BREAKING NEWS : Fort Wayne police make arrest in East Central Towers stabbing Full Story
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

City council approves art commission

City council approved the commission in a vote of 6 to 3 Tuesday.

Posted: Mar 27, 2018 10:22 PM
Updated: Mar 28, 2018 9:32 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A public art commission in Fort Wayne is becoming a reality.

City council approved the commission in a vote of 6 to 3 Tuesday.

This commission will allow more art, such as sculptures, in neighborhoods and other parts of the city.

Part of the proposal includes requiring businesses who receive tax benefits from the city to contribute 1% of that benefit to a public art fund.

That requirement ends in 2022 so future councils can look at how the public art commission is working.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Overcast
32° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 22°
Angola
Overcast
32° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 24°
Huntington
Overcast
31° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 23°
Decatur
Overcast
32° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 24°
Van Wert
Overcast
32° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 24°
Dreary Sunday ahead
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events