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 …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, June 16, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. Online Via Zoom   Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87515191543?pwd=Q2NHNW5wWlJuSnc0RnhXK1N3UGsvQT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 Passcode: 648259 Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at parks@gohammond.com …

JOB POSTING: Labor Operator


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Water Department Job Title: Labor Operator – Filtration Plant Date Requested: June 8, 2021 Date needed: ASAP Salary: $21.66 per hour / full-time / shift work. Once certification is obtained pay will increase $4.50/hr. Job Requirements Job Responsibilities Ability to use various hand tools Knowledge of ground maintenance Basic knowledge of leaks involving dangerous chemicals Basic knowledge of uses …

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: Featured, 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 …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, June 2, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. In the Board Room @ Hammond Civic Center and Online Via Zoom   Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87440194391?pwd=N0NuSjdpcm0wTGl5TjQvMkpoOXN5UT09 Meeting ID: 874 4019 4391 Passcode: 295996 Public Comment may be …

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 …

PUBLIC NOTICE of the ANNUAL C.A.P.E.R


CATEGORY: Community Development, Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Program Year 2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City’s HUD funding, including the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is available for review and comment. The report will be available at the Department of Community Development during the normal …