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  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

    December 17, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed beginning at Noon on Wednesday, Dec. 24 in recognition of Christmas.Residential garbage and recycling collection will be pushed back one day with Thursday’s collection on Friday and F...
  • PARKS DEPARTMENT RECEIVES AWARD FOR MCMILLEN PARK COMMUNITY CENTER PROJECT

    December 1, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has been chosen as the recipient of a 2014 Awards of Excellence Award from the Indiana Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) for the McMillen Park Community Center project. IPRA will prese...
  • DOWNTOWN RESIDENTIAL MARKET POTENTIAL STUDY TO BE PRESENTED

    November 25, 2014 - The public is invited to hear a presentation about the potential for additional residential development opportunities in downtown Fort Wayne. Results of the study will be presented during the HANDS (Housing and Neighborhood Developmen...
  • MCMILLEN PARK COMMUNITY CENTER OPENS LARGEST INDOOR PLAYGROUND IN THE REGION

    November 25, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry, Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll and City Councilman Glynn Hines joined area preschool children today to dedicate the McMillen Park Kid’s Korner Indoor Playground. The accessible playground is the largest indo...
  • TRAFFIC SIGNAL OUTAGE AS OF 6 P.M. MONDAY, NOV. 24

    November 24, 2014 - One traffic signal outage remains - State at Edith....
  • TRAFFIC SIGNAL OUTAGES AS OF 4 P.M. MONDAY, NOV. 24

    November 24, 2014 - Ten traffic signals are without power as of 4 p.m. Temporary stop sign pedestals have been placed at these intersections. ...
  • TRAFFIC SIGNAL OUTAGES AS OF 2:30 P.M. MONDAY, NOV. 24

    November 24, 2014 - Seventeen traffic signals throughout the City of Fort Wayne are not working as a result of power outages. Crews are working to place stop signs at the intersections. Motorists approaching a non-functioning signal that does not have a s...
  • CITY AWARDED $2.8 MILLION TO DEMOLISH AND REDEVELOP VACANT PROPERTIES

    November 21, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne has been awarded an additional $2.8 million to help stabilize neighborhoods by demolishing and redeveloping abandoned homes. The new funding is in addition to $4.7 million that was...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

    November 20, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in recognition of Thanksgiving. Residential garbage and recycling collection will be pushed back one day with Thursday’s collection on Friday ...
  • RIVERFRONT SURVEY OPPORTUNITY

    November 19, 2014 - Riverfront Fort Wayne consultants are drawing up their final proposals and offering one last opportunity for public input. A Riverfront Improvement Priorities survey is now online and will take residents just minutes to complete. The ...
  • MAYOR PARTICIPATES IN SECOND PUBLIC WEIGH-IN FOR OPERATION FIGHT FOR A FITTER FORT

    November 12, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today participated in his second public weigh-in to demonstrate his commitment to the Operation F4 - Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) program. Mayor Henry today weighed in at 190 pounds. At last month’s weigh...
  • MAYOR HENRY TO HOST MAYOR'S NIGHT IN

    November 12, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry will host a Mayor’s Night In from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17. The event will be held on the fourth floor at Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St. Residents are invited to schedule an appointment to meet with Mayor ...
  • OPERATION F4 TO HOST LUNCHTIME LEARNING SESSION

    November 5, 2014 - The Operation F4 – Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) team will host a lunchtime learning session from noon-1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 at the YMCA Central Branch, 1020 Barr St. At the free event, participants will learn how to:*Manage food cu...
  • CONSULTANTS ENVISION RIVERFRONT EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER

    October 29, 2014 - Fort Wayne’s riverfront plan is one step closer to being finalized and envisions a unique waterfront experience. The City’s riverfront consultant, SWA Group, unveiled the latest version of the proposal at a public meeting this eveni...
  • CITY'S 311 CALL CENTER EARNS 92% APPROVAL RATING

    October 29, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne’s 311 Call Center received a 92% approval rating in its most recent customer satisfaction survey.Nearly 400 City residents participated in the survey. “We’re fortunate to have...
  • CITY RECEIVES IURC APPROVAL FOR AQUA PURCHASE

    October 22, 2014 - This afternoon, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approved the City of Fort Wayne’s plans to purchase the Aqua Indiana southwest water system. The approval now moves the transaction into closing proceedings. “I cont...
  • FORT WAYNE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT EARNS NATIONAL ACCREDITATION - AGAIN

    October 17, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has achieved reaccreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). This notable accomplishment was announced at the Best of the Best Ceremony in Charl...
  • RIVERFRONT DESIGN TAKING SHAPE; SEE LATEST UPDATES AT NEXT PUBLIC MEETINGS

    October 16, 2014 - Area citizens are invited to see the latest updates to the Riverfront Fort Wayne design concepts at one of two public input meetings. Both meetings will take place downtown at the Grand Wayne Center in Convention Hall A. The meetings ar...
  • TWO ADDITIONAL BLUE STAR BANNERS NOW DISPLAYED

    October 14, 2014 - Two additional Blue Star Banners have been placed along West Jefferson Boulevard.Under Mayor Tom Henry’s leadership, the Blue Star Banner program started in May and recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees...
  • APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR COMMERCIAL FACADE GRANT PROGRAM

    October 13, 2014 - Applications for the next round of the City’s Commercial Façade Grant program are now available online. The program was introduced seven years ago by Mayor Tom Henry and provides local businesses the opportunity to apply for matching...

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