The Allen County Neighborhoods Association will welcome four speakers and host an open forum at its quarterly meeting, Thursday, July 22. The meeting will be from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Omni Room in the Garden Level of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne.

On the agenda:

• Local attorney Josh Neal will answer legal questions pertaining to homeowners associations.

• Pat Fahey with the Joint Department of Planning Services will provide a progress update on the “All-In-Allen” project.

• Kathie Green, past Northeast Region vice president of Indiana PTA, will suggest ways to motivate and engage residents to participate in associations.

•Robert Grayless, Windsor Pointe Association, will talk about websites that offer help and advice to homeowners associations — plus advice on how those associations can develop their bylaws.

• An open forum will hear concerns, questions and responses.

Free parking is available in the public parking area in front of Citizens Square and at meters around the building. Those attending are directed to use the Berry Street entrance.

ACNA helps neighborhood associations in both incorporated and unincorporated areas of Allen County access county services and share ideas for resolving common concerns.

For more information, contact ACNA Coordinators Marvel and Dean Embrey (, Robert Grayless (, Rob Green ( or Mike Green, Allen County public information officer, at 260-449-7671.

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