Fort Wayne City Council meeting tonight – 2/23/2021

City Council

The Fort Wayne City Council meets in both Committee and Regular Sessions this evening at 5:30 pm. The meetings are not yet opened to the public.

The meetings are streamed live here. You may also catch the replays on Xfinity’s Channel 58 or Verizon’s channel 28.

Download the agenda here.

On the agenda this evening:

Public Hearings:

A Confirming Resolution designating an “Economic Revitalization Area” under I.C. 6-1.1-12.1 for property commonly known as 3522 West Ferguson Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809 – Craftline Graphics, Inc.

A Confirming Resolution designating an “Economic Revitalization Area” under I.C. 6-1.1-12.1 for property commonly known as 4323 Merchant Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46818 Whitcraft Enterprises, Inc. dba Precise Manufacturing

The Council will make two appointments to the City’s Solid Waste Advisory Board.

The board will meet at least quarterly and:

  • Review solid waste and recycling collection by Red River Waste Solutions
  • Begin a financial audit of the Solid Waste Department
  • Advise the City’s Solid Waste Department on contracts as well
  • Review and provide input to the annual City’s Solid Waste Budget

The Advisory Board was created by the City Council on February 9, 2021.


Also up for discussion and approval:

A Resolution confirming the approving order of the Fort Wayne Plan Commission and Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission Resolution 2020-38 concerning establishment of the West End Redevelopment Project Area and Economic Development Area.
Webmaster’s note: The Redevelopment Commission’s Resolution (2020-38) is included in the above link.

A Resolution stating opposition to changes to the Allen County Food and Beverage Tax or the implementation of a Fort Wayne Food and Beverage Tax


Among the ordinances and resolutions to be introduced and assigned to the appropriate committee:

An Ordinance approving the awarding of Purchase of Body Cameras for Fort Wayne Police Officers by the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, by and through its Department of Purchasing and Motorola Solutions/Watchguard Video for Fort Wayne Police Officers
Involving a total cost of $999,073.84Read a news release from the City

A Resolution initiating the amendment of Fort Wayne’s Comprehensive Plan to adopt the Riverfront Development Implementation Framework


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