Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Welcomes Culver’s to its Community


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to announce a new key player in Hammond, Culver’s burger restaurant at 7905 Cabela’s Drive. A ribbon cutting event was held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 with City of Hammond officials and the Culver’s team, including Craig Culver, one of the Co-Founders of Culver’s in attendance. …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Cooling Shelters Open in Hammond


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott has announced that due to the extreme heat expected, the City of Hammond has mobilized and identified several buildings as cooling centers, including: Jean Shepherd Center, the Lost Marsh Golf Course Clubhouse and Hammond Civic Center. Individuals may use these facilities during regular operating hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. if necessary to get out of …

Huhtamaki Plans Expansion of Hammond Facility


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

Huhtamaki North America, a leading manufacturer of packaging for consumer goods, retail, and foodservice markets, announced plans for the expansion of their Hammond, IN facility. The expansion will add capacity for their molded fiber products. The company expects a capital investment of nearly $100 million and will result in the creation of approximately 100 jobs. The investment and construction will …

Expanding Illinois Company Coming to Hammond


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate the arrival of Meats by Linz, Inc. to former Queen Anne Candy site at 628 Hoffman Street, Hammond IN Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development are pleased to announce the arrival of Meats by Linz from Calumet City, IL into Hammond, IN. Creating …

$24m Residential Development in Downtown Hammond


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

The City of Hammond and NWI Hohman LLC celebrate new adaptive reuse residential development Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Redevelopment Commission are pleased to announce the approval of a development agreement with NWI Hohman LLC to redevelopment the iconic Bank Calumet building at 5231 Hohman Ave in downtown Hammond into 100 market rate apartments and 10,000sf of …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Downtown Hammond and Downtown Hessville Reconstruction Starts


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Featured, Mayor's Office, News

The City of Hammond has begun two major corridor construction projects along Hohman Avenue and Kennedy Avenue. Both projects are expected to be substantially completed this year with some minor landscaping work carried over into 2023. “Hammond’s new emblem for 2022 is the hard hat,” said Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr of the combined $12.5 million projects for Hammond funded …

City of Hammond Celebrates Community Kitchen in Downtown


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Development Corporation opens commercial kitchen to support entrepreneurs Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the City of Hammond, and the Hammond Development Corporation are pleased to announce a vital new asset to the reimaging of downtown Hammond, the HDC Community Kitchen. Located in the lobby of the HUB building at 5233 Hohman, this commercial grade kitchen will be a valuable …

Hammond Fire Department Replaces Three Trucks


CATEGORY: Fire Department, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Fire Department are pleased to announce the addition of three new trucks, 2 engine and one aerial, to the fleet of vehicles presently owned and operated in the City of Hammond. The new trucks come at a price tag of $2.5 million. “The timing of the new vehicles is fortuitous for the …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Issues Executive Order 22-02A Concerning COVID-19 (Corona Virus)


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

EXECUTIVE ORDER 22-02AExecutive Order 22-02A **Effective February 9, 2022, Hammond City Mask Mandate Rescinded** WHEREAS, on January 03, 2022, Mayor Thomas M McDermott, Jr. issued Executive Order 22-02 requiring face coverings to be worn in any public place within the City of Hammond until the resurgence of new COVD-19 positive cases began to decline; and WHEREAS, as of February 4, …