CATEGORY: Community Development, Public Notices

Pursuant to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, the City of Hammond has prepared its Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) for program year 2019 ending March 31, 2020. The CAPER describes the City’s use of federal grant funds including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership grant, and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). The report includes a summary of expenditures, accomplishments, and progress toward goals stated in the City’s Strategic Plan.

Notice is hereby given that the City of Hammond, Department of Planning and Development, is seeking comments from City residents regarding the 2019 CAPER. The City will consider all written comments received before November 20th, 2020. The complete document is available on the city’s website here, and in Room 115 at City Hall, 5925 Calumet Avenue. Please submit all written comments to Mrs. Owana Miller, Community Development Director, at 5925 Calumet Avenue, Room 115, Hammond IN 46320. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Miller at (219) 853-6358.

Notice is hereby given that the public will also be able to make comments regarding the 2019 CAPER at the Hammond Redevelopment Commission scheduled for 4:30 PM on November 17th, 2020. If any member of the public wishes to attend the meeting electronically, the meeting will be available on Zoom, which can be accessed for free on the internet at and then click the “Join a Meeting” tab followed by the meeting ID 704 811 372 (no password is required). You can also download the free Zoom app to your smartphone and join the meeting via the app. Please be advised any member of the public attending the meeting will have their audio turned off during the meeting.