Find Out What's Next for Riverfront Fort Wayne
Residents are invited to learn about what's next for Riverfront Fort Wayne during a public meeting set for Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Grand Wayne Center in the Anthony Wayne Ballroom.  During the meeting, residents will learn about the progress being made on the next phases of riverfront development and will be asked to take part in fun and  interactive activities that will provide valuable input to the consulting team working on the initiative.

City Awarded More Than $3 Million to Protect Families from Lead Paint Hazards
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry recently announced that the City's Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services is the recipient of a $3,179,000 grant to remediate lead paint in older homes. The resources will be used to remediate lead paint (such as the paint around window sills) in approximately 140 Fort Wayne homes in high-risk census tracts, or areas with older homes and high levels of children living in poverty. 

Mayor Announces Neighborhood Grant Recipients
Mayor Tom Henry recently announced that 11 neighborhood associations are being awarded grants to improve their communities. In 2018 , the Community Development Division launched the Neighborhood Improvement Grant program, which is designed to support neighborhood projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community involvement. Grants up to $5,000 were available for registered Fort Wayne neighborhood associations or one of the City's four Area Partnerships.


Work on Public Art Master Plan Begins
Work on a Fort Wayne public art master plan is now underway.  Recently, the Fort Wayne Public Art Commission selected Columbus, Ohio-based planning firm Designing Local to develop a public arts master plan for the city. The plan is funded by a private gift from the Fort Wayne Chamber Foundation and a contribution from the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission. It is being developed in partnership with the City of Fort Wayne Community Development Division and Arts United.

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Riverfront Fort Wayne and Public Art Subject of TV Program
Learn more about Riverfront Fort Wayne as well as the new Public Art Program in the latest installment of CityView, Community Development's interview program on the Government Access TV Channel. Guests include Alec Johnson of the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department and Paul Spoelhof from Community Development.

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