Board of Public Works & Safety

The Board of Public Works is the executive branch responsible for the public safety and control of the public rights-of-way. This includes digging requests, cable, street and alley closures, street solicitations, and requests for street signs. It has the exclusive control over all matters and property dealing with the police and fire departments. It is the contracting arm of the executive branch includes all purchasing for the public works, all street projects, gasoline and vehicles. The Board also serves as an appeal panel for building code violations denial, suspension or revocation of business licenses and dangerous dog designations done by Animal Control. The Board of Works also serves as an appeal board for the appeal of late rental registration applications, grants garage sale/yard sale permits, provides Notice of Claim and Freedom of Information forms.

Garage Sale Permits

The Board of Public Works & Safety approves all Garage Sale Permits in the city.

Download: garage_sale_permit.pdf

Garage Sale Permits can be emailed to law@gohammond.com or dropped off at the Law Department. Permits are approved at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting on Thursday mornings. Permits must be submitted by Wednesday to be approved for Thursday. You will receive the approved copy via email. The City does not charge a fee.

RFP’s

Board of Public Works & Safety Members

Member Position
Jeff Long President
Tinisha Greenwell Vice-President
Don Kalina Member

Upcoming Meetings

Board of Public Works & Safety meetings are scheduled on the every Thursday and begin at 9:00am. All meetings are held in the Common Council Chambers at Hammond City Hall.

29feb9:00 am10:00 amBoard of Works Meeting

07mar9:00 am10:00 amBoard of Works Meeting

14mar9:00 am10:00 amBoard of Works Meeting

21mar9:00 am10:00 amBoard of Works Meeting

28mar9:00 am10:00 amBoard of Works Meeting

Full Meeting Calendar

Video Archive

Board of Public Works & Safety meetings are streamed live at www.gohammond.tv.

Last 5 Meetings:

View more at gohammond.tv

Meeting Minutes and Agendas

Information for the Board of Public Works & Safety can be submitted by sending it to the following address:

Board of Public Works & Safety
Hammond City Hall
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
Phone: 219-853-6382
Fax: 219-853-6641