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City Council Agendas & City Council Minutes

City Council 2013 Agenda's & Minutes
City Council 2012 Agenda's & Minutes
City Council 2011 Agenda's & Minutes
  City Council Agendas City Council Minutes
01-06-14 01-06-14
01-21-14 01-21-14
02-03-14 02-03-14
02-18-14 02-18-14
03-03-14 03-03-14
03-17-14 03-17-14
04-07-14 04-07-14
04-21-14

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  January 2014

 1

City Offices Closed - New Year's Day

6

7:00 PM City Council Meeting

20

City Offices Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance

21

7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  February 2014

3

7:00 PM City Council Meeting

17

City Offices Closed - President's Day

18

7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  March 2014

3

7:00 PM City Council Meeting

17

7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  April 2014

7 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
18 City Offices Closed - Good Friday
21 7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  May 2014

5 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
19 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
26 City Offices Closed - Memorial Day

  June 2014

6 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
12 7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  July 2014

4 City Offices Closed - Independence Day
7 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
21 7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  August 2014

4 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
18 7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  September 2014

1 City Offices Closed - Labor Day
2 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
15 7:00 PM City Council Meeting

  October 2014

6 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
13 City Offices Closed - Columbus Day
20 77:00 PM City Council Meeting

  November 2014

3 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
11 City Offices Closed - Veterans Day
17  7:00 PM City Council Meeting
27 City Offices Closed - Thanksgiving Day
28 City Offices Closed - Day After Thanksgiving

  December 2014

1 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
15 7:00 PM City Council Meeting
24 City Offices Closed - Christmas Eve
25 City Offices Closed - Christmas Day
NOTICE:
The format of the thirty-minute public speak-out forum held before the first Kankakee City
Council meeting of each month has changed.  Now every council meeting will include a public
speak-out session, which will be incorporated into the council agenda.  This new format took
effect at the council meeting on Monday, October 17, 2011.


The Kankakee area has 18 major festivals and special events, more than any other
county its size in Illinois. For a complete listing of events and a free Visitor's Guide,
call The Kankakee County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 815-935-7390.

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  City Hall

304 S. Indiana Avenue

One of the first LEED's Gold Certified Green Building In Kankakee County

Click on the picture above for a brochure about the LEED's Green Building Project.

 

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  Council Meetings

 

RESOLUTION NO. 2013 - _25____

COUNCIL DATES FOR THE YEAR 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the regular scheduled and committee meetings of the City Council of the City of Kankakee for the calendar year of 2014.  Meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers of the Donald E. Green Public Safety Center, 385 East Oak St., Kankakee, Illinois as listed below, unless otherwise changed or otherwise scheduled by proper action of the City Council of said City:

JANUARY Monday, January 6 JULY Monday, July 7   
  Tuesday, January 21    Monday, July 21
       
FEBRUARY  Monday, February 3 AUGUST Monday, August 4
  Tuesday, February 18   Monday, August 18
       
MARCH  Monday, March 3 SEPTEMBER  Tuesday, September 2
  Monday, March 17   Monday, September 15
       
APRIL Monday, April 7 OCTOBER Monday, October 6
  Monday, April 21   Monday, October 20
       
MAY  Monday, May 5 NOVEMBER Monday, November 3
  Monday, May 19    Monday, November 17
       
JUNE     Monday, June 2 DECEMBER    Monday, December 1
  Monday, June 16   Monday, December 15

Each Council meeting will include a public speak-out session, which will be incorporated into the Council agenda, allowing the public to address the Council on any subject pertaining to the City of Kankakee.

All regular, special, rescheduled or reconvened meetings are open to the public.

Adopted this 4th day of November, 2013.

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Click here for the Ward / Alderpersons Map:

  City Officials

Mayor Nina Epstein since 2009 815-933-0500 W mayor@citykankakee-il.gov
City Clerk Anjanita Dumas since 2001 815-933-0480 W  dirclk@citykankakee-il.gov
1st Ward Alderman James R. Cox since 1999 815-932-5024 H wa1a@citykankakee-il.gov
1st Ward Alderman Glenn E. Davidson since 2009 815-933-6961 H wa1b@citykankakee-il.gov
2nd Ward Alderman James H. Stokes, Jr. since 2011 815-401-5661 H
815-401-6530 C
wa2a@citykankakee-il.gov
2nd Ward Alderman Stacy Gall since 2013 815-207-3624 H wa2b@citykankakee-il.gov
3rd Ward Alderman Stephen Linneman since 2008 815-937-4004 H 
815-933-9152 W
wa3a@citykankakee-il.gov
3rd Ward Alderman Larry A. Osenga since 2009 815-933-3190 H wa3b@citykankakee-il.gov
4th Ward Alderman Danita Swanson since 2003 815-933-8118 H
815-935-2270 W
wa4a@citykankakee-il.gov
4th Ward Alderman James A. Faford since 2009 815-939-1419 H wa4b@citykankakee-il.gov
5th Ward Alderman Tyler D. Tall, Sr. since 2010 815-937-0541 H wa5a@citykankakee-il.gov
5th Ward Alderman Dexter Thompson since 2011

