The Kankakee County Board’s finance committee gave preliminary approval for requests for American Rescue Plan Act funding for four projects while tabling another at its meeting on Tuesday.
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On Saturday, Tom Johnson, 68, of Kankakee, finally met the mother of his 2019 heart donor. "It was absolutely beautiful," he said. "They were just so beautiful."
The Kankakee County Board’s executive committee gave preliminary approval to the request for proposal process for community providers to receive grants for providing social services at its meeting on Tuesday in the county administration building.
After the Nov. 8 election, about one-third of the county board will be comprised by women. Nine of the county’s 28 district seats will be represented by a woman board member, effective at the Dec. 13 board meeting.
Part of what has allowed Kankakee County to put together a workable budget for the next fiscal year that could also lessen the burden on taxpa…