Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Hammond Initiative to Help Flood Victims

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Sanitary District

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. in conjunction with the Hammond Sanitary District is pleased to announce an initiative for a Household Flood Protection Program to assist Hammond homeowners with a plan for remediation of flooding within their homes. The Hammond Sanitary District has allotted up to $1,000 to each homeowner who is qualified, to assist them with various measures …

Hammond Sanitation Department

Garbage pickup will be one day late for holidays

CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

The Sanitation Department will NOT be working on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in observance of the Christmas holiday and also Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Monday through Friday garbage pick-ups for both weeks will be one day late. Our crews WILL be working on Saturday, December 28, 2019, and Saturday, January 4, 2020 to …

Mayor McDermott Announces 2020 “Mayor’s Night Out” Schedule

CATEGORY: Featured, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the Mayor’s Night Out schedule for 2020. The Mayor’s Night Out program is an open public forum that allows the residents of Hammond access to the Mayor and a representative from each city department to discuss Hammond’s current events. Be sure and mark your calendars to join us for this very ...
Hammond Sanitation Department

Garbage pick-up delays in observance of Thanksgiving

CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

The Sanitation Department will not be working Thursday, November 28, 2019, 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 29th, and also on Saturday, November 30th.

Hammond’s Edison Park Design Wins Award

CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Congratulations to the City of Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., 4th District Councilman Bill Emerson, the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners and Parks and Recreation Administrator, Mark Heintz on the award winning Edison Park. The Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (INASLA) recognized outstanding professional achievement projects completed in the State of Indiana at an awards …

Hammond Community Corporation 2019 Grant Application Now Available

CATEGORY: Community Development, News

The City of Hammond for the social betterment of the community formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino-Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino–Hammond). These funds …

2019 Trick-or-Treat Hours


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the 2019 Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween on Thursday, October 31st, will be from 5pm until 7pm. Please call 219-853-6301 or 219-853-6378 if you have any questions. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

New Pedestrian Bridge Now Open

CATEGORY: Engineering, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond are proud to announce the grand opening of our new Erie-Lackawanna pedestrian bridge over Calumet Avenue and Conkey Street scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00pm. The five-span, 600-foot-long multi-use bridge will be completed at a cost of $3.3M, with $2.0M coming from Federal Transportation Enhancement funding by the …