The Fort Wayne Fire Department is going forward with the hiring process for the 2008 Recruit Class.  FWFD has sent letters to those individuals still in the process.

The number of individuals in the 2008 Recruit Class may be reduced in light of Indiana House Bill 1001.  If all goes as expected with

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Collaborative Purchasing Plan Stretches Taxpayer Dollars

Mayor Tom Henry announced plans for a purchasing partnership summit he will host June 25. In continuing a campaign promise, Mayor Henry is inviting representatives from other taxing entities to bring forward ideas or best practices on how to...

Flooding caused damage between Pemberton Drive, North River Road

A section of the Rivergreenway is temporarily closed for repair and clean-up following this winter'€™s flooding on the Maumee River.

The trail between Pemberton Drive at mile marker 2.0 to the North River Road trailhead at the 5.75 mile...

Web site seeks to provide easier and greater access to the public

Today, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Commissioners announced that work is underway on the creation of a joint Web site to house information regarding both City and County public meetings. The new Web sitewill seek to

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City, trails organizations look to continue financial, community support for safe recreation, alternative transportation routes

In less than six weeks, the City of Fort Wayne and its four partner trails organizations raised more than $1.25 million as part of Oprah'€™s Big Give Fort Wayne Trails. ...

Alan Candioto brings experience and vision to City position

Mayor Tom Henry is pleased to announce the hiring of Alan R. Candioto as the City of Fort Wayne'€™s Human Resources director. Candioto has served as a human resources executive in the private sector and brings more than 38 years of...

The City'€™s flood control project south of Foster Park has temporarily closed a portion of the Rivergreenway. While the Foster Park loop will remain open, the Rivergreenway between Hartman Road and the Airport Expressway remains closed to all trail users through the rest of 2008.

The flood

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Preliminary construction underway, project will widen St. Joseph Center Road to 4 lanes

City officials are encouraging drivers to avoid St. Joseph Center Road between St. Joe and Reed roads now that construction is underway to reconstruct and widen the roadway.

The project was implemented to...

30 acres in St. Joseph, Milan townships become part of Fort Wayne March 31

Approximately 30 acres in St. Joseph and Milan townships will become part of the City of Fort Wayne at 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 31, as part of a voluntary annexation approved by Fort Wayne City Council in November 2007.

The

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Mayor Henry to seek input during neighborhood partnership meetings

Mayor Tom Henry today Tuesday he will solicit public input on the budgetary impact of recent actions by the state legislature. Mayor Henry will ask residents to attend the neighborhood partnership meetings during the month of May. ...

New sidewalks, trees connect places of interest using Downtown Blueprint ideas

Continuing his commitment to downtown revitalization, Mayor Tom Henry kicked off the start of the Barr Street streetscape improvement project Monday.

This improvement project running from Main to Wayne streets is...

Rebecca L. Karcher, currently Account Supervisor/Public Relations Manager for Asher Agency, has been appointed the City'€™s Director of Public Information, Mayor Tom Henry announced today. Her appointment, the result of an extensive search, will be effective April 1.

City'€™s website, hotline updated to reflect new schedule

The City of Fort Wayne Street Department's third and final leaf pick-up is underway.

The crews will start in the central section of the city, as outlined on the leaf pick-up map, and work north. The south section and part of the central

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Mayor committed to responsive, effective government for all residents

The City of Fort Wayne has created the new position of Hispanic/ Latino Liaison to improve customer access to City programs and resources among this growing segment of the community.

City employee Vanessa Myers has been...

New maps allow for better customer service, City Utilities'€™ non-residential customer stormwater billing more accurate

Fort Wayne City Utilities and Public Works Geographic Information Systems Department earned the Indiana Geographic Information Council'€™s 2008 Excellence in GIS Award for large cities...

Lane restrictions, construction on hold until clear weather

The Time Corners traffic improvement project is temporarily on hold as the City and its contractor wait for improved weather. This project will involve the intersections of Jefferson Boulevard and Getz and Covington roads.

“We are trying

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Below are Mayor Tom Henry's remarks as prepared and streaming video of his first State of the City address Wednesday, February 27 at the Grand Wayne Center.

6-week media campaign to build awareness, encourage donations

The City of Fort Wayne is collaborating with three local non-profit trail groups to form Fort Wayne Trails, encouraging the use and expansion of the City'€™s trail network.

Fort Wayne Trails is a partnership of the City, Aboite New

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