City Controller

Contact

Hammond City Hall
5925 Calumet Avenue (map)
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: 219-853-6324
Fax: 219-853-6345
Email: Click here

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm

City Controller



Heather Garay

The controller is responsible for maintaining comprehensive financial information about the City of Hammond, developing an internal control structure ensuring that the assets of the government are protected from loss, theft, or misuse and compiling financial statements.

Duties of the Controller’s Office

  • Prepares the city’s annual budget and annual report
  • Audits all accounts and funds of the city’s budget
  • Issues all checks including payroll checks for city employees
  • Issues receipts in all monies payable to the city
  • Registers all rental property in the city
  • Manages the finances and accounts of the city and makes investments of city money
  • Manages the health insurance program for employees and retirees
  • Issues all business licenses and permits
  • Process all purchase orders and claims for payment
  • Collects fees as required by ordinance
  • Manages the liability and workman’s comp claims for the city
  • Performs duties concerning the negotiation of city bonds, notes and warrants

City of Hammond W-9

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