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Hammond Village Board
September 11, 2014
Mayhem over Muldoon Street
Hammond Village Board trustees were confused by the irate residents abuzz about the Muldoon Street issue who packed the house at Monday night’s meeting. As Trustee Lynn Pabst said: “I thought this was over. We approved to have it platted with an engineer.” The issue in question...
September 11, 2014 - 12:22pm
August 14, 2014
North Davis Street redo coming in 2015
The Hammond Village Board voted Monday night at its regular board meeting to get the ball rolling in 2015 on the second half of Davis Street reconstruction. Greg Adams of Ayres Associates said he will need to update the permits and revise cost estimates for the project because...
August 14, 2014 - 1:58pm
Hammond intends to support BAMC hospital build
The Hammond Village Board, minus absent trustees Laurie Gruber and Sandy Brecht, passed a resolution Monday night to cement Hammond’s intent to help Baldwin Area Medical Center build a new health campus through the issuance of a public bond for up to $10 million, pending village...
August 14, 2014 - 1:57pm
July 17, 2014
Board mulls bond to finance BAMC
Monday night’s meeting of the Hammond Village Board was largely dominated by talk of Baldwin Area Medical Center’s plan to build a new hospital. Baldwin, Woodville and Roberts municipal governments received the same request that National Healthcare Capital consultant Tom Mayfield...
July 17, 2014 - 10:54am
June 13, 2014
Muldoon Street to finally become a village street
The Hammond Village Board came to a consensus Monday night on how to proceed with the Muldoon Street issue, which has been a topic of contention for months. The Board voted 5-1 to proceed with paying Ayres Associates to map out a topographical survey of the parcels involved in...
June 13, 2014 - 9:32am
May 16, 2014
Hammond board appoints new trustee
The Hammond Village Board unanimously appointed a new trustee at Monday night’s meeting after hearing from three potential candidates. Stan Kolakowski, 295 Johnson Pkwy., a regional quality manager at Fairmount Minerals, was unanimously appointed trustee after each candidate...
May 16, 2014 - 7:46am
May 2, 2014
Hammond Trustee Mack Kamm resigns; Board can't agree on appointment
Hammond Village Trustee Mack Kamm resigned from the board via email on April 15 with no warning, according to Hammond village clerk/administrator Sandi Hazer. Hazer said Kamm resigned because family commitments didn’t allow him to devote the time needed to being a trustee. ...
May 2, 2014 - 12:52pm
April 18, 2014
Yellow curbs mean no parking
The curb on Third Street immediately south of 3 Guys Granite in Hammond will soon be painted a bright yellow from its garage door entrance west to the stop sign at the Davis Street intersection, which means no more parking there. Hammond Village Public Works employee Bob Trudell...
April 18, 2014 - 11:16am
March 27, 2014
Rivard apologizes for closed session remarks
Hammond Village Board Trustee Mary Rivard read a statement aloud at Monday night’s board meeting apologizing for making any comments on closed session business regarding public works employee Chuck Fedie, but denied mentioning his name when those comments were made. “I want...
March 27, 2014 - 5:01pm
March 14, 2014
Trustee draws fire for comments made out of closed session
A Hammond public works employee was not happy when he addressed the Hammond Village Board Monday night during the public comment portion of its meeting. Chuck Fedie told board members he was upset about comments allegedly made about him by Village Trustee Mary Rivard in open session...
March 14, 2014 - 10:30am
February 28, 2014
Per diem vs. expense reports; Which is more fair to taxpayers?
The issue of whether to pay Hammond village employees a per diem rate or require them to turn in an itemized expense report when away on business was again up for debate at the Hammond Village Board meeting Monday night. In a 3-2 vote, it was decided to allow village employees...
February 28, 2014 - 9:34am
February 14, 2014
Firm chosen for library renovation study
On the Hammond Library Board’s unanimous recommendation, the Hammond Village Board voted 4-2 to hire General Engineering Company of Portage to conduct the Hammond Community Library’s feasibility study for the expansion of the upper level of the existing library building at its...
February 14, 2014 - 10:55am
January 31, 2014
Library renovation one step closer
Hammond Community Library Director Michelle Johnson was hoping to get the green light to go ahead with a needs assessment for the proposed library renovation at Monday night’s meeting, but the Hammond Village Board decided it needed more details from the two engineering firms before...
January 31, 2014 - 12:20pm
December 13, 2013
Streets issue settled until spring
Carl Hemenway, 1210 Thayer St., told Hammond Village Board members at their regular board meeting Monday night that Muldoon and Bushnell Streets have been maintained and plowed by the village for more than 100 years, and it shouldn’t change now. Hemenway, his wife Mary, Jules...
December 13, 2013 - 7:21am
November 15, 2013
Hammond water bills to increase 32 percent
The Hammond Village Board voted to increase the water portion of the utility bill by 32 percent at a rate of return to the village of 5.25 percent at the regular board meeting Monday, Nov. 11. The water part of utility bills will go up roughly $2.68 per 1,000 gallons used, said Trustee...
November 15, 2013 - 11:59am