Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Protective Measures Being Taken in South Robertsdale Area Waterways


CATEGORY: Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office, News, Sanitary District

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced that protective measures are being taken in the south Robertsdale area waterways to protect our natural resources and quality of life in our community. Wolf LakeResidents using the recreation facilities at Wolf Lake Memorial Park may have noticed that a protective water boom has been placed near the stormwater outfall at the Hammond …

Hammond to Build $53M Dome


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

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond have announced plans for Hammond’s newest innovation at its popular public golf course. Lost Marsh Golf Course will soon be fitted with a state of the art dome, transforming the course into a year round golf facility. The cost is estimated at $53M, however, no resident tax dollars will …

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

InfoMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Marina are pleased to announce the return of the Annual Fishing Derby for the 23rd year! When: Saturday, April 17, 2021 No Rain Date 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: Hammond Marina 701 Casino Center Drive Prizes and trophies are given for: Largest Salmon Largest Trout Largest Bass This event is FREE …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Reports on Death of Migratory Birds


CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office, News

As Mayor of the City of Hammond and a lover of birds, I continue to be concerned about the death of migratory birds found in and around Wolf Lake. As reported, numerous communities around the Midwest have discovered dead birds and fish in and around inland lakes and natural areas this spring. Many different theories have been put forth as …

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 …

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 …

Hammond Marina Seeks Summer Lifeguards


CATEGORY: Hammond Port Authority, News

The Hammond Port Authority/Hammond Marina is looking for summertime lifeguards (Memorial Day through Labor Day). Applicants with current American Red Cross lifeguard, first aid and cpr certifications preferred. (if not, you must be enrolled to complete a lifeguard/first aid/cpr course by June 1st} The Hammond Port Authority will train qualified applicants in open water rescue. For further information and applications …

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr.’s Hammond Marina Fishing Derby When:Saturday, April 21, 2018No Rain Date7:00 am to 4:00 pm Where:Hammond Marina 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. …

Trail Closures Announced Due To Wolf Lake Construction Project


CATEGORY: Hammond Port Authority, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are excited to announce the commencement of construction on the Wolf Lake Memorial Park Enhancement, Expansion, and Connectivity Construction Project. The major components of the project will include relocation of 100-years-old water mains that used to run along Old Sheffield Avenue, the expansion of parking lots to north and south …