Kankakee News

Top news from around the city and information straight from the Mayor's Desk.

Welcome to the City of Kankakee!

It is my hope that you will find the website helpful to access information, stay abreast of policy changes, and promote community events. We are here to serve so do not hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, ideas, and recommendations to move Kankakee Forward.

Meet the Mayor
Expungement Fair 2020

United States Census 2020

The Census has been a cornerstone of our democracy since the first national count in 1790. It is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency.

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Bounce Back Kankakee

Phase 4

To better prepare businesses and employers, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has outlined all guidelines for phase four under the Restore Illinois Plan. If business owners have additional questions, contact the ECDA at 815-933-0506.

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Live Broadcasts

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Ongoing Events

 
 

Upcoming Events


    Top Tips for Resumes and Interviewing Success
    Oct 27th

    Top Tips for Resumes and Interviewing Success

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor Auditorium | 200 East Merchant Kankakee

    You’re invited to a special presentation on top tips for resumes and interview success, brought to you by Kankakee United in partnership with Kankakee Community

    WVLI-Mayor's Monthly Radio Broadcast
    Oct 28th

    WVLI-Mayor's Monthly Radio Broadcast

    7:40 am - 8:00 am
    Radio Station WVLI 92.7
    FIRST WARD NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING
    Oct 28th

    FIRST WARD NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Second Baptist Church | 717 N Wildwood Avenue | Kankakee

    To become active in your neighborhood, support your community, learn about what is going on in your local government, have a voice, problem solve, provide

    Track Spending Workshop
    Oct 29th

    Track Spending Workshop

    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor Auditorium | 200 East Merchant Kankakee

    Join the ECDA for their track spending workshop on Thursday, October 29th from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    Pathways Open House
    Oct 30th

    Pathways Open House

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    400 S. Kennedy, Suite 200 | Bradley

    Come see our new location and beautiful artwork donated by ONU Senior Art Majors.

    3rd Annual
    Oct 30th

    3rd Annual "Drive Thru" Trunk or Treat

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    City of Kankakee Police Department | North Parking Lot

    Join the Kankakee Police Department for their 3rd Annual “Drive Thru” Trunk or Treat this year!