Press Releases



ECDA HOSTING BUSINESS WORKSHOP SERIES
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.

 

LEAF PICK UP FOR FALL 2022
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.

 

CITY TO HOST TWO INFO SESSIONS ON HOME RULE
26 September 2022 | Press Release

In order to assist Kankakee residents to be informed on the referendum question they will be asked on the ballot this fall, the City of Kankakee will host two Home Rule information sessions in coming weeks to discuss the scope of Home Rule authority and how the City has used it.

 

The Economic and Community Development Agency’s (ECDA) Kankakee American Rescue Plan Public Service Program Will Begin Accepting Applications in September
06 September 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (September 6, 2022) – For over 20 years, the Public Service Program has been administered by the City of Kankakee to local not-for-profit agencies.

 

ECDA Hosting Free Homebuyer’s Workshop on July 7
29 June 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (June 29, 2022) – Are you ready to buy a home? Sign up for the Economic and Community Development Agency’s free Homebuyer’s 101 Workshop to learn about the starting phases of the homebuying process.

 

The Citizens Advisory Board Presents Neighborfest at Jeffers Park on Saturday, June 25th
16 June 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (June 16, 2022) – The City of Kankakee’s Citizens Advisory Board invites their neighbors to the second of two community events called NEIGHBORFEST next Saturday, June 25th from 1pm to 4pm at Jeffers Park located at 212 W Water Street.

 

FIRST ANNUAL BLACK BUSINESS CONFERENCE THIS THURSDAY
14 June 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (June 14, 2022) – The Black Pages of Kankakee County, the City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA), and the Kankakee Public Library are partnering to host the 1st Annual Black on Track: Black Business Conference. This public event for Black business owners and their supporters is being held June 16th, 2022 fr

 


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