Free Security Lights Available June 21st – 24th


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

City of Hammond Security Light Program “THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF LIGHT, IN THE RIGHT AREAS CAN HELP REVITALIZE A COMMUNITY” Qualified Applicants Will Receive a FREE Security Light YOU MUST:Own and reside in your Hammond homeProvide proof of homeownershipProvide a valid driver’s license or state ID Applications must be received in person between June 21st – 24th, 2022 between the …

PUBLIC NOTICE of the ANNUAL C.A.P.E.R


CATEGORY: Community Development, Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Program Year 2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City’s HUD funding, including the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is available for review and comment. The report will be available at the Department of Community Development during …

Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognition Award Nomination Form

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

36th Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast Thursday, March 24, 2022 8:00am Dynasty Banquets 4125 Calumet Ave., Hammond, IN 46327 The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. Nominations The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate ...

Public Comment Now Open Regarding Use of Funds for COVID-19 Mitigation Purposes


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hammond amended its PY2019 Annual Action Plan and PY2017-2021 Consolidated Plan to allocate $1,665,837 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and $1,284,396 of Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the CARES Act. The amendment added the response to COVID-19 as …

Hammond Community Corporation 2021 Grant Application Now Available


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

The City of Hammond, for the social betterment of the community, formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino Hammond). …

PUBLIC NOTICE: CDBG, ESG, and CHDO Grant Applications Now Available


CATEGORY: Community Development, News, Public Notices

The City of Hammond, Department of Planning and Development is in the process of preparing its 2022-2023 budget for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO). Applications will be available beginning September 7, 2021. Application must be completed and return to the Department of Planning and Development, 5925 Calumet Ave, Suite …

2021 Realtors Breakfast


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the Breakfast for Realtors®. The Breakfast for Realtors® is an opportunity to learn about the Hammond’s Code Enforcement, the Hammond Port Authority, College Bound programs, the Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center, Hammond City Parks & Recreation, and the School City of Hammond. Golfing is free for Registered Realtors®! Be sure to ...

Hammond Hosts 34th Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond Planning and Development present the 34th Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 8:00am – 10:00am at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4125 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. For the 34th anniversary edition of the breakfast, the theme is “Volunteers Strengthen Communities”. Tickets for the event are issued on a …

PUBLIC NOTICE of the ANNUAL C.A.P.E.R


CATEGORY: Community Development, Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Program Year 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City’s HUD funding, including the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is available for review and comment. The report will be available at the Department of Community Development during the normal …

Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast

2021 Annual National Day of Prayer Program


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and the Hammond Faith Based Community invite the public to attend a virtual/in-person program to recognize the National Day of Prayer. When: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 11:00am Where: Hammond Sportsplex 6630 Indianapolis Blvd The theme will be “Lord Pour Out Your Love, Life, and Liberty” 2nd Corinthians 3:17. The live event will take place at …