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.

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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Some of our clients have very little income, and do a good job of managing it. Some have more income, and may not manage it well. Monitoring financial activity can result in improved financial prospects. Most financial accounts can be monitored on-line or by phone. Daily monitoring provides opportunities to correct problems as they occur.

Be careful to avoid overdraft or non-sufficient fund fees. Financial institutions charge these when there's not enough money in an account to cover a check...

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I find it alarming when I am advised of the death of a friend, family member, or co-worker. This is especially true when the person is someone I shared my thoughts and laughter with. It doesn't matter what their position in life was; whether they held a distinguished title or not. Nor does it matter if they were male or female; or rich or poor. So often we fail to consider how meaningful our acquaintances are to us until they have passed away. However, the bad the news of their passing usually...

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I recently announced that residents will see a record amount of neighborhood infrastructure enhancements in the City of Fort Wayne as part of the 2014 construction season. This will result in an investment of over $20 million.

Highlights include 50 miles of paving, 10 miles of concrete reconstruction, brick street work, 12 miles of chip and seal repairs, sidewalk improvements, and curb and ramp repairs.

The record number of projects was made possible by my administration, the Fiscal Policy...

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