Fort Wayne City Council

A proposal requiring Council review of any consultant contract of $25,000 or more was approved unanimously Tuesday night.


Fort Wayne City Council will have representation in the form of a non-voting member on the fire department’s Merit Commission, in an appointment decided Tuesday.

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Fort Wayne’s City Council will see an increased Democratic presence over the next four years.

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Fort Wayne City Council, working with the firefighters’ union, Mayor Tom Henry’s office and Fire Chief Eric Lahey, approved changes to the department’s Merit Commission on Tuesday night.


The mayor and union will have two appointments each, and must choose them from different political parties. City Council will also have a member, which will be non-voting and serve mainly as an additional voice in accordance with state law.


Fort Wayne City Council unanimously approved several zoning measures Tuesday, including a county proposal related to sexually oriented businesses.