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.

Dear Waynedale News Readers,

 

I'm proud to announce that the City of Fort Wayne will host activities in conjunction with Indiana Small Business Week in June. "Focus on Fort Wayne" will be a three-day event catering to the needs of persons wishing to start or grow small businesses in our community. Small Office and Home Office (SoHo) businesses are leading the nation in job growth and Fort Wayne has been recognized for kindling this entrepreneurial spirit.

On Tuesday, June 8, I will...

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Educational Summer Experience!

 

When I was elected I took a serious look at all township programs, after an extensive audit I decided the youth program's focus needed to be completely restructured. The existing program upon my arrival to the office spent over $100,000 per year of your tax dollars, focused on athletics, and provided no measurable results. Since education is one of the major components of self- sufficiency, I decided that any youth program must be based on two sound...

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With the modern conveniences of e-mail and web sites, it is important, and I would argue essential, for elected officials to keep up with the times and provide these communication opportunities to their constituents. The Indiana Legislature already provides e-mail sites for every Senator and House member. Mine happens to be This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. I receive more e-mails today than letters, which...

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During the last few years I have become a strong supporter of the ongoing expansion of our great Greenway (formerly known as River Greenway) system. The goal of the many supporters of this steadily growing facet of our Fort Wayne Park System is to make it possible for any citizen who wishes to do so to walk, jog, or ride a bike for leisure or to destinations in the area which can now only be reached by automobile or mass transit. This concept has really caught on in Indy where residents are...

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Dear Waynedale News Readers,

 

One of the best parts of doing this column is being able to share my thoughts and efforts with citizens who want to know more about things that are happening in our city. Whether it is news about flood control, parks, traffic signals or economic development that creates new jobs, this has proven to be a great method to let you know more than is possible in a 30 second snippet in a newscast. In turn, your input is important to me as we tackle the challenges of...

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The Best Deal Is One That Is Good For All Those Involved!

 

The study of local governmental process over the last few months has revealed the wisdom of our Forefathers and State Legislators by revealing the efficiency of Townships holistic methods to those who had not been aware of them in the past. The citizenry of this community have kind and compassionate hearts, and when someone is in need due to circumstances beyond their control, they are drawn to the call for help. Townships such as...

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