815-216-3738 H
312-898-4849 C

wa5b@citykankakee-il.gov
6th Ward Alderman Christopher Curtis since 2012 815-935-1319 H wa6a@citykankakee-il.gov
6th Ward Alderman Dennis Baron since 1987 815-932-2819 H
815-939-7373 W
wa6b@citykankakee-il.gov
7th Ward Alderman Fred Tetter since 2013 815-933-2998 H
815-304-4133 H
wa7a@citykankakee-il.gov
7th Ward Alderman P. Carl Brown since 2001 815-933-3661 H
815-937-2955 W
wa7b@citykankakee-il.gov
         
Corporation Counsel Christopher W. Bohlen   936-3618  
Comptroller Elizabeth Kubal   933-0491 edkubal@citykankakee-il.gov
Admin. Asst. Nancy Smithberg   933-0500 nksmithberg@citykankakee-il.gov
Committees 2013-2014
  E.S.U.B.* BUDGET LICENSE FRANCHISE
CHAIR Epstein Baron Brown
VICE-CHAIR Brown Fafprd Linneman
1st Ward Cox Davidson Cox
2nd Ward Gall Gall Stokes
3rd Ward Linneman Linneman
4th Ward Faford Swanson
5th Ward Tall Tall Thompson
6th Ward Baron   Curtis
7th Ward   Tetter   
Clerk Dumas    
* Environmental Services Utility Board
Committees 2013-2014
  ORDINANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CDA
CHAIR Swanson Curtis Davidson
VICE-CHAIR Cox Faford Swanson
1st Ward   Davidson  
2nd Ward Stokes Gall Stokes
3rd Ward Osenga Linneman Osenga
4th Ward  
5th Ward Thompson Thompson Tall
6th Ward Curtis Baron
7th Ward Tetter  Tetter Brown
Clerk      
Committees 2013-2014
  PUBLIC SAFETY CODE
CHAIR Osenga Tall
VICE-CHAIR Davidson Curtis
1ST Ward Davidson
2ND Ward Gall Gall
3RD Ward   Osenga
4TH Ward Swanson  Faford
5TH Ward Tall  
6TH Ward Baron
7TH Ward Brown Tetter  
Clerk      
Committees 2013-2014
 

KRMA

 
Green  
Baron  
Brown  
  Epstein  
   
   
   

  State Officials

Governor Pat Quinn 217-782-6830
Lt. Governor Sheila Simon 217-782-7884
Secretary of State Jesse White 217-782-2201
Attorney General Lisa Madigan 217-782-1090
Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka 217-782-6000
Treasurer Dan Rutherford 217-782-2211
State Senator
40th
Toi W Hutchinson 217-782-7419
US Representative
11th
Adam Kinzinger 815-729-2308
State Representative
79th
Lisa M. Dugan 815-939-1983
 U.S. Officials
Senator Richard J. Durbin 202-224-2152
Senator Mark Kirk 202-224-2854

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  Financial Reports

In order to view the following items, you must have Acrobat Adobe installed on your computer.  To download and install Acrobat Adobe, click here.

To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2013 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2012 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2011 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2010 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2009 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2008 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2007 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2006 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2005 click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Illinois, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2004 click here.

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  Jobs with the City

Application for Employment  
(will only be accepted when there is an opening)

 

  Job Training Programs

Kankakee Community College 

KCC offers high quality, cost-effective work force preparation services. For more information, call 815-802-8100 

Unmet Needs

The Unmet Needs Program, sponsored by Kankakee Community College, Personnel Concepts, Inc., and Kankakee County Economic Development Council, offers training in personal and job skills, internships and degree programs. For more information, call 815-933-0345. 

Kankakee Area Career Center

The Kankakee Area Career Center provides career education and practical experience for high school students. For more information, call 815-939-4971. 

