May 16, 2018

KANKAKEE –  Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong was unanimously voted to the Vice-Chair of the Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency (KRMA)


KRMA is the region’s waste water treatment facility and is governed by a board of community leaders including the city of Kankakee and the villages of Bradley, Mayor Paul Shore from Bourbonnais, and Mayor Brian Stump from Aroma Park. 


"I am very excited about the opportunity to represent my community in this capacity.  During the past year, I have gained significant knowledge from the dedicated staff regarding this valuable resource that serves our region.” said Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong.


The Mayor chaired her first meeting this week in the absence of Bradley Mayor Bruce Adams who has been undergoing medical treatment.


Kankakee has three additional representatives, Alderman Dennis Baron (R-6th), Alderman Carl Brown (D-7th) and Marc Wakat, who resides in Limestone Township. Gabriel Salazar, a resident of the city of Kankakee works in the Environmental Services Utility (ESU) and serves as the board’s alternate for the City.


Since the city of Kankakee has the majority of ownership in the facility, it has the most seats on the board.


The KRMA board meets monthly and addresses issues related to the maintenance of the facility, operations, and meeting the demands of industry users.


For more information, contact the Mayor's office at 815-933-0500.



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