Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Hammond Partners with Leopardo Energy to Develop Energy Conservation Program

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that Hammond is partnering with Leopardo Energy to develop and implement an energy conservation program to help the City go green. Using guaranteed energy savings financing, the City will make upgrades to its facilities, streetlights and fleet that will reduce its carbon footprint and lower expenses. Over the next 14 months, residents …

VIP Experience Passes Now Available!

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The 14th annual Festival of the Lakes takes place in Hammond’s beautiful Wolf Lake Memorial Park from July 19-23. Don’t miss the chance to see your favorite artist in this year’s outstanding lineup! VIP Experience Passes go on sale TODAY at 9:00am on festivalofthelakes.com. Act quickly and get your VIP Experience Pass while they last! There are only a limited …

Hammond Parks & Rec Summer Tennis Camps

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Players bring your own racquets. All other supplies provided by camp! Where: Dowling Park, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN 46323 Register in Person at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN (219)554-0155

Adult Group Tennis Lessons and Drills

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Learning or returning to tennis has never been easier! This program is an introductory, instructional program for adults. It is designed to teach basic skills quickly in a group environment. Classes meet twice weekly for six weeks, for 1.5 hours of instruction and drills. Includes a chance to win a new racquet. This class is open to adults aged 18 …

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2017

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2017, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun:June 12th – July 14thMonday – Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) This program is open to boys and girls, Hammond residents only, …

Job Posting: Tax Credit Assistant

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This is not a full listing of the detailed duties of this position. If additional information is needed please contact the Personnel Office at (219) 853-6501. Position will be posted internally only from May 24, 2017, until May 31, 2017. If the position is not filled internally it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) days. …

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Mayor McDermott Speaks at the 2017 Annual Police Memorial Service

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Mayor McDermott spoke at the Annual Hammond Police Memorial on May 24, 2017. Below is a transcript of that speech: Good evening ladies and gentlemen. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our elected officials…… I would like to welcome you all today to this most solemn occasion—remembering Hammond police officers and officers all across the nation who …

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Hammond City Council Considers Updates to HHRC Mission to Include LGBTQIA

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the Hammond City Council will consider an ordinance amending section 34.231 of the Hammond Municipal Code pertaining to the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to the powers and duties of the Hammond Human Relations Commission. This amendment, sponsored by Councilwoman at Large Janet Venecz, will be on the agenda …

Hammond Announces Pool Closure for 2017

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the City of Hammond’s public pools will be closed this season. The city has determined that due to emergency safety conditions that exist at all four of the city’s public swimming pools, they cannot be opened at all this year. “The repairs, even if started today, would not be able to …