​Bill Emerson, Sr.

4th district HAMMOND COuncilman


We are happy to announce the complete rebuild of Edison Park.  It features soccer fields, a skateboard park and a new state of the art playground.   The walkways around the park have also been widened.

Congratulations to Matt Reardon and his construction company on receiving a state-wide award for the new Edison Park.

Ornamental Lighting Projects.

  • 6500-6900 blocks of Madison
  • 6600 block of Van Buren

Overlay  Projects

  • 170th St. Monroe to Harrison
  • 176th Court
  • 900-1100 blocks of River Drive
  • 6500-7300 blocks of Madison 
  • 500-700 blocks of 171st Street
  • 6500-6600 blocks of Jefferson
  • 7400-7500 blocks of Maplewood
  • 1500 block of 177th Place
  • Walnut Ave. to River Drive on 177th Street 
  • 6500 block of Jackson 
  • 7100 - 7200 blocks of Jackson
  • 500-600 block of 173rd Street
  • Old Columbia intersection with Columbia
  • 170th St. Monroe to Harrison


We are happy to report the removal of the muffler and brake shop at 169th and Calumet and the carpet store at 165th and Calumet. Both businesses were vacant  for years and unsightly. 

The continued use of Hammond's first dog park at Riverside Park is appreciated.