city of fort wayne

City of Fort Wayne

A new resolution in the Fort Wayne City Council seeks to eliminate the business personal property tax on new equipment, and the proposal has local school districts and taxing units concerned.

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On Wednesday, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, in conjunction with My Brother’s Keeper and Cities United, announced a new citywide program called Fort Wayne UNITED, which aims to ensure equity and opportunity for African American males.

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The City of Fort Wayne is looking to improve the process of repairing sidewalks throughout the city by partnering with residents. 

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Heavy rain and windstorms Saturday morning caused dozens of trees to fall, resulting in damage to vehicles and property throughout Allen County. 

Thousands have also been left without power in Allen and the surrounding counties, according to Indiana Michigan Power. I&M says it is unclear when power will be restored to all of its customers, but it could take several days.

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Continuing rainfall in Northeast Indiana isn’t expected to let up any time soon, causing pockets of flooding. 

Crews and volunteers worked through the night Tuesday filling sandbags and  constructing temporary levees to help protect property. A number of parks around  the community are flooded and closed as well.