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).

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

2020 Hammond Household Flood Protection Program


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Sanitary District

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. in conjunction with the Hammond Sanitary District is pleased to offer financial assistance to qualified Hammond homeowners to help reduce basement flooding. The Hammond Sanitary District will fund the 2020 Hammond Household Flood Protection Program for the current year. The financial assistance will be limited to the installation of a backflow preventer. The Sanitary …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 p.m. Hammond Sportsplex – 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center B. Jean Shepherd Community Center Sportsplex Business MLK Park phase 2 change order #5 Administrator Report …

Job Posting: Janitor


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Water DepartmentJob Title: Janitor – Filtration PlantDate Requested: July 27, 2020Date needed: ASAPSalary: $19.86 per hour full timeJob Requirements Ability to use various hand tools Knowledge of grounds maintenance Knowledge of methods, practices, tools and materials required for the proper care and maintenance of windows, walls and floors Must be able to lift 50 pounds Ability to follow written …

Job Posting: Customer Service


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Water DepartmentJob Title: Customer ServiceDate Requested: July 27, 2020Date needed: ASAPSalary: $37,253.69 annuallyJob RequirementsAbility to communicate verbally and in writingAbility to deal tactfully with the publicAbility to operate a computer, typewriter and calculatorKnowledge of departmental procedures and proceduresKnowledge of standard office proceduresKnowledge of basic mathematicsJob ResponsibilitiesIncumbent’s responsibilities include answering questions regarding bills, in person by phone and in correspondence, …

Job Posting: Inspector


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Inspection DepartmentJob Title: InspectorDate Requested: July 27, 2020Date needed: ASAPSalary: $45,111.00 annuallyJob Requirements Inspector will serve as a representative of city government, demonstrating the ability to work with citizens in a proactive manner to comply with local ordinances and to bring about successful resolution of observed violations focusing on education assistance and if necessary appropriate legal action. Must be …

Notice of Public Comment Period


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

Pursuant to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, the City of Hammond has prepared its 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan that describes the resources available and the proposed use of those resources to meet the community development, affordable housing, and homeless priority needs of the City. A summary of resources and expected uses is provided below. …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 p.m. Hammond Sportsplex – 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center Sportsplex Business A. Hammond Port Authority fireworks request Sept. 5, 2020 Irving Park improvements substantial completion …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Orders Personal Protective Masks Be Worn at All Hammond Municipal Buildings


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that effective immediately, all staff and visitors to City of Hammond municipal buildings must wear personal protective masks. The buildings affected by this order include City Hall, Sportsplex, Civic Center, Jean Shepherd Center, Hammond Police Department, Hammond Marina, Hammond Fire Department, Hammond Water Department, Hammond Sanitary District, Hammond Housing Authority, Public Works …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Announces Creation of “Medic Bound” EMT Program


CATEGORY: Fire Department, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced a new proposal for Hammond residents who are looking for an opportunity to fulfill their dream of becoming a Firefighter/Paramedic/EMT but can’t financially afford the expense. Currently, the City of Hammond has 155 firefighting personnel all trained in paramedics/EMTs. However, with longevity, many firefighters will soon be retiring and replacements will be …