Hammond City Council
The Hammond City Council budget hearings are at 9 a.m. Sept. 20 in the City Council chambers at City Hall.
HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced Monday by the City Council would create a new class of water rate for commercial properties. Currently commercial properties pay $1.55 per thousand gallons, the same as homeowners. With the new class comes a new rate of $3.28. Currently there is a residentia…
HAMMOND | The City Council on Monday passed a resolution reducing its tax levy in the amount of $1,158,871, which will be transferred to Lake County to help fund the consolidated county emergency dispatch center.
HAMMOND | More revenue is headed Hammond's way after the City Council on Monday passed an ordinance raising city towing fees.
HAMMOND | The city may increase its towing fees.
The saga of Thomas McDermott Jr. continues.
HAMMOND | Chief Fire Inspector Michael Opinker said he will retire from the Fire Department and run for re-election for 5th District councilman.
HAMMOND | A fight has erupted within the City Council regarding one councilman's demand for Festival of the Lakes financial information.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Hammond City Council likely will again debate the merits of opening its sessions with prayer after a sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that prayer at local government meetings is constitutionally permissible, even if those prayers regularly favor one religion…
HAMMOND | A new ordinance to update the city's drug and alcohol policy was introduced recently to the Hammond City Council.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council has authorized the Hammond Fire Department to apply for a federal grant to help buy new radios.
HAMMOND | Debate over firefighters' seniority days began in the Hammond City Council chambers Monday, but discussion was tabled for a future meeting.
HAMMOND | City Council members raised concerns Monday about the lack of information provided regarding the potential expansion of the South Shore commuter train line.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council on Monday approved appropriating about $4.4 million in leftover 2013 gaming dollars into the 2014 budget.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council holds a special meeting Oct. 14 to consider the city's redevelopment budget.
HAMMOND | Public works projects in the city now will have to employ a set percentage of Hammond residents under a new requirement passed by the Hammond City Council.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. increased the salary of the Hammond corporation counsel by executive order, according to an explanation he offered City Council members Monday.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council will weigh the city's 2014 spending plan Monday, which provides raises for city employees and realizes a projected $1 million in savings from creating a consolidated public works department.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council will conduct hearings Saturday on the 2014 budget proposal.
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