WALKABLE USA Documentary Re-Airs in March


CATEGORY: News, Speck

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to announce the re-airing of WALKABLE USA, a documentary over four years in the making, focusing on the revitalization of downtown Hammond, Indiana. “The downtown part of our city is so important for our psyche in Hammond,” said Mayor McDermott. “If we expect our downtown to …

Hammond Police Department Now Hiring


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

COMPETITIVE CAREER SALARY INCREASES: PROBATIONARY PAY $52,025 INCREASES TO $63,867 AFTER FIRST YEAR LEADING RETIREMENT SALARY SPECIALTY PAY, LONGEVITY PAY, HOLIDAY PAY, WELLNESS PAY, SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL, UNIFORM ALLOWANCE, EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT, RESIDENCY BONUS SUBSTANTIAL VACATION TIME GENEROUS SICK POLICY 14 HOLIDAYS PER YEAR ELIGIBLE FOR POST-RETIREMENT CITY OF HAMMOND HEALTH/DENTAL/VISION AFTER 15 YEARS OF SERVICE PATROL, TRAFFIC, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS, GANGS, NARCOTICS, …

JOB POSTING: Apprentice Wastewater Operator


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Sanitary DistrictJob Title:Apprentice Wastewater OperatorDate Requested:February 7, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$20.89 per hour with full benefits (shift work)Increases after 6 months of service to $21.89 per hourIncreases after 12 months of service to $22.89 per hourJob Requirements: Must currently possess or willing to obtain Indiana Wastewater Operator License Some computer knowledge required Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable Job …

JOB POSTING: Assistant Recreation Facility Operations Manager


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Park DepartmentJob Title:Assistant Recreation Facility Operations ManagerDate Requested:January 12, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$42,000.00 – $44,720.00 DOQannually/full-timeGENERAL PURPOSE The Assistant Recreation Facility Operations Manager is responsible to the Parks and Recreation Administrator. The primary function of the Assistant Recreation Facility Operations Manager is to help oversee operations of all assigned recreation facilities which will include Civic Center, Pulaski Park Ice Rink & Senior …

Warming Shelters Open in Hammond


CATEGORY: News

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., has announced that due to the extreme cold expected this week, the City of Hammond has identified several buildings as warming centers, including: the Jean Shepherd Center, Hammond Civic Center, and Hammond Sportsplex. Individuals may use these facilities during regular operating hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. if necessary to get out of the cold. …

Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognition Award Nomination Form

Nominations Sought for Disabilities Awards


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

38th Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast Thursday, March 14, 2024 8:00am Dynasty Banquets 4125 Calumet Ave., Hammond, IN 46327 The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. Nominations The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would ...

City Seeks Proposals for “Westlake Train Station” Project


CATEGORY: Board of Public Works & Safety RFP's, News, Public Notices

The City of Hammond is seeking qualified firms to design a new Downtown Hammond NICTD Westlake Train Station at Russell Street in Hammond, Indiana. The Request for Proposals describes the programming features necessary to meeting the City’s needs for a new train station. The design must be in compliance with NICTD’s requirements for station design including train platform shelter and …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Applications for Funding Available


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Applications for 2024 funding through the City of Hammond’s Gaming Advisory Committee are now available. Funding is available to local not-for-profit organizations that demonstrate their project, activities, and services provide direct benefit to the citizens of Hammond. The funds and application process are overseen by the Gaming Advisory Committee, an eleven-member body that represents a cross section of Hammond residents …

WALKABLE USA Documentary Released in Downtown Hammond, IN


CATEGORY: News, Speck

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to announce that premier network broadcast of WALKABLE USA, a documentary over four years in the making, focusing on the revitalization of downtown Hammond, Indiana. “The downtown part of our city is so important for our psyche in Hammond,” said Mayor McDermott. “If we expect our …