Job Posting: Maintenance Superintendent

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Master of Science in an Engineering field Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Professional Engineering license Licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Work experience in a wastewater treatment plant and a machine shop Experience with CMMS and spreadsheet analysis Able to complete financial analysis Maintenance, rebuilding, reconditioning, and alterations on all mechanical, electrical, and supporting process control equipment. Responsible for the …

Job Posting: Finance Director

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B.S. in Business or Accounting required (MBA a plus) Experience in Fund Accounting Principles preferred Demonstrate the ability to manage projects and personnel Demonstrate skills in customer service and dealing effectively with the general public Computer literacy required, including POS systems Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the HPA’s Budget, Capital Assets Ledger, Grants, Bank Reconciliation, etc. Responsible for coordinating low …

Jean Shepherd Community Center Opens Warming Center

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Beginning Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the Jean Shepherd Community Center, located at 3031 J. F. Mahoney Drive, will open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., to provide warmth and shelter from inclement weather. Contact Jean Shepherd Community Center at (219) 554-0155 during Warming Center operations Department of Public Safety at (219) 852-2900 for non-emergency calls …

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City Files Suit Over Copper Wire Theft

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. made good on a promise this week when the City of Hammond filed a lawsuit against two men accused of vandalizing the city over the summer. The lawsuit alleges that Jossean M. Echevarria of Becker Street in Hammond and Diquan N. Ray of Burnham, Illinois spent over three months stealing copper wire from city lights …

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Garbage pick-up delays in observance of Thanksgiving

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The Sanitation Department will not be working Thursday, November 22, 2018, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday through Wednesday pick-ups will be as scheduled. Thursday and Friday scheduled garbage pick-up will be one day late. We will be working on Friday, November 23rd, and also on Saturday, November 24th.

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Stateline Residents Receive Long Awaited Flood Insurance Relief

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is thrilled to announce that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted flood insurance relief for additional residents in the Forest Avenue and Stateline Avenue sections in southwest Hammond. Residents will receive flood insurance relief on November 14, 2018 after FEMA approved the Letter of Map Revision prepared by the US Army Corps of Engineers …

Kube Sports Complex Groundbreaking

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Please join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Redevelopment Commission, and officials of Ice Kube LLC as they break ground for the new Ice Hockey Complex on the former Hammond FOP site, 2825 J. F. Mahoney Drive in the Hessville section of Hammond on Wednesday, November 7th at 2:30 p.m. This $7.5M, 94,000 sf facility is a perfect complimentary …

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Hammond Announces Interest in Gary Gaming License

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced his support for the relocation of a casino license that is currently held by the Majestic Star Casino in the City of Gary to a location in the City of Hammond. “Today a legislative study committee recommended relocating the two licenses held by Majestic Star in Buffington Harbor. We want the legislature to …