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HANDS (Housing and Neighborhood Development Services) is a community based board whose members are appointed by Mayor Tom Henry and the Fort Wayne City Council. It serves as an advisory board to the Mayor about how to best invest Federal funding to strengthen neighborhoods and serve low- and moderate-income residents.

Next HANDS Board of Directors Public Meeting:

  • When: Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 11:00 am
  • Where: 200 E. Berry Street, Council Room 035, Garden Level
  • Agenda

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Karl Bandemer
Linda Golden
Matt Land
Jonathan Leist
Lyman Lewis
Kelly Lundberg
Robert Savage
Tom Smith
Jeff Vaughan
2024 Regular Meeting Schedule
2023 Regular Meeting Schedule
June 6: agenda
2022 Regular Meeting Schedule
2021 Regular Meeting Schedule
September 7: cancellation notice
December 7: agenda - video of meeting - minutes
2020 Regular Meeting Schedule
September 1: cancellation notice
2019 Regular Meeting Schedule
April 2: cancellation
June 4: cancellation
July 2: cancellation
Sept 3: cancellation
October: agenda - video of meeting 
November: cancellation
December: cancellation
 2018 Regular Meeting Schedule
March 6cancellation
August 7: HANDS Board Tour 
September 4: agenda - video of meeting
October 2: cancellation
2017 Regular Meeting Schedule
January 3: cancellation
February 7: agenda - video of meeting - minutes
September 5: agenda - video of meeting - minutes 
2016 Regular Meeting Schedule 
December 6: agenda - video of meeting - minutes 
2015 Reguar Meeting Schedule 
January 6: agenda - video of meetingminutes 
September 1: agenda - video of meeting - minutes
November 3: cancellation 
2014 Regular Meeting Schedule 
January 7: cancellation
December 2: agenda - video of meeting - minutes