KANKAKEE, Illinois - Effective Friday June 16, 2023 City of Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater will retire. Chief Passwater quoted “It has been a pleasure to serve the citizens of Kankakee as a Police Officer for the last 33 years, however, it is time for me to move on to another chapter of my life.”
Kankakee, IL - Earlier this year the City Administration and the Kankakee City Council voted to ELIMINATE the City’s vehicle sticker requirement. This means that residents will not have to purchase a vehicle sticker this year.
KANKAKEE, IL (March 7, 2023) – The Economic and Community Development Agency is hosting its final individual tax workshop to help community members prepare themselves for the 2023 tax season. This final workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 21st at 5:00 PM in the ECDA conference room, located at 200 E Court Street Suite 410 in Kankakee.
On February 2, 2023 at approximately 9:45 pm, the Kankakee Fire Department was notified of a residential fire at 455 E. Bourbonnais St. The fire resulted in the death of a resident. Within the structure, the fire department found a male resident, Phillip Spencer deceased. The fire was investigated, and was determined to be suspicious in nature.