Waynedale Politial Commentaries

What are your Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana politicians working on for you? Local, regional and state wide politics can be found here written by your elected officials.

Mike Avila

MIKE AVILA - City Council at-Large Candidate

I spent the first few years of my childhood in Waynedale, where I attended St. Therese School through the second grade. I have great memories of those early days, having fun as a family, spending time with friends and enjoying the neighborhood community. After graduating from Bishop Luers High School and attending some college, I began my career in the construction industry. I acquired the skills needed to achieve the level of brickmason, and I then...

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John Crawford

JOHN CRAWFORD, MD - City Council at-Large Candidate

“Riverfront development funding should proceed quickly”
Hundreds of citizens turned out on a snowy February night to hear the results of the Riverfront Development Study that was commissioned to explore riverfront development in Fort Wayne. Since the presentation of the master plan, enthusiasm remains high. The Legacy Task Force identified this as the top priority for Legacy fund investment.

I believe this is a perfect project for public...

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Angie Davis

ANGIE DAVIS - Candidate for City Clerk

Often time’s people ask, “What is the role of the City Clerk?”

The City Clerk performs many duties within the City, but her primary responsibility is to oversee the process and procedures of our Common Council; on behalf of the citizens who’ve elected her.

During the past thirty years, Deputy-Clerk, Angie Davis has worked in the Clerk’s Office.

Ensuring the integrity, reliability, and transparency of this important office. Each week Angie has helped...

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Rusty York

RUSTY YORK - Democrat Candidate for City Council 4th District

Rusty York is a Fort Wayne native who has been protecting the city as a police officer for more than 37 years. With a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Criminal Justice and a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Rusty’s proven leadership has helped keep the City of Fort Wayne the safest city of its size in the United States.

A fiscally responsible team player, Rusty wants to put his knowledge and passion to work serving...

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Jason Arp

JASON ARP - Republican Candidate for City Council 4th District

Having met many of you at your homes doing door-to-door campaigning over the last 9 months, I’ve learned a lot about the issues that face our community in southwest Fort Wayne. Many of the issues are the same whether it’s in Waynedale, Time Corners or Aboite; streets, storm drains, sidewalks, sewer and water issues. These are the things that affect people where they live. When people throw about the catch phrase “Quality of place”...

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Tom Henry

TOM HENRY - Candidate for Fort Wayne Mayor

With rejuvenated neighborhoods, a revitalized downtown, and a renewed sense of optimism, Fort Wayne is on the rise. It’s up to you to continue the momentum on November 3.

I’m proud of all we’ve accomplished together so far. We made record investments in our neighborhoods while making Fort Wayne an award-winning destination that’s talked about all across the nation. We managed our finances responsibly, delivered high-quality services to our citizens...

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