City, trails organizations look to continue financial, community support for safe recreation, alternative transportation routes

In less than six weeks, the City of Fort Wayne and its four partner trails organizations raised more than $1.25 million as part of Oprah'€™s Big Give Fort Wayne Trails. ...

Alan Candioto brings experience and vision to City position

Mayor Tom Henry is pleased to announce the hiring of Alan R. Candioto as the City of Fort Wayne'€™s Human Resources director. Candioto has served as a human resources executive in the private sector and brings more than 38 years of...

The City'€™s flood control project south of Foster Park has temporarily closed a portion of the Rivergreenway. While the Foster Park loop will remain open, the Rivergreenway between Hartman Road and the Airport Expressway remains closed to all trail users through the rest of 2008.

The flood


Preliminary construction underway, project will widen St. Joseph Center Road to 4 lanes

City officials are encouraging drivers to avoid St. Joseph Center Road between St. Joe and Reed roads now that construction is underway to reconstruct and widen the roadway.

The project was implemented to...

30 acres in St. Joseph, Milan townships become part of Fort Wayne March 31

Approximately 30 acres in St. Joseph and Milan townships will become part of the City of Fort Wayne at 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 31, as part of a voluntary annexation approved by Fort Wayne City Council in November 2007.



Mayor Henry to seek input during neighborhood partnership meetings

Mayor Tom Henry today Tuesday he will solicit public input on the budgetary impact of recent actions by the state legislature. Mayor Henry will ask residents to attend the neighborhood partnership meetings during the month of May. ...

New sidewalks, trees connect places of interest using Downtown Blueprint ideas

Continuing his commitment to downtown revitalization, Mayor Tom Henry kicked off the start of the Barr Street streetscape improvement project Monday.

This improvement project running from Main to Wayne streets is...

Rebecca L. Karcher, currently Account Supervisor/Public Relations Manager for Asher Agency, has been appointed the City'€™s Director of Public Information, Mayor Tom Henry announced today. Her appointment, the result of an extensive search, will be effective April 1.

City'€™s website, hotline updated to reflect new schedule

The City of Fort Wayne Street Department's third and final leaf pick-up is underway.

The crews will start in the central section of the city, as outlined on the leaf pick-up map, and work north. The south section and part of the central


Mayor committed to responsive, effective government for all residents

The City of Fort Wayne has created the new position of Hispanic/ Latino Liaison to improve customer access to City programs and resources among this growing segment of the community.

City employee Vanessa Myers has been...

New maps allow for better customer service, City Utilities'€™ non-residential customer stormwater billing more accurate

Fort Wayne City Utilities and Public Works Geographic Information Systems Department earned the Indiana Geographic Information Council'€™s 2008 Excellence in GIS Award for large cities...

Lane restrictions, construction on hold until clear weather

The Time Corners traffic improvement project is temporarily on hold as the City and its contractor wait for improved weather. This project will involve the intersections of Jefferson Boulevard and Getz and Covington roads.

“We are trying


Below are Mayor Tom Henry's remarks as prepared and streaming video of his first State of the City address Wednesday, February 27 at the Grand Wayne Center.

6-week media campaign to build awareness, encourage donations

The City of Fort Wayne is collaborating with three local non-profit trail groups to form Fort Wayne Trails, encouraging the use and expansion of the City'€™s trail network.

Fort Wayne Trails is a partnership of the City, Aboite New


City Information Systems looking for people to help leverage technology for public access

Now anyone with a broadband internet connection can watch the proceedings of Fort Wayne'€™s City Council. The City of Fort Wayne'€™s technology staff is offering video on demand of City Council proceedings at...

Roads reopening, Public Works looking at voluntary buyouts

Some city streets and intersections are reopening at 5 p.m. today as standing water throughout the city continues to go down.

The following locations are reopening:

·        Calhoun and Tillman
·        Winchester Road between Bluffton and Airport


River levels going down or remaining steady

River levels in Fort Wayne or upstream of the City are either going down or remaining steady.

The City of Fort Wayne continues to monitor flood conditions at points along the City'€™s three rivers as well as water levels in neighborhoods.


Call lines open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

City of Fort Wayne officials are calling on all homeowners who experienced any type of property damage from this week'€™s flood to call the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

These calls will help state and federal officials determine the full