Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Community Room at 5:30 p.m. Hammond Sportsplex – 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard Call the Regular Meeting to Order Roll Call Agenda Minutes from Previous Meeting Register of Claims Facility Use Agreements Civic Center Sportsplex Business A. Carolyn Jackson, State Representative special use request Hessville Park – Rieth Riley Quantities …

Job Posting: Kennel Master


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Police Department – Animal Control Job Title: Kennel Master Date Requested: September 4, 2020 Date needed: ASAP Salary: $38,760 annually/full-time Hiring will be done in accordance with Hammond City Ordinance #8620as it pertains to the residency requirement. Job Requirements Job Duties Possess a valid Indiana driver’s license Certified to euthanize or tranquilize animals Work with animals without undue fear …

Job Posting: Tax Credit Property Manager


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Hammond Housing Authority Job Title: Tax Credit Property Manager Date Requested: September 4, 2020 Date needed: ASAP Salary: $33,500.00 Job Requirements Job Responsibilities and Duties High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Social Work or related field preferred Must have two (2) years computer and data entry experience and a minimum of five (5) years Housing Property …

Redevelopment Commission Meeting will include Electronic Access


CATEGORY: Public Notices

The June 16, 2020 meeting of the Hammond Redevelopment Commission was previously noticed per l.c. 5-14-1.5-5, however, this amended notice is to further advise the public that pursuant to Executive Order 20-08 issued by Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Executive Order 2020-04 issued by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. the Hammond Redevelopment Commission shall additionally be conducting this meeting entirely …

Autumn Colors Craft Show


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring back the Autumn Colors Craft Show. Get your holiday shopping done early, find some fun décor for Halloween, fall, and Christmas, and treat yourself to a new outfit, jewelry, lotions, chair massages, and more. Come on by to shop small businesses, handcrafters, and local consultants. …

Halloween Canvas & Mimosas


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate the Halloween season with a Canvas & Mimosas class. WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:00am – 3:00pm WHERE: Hammond Civic Center 5825 Sohl Ave DETAILS: Rain or shine. A $2 donation to support the Dowling Park Stocking Program is suggested. Check-in at the playground under the tent. Bring …

Upgrades Completed at Hammond Filtration Plant


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Sanitary District

The City of Hammond and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. are proud to announce the completion of a $6 million expansion and upgrade to the city’s filtration plant. The upgrades were made on the 1950’s and 1970’s electrical equipment due to the lack of replacement parts and support for the old equipment and the ability to upgrade technology. Additionally, as …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate its 7th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd Street and ends at the Hessville Park Veterans Memorial. Some of the parade participants include members of local American Legions …

Halloween Activities in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

In an effort to provide Halloween options to parents this year, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that there will be a Citywide Drive Through Trunk and Treat event held in the Hammond Sportsplex parking lot located at 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard on Friday, October 30 from 5-7pm. “With the support of City departments and area businesses, we expect …

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City of Hammond Announces Dynamic Downtown Development


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Planning and Development

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development are pleased to announce that 18th Street Distillery continues to grow and expand in Downtown Hammond. They recently purchased a vacant mechanic garage building on Fayette Street and will fully rehab it into a new distillery and tasting room. Also included in the building will be two new, …