Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Changes Remaining Mayor’s Night Out Dates


CATEGORY: Mayor's Night Out, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has changed the two remaining Mayor’s Night Out dates due to scheduling conflicts. Wednesday, October 6 in the 5th District in the Jefferson Elementary School Cafeteria is now rescheduled to Wednesday, October 27. Wednesday, November 3 in the 6th District in the Scott Middle School Cafeteria, is now rescheduled to Wednesday, December 8. Both …

VIDEO: Downtown Hohman Avenue Redesign Presentation


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, Mayor's Office, Speck

Downtown Hohman Avenue Redesign Presentation


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, Mayor's Office, Speck

DetailsPlease join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., City of Hammond officials and American Structurepoint as they present the new design of Hohman Avenue in Downtown Hammond. From Sibley Street to Russell Street, this first phase of the Hohman Ave Rebuild Project with slow down speeding traffic and make our downtown more conducive for future development. Walkability is very important to …

Hammond Accelerates Lead Contaminated Soil Removal Project


CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Department of Environmental Management let residents of an area of Robertsdale know this week that the clean-up process of lead contaminated soil will now be accelerated with the city’s help. This project will now begin this year instead of its original timeline of up to a decade from now. The city …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Announces Deadline for Pepsi Boycott


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond, Indiana Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has notified all city and city-related entities that a city-wide boycott of Pepsi and Pepsi-related products will take place unless there is a resolution between Pepsi management and Teamsters Local 142, whose drivers are on strike against the Company. “We’ve been good to Pepsi. We do a lot of business with them, but …

August Mayor’s Night Out Has Been Cancelled


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has canceled the August 11, 2021 Mayor’s Night Out scheduled in the 4th District at Edison School due to a scheduling conflict. Contact the Mayor’s office at 219-853-6301 or Hammond Special Events at 219-853-7708 with any questions regarding the Mayor’s Night Out Program.

Hammond Police to Partner with Businesses and Residents in Blue Net


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Police Chief William Short are pleased to announce a new partnership between Hammond Police, local businesses and residents related to enhancements being made to Hammond’s successful Blue Net. When crimes occur in retail or commercial areas, retrieving video is time consuming and labor intensive. With this program, businesses are encouraged to register a …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

State of the City Address


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

2020 was a challenging year in so many ways.  The City endured a global pandemic, an economic downturn, and came to grips with social issues that made us all reflect on what makes every one of us an important part of our community.  Through all of this, the state of the City of Hammond remains strong. Please join Mayor Thomas …

Hammond Gateway Transit Development District Released for Public Review


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) has released the draft Transit Development District (TDD) boundaries for the Hammond Gateway South Shore station. Details are available for review and comment on the RDA’s new TDD-specific Web site at https://www.nwitdd.com/hammond-gateway. Hard copies of the district maps and their development process are also available for viewing and comment at Hammond City Hall. …