City Seeks Proposals for “Rimbach Square” Project


CATEGORY: Economic Development, News, Planning and Development, Public Notices, Speck

The City of Hammond and the Hammond Redevelopment Commission have released a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for “Rimbach Square” in Downtown Hammond. This 3 acre vacant lot is available now for mixed-use residential, right in the heart of Hammond’s downtown urban core. “Along with our Hohman Avenue improvements to make downtown more walkable and welcoming and our landmark downtown …

JOB POSTING: Helpers – Distribution


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Water DepartmentJob Title:Helpers – DistributionDate Requested:July 10, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$21.87 per hour, full timeJob Requirements: Ability to follow daily instructions from supervisor and/or truck driver on duties to be performed Ability to use shovel and simple hand and air tools Ability to lift and move moderate to heavy loads Ability to climb to various heights as required by the job Ability …

JOB POSTING: Security Guard (Part time)


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:EngineeringJob Title:Security GuardPart timeDate Requested:July 10, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$13.00 per hour, no benefitsPrincipal Function The Security Guard is responsible for assisting the public, conducting interior and exterior checks of all offices, parking lots, and surrounding areas and working with the Hammond Police Department when needed within the City of Hammond, and all other duties as assigned. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Duties …

JOB POSTING: Filtration Plant Labor Operator


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Water DepartmentJob Title:Filtration Plant Labor OperatorDate Requested:July 10, 2024Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$23.42 per hourfull-time/shift workOnce certification is obtained pay will increase $10.50 /hr.Job Requirements: Ability to use various hand tools Knowledge of ground maintenance Basic knowledge of leaks involving dangerous chemicals Basic knowledge of uses and reactions of various chemicals Basic knowledge of plant procedures and systems Ability to follow written and …

Mayor McDermott Appoints Scott Miller as Chief of Staff


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that current Superintendent of the School City of Hammond, Scott Miller, will become his next Chief of Staff. “Scott is a perfect fit for my administration, and I’m excited to have him as part of our team. He’s operated as an executive with the School City and he brings that experience with him …

Hammond Fire Chief Reminds Residents of State Fireworks Laws


CATEGORY: Fire Department, News

The Hammond Fire Department would like to remind Hammond residents of Indiana fireworks laws during the July 4th holiday season. Fireworks can be purchased only by persons 18 years of age or older. Locations where fireworks may be discharged: On the user’s property; On the property of someone who has consented to the use of fireworks on that property; At …