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.

I feel strongly that obtaining education is a large factor in reducing poverty. At the Wayne Township Trustee Office we wish to help empower our clientele, therefore we have partnered with the Fort Wayne Urban League and The Boys and Girls Club to expound the need for continued education. We work with the organizations to pay tribute to students for their success in improving their grades and attendance.

I'd like to provide information on our Wayne Township Trustee Office Recognizing...

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Taxpayers should demand a transparent, efficient government. In Indiana, ensuring taxpayer dollars are used responsibly and keeping taxpayers informed are always top priorities.

As proof of this commitment, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group recently ranked Indiana the best in the nation for spending transparency, based on our website, the Indiana Transparency Portal.

Last year, for the first time ever, all 50 states had websites allowing the public to access state spending information...

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I want to invite you to take a visit to downtown to see the new Envision Fort Wayne Center at 916 S. Calhoun Street. The center is a storefront that provides citizens with ways to learn about and contribute to community projects such as Riverfront Fort Wayne and the Downtown Fort Wayne Plan 2020.

A grant from the Knight Foundation is covering the costs for the rent, utilities, furnishings and equipment at the facility. City Planning Department employees staff the center and discuss ideas with...

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Summer is on the way, and we are looking forward to some outdoor events for our employees and clients. Some of the annual events that we participate in are the Great American Cleanup, the Waynedale Parade and the Waynedale "Picnic in the Park".

This year for the May 17th Great American Cleanup, we are attempting to work with three different neighborhood associations. Even though the event is a lot of work, our employees and clients always find the cleanup to be a tremendous amount of fun! We...

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Most of us know at least one Hoosier veteran – whether it's our father, niece or neighbor. These brave men and women dedicated their lives to protecting our freedom, and we must take every opportunity to thank them for their service.

This spring, I encourage you to get involved in a cause to recognize a very special group of Indiana veterans – those who fought in World War II.

About 17 million Americans served in the U.S. Armed Forces during WWII, and almost 400,000 were Hoosiers. Today...

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The Legacy Fort Wayne initiative continues to be a tremendous opportunity for our community as we work to provide catalytic investment, leverage additional resources, and directly benefit residents of Fort Wayne.

I wanted to share with you that we've produced an updated "Legacy Fact Sheet" that is available at www.legacyfortwayne.org. I would encourage you to visit the website and read about the positive momentum in Fort Wayne.

You'll learn more about several projects, including:
*Downtown...

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