Hammond Common Council College Scholarship Applications Now Available


CATEGORY: City Council, News

The Hammond City Council is once again providing fifteen $1,000 scholarships to Hammond Indiana high school seniors graduating in May/June 2024. All seniors who plan to enroll in either a two-year or a four-year degree program at an accredited college or university of their choice, are encouraged to apply. Scholarship applications will be available from April 12, 2024, through May …

December Council Meetings Rescheduled


CATEGORY: City Council, Public Notices

Please take notice that Councilman Woerpel, supported by Councilman Torres, moved that the Council Meeting scheduled for December 11, 2023 will be rescheduled to December 4, 2023. The Council Meeting scheduled for December 25, 2023 will be rescheduled to December 18, 2023. The meetings will both be at 6:00 p.m. in the Hammond City Council Chambers, 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Hammond to Consider Ordinance Closing Gas Stations Overnight


CATEGORY: City Council, Mayor's Office, News

The City of Hammond Common Council, with the support of Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., will introduce and consider an ordinance that would close gas stations during the early morning hours. The ordinance would mandate the closure of any gas station in city limits between Midnight and 5:00 a.m. The ordinance would affect most of the 37 gas stations in …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Proposed Ordinance Deems Discharge of Firearms Within the City Unlawful


CATEGORY: City Council, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott along with sponsors Councilmen Dave Woerpel and Scott Rakos have filed a proposed ordinance pertaining to the regulation of the discharge of firearms within City limits. “I want to thank Councilman Woerpel and Rakos to support my administration’s efforts to curtail the reckless and unnecessary discharge of weapons in our city. These reckless acts endanger …

Login Credentials for Hammond Common Council Meetings Have Been Updated


CATEGORY: City Council, Public Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO THE TAXPAYERS OF HAMMOND, LAKE COUNTY, INDIANA THAT THE HAMMOND COMMMON COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE ELECTRONIC PARTICIPATION AND TO ALLOW THE PUBLIC TO ATTEND ELECTRONICALLY PURSUANT TO STATE EXECUTIVE ORDER The below meeting of the Hammond Common Council was previously noticed per 1.C. 5-14-1.5- 5, however, this amended notice is to further advise the public that …

Council Meetings through February 28, 2021 will include electronic access


CATEGORY: City Council, News, Public Notices

This notice is to advise the public that pursuant to Executive Order 20-52 issued by Governor Eric J. Holcomb, the Hammond Common Council shall additionally be conducting all regularly scheduled meetings by electronic means through February 28, 2021. If any member of the public wishes to attend the meeting electronically, the meeting will be available on Zoom, which can be …

Notice of Special Council Meeting Open to the Public


CATEGORY: City Council, Public Notices

Please take notice that the Hammond Common Council, City of Hammond, Indiana, will hold a Council as a Whole Committee meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 5:15 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, Hammond City Hall, 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, as requested by Councilman Kalwinski. The following will be discussed: Proposed Ordinance …

Council Meetings through January 30, 2021 will include electronic access


CATEGORY: City Council, News, Public Notices

This notice is to advise the public that pursuant to Executive Order 20-52 issued by Governor Eric J. Holcomb, the Hammond Common Council shall additionally be conducting all regularly scheduled meetings by electronic means through January 30, 2021. If any member of the public wishes to attend the meeting electronically, the meeting will be available on Zoom, which can be …