Find information about the City's Weed Program, Historic Preservation Month, Bike Share,

Fort Wayne UNITED and more in this May Newsletter. 

City Weed Program Underway

The City of Fort Wayne's Weed Program is now underway. Neighborhood Code Compliance is responsible for enforcing the City's Weed Program, which calls for weeds or grass to be no taller than nine inches.

Learn more here.
9 Organizations Awarded Facade Grants

Mayor Tom Henry recently announced that nine local organizations are receiving 2017 Commercial Fa├žade Grants to improve their properties. This year's recipients include Zeigler's Window Coverings, Legacy Heating & Air Conditioning, 07 Pub, Shine and Hardin LLP, St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, Headwaters Counseling, Tom Steele Tires, Punch Films and Yellow Retirement Communities (rendering pictured right).

Learn more here.
Bike Share Membership Cut in Half

Fort Wayne Bike Share's annual membership fees have been reduced to just $30, half of last year's rate. For a limited time, residents can get an additional $5 off by using the code Gobike365. The City partners with Zagster to operate the Bike Share program, which includes 30 bikes available at five downtown locations and Indiana Tech for riders to check-out for on-demand, local trips.

Learn more here.
Bike to Work Day is May 19

Join fellow bicycle commuters at Headwaters West for free coffee, bagels, other treats! The annual Bike to Work Day Breakfast is hosted by the City of Fort Wayne at Headwaters Park West, Friday, May 19, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. It is one of dozens of great Kickstart events scheduled throughout May.

Learn more about this event and other Kickstart events here.
May is Historic Preservation Month

Did you know Fort Wayne is home to well over 50 historic sites? The sites all have a unique story and include everything from Cindy's Diner to the Lafayette Place neighborhood. The City's Historic Preservation Commission has published dozens of maps and brochures so you can learn about and explore our City's architectural gems.

Learn more here.
Fort Wayne UNITED Continues Basketball Program

Fort Wayne UNITED is once again offering the successful Late Night Basketball program at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA. The program provides teens and young adults with a positive, structured and safe environment while exposing them to much more than basketball.

Learn more here.