Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Announces Second Starbucks Location in Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development have confirmed the opening of a second Starbucks location within the City of Hammond. The new location, which is a 2,100 square foot stand-alone building and a 1.5 Million Dollar investment will be located in the Marina District Redevelopment area in the Robertsdale section of Hammond. The store …

Hammond City Council Meeting Cancelations

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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.

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Hammond Announces No Elevated Lead Levels in Its Potable Water

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The Hammond Water Works Department has reviewed the statement issued by the School City of Hammond reporting that certain fixtures located within certain schools preliminarily tested positive for elevated levels of lead. In conjunction with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, the Hammond Water Works Department routinely tests its water purification plant and the entire circulatory system in various locations …

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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 …

Hammond Sanitation Department

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 …