Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, Kankakee, Illinois has been elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors by NLC’s membership at the 2018 City Summit in Los Angeles. Wells-Armstrong was elected to a 2-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy, governance and membership activities.
There have been many multiple shots fired and shooting incidents in the past few days. These incidents are occurring in the 1st and 2nd wards.
Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, the City Council and residents expressed concerns regarding access to recycle service following a presentation made to the full City Council by Ernie Lopez, Municipal Services Manager at Republic Services.
KANKAKEE – As of today, Interim Police Chief Price Dumas resigned his position with the City of Kankakee. The Chief served the community and his contributions in addressing public safety initiatives are greatly appreciated. We thank Interim Chief Dumas for his service to the City of Kankakee and we wish him well in his future endeavors.
For decades after Kankakee was founded in 1854, the Kankakee River was central to the city’s prosperity, rich culture, and successful image. Click Read More to review Master Plan; PDF available.
“Our goal is simple: reducing violence in our community that takes far too many of our young lives,” Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong said. “Cities across the nation have been successful working with Cities United in implementing solutions to address specific causes of violence in their communities.”
A delegation from Cities United, a national organization dedicated to reducing violence in cities among African-American men and boys, will be traveling to Kankakee on Tuesday and participating in a community forum discussing local concerns about public safety in the Kankakee region. The event is open to the public and will include comments from
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Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong joined members of the Kankakee City Council and community leaders yesterday at a ribbon-cutting for the opening of the Farmers Market bike-docking station.