JOB POSTING: Chief of Staff


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Mayor’s OfficeJob Title:Chief of StaffDate Requested:June 4, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$125,000 – $155,000 Annually (DOQ) Full TimePrincipal Function: The Chief of Staff is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the city by working with Department Heads and senior managers on all projects and with all services that they provide to the community, the supervision of employees within the office, responding to …

Hammond City Council to Consider Food & Beverage Tax


CATEGORY: City Council, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced a new funding source for the planned expansion of the Hammond Sportsplex and the construction of a Downtown South Shore Train Station on the West Lake Corridor commuter line, two pivotal developments in the City of Hammond. “I want to thank the Indiana legislature for giving the City of Hammond the ability to pass …

City Seeks Proposals for “Station Square” Project


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

The City of Hammond is seeking public proposals for design services pertaining to Station Square – Part A in Hammond, Indiana. The Request for Proposals describes the project that includes the preparation of construction documents, drainage analysis, and permitting for the construction of Station Square – Part A on approximately 1.5 acres and connection to existing infrastructure. The project is …

JOB POSTING: Wolf Lake Facilities Coordinator


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Hammond MarinaJob Title:Wolf Lake Facilities CoordinatorDate Requested:June 4, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$70,000.00 – $77,445.00 DOQannually/full-timeJob Requirements: High School diploma Three – five years experience coordinating events and management experience Computer literacy required, Mircosoft Office, Excel, POS, Adobe, experience with graphic design a plus Knowledge of social media platforms Ability to deal with the public in a tactfully and respectfully Must be able …

Mayor’s Gold Cup Roadie Run 5K along Wolf Lake


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and The City of Hammond Department of Parks & Recreation invite runners and walkers of all ages to compete in the Kathleen Pucalik Memorial 5K Roadie Run leading up to the 20th Annual Festival of the Lakes. The run / walk starts and ends at The Wolf Lake Pavilion on Saturday, July 13, 2024. Registration …

Emergency Closure and Lane Changes for Kennedy Ave & Michigan St


CATEGORY: Engineering, News, Sanitary District

The Hammond Sanitary District and City of Hammond wishes to inform residents and motorists of the emergency closing of one lane of Michigan Avenue at Kennedy Avenue and the full closure of Kennedy Avenue immediately south of Michigan Street/US 20 in Hammond beginning on or after Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Michigan Avenue will be reduced to one lane at Kennedy …

Fire Department Announces Promotions


CATEGORY: Fire Department, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Fire Department announced the retirement of its long-time chief as well as the promotions of two firefighters to Chief and Deputy Chief, the two top positions in the Department. Fire Chief Jeff Smith announced his retirement earlier this year after 32 years of service, with 12 ½ of those as Fire Chief. …

Hammond Police Launch “Community Care Closet” Program


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

The Hammond Police Department is proud to announce the launch of the “Community Care Closet,” an innovative initiative aimed at providing essential support to children entering foster care and individuals facing urgent circumstances within the community. The Community Care Closet serves as a vital lifeline, offering crucial items to children as they transition into foster care. Recognizing the immediate needs …