2017 Realtors Breakfast

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GNIAR (Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors) and the City of Hammond invite all Realtors to join us for the Annual Realtors Breakfast Discussion Topics: Economic Development, College Bound, Homebound, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Parks & Recreation and much more. Free golfing for registered realtors. Please RSVP by calling Owana Miller at (219) 853-7326 or email millero@gohammond.com by Friday May 26, …

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair

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The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate someone you think deserves recognition from one of the following categories: Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017 Please complete …

2017 Black History Month Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Human Relations Commission and Department of Community Development will host a Black History Month Celebration on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Hammond City Hall, 1st floor lobby. The festivities will begin at 10:00am. The theme for this year’s event is “Women of the Cloth.” Mayor McDermott will present a proclamation honoring eight African …

Notice of Public Comment Period

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Pursuant to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, the City of Hammond has prepared its 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan and 2017 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 …

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr., the City of Hammond, and the Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity present the Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration: “Dream With A Purpose” Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 6:45am This year’s Candlelight March starts at Hammond City Hall, with lineup beginning at 6:30am, and concludes at the Hammond Civic Center where the festivities continue …

City Seeks Input on Community/Sports Complex

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The City of Hammond is working with Johnson Consulting to gather community input on the design, services, activities and events for the planned sports complex. Please plan on attending one, or both, of these upcoming meetings: For more information contact Owana J. Miller, Director, Department of Community Development at (219) 853-6358.

Hammond Hosts 30th Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond Planning and Development present the 30th Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 8:00am – 10:00am at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4125 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. For the 30th anniversary edition of the breakfast, the theme is “Volunteering: The Heart of America”. Tickets for the event are issued on …

PUBLIC NOTICE: Funding Request Applications Now Available

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The City of Hammond, Department of Planning and Development is in the process of preparing its 2017-2018 budget for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO). Applications will be available beginning September 26, 2016. Application must be completed and return to the Department of Planning and Development, 5925 Calumet Ave, Suite …

Proposals Requested for Consolidated Plan Consultant

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THE REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HAMMOND, INDIANA is requesting proposals from experienced community development consultant firms or individual consultants to assist the City develop the planning documents necessary to receive a direct Entitlement Community designation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and become a new grantee eligible to receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) …

City Officials Request Your Input on Fair Housing

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Pursuant to its authority under the Fair Housing Act, HUD has directed program participants to undertake a new type of assessment of fair housing issues called the Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) approach. The updated AFH rule is designed to improve community planning in order to overcome fair housing issues. The Department of Community Development, in partnership with the Hammond …