Kankakee Valley Park District

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - During its June 26, 2017 Kankakee Valley Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, the Board considered and approved Ordinance # 1.75, "AN ORDINANCE ELIMINATING FREE RENTAL OF PARK FACILITIES BY COMMISSIONERS" This is a clear example of how a local public body, when...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - According to January 23, 2017, Board Minutes, the Kankakee Valley Park District Commissioners have been receiving "two free rentals for non-manned facilities." Who knows what else they may be receiving? As we have discussed in numerous other articles about other park districts in...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_34548" align="alignleft" width="150"] Click to enlarge[/caption] After our article exposing the fact that the Kankakee Valley Park District (KVPD) had not approved any of their meeting minutes since April of 2016 - more than 9 months ago, Park Commissioner J.J. Hollis took...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - The Kankakee Valley Park District, on the losing edge of a financial cliff, has apparently made the decision it doesn't want the public to know what happens at "their" meetings. With the district in financial ruin, having laid off nearly every employee, you would...