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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.

 

BREWER-WATSON TO JOIN HOUSING TASK FORCE
15 March 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (March 14, 2022) – Recently Barbi Brewer-Watson, Executive Director of the City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development Agency was approved to join Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District Housing Task Force facilitated by Congresswoman Kelly.

 

ECDA AND KFD HOSTING FIRE SAFETY EVENT FOR KIDS THIS SATURDAY
15 March 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (March 15, 2022) – This Saturday, March 19th, 2022 the Economic and Community Development Agency along with the Kankakee Fire Department will be hosting a Fire Safety Event for kids.

 

THREE NEW PROGRAMS TO ASSIST KANKAKEE RESIDENTS LAUNCH AT ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
04 March 2022 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (March 4, 2022) – The City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) has three new programs to assist Kankakee residents thanks to the City Council’s ARP allocations. Applications for the Moderate-Income Rehab Assistance Program (MIRA), Rental Rehab program, and Kankakee American Rescue Plan (KARP) Public Service

 

The Economic and Community Development Agency’s (ECDA) Annual Public Service Program Will Begin Accepting Applications in December
01 December 2021 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, Ill. (December 1, 2021) – For over 20 years, the Public Service Program has been administered by the City of Kankakee to fund local not-for-profit agencies providing services to low-to-moderate income persons in the City of Kankakee.

 

Mayor Chris W. Curtis to Host Inaugural Free Turkey Giveaway
11 November 2021 | Press Release

KANKAKEE IL – City of Kankakee Mayor Chris W. Curtis will host an inaugural Turkey Dinner Giveaway on Saturday, November 20, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the parking lot in front of the municipal building 304 S. Indiana Ave, Kankakee IL.

 


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