June 8, 2017 – Mayor Tom Henry today announced Fort Wayne has been named an “Ability City” by Ability Indiana.

The designation recognizes Fort Wayne’s long-standing commitment to supporting the employment of individuals with disabilities at employment centers across the greater Fort Wayne area.

June 5, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll kicked off the 39th Annual Senior Games today with the ceremonial lighting of the torch at the Community Center. The Senior Games is open to adults 50 and older and over 400 participants are expected to play this year in


June 2, 2017 - I am deeply concerned about President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. Climate change greatly impacts our quality of life and economic well-being.

The City of Fort Wayne has a strong commitment to sustainability, which we have done through increasing


May 31, 2017 -- Mayor Tom Henry joined Public Works’ staff members and students and staff from Study Elementary to break ground for new sidewalks at Justin Study Park. The sidewalks will connect more than 100 homes and provide students with a safe walking route to school. 

Sidewalks, which will


May 30, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry today was joined by the City of Fort Wayne’s 311 Call Center, community supporters and neighborhood leaders to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the 311 Call Center in Fort Wayne.

May 30, 2017 - Recent heavy rain has left portions of the Fort Wayne Regional Trail Network under water. This week’s Trek the Trails free community bike ride will begin at Kreager Park tomorrow, Tuesday, May 30, at 6:00 p.m. It was originally to start at Moser Park but the trail at Moser Park is


May 25, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry and leaders of the Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races today presented a check for $25,000 to the Parkview Foundation as the recipient of funds raised from last year’s Dragon Boat Races. The funds will go to the Patient Care Assistance Fund which will help meet many needs


May 24, 2017 - Heavy rains are causing flash flooding on streets throughout the City tonight.  City crews are operating pumps to alleviate street flooding and protect residents.   Ten pumps are operating in low-lying areas prone to flooding.

Crews began working on flood issues late this afternoon and


May 24, 2017 – Construction contracts for the first phase of riverfront development were approved by City Council Tuesday evening with an 8 – 0 vote.

The approved construction contracts totaled $17,154,558.

May 27, 2017 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in recognition of Memorial Day.

There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Monday. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day for the entire week.

The City will resume regular business hours on


May 23, 2017 – Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control (FWACC) was contacted last week by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) requesting their assistance with the removal of several Great Dane and German Shepherd dogs residing in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions in a nearby county.

May 20, 2017 - Residents turned out on a cool and rainy Saturday to pitch in for Fort Wayne's Great American Cleanup™ today.

Today's preliminary numbers:

  • More than 150,000 pounds of debris and trash collected
  • 1,050 tires collected
  • 170 televisions collected
  • More than 5,500 volunteers
  • 230 groups and

May 19, 2017 - More than 5,000 individuals and 230 groups will take to the streets, trails, and riverbanks this weekend as part of the City’s Great American Cleanup™on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The volunteers represent churches, youth groups, schools, businesses, and neighborhood associations throughout


May 17, 2017 - Fort Wayne is being honored with a Playful City USA designation for the eighth time for its efforts to make it easy for all kids to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns


May 17, 2017 - The City’s free splash pads will be turned on Saturday, May 27 at 9 am.

Northside Pool will be open May 27 - May 29 and will reopen on a daily basis starting June 3. McMillen Pool will open for the season on June 3.

May 16, 2017 - The Hobson Road rehabilitation and improvement project begins this week between East State Boulevard and Coliseum Boulevard.  

The project is designed to enhance safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists.

May 11, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry and the Public Works Division unveiled the list of 2017 transportation infrastructure projects that will enhance mobility, improve safety and strengthen neighborhoods.

Nearly 500 individual projects in more than 130 neighborhoods will be visible throughout the


May 9, 2017 - Recent heavy rain has left high water across the route of tonight’s scheduled Trek the Trails community bike ride.  Flooding across the Towpath Trail, the location of tonight’s ride, has left parts of the trail impassable.  Therefore, the ride has been cancelled.