Dowling Park Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the return of the Fishing Derby. WHEN: Saturday, August 29th 8:00am – 11:00am WHERE: Dowling Park Pond (next to the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive) DETAILS: Rain or shine. A $2 donation to support the Dowling Park Stocking Program is suggested. …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

2020 Hammond Household Flood Protection Program


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Sanitary District

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. in conjunction with the Hammond Sanitary District is pleased to offer financial assistance to qualified Hammond homeowners to help reduce basement flooding. The Hammond Sanitary District will fund the 2020 Hammond Household Flood Protection Program for the current year. The financial assistance will be limited to the installation of a backflow preventer. The Sanitary …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 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 B. Jean Shepherd Community Center Sportsplex Business MLK Park phase 2 change order #5 Administrator Report …

THIS SATURDAY: WHAM! After Midnight Bike Ride Returns


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce that the 9thAnnual WHAM! (Whiting, Hammond, Highland and Munster) After Midnight Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, August 8 into Sunday August 9 at the Wolf Lake Pavilion. Onsite registration and shirt pick-up will begin at 9:00 p.m. Please register for a wave to …

Notice of Public Comment Period


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

Pursuant to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, the City of Hammond has prepared its 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan that describes the resources available and the proposed use of those resources to meet the community development, affordable housing, and homeless priority needs of the City. A summary of resources and expected uses is provided below. …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Community Room at 5:15 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. Hammond Port Authority fireworks request Sept. 5, 2020 Irving Park improvements substantial completion …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Orders Personal Protective Masks Be Worn at All Hammond Municipal Buildings


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that effective immediately, all staff and visitors to City of Hammond municipal buildings must wear personal protective masks. The buildings affected by this order include City Hall, Sportsplex, Civic Center, Jean Shepherd Center, Hammond Police Department, Hammond Marina, Hammond Fire Department, Hammond Water Department, Hammond Sanitary District, Hammond Housing Authority, Public Works …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Announces Creation of “Medic Bound” EMT Program


CATEGORY: Fire Department, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced a new proposal for Hammond residents who are looking for an opportunity to fulfill their dream of becoming a Firefighter/Paramedic/EMT but can’t financially afford the expense. Currently, the City of Hammond has 155 firefighting personnel all trained in paramedics/EMTs. However, with longevity, many firefighters will soon be retiring and replacements will be …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Cooling Shelters Open in Hammond


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that due to the extreme heat expected this week, the City of Hammond has identified buildings as cooling centers, including: The Jean Shepherd Center and the Lost Marsh Golf Course Clubhouse. Individuals may use these facilities during regular operating hours if necessary to cool down from temperatures that are predicted to remain …