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Mayor's Statement on Flooding in the Area

Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong has released the following statement regarding flooding in the area.

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Mayor Wells-Armstrong to Hold Town Hall Meeting

Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong will host a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the Mayor’s Kankakee Forward agenda and allow for community feedback from residents.

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Upcoming Events

March 2018

    Teen Dating & Domestic Violence Community Forum
    Mar 7th

    Teen Dating & Domestic Violence Community Forum

    5:30 pm City Life Center - 1820 E. Court St., Kankakee

    A forum for teens, parents, and community leaders to discuss the issue of teen dating violence and how we can all work toward identifying and preventing the next

    Horseback Riding Lessons
    Mar 15th

    Horseback Riding Lessons

    6:00 pm Kankakee Valley Park District

    Saddle up and ride! Students will be introduced to horse basics and safety.

    Little Blackhawks
    Mar 18th

    Little Blackhawks

    11:45 am Ice Valley Centre

    Little Blackhawks Learn Play program is an 7 week learn to play program for 4-8 year olds who have prior skating knowledge and would like to try playing with


Friday Night Date Night with the Mayor

TBD Friday, February 23, 2018

Join the Mayor and her husband for date night.