Capital Improvement Board Meets on 04/05/21


CATEGORY: Capital Improvement Board, News, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOARD April 5, 2021 @ 5:00pm The meeting will be held in the Hammond Common Council Chambers Hammond City Hall Room 209, Second Floor 5925 Calumet Avenue Hammond, Indiana. The meeting will be preceded by a Work Study Session at 4:00pm If any member of the public wishes to attend the regular meeting electronically, the …

City of Hammond to Expand Bluenet System


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the City of Hammond is expanding their BLUENET System. The expansion will allow businesses and citizens to voluntarily connect their camera systems with the Hammond Police giving the police the ability to access their camera system when a crime has been committed or when an investigation is underway, to …

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

InfoMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Marina are pleased to announce the return of the Annual Fishing Derby for the 23rd year! When: Saturday, April 17, 2021 No Rain Date 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Where: Hammond Marina 701 Casino Center Drive Prizes and trophies are given for: Largest Salmon Largest Trout Largest Bass This event is FREE …

Springtime Pawp-Up Event


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce the return of the Springtime Pawp-Up. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 17 from 10am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue. Spend the day shopping over 30 local vendors and rescue shelters. Admission and parking are free for this event. …

Urban Land Institute Panel on Downtown Hammond – Final Presentation


CATEGORY: Events, Planning and Development

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is conducting a 3-day Virtual Panel Discussion to study Downtown Hammond and its potential for redevelopment. They will be looking at the vacant and occupied buildings along the Hohman Avenue corridor, including proposed new development, and assessing them for future use. During this Final Presentation, they will be discussing best uses of space and how …

Annual Easter Egg Hunt


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

InfoMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, the Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and the American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association (AVMRA) invite Hammond residents to bring children ages 0-12 to the 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. There is no charge to attend, This year, a special needs section has been added. Don’t forget to wear your mask and practice …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Reports on Death of Migratory Birds


CATEGORY: Environmental Management, Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office, News

As Mayor of the City of Hammond and a lover of birds, I continue to be concerned about the death of migratory birds found in and around Wolf Lake. As reported, numerous communities around the Midwest have discovered dead birds and fish in and around inland lakes and natural areas this spring. Many different theories have been put forth as …