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  • FORT WAYNE EARNS BICYCLE FRIENDLY DESIGNATION

    May 19, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne has once again earned the title of Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists. The League recently announced that 34 communities have earned the Bicycle Friendly title for the first time or h...
  • BLUE STAR BANNER PROGRAM BEGINS THIRD YEAR

    May 18, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne’s Blue Star Banner program will continue in 2016. The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 and recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who ...
  • RIVERFRONT BENCHES TO BE REVEALED SATURDAY

    May 18, 2016 - Local artists will reveal their Riverfront Fort Wayne art benches on Saturday, May 21 prior to the start of the Fort for Fitness Spring Cycle. The City of Fort Wayne partnered with Artlink Contemporary Gallery to work with local artists ...
  • MAYOR HENRY CELEBRATES CITY BEING NAMED "PLAYFUL CITY USA" FOR SEVENTH TIME

    May 18, 2016 - Fort Wayne is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the seventh time for its efforts to make it easy for all kids to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national...
  • BIKE TO WORK DAY BREAKFAST SET FOR FRIDAY

    May 16, 2016 - As part of national Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is encouraging local residents to give bike commuting a try. On their way to work, residents are invited to stop at Headwaters West for the City’s Bike ...
  • SHOAFF PARK PUBLIC INPUT MEETING ON MAY 25

    May 12, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is applying for a Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant to make improvements to Shoaff Park. The public is invited to provide input on the proposed improvements at a special meetin...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR TOM HENRY ON ANNEXATION

    May 10, 2016 - At a time when the City of Fort Wayne is experiencing positive momentum and investments like never before, we took a step back tonight with City Council’s action to not pass the fiscal plan for the North IV annexation. Tonight’s deci...
  • STATEMENT FROM THE CITY OF FORT WAYNE ON ANNEXATION AND SCHOOLS

    May 10, 2016 - As the community continues to debate the merits of the City of Fort Wayne’s annexation plan, a lot of discussion has centered around the potential impact on schools. We want to make sure the public is aware of the City’s ongoing attem...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES 500 NEIGHBORHOOD INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PLANNED THIS YEAR

      May 5, 2016 - For the third year in a row, the City of Fort Wayne will see record investments in street, sidewalk, ADA ramp and trail upgrades. At an afternoon news conference in the Eagle Lake neighborhood, Mayor Tom Henry announced the City of F...
  • ENVISION CENTER SPEAKER SERIES BACK FOR A SECOND YEAR

      May 4, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne is once again hosting a speaker series this summer at the Envision Fort Wayne Center, 916 S. Calhoun St. Throughout the summer, a variety of topics will be discussed over breakfast on the second and fourth Wed...
  • CITY CELEBRATES ARBOR DAY

    April 29, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry was joined today by Towles Elementary Montessori School, Trees Indiana, Comcast Cares, Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll and Superintendent of Urban Forestry Chad Tinkel to celebrate Arbor Day. The entire student ...
  • WEED PROGRAM BEGINS MONDAY

    April 28, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Weed Program kicks off this year on Monday, May 2. The Neighborhood Code Department is responsible for enforcing the City’s Weed Program, which calls for weeds or grass to be no taller than nine inches. Rep...
  • PUBLIC SAFETY SUMMER CAMPS TO HELP YOUTH IN THE COMMUNITY

    April 27, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne is partnering with Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center to provide public safety camps for local children. This is the second year for the camps designed to teach the impo...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR TOM HENRY ON ANNEXATION

    April 26, 2016 - My administration and City Council tonight took an important step forward to demonstrate our commitment to ensuring Fort Wayne is a jobs and quality of life leader. The introduction of the fiscal plan for the North IV annexation is the...
  • RIVERFRONT FORT WAYNE LAUNCHES FACES OF THE FORT

    April 26, 2016 - A new Riverfront Fort Wayne community art project, called Faces of the Fort, gets underway this week. The project allows community members the opportunity to paint oversized beach balls that will be installed on the rivers and hung from...
  • KICKSTART FESTIVAL CONTINUES TO GROW

    April 26, 2016 - The Kickstart Festival Planning Committee is pleased to present Kickstart Festival 2016 in May in Fort Wayne.  The Kickstart Festival is a month-long celebration of bikes, music, art and theatre, ushering in a summer filled wi...
  • CITY CELEBRATES GREAT PARK PICK UP

    April 23, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry joined Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Deputy Director Steve McDaniel, the Volunteer Center and Lowe’s of Fort Wayne today to thank volunteers for participating in the inaugural Great Park Pick Up and to unveil the Par...
  • MAYOR HENRY REEMPHASIZES IMPORTANCE OF EFFORT TO ENHANCE FORT WAYNE AS JOBS AND QUALITY OF LIFE LEADER

      April 22, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry’s administration today provided an update on the North IV annexation plan that would add nearly 23 square miles and approximately 22,000 people in an effort to continue the growth and positive momentum being expe...
  • CITY EMPLOYEE MARK GENSIC RECOGNIZED FOR ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP

    April 20, 2016 - Earlier today, at an awards ceremony in Carmel, Mark Gensic, an engineer with Fort Wayne City Utilities, received the Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Indiana Chapter. ...
  • CITY'S 311 CALL CENTER UPGRADING SOFTWARE SYSTEM

    April 18, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s 311 Call Center is upgrading its software system to better serve residents. The public may still call 311 for assistance. Voice prompts will direct callers to the appropriate department. ...

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