From the mayor's desk

Strong Neighborhoods Elm House Hosts Block Party for Community
23 October 2020 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL -  (October 23, 2020) – Strong Neighborhoods (SN) hosted a block party outside their Elm House this past Saturday for local residents in the second and sixth wards. Families and friends gathered across the block of 500 Elm Avenue enjoying food, games, vendors, a DJ, and more.


Mayor Wells-Armstrong Releases Statement In Support of Local Business Owners
23 October 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL - Earlier this week, Governor Pritzker announced plans to start mitigation efforts for Region 7 which includes Kankakee and Will Counties.


Governor Pritzker Announces Resurgence Mitigations to Take Effect for Kankakee, Will, Kane and DuPage Counties
22 October 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recently announced a rolling seven day average of 8% or above for a COVID-19 test positivity rate for Region 7 (Kankakee and Will County) and Region 8 (Kane and DuPage County).


Leaf Pick Up Begins in City of Kankakee
19 October 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Leaf pick up is now underway in the City of Kankakee and will run through Friday, December 4, 2020. Leaf crews will be in your area on your regular garbage day.


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