Notice of Council Meeting Open to the Public


CATEGORY: City Council, Public Notices

Please take notice that the Hammond Common Council, City of Hammond, Indiana, will hold a Council as a Whole Committee meeting on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Council’s Chambers, Room 209, Second Floor, Hammond City Hall, 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, as motioned at the Hammond Common Council meeting on October …

Notice of Rescheduled City Council Meeting in November


CATEGORY: City Council, News

Please take notice that the Hammond City Council has rescheduled the regularly held council meeting for November 12, 2020 to November 13, 2020 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. If you have any questions please call our office at 219-853-6404.

Tonights Council Meeting Has Been Postponed


CATEGORY: City Council, News, Public Notices

Due to weather related power outages, the meeting of the Hammond Common Council for Monday, August 10, 2020 has been postponed. The meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 6:00pm. This meeting will be held virtually on Zoom (includes public participation), gohammond.tv (viewing only), and the Hammond Facebook page (viewing only).

City Council Meeting will include Electronic Access


CATEGORY: City Council, News, Public Notices

The below meeting of the Hammond Common Council was previously noticed per l.c. 5-14-1.5-5, however, this amended notice is to further advise the public that pursuant to Executive Order 20-08 issued by Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Executive Order 2020-04 issued by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. the Hammond Common Council shall additionally be conducting this meeting entirely by electronic …

Notice of Rescheduled City Council Meetings in November and December


CATEGORY: City Council, News

Please take notice that the Hammond City Council has rescheduled three regularly held council meetings in November and December, 2018. The November 12th meeting has been changed to November 5th. The November 26th meeting has been changed to November 20th (Tuesday). The December 10th meeting will be held as scheduled. The December 24th meeting has been changed to December 17th. If …

City Council Meeting for October 22nd has been Rescheduled


CATEGORY: City Council, News

Please take notice that the Hammond City Council has canceled the regularly scheduled council meeting to be held on October 22, 2018. The next scheduled Hammond City Council meeting is scheduled for October 15, 2018 in the Hammond City Council Chambers, 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, 46320. If you have any questions please call our office at 219-853-6404.

Hammond City Council Meeting Cancelations


CATEGORY: City Council, News

Please be advised that the Hammond Common Council’s Finance Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 4pm has been canceled. The Hammond Common Council Executive Session scheduled for September 13, 2018, at 5:10pm has also been canceled.

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Signs Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Ordinance


CATEGORY: City Council, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces his signing of Ordinance 9377 amending section 34.231 of the Hammond Municipal Code pertaining to the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to the powers and duties of the Hammond Human Relations Commission. This amendment was sponsored by Councilwoman at Large, Janet Venecz. Under section 34.321 (A) The Commission is to: (1) …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Hammond City Council Considers Updates to HHRC Mission to Include LGBTQIA


CATEGORY: City Council, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the Hammond City Council will consider an ordinance amending section 34.231 of the Hammond Municipal Code pertaining to the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to the powers and duties of the Hammond Human Relations Commission. This amendment, sponsored by Councilwoman at Large Janet Venecz, will be on the agenda …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Citywide Sidewalk Repairs


CATEGORY: City Council, Engineering, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott and the City Council agree upon citywide sidewalk repairs of $600,000. The six district councilmen will provide a combined total $450,000 of their gaming monies to the sidewalk repair program with Mayor McDermott contributing $150,000. Approximately 1 to 1.5 miles of sidewalks are repaired each year throughout the six districts typically at a cost of a …