Major Employers
Riverside Medical Center Hospital 1475
Shapiro Development Center Hospital 1375
Provena St. Mary's Hospital Hospital 1020
Centeon (Armour) Pharmaceuticals 1040
Sears Logistics Services Retail Replenishment Center 724
Baker & Taylor Book Wholesaler 560
Kankakee School District 111 Education 680
K-Mart Distribution Center Retail Replenishment Center 601
Super K-Mart Store Retail 540
Kankakee Community College Education 513
Armstrong World Industries Inc. Flooring 370
CIGNA (Connecticut General) Insurance Claims Processing 850
City of Kankakee City Government 373
Kankakee County Government 430
 M & D Industries, International, Inc. Mylar Balloons 400

Economic Alliance for Kankakee County
Kankakee County Economic Development

Area Job Development Association

Area Job Development Association was created in 1983 to encourage industrial and commercial welfare and growth in Kankakee County. Their goal has been to promote employment opportunities, and bring industries to the County along with assisting existing industries in their expansion through inducements, financing, and other necessary activities. 
For more information please call 815-933-2537.

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  Municipal Code Book

INDEX

Chapter 1 -     General Provisions

Chapter 2 -     Administration

Chapter 3 -     Affirmative Action Plan

Chapter 4 -     Alcoholic Beverages

Chapter 5 -     Amusements

Chapter 6 -     Animals and Fowl

Chapter 7 -     Auctions and Auctioneers

Chapter 8 -     Buildings and Building Regulations *

Chapter 9 -     Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

Chapter 10 -   Civil Defense and Emergencies

Chapter 11 -   Coin Operated Machines

Chapter 12 -   Elections and Ward Boundaries

Chapter 13 -   Fair Housing

Chapter 14 -   Fire Prevention and Protection *

Chapter 15 -   Food and Food Establishments

Chapter 16 -   Garbage and Rubbish

Chapter 17 -   Harbor and Vessels

Chapter 18 -   Health *

Chapter 19 -   Itinerant Merchants and Transient Vendors *

Chapter 20 -   Article I. Library

Chapter 21 -   Article I. Licenses Generally

Chapter 22 -   Miscellaneous Offenses and Provisions

Chapter 23 -   Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks *

Chapter 24 -   Article I. Nuisances

Chapter 25 -   Pawnbrokers, and Junk and Secondhand Merchandise Dealers

Chapter 26 -   Peddlers and Solicitors *

Chapter 27 -   Police

Chapter 27a - POLICE AND FIRE COMMISSION BOARD

Chapter 28 -   Railroads

Chapter 29 -   Regulations and Control of Police Alarm Systems*

Chapter 30 -   STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PROPERTY*

Chapter 31 -   Taxation

Chapter 32 -   Traffic and Vehicles

Chapter 33 -   PUBLIC PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR HIRE

Chapter 34 -   Division 100

Chapter 34 -   Division 104

Chapter 34 -   Division 200

Chapter 34 -   Division 300

Chapter 35 -   Historical Preservation 

Chapter 36 -   Administrative Adjudication of Certain Ordinance Violations
Chapter 37 -   An Ordinance Amending the Kankakee Municipal Code by Creating Chapter 37 Entitled
                        "Telecommunication Towers and Antennas"

Chapter 38 -   Landscape Ordinance

Chapter 39 -   Incentives and Financial Assistance

ORDINANCE NO. 00-61 -  An Ordinance Providing Standards and Controls for Storm Water
                                               Management, Erosion and Sedimentation

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  January 2014

1

City Offices Closed - New Year's Day  (observed)

20

City Offices Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. (Observance)

  February 2014

17

City Offices Closed - President's Day

  March 2014

 

No Observed Holidays

  April 2014

18 City Offices Closed - Good Friday

  May 2014

26 City Offices Closed - Memorial Day

  June 2014

  No Observed Holidays

  July 2014

4 City Offices Closed - Independence Day

  August 2014

  No Observed Holidays

  September 2014

1 City Offices Closed - Labor Day

  October 2014

13 City Offices Closed - Columbus Day

  November 2014

11 City Offices Closed - Veterans Day
27 City Offices Closed - Thanksgiving Day
28 City Offices Closed - Day After Thanksgiving

  December 2014

24 City Offices Closed - Christmas Eve
25 City Offices Closed - Christmas Day

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  Zoning Ordinances


For Building Codes & Permit questions and information,
call 815-936-7327.

For Planning & Zoning questions and information,
call 815-936-7320.  

In order to view the following items, you must have Acrobat Adobe installed
on your computer.  To download and install Acrobat Adobe, click here.

To view the City of Kankakee, Comprehensive Plan 1997, click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Zoning Ordinance 1995, click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Zoning Maps, click here.
To view the City of Kankakee, Subdivision Regulations,
 2002 Revised, click here.

To view the list of currently adopted building codes, click here.

 

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