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).

Autumn Colors Craft Show Seeks Vendors


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring back the Autumn Colors Craft Show. WHEN: Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 10:00am until 4:00pm WHERE: Hammond Civic Center 5825 S. Sohl Avenue DETAILS: Vendor applications are currently being taken for this event. Interested vendors & crafters can reserve your spot for the discounted price …

Hammond Sportsplex to Host Hammond Youth Hoops


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Details The Hammond Sportsplex  is now hosting Hammond Youth Hoops (formerly Morton Youth Hoops). Registrations are now being taken at the Hammond Sportsplex, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm in the main office until August 21, 2020. The league fee is $110 per child. A Driver’s License or State ID Card is needed for …

Dowling Park Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the return of the Fishing Derby. WHEN: Saturday, August 29th 8:00am – 11:00am WHERE: Dowling Park Pond (next to the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive) DETAILS: Rain or shine. A $2 donation to support the Dowling Park Stocking Program is suggested. …

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 …

THIS SATURDAY: WHAM! After Midnight Bike Ride Returns


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce that the 9thAnnual WHAM! (Whiting, Hammond, Highland and Munster) After Midnight Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, August 8 into Sunday August 9 at the Wolf Lake Pavilion. Onsite registration and shirt pick-up will begin at 9:00 p.m. Please register for a wave to …