March 16, 2020 - In order to limit person-to-person contact, the City of Fort Wayne’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Office will suspend hearings until the week of May 3, 2020. 

Penalties associated with those hearings will be suspended until that week. Neighborhood Code is also suspending any other

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March 16, 2020 - The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will be cancelling some programs and classes due to COVID-19 precautions.

All pre-registered Conservatory programs are cancelled until further notice. In addition, the April 10 Easter in the Garden event, the April 11 Visit with the

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March 16, 2020 - As part of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Kids Cafe program, operated in partnership with Community Harvest Food Bank, meals will be available at Jennings, Cooper, Weisser, and McMillen Centers Monday through Friday between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. for school-age youth (K-12th grade). The

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March 13, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will be closing its five community centers as of Monday, March 16 to coincide with the closure of Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Cooper Community Center, 2300 Clinton Street, Jennings Center, 1330 McCulloch Street, Weisser Center, 802

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March 13, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled some of the upcoming Riverfront events at Promenade Park. The following events are cancelled:

  • Sundays at the Riverfront (March 15)
  • Riverfront Educational Series (March 16)
  • Family Game Night (March 17)

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled the March 18 Summer Job Fair which was scheduled to be held at the downtown Community Center, 233 W. Main Street. No reschedule date has been determined at this time.

Interested applicants are still encouraged to visit the City of Fort

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March 13, 2020 - Due to recommendations to postpone all non-essential public meetings, the four All in Allen Comprehensive Plan community workshops will be rescheduled in May.

The workshops are part of the work to update the community’s comprehensive plan, which is a blueprint to guide land use,

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March 12, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry and his leadership team are monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily in consultation with the Allen County Department of Health to help ensure the safety of the community. Currently, residents are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings and interactions. ...

March 11, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry proclaimed today as Iric Headley Day in the City of Fort Wayne. A special ceremony was held at Sweetwater as Iric was joined by family, friends, and community leaders.

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission recently selected Iric as the recipient of the Freedom Award. The

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March 10, 2020 - Foster, Shoaff and McMillen Park Golf Courses will open for the season during the week of March 16. Foster is set to open Monday, March 16, Shoaff will open Tuesday, March 17, and McMillen is set to open on March 18.

City golf courses open at sunrise and close 30 minutes prior to

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March 5, 2020 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners today signed a proclamation making March “Disability Awareness Month” in the city and county.

The proclamation states, “Disability is a natural part of the human experience and does not diminish the right of

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Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is hiring! Whether you are looking for a full-time or part-time opportunity, check out the positions currently open at the shelter. All candidates MUST apply online. 

 

Part-time Adoption Assistant

Assists with duties related to the care of adoption animals housed at
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March 3, 2020 - Students from several Allen County high schools will participate in the upcoming Youth Symposium for Peace through Equity and Justice.

The event, sponsored by Mayor Tom Henry’s Youth Engagement Council and Canterbury School, will take place from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. on Thursday,

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March 2, 2020 - It’s time for local residents to share their ideas for the future of Allen County and Fort Wayne.

As part of the All In Allen Comprehensive Plan process, Allen County and the City of Fort Wayne are inviting residents to choose one of four upcoming workshops to discuss their

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February 28, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation has reopened the Parkview Tree Canopy Trail in Promenade Park after completing scheduled upgrades to the structure which includes new handrails and lighting.

In addition to the trail, all park areas north of the St. Marys River, including the

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