The City'€™s Division of Community Development has been working with residents, businesses, and community leaders over

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City government leaders today released financial information that demonstrates the City'€™s strong overall financial position and its capacity to fund Harrison Square and future community projects.

The City projects CEDIT revenues to increase between 2008 and 2017, which would allow for future

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The public is invited to attend “Community Night” at the Killer App Conference and Expo from 5-9 p.m. Monday, April 30 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

The event is free and designed for individuals and families that want to enjoy an evening downtown and learn about the latest

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City leaders will discuss planned improvements for sections of Calhoun Street at an upcoming public meeting. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at the American Bar Association, 924 S. Calhoun St.

The conversion of Calhoun to two-way traffic from Washington Boulevard to Berry

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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard, New Haven Mayor Terry McDonald and Allen County Commissioners Linda Bloom, Nelson Peters and Bill Brown will recognize area businesses for their 2006 contributions to Allen County'€™s economic vitality at the 13th annual Business Expansion Awards Breakfast. The event,

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The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program to assist lower income working families apply for tax refunds runs through Saturday.

In 2006, $1.1 million was brought back to working families in the community. In 2005, $1.6 million in tax refunds were received by working

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Building on efforts to galvanize downtown development, Mayor Graham Richard and Allen County Commissioner Bill Brown today announced the formation of the North River Downtown Task Force to address the development of land just north of the city center and the St. Marys River. The area encompasses

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a keynote speaker at the Digital City Expo in Washington, D.C. The Mayor will speak at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 3.

Mayor Richard will share his vision of a wired and inspired city for job creation, workforce development and bridging the digital divide.

Mayor Richard will also

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Fort Wayne City Council has approved the designation of  701 Kinnaird Ave. and the 700-1200 blocks of the Columbia Avenue corridor as local historic districts.

Known as the Harry & Jennie Fishack House, 701 Kinnaird Ave. has remained virtually unchanged since the time of its construction. The

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The City of Fort Wayne is hosting a free forum to assist small businesses. The Self Employment and Start Up Business Forum will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 29 in the Omni Room, second floor of the City-County Building, One East Main St.

The event will include instruction on

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The Fort Wayne Plan Commission today will consider approving an amendment to the Jefferson Boulevard/Illinois Road Economic Development Area.

Last week, the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission approved a declaratory resolution expanding the area to increase economic development opportunities. The

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The City'€™s Yard Waste Recycling Facility, 6202 Lake Ave., will begin summer hours on Monday, April 2. 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 mulch are free if customers load

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The recommendations of the Preserve-it Allen! Historic Preservation Strategy are described in a new, full-color brochure produced by the City'€™s Division of Community Development.

Developed as a compliment to the Plan-it Allen! Comprehensive Plan, the Strategy is a comprehensive approach to

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HARRISON SQUARE

A Downtown Development Initiative
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A national expert on sustainable development will visit Fort Wayne to present ideas on how communities can benefit by integrating best practices in transportation, energy efficiency and broadband technology.

Scott Bernstein, President of the Center for Neighborhood Technology in Chicago, will

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