Government News

City of Fort Wayne

Trek the Trails this Winterval – 1/29/2022

The public is invited to warm up with a family-friendly, 6-mile bike ride along the Pufferbelly Trail as part of the Winterval 2022 event in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Agenda: Redevelopment Commission – 1/24/2022

The City of Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission meets later today, January 24, 2022.

Councilman Jehl urges action with garbage collection issues

Fort Wayne City Councilmen Russell Jehl and Tom Didier held a briefing this morning to publicly address the continued issues with Red River and the City of Fort Wayne’s attention to this ongoing problem.

FWACC continues to improve their life-saving efforts

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control continued to expand support programming in 2021 to improve the quality of life for citizens and pets in the Fort Wayne community.

City offices to be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day – 1/17/2022

The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

Allen County

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Allen County reaches historic $2B in permitted construction value

Allen County has shattered its previous building permit records in 2021, reaching a historic $2 billion worth of construction value.

County receives Turn Around Don’t Drown signs

Allen County has received a set of Turn Around Don’t Drown signs from the National Weather Service, which will be placed along roads especially prone to flooding.
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Allen County Gov’t offices closures

All Allen County offices will be closed for business on November 25 and November 26, 2021, in observance of Thanksgiving.
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Allen County Highway Department prepared for winter

The Allen County Highway Department is prepared for any snow or ice that may settle on the more than 3,000 lane miles of county roads and streets this winter.

Gov’t closures for Veterans Day 2021

Information on City of Fort Wayne and Allen County government closures for Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021.

Federal

Federal Judge Thomas L. Kirsch II swearing in

Kirsch sworn in as Circuit Judge, 7th Circuit Court

United States Attorney Thomas Kirsch II assumed the duties of a United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit today, December 18, 2020.

COVID-19 Disinfectant List

Today, the EPA is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
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Fort Wayne man sentenced to 240 months

Christian D. Shelton was sentenced to a total of 240 months imprisonment and a term of supervised release of 2 years last Thursday.
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Clifford Johnson appointed acting US Attorney

The United States Attorney's Office announced that Clifford D. Johnson is now the Acting United States Attorney.
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US Attorney Capp asked to resign

The United States Attorney's Office announced that David Capp has submitted his resignation as United States Attorney as requested by the Preside

State of Indiana

Governor Holcomb unveils 2022 Next Level Agenda

Today Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced his 2022 Next Level Agenda.

Governor’s Public Health Commission to meet – 12/16/2021

The Indiana Governor’s Public Health Commission will discuss models of public health governance and structure during its next meeting on Dec. 16, 2021.

INDOT reminds public to reinforce mailboxes

The Indiana Department of Transportation is urging residents along state roads and U.S. highways to prepare their mailboxes before the start of winter weather.

Indiana ARPA funds distributed

Today, the Indiana Arts Commission announced it had distributed American Rescue Plan Act funds to 17 communities in Indiana, totaling $61,000.

WorkOne transitions to appointment only

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers will transition to appointment-only services, effective December 1, 2021.