Tom Henry

City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry issued a statement late Thursday afternoon announcing the resignation of multiple employees in the City Clerk's office, including Chief Deputy Clerk Angie Davis.

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On Wednesdsay, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry gave his 2015 State of the City address to a room full of city officials, residents, and media.

The second-term mayor took the opportunity to applaud the momentum he says the city has gained in recent years, touching on everything from riverfront and downtown development to infrastructure and crime.

City Announces Progress on Developing "The Landing"

Jan 13, 2015
Courtesy / City of Fort Wayne

The City of Fort Wayne is making progress in redeveloping an historic group of downtown buildings.

Mayor Tom Henry announced Tuesday the city has worked with the Downtown Development Trust and other organizations to buy seven buildings and two parking lots in the Columbia Street area, called “The Landing.”

Henry says the acquisitions will allow the city to attract a developer.

The ultimate aim is to create mixed-use residential and commercial spaces, which will help Fort Wayne meet what he calls “the high-demand for downtown housing.”

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry Tuesday officially announced his candidacy for a third term. 


Henry says Fort Wayne has never had a Democratic mayor serve three terms in a row – but he’d like to be the first. He’s seeking re-election for another four-year stint in office.

Henry touts accomplishments the City has seen since he took office seven years ago, including a reduction in overall crime, particularly homicide, an improving unemployment rate, and a significant investment in infrastructure.

Henry Will Seek a Third Term as Mayor

Jan 5, 2015
Courtesy / City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is expected to announce a run for a third term this week.

Allen County Democrats sent out a news release via Twitter Sunday saying Henry would announce his candidacy Tuesday morning at the Bergstaff Place.

Henry took over the office from former Democratic Mayor Graham Richard in 2008.

Before his time in the executive branch, Henry served two decades on Fort Wayne’s City Council.

He isn’t the first candidate to throw his hat in the ring for 2015, however.

Despite violence, Henry says Fort Wayne is safe

Mar 22, 2013
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After a violent week in Fort Wayne, Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Rusty York want residents to know the city is safe.