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Parks master plan available for review

– Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department officials will make available to the public this week its draft master plan for the city’s parks.

The master plan will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Parks and Recreation Department’s administrative offices, 705 E. State Blvd.

Officials are providing this opportunity for the public to view the draft master plan and provide feedback before the plan is presented to the Board of Park Commissioners on March 28.

Starting Monday, residents can also see the draft plan on the parks department website at

The March 28 meeting will be at 4 p.m. in City Council chambers on the lower level of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St. Questions and comments regarding the master plan will be heard.

Officials said public input is critical in preparing a comprehensive master plan that will guide park improvements and program development.

For more information, call Steve McDaniel, deputy director of parks maintenance and planning, at 260-427-6407.