Due to scheduling conflicts, the Community Services Council (CSC) will not hold its Legislative Preview event that was planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, December 7 at the City-County Building.

The “Money in Your Pocket” Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program is preparing for 2007.

The City of Fort Wayne and community partners work to assist lower income working families apply for tax refunds.

In 2006, $1.1 million was brought back to working families in the community. In 2005, $1.6

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Third District City Councilman Tom Didier, Science Central officials and City leaders today led a ceremony to mark the beginning of demolition work on the retaining wall in front of Science Central along Clinton Street.

The wall is being demolished in an effort to enhance the visual aesthetics...

New sidewalks, crosswalks and curb ramps will be constructed in several neighborhoods courtesy of a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation'€™s (INDOT) Safe Routes to School program.

The improvements will link 11 neighborhoods along East State Boulevard and Maysville and

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The Community Services Council (CSC) is hosting a Legislative Preview as a way for residents to interact with elected officials on the top issues facing the 2007 Indiana General Assembly.

The event is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2006, in City Council Chambers Room 126 of the City-County

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference November 30 in San Francisco, Calif.

Mayor Richard'€™s speech, “Wired and Inspired to Compete in the Flat World,” will look at what Fort Wayne is doing to use technology and innovation to promote

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Fort Wayne'€™s Twenty First Century Scholars in collaboration with the City of Fort Wayne will be holding several community events.

All Twenty First Century Scholar high school seniors are required to attend one of the following affirmation meetings.
* 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 2, Little

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Winter hours are set for the City'€™s Yard Waste Recycling Facility, 6202 Lake Ave. Hours will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday beginning Monday, December 4.

The facility will be closed Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3.

Visitors to the facility can dispose of yard waste, grass clippings,

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The Mayor'€™s Leadership Learning Institute continues its Community Builders workshops with a session on “Celebrating Community Leaders of Today and Tomorrow.” The event will be held from 5-6:45 p.m. Monday, December 4 in the Omni Room of the City-County Building.

Potential and new community

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Mayor Graham Richard today discussed results of a report that examined ways to enhance communication systems in a major, communitywide emergency.

Lou Dollive, President and General Manager at ITT Industries and Wayne Iurillo, Site Executive at Raytheon, co-chaired the Disaster Communication

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Phase one of the Ardmore Avenue extension project has been completed. The newly completed phase will be opened to traffic at 9 a.m. Tuesday, November 21.

Ardmore Avenue has been extended from Lower Huntington Road to Airport Expressway. In addition, new traffic signals have been installed at Ardmore

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual Quality Conference November 17 in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference is hosted by the Institute for Organizational Excellence at Corporate College.

Mayor Richard'€™s keynote speech, “Performance is the Best Politics,” will focus on

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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard will join over 30 mayors at the Sundance Summit: A Mayors'€™ Gathering on Climate Protection, November 12-14 in Sundance, Utah.

Fort Wayne is a leader in working to reduce energy consumption and improve air quality,” said Mayor Richard. “With

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Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homebuyer workshop, “Homeownership is Possible,” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8 at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St.

The City of Fort Wayne and Community Connections, the Housing

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Crews will lower the river level on the St. Joseph River on Wednesday, November 8 to perform construction work on the tainter gate at the Hosey Dam. The river level will be lower until approximately November 20, pending the completion of construction work.

Fort Wayne has been recognized as the best fleet in North America by Fleet Equipment magazine. Mayor Graham Richard today accepted the award at a ceremony at the City'€™s Fleet Maintenance Building. Mayor Richard was joined by Public Works and City Utilities leaders, Fleet Maintenance staff and First

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Fort Wayne'€™s Neighborhood Code Enforcement Department today presented Gold Star Awards to four recipients for bringing their properties up to Neighborhood Code standards.

The properties were slated for demolition, but all of them were saved due to the commitment of the award-winning property

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City Street Department crews continue to be ahead of schedule as the first round of leaf collection wraps up. Several crews will move to the south section of the City on Thursday, November 2 to begin the second round of leaf collection. A few crews will remain in the north section for the

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Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control'€™s “KIND Club Show” has won a Philo T. Farnsworth Award.

The “KIND Club Show” was awarded first place in children'€™s programming. This award is given in recognition of excellence in cable programming. The show'€™s focus is on teaching students a greater sense of

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Mayor Graham Richard today announced Kmart has received a $9,730 grant from the City of Fort Wayne for making façade improvements to its store on South Anthony Boulevard. Mayor Richard was joined by Kmart officials as well as members of the Southside Business Group and the City'€™s Southeast Area

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