From the mayor's desk

01 February 2023 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (February 1, 2023) – The Economic and Community Development Agency is hosting a series of business workshops throughout 2023. Each workshop will take place at 5pm on the first Tuesday of each month from February through October.


City Council approves the extension of the agreement with MC Squared to facilitate the contracting of renewable energy.
05 January 2023 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – The Kankakee City Council has approved the extension of a 24-month agreement through September 2024 with Chicago-based MC Squared Energy Services, LLC, as part of the city’s community choice electricity aggregation program, providing a pathway to achieve its renewable energy goals.


The City of Kankakee's Mayor's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway to take place on Saturday, November 19, 2022
01 November 2022 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL — Mayor Christopher W. Curtis will once again provide turkeys or ham with other Thanksgiving related sides to members of the community. This event, sponsored by local businesses and the Mayor, will provide free Thanksgiving dinners to residents on a first-registered, first-served basis.


29 September 2022 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Beginning Monday, October 17, and running through Friday, December 2, 2022, the City of Kankakee will begin leaf collection for city residents. Leaf crews will be in your area on your regular garbage day.


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