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.



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


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


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


City Information Systems looking for people to help leverage technology for public access

Now anyone with a broadband internet connection can watch the proceedings of Fort Wayne'€™s City Council. The City of Fort Wayne'€™s technology staff is offering video on demand of City Council proceedings at...

Roads reopening, Public Works looking at voluntary buyouts

Some city streets and intersections are reopening at 5 p.m. today as standing water throughout the city continues to go down.

The following locations are reopening:

·        Calhoun and Tillman
·        Winchester Road between Bluffton and Airport


River levels going down or remaining steady

River levels in Fort Wayne or upstream of the City are either going down or remaining steady.

The City of Fort Wayne continues to monitor flood conditions at points along the City'€™s three rivers as well as water levels in neighborhoods.


Call lines open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

City of Fort Wayne officials are calling on all homeowners who experienced any type of property damage from this week'€™s flood to call the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

These calls will help state and federal officials determine the full


As temperatures drop, drivers need to watch for icy roads

Cold temperatures are predicted for the Fort Wayne area Saturday night, so City of Fort Wayne officials are reminding drivers to watch out for icy roads this weekend.

High water may be clearing from areas throughout the City, but remaining


Volunteers no longer needed, roads and intersections reopening

As river levels start to go down or stabilize, volunteers for field work and sandbags are no longer needed, the City of Fort Wayne announced late Friday night.

Many roads and intersections that were flooded this week have reopened. The...

Drivers should continue to use common sense

The City of Fort Wayne announced Saturday morning that many roads and intersections closed this week from high water have reopened.

Lane restrictions remain in effect for Clinton Street between 4th and Superior streets and State Street at the...

National Weather Service says Maumee at Anthony has crested

The City of Fort Wayne continues to monitor flood conditions at points along the City'€™s three rivers as well as water levels in neighborhoods.

Residents with issues or concerns related to flooding may call 311 for assistance. 311 will


River levels fluctuate as City'€™s flood control teams keep eye on neighborhoods

According to information from the National Weather Service, rivers in northeast Indiana will crest this weekend, with the exception of the St. Joseph River at the former Root'€™s location, which appears to have