Hammond Sanitation Department

Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 19th

CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

On April 15, 2019 (weather permitting), Hammond Public Works will begin curbside pickup of 30 gallon paper, biodegradable yard waste bags on a regular weekly basis. Residents can expect their yard waste pickup on the same day as their scheduled garbage pickup days. The bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs. and only grass and leaves can be placed …

Spring Indoor Garage Sale

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Come and turn unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It’s FREE to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. For additional information on attending or becoming a vendor, call the Jean Shepherd Community Center at (219) 554-0155.

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby

CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr.’s Hammond Marina Fishing Derby Prizes and trophies are given for: Fishing on outer Lake Michigan Bin Wall and Fishing on the inside docks of the marina, West End, Bin Wall and dock fishing only. No boats! Live and artificial bait. No entry fee. Free Parking. Derby is subject to all fishing and games laws of …

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association, Hammond Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation invite you to attend our 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Ages 0-12. Please bring your own bags or baskets to fill with goodies. Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny! For more information, call Gina at 219-614-7397.

16th Annual Hammond Job Fair


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. and the City of Hammond Office of Economic Development would like to invite you to attend the 16th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 11am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue in Hammond, IN. This event is instrumental in addressing the employment needs of the residents of the …

Job Posting: Pretreatment Technician

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and be insurable. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must have college degree or equivalent experience. Must have knowledge of wastewater sampling methodology and preservation techniques. Must have knowledge of wastewater sampling equipment including but not limited to ISCO automatic samplers, pH meters, Dissolved Oxygen Meters and Turbidity Meters including the care and calibration of …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Update to George Lake/Whiting Metals Air Quality Issue

CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Mayor's Office, News

The Hammond Department of Environmental Management (HDEM) has been closely following the air sampling results for lead from the air monitoring site located at the Hammond Sanitary District Pump Station which is near the intersection of Indianapolis Boulevard and Lakeview Street. The most recent air sampling results show an average lead reading of 0.091 ug/m3 (micrograms per cubic meter of …

South Shore Roller Girls Set to Open Season in Hammond

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation welcome the South Shore Roller Girls back to Hammond as they open their season at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, March 30. The South Shore Roller Girls will take on the Rockford Rage Roller Derby at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue in Hammond. The doors open …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Discusses Environmental Issues with State Officials

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced that on February 22, 2019, he initiated a conference call with representatives of Governor Holcomb’s office, the Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and members of the Commissioner’s staff to discuss the status and steps being taken to address two important issues facing the City of Hammond and its residents. …

College Bound Application Deadline Approaching

CATEGORY: College Bound, Featured, News

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 …