Press Releases



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

 

The Citizens Advisory Board Presents Neighborfest this Saturday at Pioneer Park
06 June 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (June 6, 2022) – The City of Kankakee’s Citizens Advisory Board invites their neighbors to the first of two community events called NEIGHBORFEST this Saturday, June 11th from 1 pm to 4 pm at Pioneer Park located at 698 N Hobbie Ave.

 

ECDA IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS, LEAD ASSESSORS, AND LEAD CERTIFIED CONTRACTORS TO ASSIST WITH THEIR HOUSING REHAB AND DEMOLITION PROGRAMS
08 April 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (April 8, 2022) – The City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) is seeking qualifications from qualified Lead Risk Assessors to be their contracted inspector/assessor for the Lead Grant as well as General Contractors to be placed on the revolving list of Lead Certified Contractors that will be used for the

 

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO HOST PROGRAMS WORKSHOP
04 April 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (April 4, 2022) – Kankakee residents are invited to attend an ECDA 101 workshop on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 5:30pm in the ECDA Conference Room located at 200 E Court St Suite 410 in Kankakee.

 

ECDA, NEW YORK LIFE, AND STILL I RISE HOST NEXT WORKSHOP IN FINANCIAL LITERACY SERIES
29 March 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (March 28, 2022) – Next Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, the Economic and Community Development Agency along with Dustin Prince of New York Life Insurance Company and the local nonprofit organization Still I Rise will be hosting the second workshop in their ongoing financial literacy series.

 


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