Hocus Pocus 2 Day Event

CATEGORY: Featured, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the first ever Hocus Pocus Two-Day Event, designed to get you into the Halloween spirit, on Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9 at the Hammond Sportsplex, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard. On Friday, October 8 at 7:30 pm, Hammond Parks & Recreation has partnered with the Hammond …

VIDEO: Walkable USA – Proof of Concept


This is a work sample for the upcoming documentary film “Walkable USA” which chronicles the efforts of city planner Jeff Speck as he works with Hammond, Indiana to revitalize its downtown. The film is a production of House Painter Media, LLC in association with the Center for Independent Documentary. Donations towards the production of the film can be made here.

JOB POSTING: Special Events Coordinator

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Park DepartmentJob Title:Special Events CoordinatorDate Requested:September 21, 2021Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$76,182.00 annually/full-timeJob Requirements Coordinate and execute all special events for the Park Department and/or the City of Hammond Coordinate all internal and external advertising for the City of Hammond activities and events Must be able to work nights and weekends Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Knowledge of AP …

Capital Improvement Board Meeting Has Been Canceled

CATEGORY: Capital Improvement Board, News, Public Notices

Please take notice that the regular scheduled meeting and work study session of the Capital Improvements Board Meeting for Monday, September 20, 2021 will be cancelled.


CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department:Water DepartmentJob Title:HelperDate Requested:09/15/21Date Needed:ASAPSalary:$20.61 per hour full timeJob Requirements Background check and drug screen Ability to follow daily instructions from supervisor and/or truck driver 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 Job Responsibilities Incumbent will be …

Park Board Meeting

CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, September 15, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. In-Person at the Hammond Civic Center in the Board Room at 5825 Sohl Avenue, Hammond 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/87515191543?pwd=Q2NHNW5wWlJuSnc0RnhXK1N3UGsvQT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Changes Remaining Mayor’s Night Out Dates

CATEGORY: Mayor's Night Out, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has changed the two remaining Mayor’s Night Out dates due to scheduling conflicts. Wednesday, October 6 in the 5th District in the Jefferson Elementary School Cafeteria is now rescheduled to Wednesday, October 27. Wednesday, November 3 in the 6th District in the Scott Middle School Cafeteria, is now rescheduled to Wednesday, December 8. Both …

JOB POSTING: Administrative Secretary

CATEGORY: Job Posting, News, Personnel

Department: Mayor’s OfficeJob Title: Administrative SecretaryDate Requested: September 1, 2021Date needed: ASAPSalary: $49,840.00 – annually full timeJob RequirementsJob Duties Primary for answering the telephones and greeting the public Schedule appointments and responsible for correspondence for Chief of Staff Prepares reports as needed for the Chief of Staff Prepare purchase orders for processing of payment Maintain filing Keep calendar for conference …

VIDEO: Downtown Hohman Avenue Redesign Presentation

CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, Mayor's Office, Speck

PUBLIC NOTICE: CDBG, ESG, and CHDO Grant Applications Now Available

CATEGORY: Community Development, News, Public Notices

The City of Hammond, Department of Planning and Development is in the process of preparing its 2022-2023 budget for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO). Applications will be available beginning September 7, 2021. Application must be completed and return to the Department of Planning and Development, 5925 Calumet Ave, Suite …