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.

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.

Livestream Videos

Live Broadcasts

As of July 1, 2020, City of Kankakee meetings and public comments have resumed to in-person as previously before the pandemic. City of Kankakee meetings will continue to be broadcasted LIVE on Comcast local channel four, the City of Kankakee’s YouTube channel and website.


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