ACCESS TV FORTWAYNE – ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Access Fort Wayne is a department of the Allen County Public Library which provides a variety of unique services for the residents of Allen County, Indiana. AFW is a full production facility with two television studios and editing facilities.
AFW originates three cable access television channels (two public channels and one government channel) from the first floor of the Main Library on both Frontier and Comcast cable.
Access One: Channel 25 Access One: Channel 55
Access Two: Channel 27 Access Two: Channel 57
City TV: Channel 28 City TV: Channel 58
Meetings are held every quarter on the first Monday* from 6:30–8:00 p.m. in the Omni Room-Garden Level at Citizens Square - 200 E. Berry Street – Fort Wayne, IN 46802 *(Except September-2nd Monday).
Please click on the links below to watch the Televised Presidents Meetings:
March 5, 2018. Topics: Transportation projects; Rodent control (Board of Health); NeighborLink; Community Development survey of services
December 4, 2017. Agenda topics: remarks from Mayor Henry; Solid Waste update - new trash collection company; Job Corps; Helping Hands Barbershop; quadrant reports and neighborhood updates.
2017 SEPTEMBER Neighborhood Presidents' Meeting September 11, 2017. Topics include Community Survey-Neighborhoods Communication; City Utilities updates; the Clyde Theater project update; Posterity Heights and Scholar House Development.
2017 JUNE Neighborhood Presidents' Meeting June 5, 2017. Items discussed include Mayor's comments; Councilman Geoff Paddock's overview of projects including the G.E. property; Councilman At-Large Dr. John Crawford's overview of the proposed local income tax rate increase; Toastmasters presentation on How to be an Effective Speaker and Neighborhood Leader; START Fort Wayne - Non-for-profit organization that fosters entrepreneurs and startups in northeast Indiana- Level UP program.
March 6, 2017. City Council update by Tom Friestroffer Councilman At-Large; Board of Works' 50/50 cost share program for sidewalks and cost share programs for street lights and alleys; U.S. Census Bureau update and open discussion.
December 5, 2016. Topics discussed include Fort Wayne Police and Fire Department updates; My Meds List; and Animal Care & Control updates.
September 12, 2016. Posterity Heights Scholar House proposed development; Mount Vernon Neighborhood Association updates; Greater North Anthony Neighborhood updates.
June 6, 2016. Items discussed include City Council updates; Allen County Community Organizations Active in a Disaster (COAD); FWPD Mass Shooting Awareness; Good of the Order.
March 7, 2016 meeting. Items discussed include Fort Wayne Urban Enterprise Association; Fort Wayne Community Schools building referendum - Phase 2; Catholic Charities refugee information; Thrivent Financial Action Team opportunities.
December 7, 2015 meeting of Neighborhood Associations' presidents meeting. Items discussed include updates on 311: Citizen Services; FWPD body cameras; The CLYDE - Quimby Village development plans!
September 14, 2015 meeting of neighborhood presidents. Guest speakers included: Mayor Tom Henry, Real Estate Attorney Brian Heck, Marlon Wardlow, COO for Parkview Randallia & More!!
June 1, 2015 meeting of neighborhood presidents. Topics discussed: 2015 street construction projects; Parks projects; Lutheran Health Network "Kids Dart, Be Smart" program; Operation Fight for a Fitter Fort. DAR TEAM Updates!
March 2, 2015 Meeting of the City neighborhood presidents. Items discussed include updates and presentation made: Solid Waste updates; United Way of Allen County; FWCS transportation reductions; Riverpalooza event.
December 1, 2014 meeting of the City neighborhood presidents. Items discussed include updates by Mayor Tom Henry; Citilink Updates; Community Transportation Network presentation; quick legal "Check Up" by neighborhood president and attorney Grant Shipley and Q & A with Animal Care & Control officer Randy Thornton.
September 8, 2014 meeting: Items discussed include Police Chief Garry Hamilton talk of crime stats, Introduction to Fire Chief Eric Lahey, Allen County Election Board, 311 Citizen Services, strategic planning and neighborhood discussion.
