From the mayor's desk

The City of Kankakee Launches #LoveMyCity Campaign 2020
14 February 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL –  The City of Kankakee aims to celebrate its’ community as it joins the National League of Cities in the #LoveMyCity campaign. This year-long initiative will focus on highlighting the reasons in which the community takes pride in where they are from, live, work and enjoy the things the city has to offer. 

 

A Growing Community: Play Palz Opens New Location in Downtown Kankakee
11 February 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Play Palz 101 continues to meet the needs of families. Play Palz recently opened their fourth location at 270 N. Schuyler Ave in Kankakee next to the Helen Wheeler Center.

 

City of Kankakee Codes Get Updated
10 February 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – City of Kankakee codes were recently updated from 2003 to 2018 and are now current. Codes are updated every three years through the International Code Council (ICC). The City of Kankakee has been following the 2003 Building Codes and the 2009 Property Maintenance Code. By updating codes, Insurance Services Office (ISO) ratings have p

 

The Economic and Community Development Agency Office Awarded Community Revitalization Grant Under the Land Bank Capacity Program (LBCP)
06 February 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – The Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) office was awarded a grant of $52,000 from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) to be used in initial capital for startup costs of creating a land bank, operating costs, land acquisition and other locally managed revitalization techniques.

 


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