City leaders tonight will introduce a plan to City Council to expand the boundaries of an Urban Renewal Area for the Renaissance Pointe development.

Renaissance Pointe calls for nearly 400 new homes, the rehabilitation of more than 100 existing homes, a greenway trail, and improved infrastructure.

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The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Net Literacy iTeam will hold a “Back to School Computer Drive” August 21-24 at Anthis Career Center, 1200 S. Barr St.

Individuals and companies are asked to donate computers that they no longer use. Requirements include Pentium II or newer computers, monitor, mouse,

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Mayor Graham Richard today announced the City has started a Green City Public Outreach campaign designed to inform and educate the community on the importance of conserving energy and improving air quality.

The public outreach campaign includes plans for nationally-recognized and community leaders to

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The City of Fort Wayne recently received a 50th Anniversary Award for its partnership with Sister Cities International. Fort Wayne was one of 23 cities to receive an award.

Fort Wayne has three sister cities, Takaoka, Japan, Gera, Germany, and Plock, Poland. City leaders have developed and

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Residents still have a few more days to provide input on design proposals for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge. The City'€™s website, www.cityoffortwayne.org, provides residents with a chance to vote for their favorite option. The poll will remain posted on the website through Monday, August

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City of Fort Wayne officials today announced the City'€™s fleet maintenance contractor, First Vehicle Services (FVS), has won a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) award of excellence. City leaders today were joined by officials from FVS and Indiana Department of Labor Commissioner Miguel Rivera

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Crews are resurfacing the St. Marys Pathway of the Rivergreenway in downtown Fort Wayne this week. Resurfacing work is located along a one mile stretch from west of Clinton Street to east of Sherman Blvd.

The Rivergreenway will be closed under the Ewing Streetbridge for at least one week as the

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Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and constructed a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

The following streets are closed as a

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Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and constructed a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

The following streets are closed

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Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and are constructing a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and constructed a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and are constructing a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

The City of Fort Wayne will host the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) High Performance Government Task Force on Thursday, July 27. Mayor Graham Richard is the chairman of the task force. Task force members are exploring ways to improve government services and reduce expenses.

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Northwest Allen Trails, Inc. has received notification from the Internal Revenue Service that they have received 501(c) (3) tax exemption status retroactive to April 7, 2005.

Northwest Allen Trails is working to create multi-use trails through reclaiming abandoned rail beds. The group is also

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The level on the Maumee River will be lowered beginning Monday, July 24 as crews remove the existing tainter gate and replace it with a new one. The river level will be lower for four to six weeks.

Mayor Graham Richard will lead a session on “Performance Based Government” at the upcoming Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) National Conversation on July 23 in Denver. Mayor Richard will share how Fort Wayne has saved over $10 million by using Six Sigma best business practices to better serve

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Aboite New Trails has provided the City of Fort Wayne with over $200,000 to help construct the Towpath Trail that will connect Aboite Township with the Fort Wayne and New Haven Rivergreenway system.

“We appreciate Aboite New Trails'€™ commitment to trails and greenways in our community,” said

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the Community/Muni Broadband Solutions Summit July 18 in Chicago, Ill.

Mayor Richard will discuss how fiber-to-the-premises and broadband technology can help solve community challenges and improve services.

The conference is hosted by the Public

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City officials are proposing changes to the City'€™s Brownfields Assistance Program. Under the plan, financial assistance would be available for the first time for individuals who invest in downtown housing. The program also promotes commercial and industrial investments. Fort Wayne'€™s

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