Investing in our Neighborhoods


Contractor:  Hipskind Concrete

Start date:  April 2017

Completion Date:  July 2017 PROJECT COMPLETED

Investment:  $1.19 million


Description: This project involves concrete street rehabilitation and streetscape along Fairfield Avenue, from Main Street to


January 31, 2017 - Residents continue to flock to our trails in record numbers. Year-end totals for 2016 show a record 568,138 trail users, a 17.5 percent increase that smashes the previous record set in 2012 of 483,581 by nearly 85,000 users. 

Growth in the trail network has not only made it


January 24, 2017 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will deliver his 2017 State of the City Address at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. 

The Mayor’s State of the City Address is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 11:45 a.m. 



January 24, 2017 - Tonight’s vote by City Council to approve Legacy funding in the form of a loan for The Landing project shows our collective effort to continue the momentum and investments we’re experiencing in the City of Fort Wayne.

Quality of place is a key component to economic development


January 23, 2017 - The Fort Wayne Police Department’s 62nd basic recruit class consisting of 32 recruits began today. It's a 21-week journey toward becoming fully commissioned police officers.

January 17, 2017 - Celebrate winter with a visit to downtown Fort Wayne on Saturday, January 28! The 6th Annual Winterval festival promises a full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. 

January 17, 2017 - The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will inaugurate a new, free, around town series of concerts called Live at Lunch, beginning on Thursday January 26, 2017 at the Sweetwater Sound Cafeteria, and Friday January 27, 2017 at Citizens Square. Both performances begin at 12:00 noon.


December 14, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Opportunity Advisory Council.

The purpose of the Mayor's Opportunity Advisory Council is toadvise the Mayor in regard to current procurement and employment processes by providing best practice recommendations designed to


December 19, 2016 - Proponents of the proposed Chicago-Fort Wayne-Columbus passenger rail line have support from Federal and State agencies to take the first step in establishing the new rail line.

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and members of the Northern Indiana Passenger Rail Association (NIPRA)


January 5, 2017 - The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites you to Riverfront Fort Wayne’s Educational Series on Monday, January 9, 6:30 – 8 pm at Calhoun Street Soup, Salads & Spirits, 1915 S. Calhoun St.

This is the first event in a series of three panels that will address separate


January 9, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission is requesting proposals to develop an underutilized property in downtown Fort Wayne. The Redevelopment Commission owns property at the northwest corner of Main and Harrison streets, adjacent to Randall Lofts and The Landing, and just blocks


December 28, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Police Department is working toward a safe New Year’s Eve in Fort Wayne. We want everyone to celebrate New Year’s Eve safely. In this spirit, we would like to remind everyone of the dangers associated with celebratory gunfire. Shooting indiscriminately into the air


December 15, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today hosted a special ceremony to recognize milestone years of service for 97 outstanding City of Fort Wayne employees. 

“We have excellent City employees. They set a tremendous example of what it means to be a public servant,” said Mayor Henry. “As Mayor, it’s