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Fort Wayne-Allen County

Transportation plan up for review

The Northeastern Indiana Regional Coordinating Council invites all citizens to an open house to review the Draft Fiscal Year 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program.

The event is 4-6 p.m. Tuesday in the Omni Room of Citizens Square downtown.

The Draft Fiscal Year 2015-2018 TIP includes transit, highway, pedestrian and bicycle projects that use federal funds in Allen County during the next four years. Staff will be present to answer questions and take comments.

If you are unable to attend and wish to review the Draft Fiscal Year 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program projects, you can visit the NIRCC office where material will be available for review. You may also view the materials at

The intent of the comment period and the open house is to solicit input and comments from the public regarding the documents. NIRCC will accept comments through Friday.

Soil and water meeting March 31

The 69th annual Allen County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting will be held March 31 at 6:30 p.m. on the farm of Tim and Deanna Rorick, 4710 S. Webster Road, New Haven. Dinner will be provided at no charge, but donations are accepted. Reservations, although unnecessary, are appreciated.

Speakers include Dan Wire, interim executive director of the Tri-State Watershed Alliance, market analysts David Kohli and Jon Cavanaugh and Rob Winters, Midwest Farm Matters program host.

For more information, visit or call the SWCD office at 484-5848, ext. 3

Young Leaders group plans dinner

Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana will host an event targeting community involvement.

“My City Summit: Connect & Thrive” takes place from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 10 at IPFW’s Classic Ballroom. Tickets are $55.

The dinner event is aimed at bringing young people together and will address crime, economic development and diversity. Several city leaders will speak during the gathering.

For more information, call 413-8999.