Press Releases



ECDA TO HOST EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP ON HOME HEATH HAZARD REDUCTION
28 March 2023 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (March 28, 2023) – The Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) will host a workshop on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 5:30 PM in the ECDA Office (200 E Court St., Suite 410, Kankakee). This workshop will review home maintenance checklists to begin building a plan that keeps your home safe and healthy for your family.

 

ECDA TO HOST FINAL INDIVIDUAL TAX WORKSHOP OF 2023
07 March 2023 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (March 7, 2023) – The Economic and Community Development Agency is hosting its final individual tax workshop to help community members prepare themselves for the 2023 tax season. This final workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 21st at 5:00 PM in the ECDA conference room, located at 200 E Court Street Suite 410 in Kankakee.

 

Arrest in connection with the death of Phillip Spencer Structure Fire in the 455 of East Bourbonnais St. Kankakee, Il
07 March 2023 | Press Release

On February 2, 2023 at approximately 9:45 pm, the Kankakee Fire Department was notified of a residential fire at 455 E. Bourbonnais St. The fire resulted in the death of a resident. Within the structure, the fire department found a male resident, Phillip Spencer deceased. The fire was investigated, and was determined to be suspicious in nature.

 

ECDA TO HOST COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS THROUGHOUT KANKAKEE IN 2023
23 February 2023 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (February 23, 2023) – The Economic and Community Development Agency (ECDA) will begin hosting community conversations for the residents of Kankakee in the upcoming year. The gatherings will be held throughout the City of Kankakee to reach residents across the seven (7) wards.

 

ECDA ORGANIZA TALLER EN ESPAÑOL DE IMPUESTOS PARA NEGOCIOS PEQUEÑOS.
21 February 2023 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (February 13, 2023) – El próximo taller presenatdo por la Agencia de Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario en su serie de talleres para negocios pequeños está programado para el martes 7 de marzo de 5 a 6:30 P.M. en la ECDA sala de conferencias, ubicada en el cuarto piso de la Biblioteca Pública de Kankakee.

 

ECDA TO HOST INDIVIDUAL TAX WORKSHOPS
08 February 2023 | Press Release

KANKAKEE, IL (February 8, 2023) – The Economic and Community Development Agency is hosting individual tax workshops to help community members prepare themselves for the 2023 tax season. There will be three opportunities to attend: Thursday, February 16th, Saturday, March 11th, and Tuesday, March 21st.

 

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.

 


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