Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Issues Executive Order Mandating Masks in Hammond


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

On Monday, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. signed an Executive Order that reinstates a mask mandate in all public buildings throughout the city. “With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, it is imperative that we do everything we can in city government to ensure that government and city services continue for our residents,” said Mayor McDermott. “By instituting the …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

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


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

EXECUTIVE ORDER 22-02WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coVID-19 outbreak to be a global pandemic, and on March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared COVID-19 to be a national emergency; and WHEREAS, on December 29, 2021, Executive Order 21-33 declaring a public health emergency for the State of Indiana was renewed for …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Applications for Funding Available


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Applications for 2022 funding through the City’s Charitable Gaming Fund are now available from the Mayor’s Office at Hammond City Hall. A fund is available to local not-for-profit organizations who can demonstrate that their project, activities and services provide direct benefit to the citizens of Hammond. The fund and application process is overseen by the Gaming Advisory Committee, which represents …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Coach’s Corner Denied Request to Permit New Owner at Their Location


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

On December 7th , the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission denied the troubled Hessville bar, Coach’s Corner, their request to permit a new owner to operate at their location on Kennedy Avenue. “This decision by the Commission is welcomed by my administration, the police department and the residents of the Hessville part of our city,” said Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, …

City of Hammond Issues New Vaccine Requirements


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has issued two executive orders that require proof of vaccination to begin employment with the City of Hammond and before any current employee transfers or is promoted. “As the federal government and OSHA continue to work on implementing a vaccine order for employers with over 100 people, I want to make sure the City of …

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 …