Mayor O’Dekirk to give Joliet State of the City Presentation to JJC Students, Employees on Feb. 23; Public Invited

City of Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk will give a State of the City presentation on Thursday, Feb. 23, at noon in the U-Building Auditorium on the Joliet Junior College Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet. JJC employees, students, and the public are invited. There is no charge to attend. 

Mayor O’Dekirk will provide city updates, success stories, and his vision for the city’s future as well as take questions after the program, which has been coordinated by the college’s Business Department to promote civic engagement opportunities for students. This will be the second year in which Mayor O’Dekirk has made this public presentation at the college, with last year’s event drawing over 200 participants.

The City of Joliet, with nearly 150,000 residents, is the largest community in the college’s district, which covers 1,442 square miles and serves parts of seven counties including Will, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Kankakee, Livingston, and Cook Counties.

For questions, contact Kelly Rohder at or (815) 280-2915.

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