June 2, 2014 meeting of Fort Wayne neighborhood presidents. Topics discussed include street/road/sidewalk updates, Wayne Township Assessor update, street tree planting program, 21st Century Scholars presentation, Animal Care and Control proposed ordinance amendments, Bloomingdale and North Highland neighborhood updates and quadrant updates with good of the order announcements.
Presidents Meeting Survey: PresMtgSurvey June 2014
2014 March Neighborhood Presidents' Meeting
March 3, 2014 meeting of Fort Wayne's neighborhood associations' presidents. Topics discussed include City Council update by council president Marty Bender, new Fort Wayne zoning ordinance guidelines, IPFW Alumni's One BIG Day event, Multicultural Council presentation, and open discussion about neighborhoods.
Presidents Meeting Survey: Presidents Mtg Survey 03-14
2013 December Neighborhood Presidents' Meeting
December 2, 2013 meeting of Neighborhood Presidents. Items discussed include updates from Mayor Tom Henry, introduction of Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer, presentation update of City Utilities Long Term Control Plan, Fort Wayne Urban Enterprise Association, Inc. neighborhood grants, Visiting Nurse Fort Wayne Grief Support Outreach, Presidents University updates and RNNC 2013 recap.
Presidents Meeting Survey: Presidents Mtg Survey 12-13
2013 September Neighborhood Presidents' Meeting
September 9, 2013 meeting of the Neighborhood Associations' Presidents hosted by Palermo Galindo, Community Liaison. Guests include 6th District Councilman Glynn Hines (McMillen Community Center); Eric Pulley, Big Brother Big Sisters and board member of the Greater Fort Wayne Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Herb Hernandez (reincorporating your neighborhood association).
June 3, 2013 meeting of the Neighborhood Associations' Presidents hosted by Palermo Galindo, Community Liaison. Guest Speakers and topics include David Wilkins (Education Vice President of Fort Wayne Chapter of American Institute of Parliamentarians) for Parliamentarian procedures; Ben Miles (Vice President of Parkview Randallia Operations) for introduction and updates on Parkview; Steve Reed (SW Deputy Chief, FWPD) on police statistics and department procedures with Officer Raquel Foster (FWPD PIO); Lizzette Downey (Lutheran Health Network, Community Relations) for Drive Smart-Kids Dart! Campaign.
Presidents Meeting Survey: Presidents Mtg Survey 06-2013
2013 March Neighborhood Presidents’ Meeting
March 4, 2013 meeting of the Neighborhood Associations' Presidents hosted by Palermo Galindo, Community Liaison. Topics include concrete street repair by Director of Transportation Mario Trevino; :US Census Bureau by Nikol Miller (Chicago Regional Office); Neighborhood Impact Program (NIP), down payment assistance with Irene Paxia, Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services (OHNS); also, quadrant reports and good of the order. Meeting hosted by Community Liaison Palermo Galindo.
Presidents Meeting Survey: Presidents Mtg Survey 03-2013
2012 November Neighborhood Presidents’ Meeting
November 5, 2012 meeting of the Neighborhood Associations' Presidents hosted by Palermo Galindo, Community Liaison. Topics include Metropolitan Human Relations Commission, Relational Networking with Randi Lincoln and Randall Brubaker, Quadrant Reports, 311 and Good of the Order.
2012 October Neighborhood Presidents’ Meeting
October 2, 2012 meeting of the Neighborhood Associations' Presidents hosted by Palermo Galindo, Community Liaison. Items of interest include a greeting from Fire Chief Amy Biggs, presentations by Julie Sanchez on 311 call center; Brian Heck on Associations' bylaws, restrictions and compliance issues; Justins Vedder on Williams/Woodland Park Assoc.; Pat Turner (LaRez Assoc.) on RNNC experience; Thiha Bak Kyi on visit from Aung San Suu Kyi to Fort Wayne.
2012 August Neighborhood Presidents’ Meeting
August 6, 2012 meeting of the Neighborhood Associations' Presidents hosted by Palermo Galindo, Community Liaison. Topics include opening remarks by Mayor Tom Henry, Kids Dart, Be Smart - Energizing Indiana (energy savings) and Forte International exchange students.