Mayor and HUD Representatives Point to NSP Success


 

Mayor Tom Henry was joined by representatives from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as local developers involved in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to recognize HUD'€™s Homeownership Month and to encourage homeownership.
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The City of Fort Wayne's Animal Care & Control Department has issued a hot weather alert for pet owners.  Animals exposed to high temperatures, high humidity, and inadequate ventilation can become ill or irritable, and may pose a danger to themselves and to people.  The department urges caretakers to...

Companies on state'€™s list could receive preference for purchasing contracts, RFPs

Mayor Tom Henry announced his support today for the proposed City Council ordinance that could give Indiana companies preference for the City'€™s requests for proposal and commodities and supplies contracts.

The...

New Sewer Pipes Increase Capacity
 
Ewing Street between Jefferson Boulevard and Washington Boulevard is now open.  The street re-opened this morning.
 
The street had been closed to allow for the construction of new sanitary and storm sewer pipes. These new pipes replace an old 54" brick "combined...

Plenty of openings available

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department still has openings available at Franke Park Day Camp, Farmin'€™ Fun Day Camp at Salomon Farm Park, and City Safari Day Camp at the Botanical Conservatory.

Franke Park Day Camp: Weekly sessions through July 31, 9 am '€“...

Plenty of openings available

The Learn-to-Swim program offered by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has openings available for the following sessions: July 7 '€“ 17 and July 21'€“ 31.

Learn-to-Swim is offered in conjunction with the American Red Cross and adheres to national standards...

Decision Solves Space Needs, Sets up City and County Efficiency Opportunities

Reaffirming his pledge to build a more competitive community with a more responsive and effective government, Mayor Tom Henry today presented plans for a new city hall at 200 East Berry Street. The location will bring...

More than $275,000 enhances Acoustics and “Curb Appeal”

Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll was joined by representatives from the Foellinger Foundation and Park staff as they celebrated Foellinger Theatre'€™s 60th Anniversary, as well as the completion of $1 million dollars of improvements to...

Former director takes Community Development position

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is starting the process of hiring a new director of public information with the previous director taking a new position in Community Development.

The former director, Rebecca Karcher, joined the City'€™s Community...

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is issuing a Hot Car Weather Alert to pet owners as temperatures climb above the 80 degree mark later this week. A car acts like a greenhouse, trapping the sun's heat.  Even moderately warm temperatures outside can quickly lead to deadly temperatures inside a closed car...

Fresh Produce for a Healthy Lifestyle

Stop by the Farmer'€™s Market at Salomon Farm and pick up some fresh vegetables and fruit this summer! The market is open for the season June 17th, and will be open every Wednesday, 4-7pm until October 14th. For a great selection of fresh produce, flowers,...

This media release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department is an update on preliminary findings of cause and origin regarding the fire that took place on January 23rd, 2009 at the Willows of Coventry Apartments. Fort Wayne Fire Department Investigators continue to believe that the fire was electrical...

Street trees within the city limits will continue to be pruned and maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department. Crews are currently trimming trees on the south side of town. Work is expected to continue throughout the summer and approximately 5,500 trees will be pruned. Boundaries for the...

Broadway Family FunFest Celebrated

One of Fort Wayne'€™s oldest parks had a $100,000 make-over recently, with the renovation of the McCulloch Park Bandstand and the installation of a musically-themed playground. These improvements were celebrated during the first Broadway Family FunFest at the park by...


 
Mayor Tom Henry and Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll were joined today by participants and supporters of the Lifetime Sports Academy for the opening day in the 12th year of LSA.

“Lifetime Sports Academy is an outstanding summer sports program. It'€™s free and safe for youth participants and it...



Mayor Tom Henry and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll announced today that the Rivergreenway has been officially designated a National Recreation Trail by the National Parks Service.

For achieving this honor, the Greenway will receive a certificate of designation, a letter of congratulations

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The construction work at Shoaff Park will no longer interfere with the splash pad and the water has been turned back on. The barricade fence erected for the safety of park patrons has also been removed, allowing for easy access to the parking lot.

New splash pad benches and shade structures have been...

Mayor'€™s advocate to strengthen connections to all immigrant, refugee populations




Mayor Tom Henry is expanding his administration'€™s commitment to Fort Wayne'€™s growing Hispanic and immigrant communities with the hiring of a new Mayor'€™s advocate/Hispanic-immigrant liaison, Palermo Galindo...

Mayor Says Neighborhood Stabilization and Business Support Are Main Goals

With about one month to go before the July 1 implementation date of the City'€™s new commercial code, Neighborhood Code Enforcement  (NCE) Director Cindy Joyner is busily finalizing the process that will allow many...