city of fort wayne http://nipr.fm en Henry Delivers 2014 State of the City Address http://nipr.fm/post/henry-delivers-2014-state-city-address <p>Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry delivered his annual State of the City address to a packed room of mostly municipal employees at the Grand Wayne Center Wednesday.</p><p>Henry used the forum to highlight some of his administration's victories in 2013 and announce new plans for this year.</p><p>His speech touched on everything from business growth to infrastructure improvements to the $71 million Ash Brokerage project coming to Downtown Fort Wayne.</p><p>Henry also acknowledged there's work to be done, especially in containing the violent crime Fort Wayne experienced in 2013.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:15:04 +0000 Sean Bueter 26533 at http://nipr.fm Henry Delivers 2014 State of the City Address Storm Update: Fort Wayne/Allen County State of Emergency Lifted, But Caution Advised http://nipr.fm/post/storm-update-fort-wayneallen-county-state-emergency-lifted-caution-advised <p>The City of Fort Wayne and Allen County are letting the State of Emergency declared Monday to expire at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. But they're leaving a Winter Weather Travel Watch in its place.</p><p>The advisory means residents are being encouraged to stay off the roads, many of which are still hazardous, but essential travel will be allowed for things like getting to and from work.</p><p>City and county offices will be open on Tuesday, along with state government facilities, which open at 10:00 a.m.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:07:28 +0000 Sean Bueter 25048 at http://nipr.fm Storm Update: Fort Wayne/Allen County State of Emergency Lifted, But Caution Advised Henry Announces New Police Chief http://nipr.fm/post/henry-announces-new-police-chief <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced his appointment Monday&nbsp;for the city’s new police chief.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Garry Hamilton will be the first African-American to hold the position, replacing outgoing chief Rusty York, who was recently named the city’s new public safety director.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:12:06 +0000 Virginia Alvino 24265 at http://nipr.fm Henry Announces New Police Chief WBOI News Review for Friday, Oct. 25 http://nipr.fm/post/wboi-news-review-friday-oct-25 <p>Each week, WBOI's Sean Bueter sits down with Bob Caylor from the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel and Dan Stockman from the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette to look back at the biggest metro and statewide stories of the week.</p><p>This week: Superintendent Glenda Ritz sues the State Board of Education; the City of Fort Wayne has a new budget; new Legacy projects are up for consideration soon; and the region loses one of its most successful entrepreneurs.</p><p></p><p><em>Dan Stockman and Bob Caylor join WBOI's Sean Bueter each week from the Fort Wayne Newspapers building.</em></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:27:56 +0000 Sean Bueter 22118 at http://nipr.fm Henry Names New Deputy Mayor http://nipr.fm/post/henry-names-new-deputy-mayor <p>Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced his newly appointed Deputy Mayor Tuesday.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 15:16:52 +0000 Virginia Alvino 21411 at http://nipr.fm Henry Names New Deputy Mayor City Breaks Down Its Contribution To Downtown Investment http://nipr.fm/post/city-breaks-down-its-contribution-downtown-investment <p>The City of Fort Wayne has outlined details of its contribution to the recently announced $71 million development in downtown. It is designed to take up nearly an entire city block and include a new national headquarters for Ash Brokerage, and a residential development led by Hanning &amp; Bean Enterprises.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Of the 71 million dollar public-private partnership, the public portion is 19.5 million.</p><p>Only 1-to-2 million dollars of the city&rsquo;s investment will come from Legacy Funds. The rest is coming from two different sources.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:24:52 +0000 Virginia Alvino 21362 at http://nipr.fm City Breaks Down Its Contribution To Downtown Investment Make Like A Tree And Leaf! Fort Wayne Schedules Neighborhood Leaf Pick-Ups http://nipr.fm/post/make-tree-and-leaf-fort-wayne-schedules-neighborhood-leaf-pick-ups <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">From the City of Fort Wayne</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&ndash;</span></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:48:26 +0000 Virginia Alvino 21220 at http://nipr.fm Make Like A Tree And Leaf! Fort Wayne Schedules Neighborhood Leaf Pick-Ups