Snow Keeps Crews Busy into the Night

Fort Wayne Street Department crews will work through the night to combat the latest snow fall. 

Early Wednesday morning more than 40 trucks were plowing throughout the city, and tonight that has increased to 50 trucks. 

“It'€™s been difficult to keep up because it'€™s...

The City of Fort Wayne received continued support for its Green initiatives, in the form of a $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo.  

“Partnerships with the private sector are critical to the continued success of our Green initiatives. Not only do they support valuable programs but they reinforce the fact...

Worked throughout the weekend to keep roads clear, preparing for upcoming weather

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Street Department is working around the clock to clear the city'€™s residential streets, following the weekend'€™s snow. Presuming the weather remains clear, the residential streets will be...

Residents can call to schedule an appointment for Jan. 26

Mayor Tom Henry will hold his first Mayor'€™s Night In of 2009 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the City-County Building.

Fort Wayne residents are invited to schedule an appointment to meet with the Mayor in his office on the 9th...

Some crews could start as early as Saturday if weather cooperates

Following Mayor Tom Henry'€™s announcement Thursday that the City will hire private contractors, the City received numerous calls from companies and individuals interested in helping to speed clean up of limbs and branches left curbside...

Mayor Looks for Heart Warming Stories of Those Who Went the Extra Mile to Help During the Ice Storm

During the December ice storm that left thousands of Fort Wayne residents without power, some for many days, Mayor Tom Henry continued to ask citizens to check on their neighbors to help ensure no one...

Mayor Henry Committed to Careful Examination, Seeks Objective Analysis

Underscoring his community pledge to thoroughly study the issue of gaming in light of recent private-sector interest in the matter, Mayor Tom Henry today released the names of two groups selected to assist in that effort.

The...

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department'€™s Wild Walkers have released their 2009 schedule. This adult hiking group explores the great outdoors in some of Indiana'€™s finest areas while getting a heart-pumping workout. Each hike features a different natural area in the region, such as...

Multiple small piles faster, easier for chipper crews than single large pile

 
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is asking Fort Wayne residents to have all tree limbs and branches at the curb by Friday, Jan. 9, as crews continue to go through each city street collecting branches left in the parkstrip or...

Mayor asks City Controller to Reconsider

Mayor Tom Henry announced today that City Controller Pat Roller will remain in the position she's held since January, 2004.

“I'm very pleased that Pat has agreed to stay on with the Administration,” said Mayor Henry. “Her expertise and understanding,...

With Council approval, late fees waived for parking tickets starting Jan. 20

With approval from Fort Wayne City Council, the City Clerk'€™s office will offer a parking ticket amnesty program Jan. 20 to Jan. 30. Most parking tickets, including those 10 years old or more, can be paid for the...

Crews continue to collect branches, debris left at curb; drop-off sites remain open

Fort Wayne residents who would like the City to pick up tree limbs and branches that fell after last month'€™s ice storm need to place them in the park strip or right of way, next to the curb.

The 311 Call Center,...

Street part of staging area for environmental remediation at old City gas site

Barr Street north of the parking lot outside of Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St., will close Monday as NIPSCO remediates the old City Gas site, which is now the parking lot for Hall'€™s Gashouse. It is expected to reopen in...

Special features create distinctive streetscape experience in downtown'€™s Cultural District

The Barr Street streetscape improvement project, running from Main to Wayne streets, is nearly complete with the final components currently being added.

Two special features, the Reflection Totem and Ribbon...

Bagged leaf pick-up still available through 311

The City of Fort Wayne is continuing to add roll-off containers to neighborhoods for collection of brush and tree limbs.

For residents who have leaves remaining after their second pick-up collection earlier this fall, they may place the remaining...

Curbside recycling collection on next regularly scheduled date

National Serv-All is working to finish missed garbage collection from last week by Wednesday, however missed curbside recycling pick-up will be collected as part of the next regular collection schedule, which is the week of Jan. 5 for...

Drop-off sites and roll-off containers available for residents

The City of Fort Wayne has made clearing the remaining tree limbs from streets the first priority in the ongoing tree limb clean-up. The Parks and Recreation Department has three crews out currently cutting limbs and chipping branches that...

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is offering the following opportunities and events for families to do together during the holiday break:

$1 Saturday at the Botanical Conservatory '€“ Visit the holiday gardens on December 27, 10am '€“ 5pm, for just $1 per person. Enjoy gorgeous...

 The Parks & Recreation Department will have the red lights and flags out on all skating ponds through the end of this month, despite the cold weather. The public is asked not to use the ponds, as they haven'€™t been checked for safe conditions.

All available crews are helping to clean up from the ice...