Job Posting: Building Engineer

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  Position will be posted internally from August 6, 2018 until August 10, 2018. If the position is not filled internally, it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) days. The position will remain posted until filled or no more than ten (10) days. Download Job Posting

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Hessville Park Improvements Groundbreaking

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and Hammond Board of Park Commissioners began the enhancement to Hessville Park today with a groundbreaking ceremony. When completed, Hessville Park visitors will enjoy an Interactive water feature, poured-in-place safety surfacing in the playground area, new concrete style skate park, …

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Key Positions Filled at Hammond Sportsplex

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Pictured (left to right): Jim Taillon, Kymberli Roberts, Christianne Nelson, Roberto Reyes, Jr. Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that as the deadline for the completion of the Hammond Sportsplex draws near, the City has begun hiring personnel for some key positions. The latest to be selected to team Hammond is Roberto Reyes, Jr. in the position of the …

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No garbage pickup on July 4th

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The Sanitation Department will not be working Wednesday, July 4th, 2018, in observance of the July 4th Holiday. Wednesday through Friday garbage pickup will be one day late. Sanitation will be working on Saturday, July 7th, 2018.

Final Groundbreaking at Oxbow Landing

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce the final groundbreaking at the Oxbow Landing Development in Hammond. When first elected in 2004, Mayor McDermott saw the economic potential for this site and one of his first major projects was to demolish the crime-ridden buildings in 2006 and create a plan to …

College Bound Application Deadline Approaching

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With the end of the school year approaching, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. would like to remind all returning college students and high school seniors to apply for the College Bound Scholarship Program. This Program provides eligible students with up to $10,500 per year toward tuition at the accredited college or university of their choice located in Indiana. The …

Street Closures this Sunday for Leon’s Triathlon

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On Sunday, June 3, 2018, Hammond will again be hosting Leon’s “World’s Fastest” Triathlon. The City of Hammond and the Indiana Department of Transportation have authorized the closures of Calumet Ave, Sheffield Ave, and 129th Street for this event. DETAILS: Calumet Ave. will be closed from 115th Street to 138th Street. 129th Street will be closed from Calumet Avenue west toward …

Calumet Avenue Closed Until Further Notice

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has closed Calumet Avenue between Michigan Street and Sibley Street in Hammond today for an extended period. During the course of INDOT’s reconstruction of the Calumet Avenue Bridge over the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, INDOT’s contractor pierced the top of an 84” brick sewer on Friday, May 4, 2018. Attempts by the contractor to …

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2018

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2018, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun:June 11th – July 13thMonday – Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) Children will be in a supervised day camp setting with sports …