Mayor Graham Richard today announced the City of Fort Wayne has reached a definitive agreement with Hardball Capital/Barry Real Estate and are in final negotiations on a definitive agreement with White Lodging Services/Acquest Realty for the Harrison Square development.

Definitive agreements are

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Mayor Graham Richard and North River Task Force members today presented a progress report on the process to develop the 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 will welcome the Wisla Folk Song and Dance Ensemble from Fort Wayne'€™s sister city, Plock, Poland. The event will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13 in the Mayor'€™s office on the 9th floor of the City-County Building.

Wisla is a group of young adults that share the

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Fort Wayne City Council tonight will consider an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County (Plan-it Allen!) to add the Southeast Area Development Strategy. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in Room 200 on the second floor of the City-County Building.

The

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Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homeownership seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 in Meeting Room B of the Downtown Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.

The City of Fort Wayne and Community Connections, the Housing

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An ordinance outlining the bond financing for the Harrison Square development will be introduced at the July 10 meeting of the Fort Wayne City Council.

City Council is being asked to approve a lease for certain land and public improvements between the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Authority and the Fort

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Mayor Graham Richard and city officials today announced a full-service, 250-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel with a unique urban design is planned to be built in downtown Fort Wayne as part of the Harrison Square development.

“A Courtyard by Marriott will be a great asset for our community and

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Mayor Graham Richard and Public Safety Academy of Northeast Indiana Director Brent Johnson today were joined by first responders, area educators and government officials to view the progress being made at the Public Safety Academy at Southtown Centre.

The first-of-its-kind facility is on schedule

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Mayor Graham Richard today announced Fort Wayne Fire Chief Tim Davie will retire effective August 21.

Mayor Richard has appointed current Deputy Fire Chief Pete Kelly to become Fire Chief effective August 21. Kelly will continue the excellent public safety services provided by the Fort Wayne Fire

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Mayor Graham Richard and City Controller Pat Roller today explained how changes in State tax policy have resulted in an increase in local property taxes due.

The State of Indiana has reduced property tax credits, which has increased the taxes due.
* State Homestead Credit: reduced by 40%

* State

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Mayor Graham Richard and neighborhood leaders today joined Delagrange Homes, Ideal Builders and Lancia Homes to break ground on Renaissance Pointe, a major development that includes plans for nearly 400 new homes and the renovation of more than 100 existing homes near downtown Fort Wayne.

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The City of Fort Wayne is in need of Greenway Rangers to monitor trails in Aboite Township. A training session for interested individuals will be held July 9 at the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Anyone interested in becoming a Greenway Ranger should contact Dawn Ritchie, Greenways Manager, at

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The Fort Wayne City Plan Commission today will consider an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County (Plan-it Allen!) to add the Southeast Area Development Strategy. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. in the Omni Room on the second floor of the City-County Building. ...

The City of Fort Wayne will be recognized Saturday, June 23 as an Honorary Mention at the First Annual Mayors'€™ Climate Protection Awards at the Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Fort Wayne is being recognized for its commitment to proactive energy and environment practices.

Fort

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Mayor Graham Richard will attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting beginning Friday, June 22 in Los Angeles.

The conference will include sessions on global warming and climate protections, violent crime and affordable housing.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan

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The City of Fort Wayne and Allen County have formed a partnership to meet with developers on a monthly basis to discuss and answer questions about downtown development ideas.

The first meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 on the 8th floor of the City-County Building. Those interested in

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The Fort Wayne City Plan Commission tonight will hold a public hearing on an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County (Plan-it Allen!) to add the Southeast Area Development Strategy. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Omni Room on the second floor of the

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