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 …

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. …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Cargill Working with Contractor on June 2nd to Provide Factory Noise Issue Solution


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

On Wednesday, June 2, Cargill is having a company come out to inspect and make recommendations on the fan they believe is causing the noise that can be heard by some nearby Hammond residents.  For them to provide adequate solutions, Cargill is going to need to cause the fan noise on purpose so the contractor can understand the problem.  The …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

“Blue Net” Press Conference CANCELLED


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

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Please join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Chief Andy Short and the Hammond Police Department for a press conference on Tuesday, June 1st at 11:30 a.m. at Schoop’s Hamburgers, 7235 Indianapolis Blvd in Hammond. This press conference will discuss a new partnership between the police department, local businesses and residents related to enhancements being …

Franciscan Alliance Protest in Hammond


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Public Notices

Please join the Hammond Development Corporation, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and other community leaders in a peaceful protest at 4pm this Friday, May 21, 2021 at Franciscan Alliance Hospital in downtown Hammond. The protest will begin at the Hammond Police Department (509 Douglas Street) and walk down Douglas Street to Franciscan Hospital (5454 Hohman Avenue). The community will organize …