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Village of Morton
Village Hall

120 North Main Street
Post Office Box 28
Morton, IL  61550-0028
7:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Monday – Friday
309-266-5361
309-266-5508 (Fax)
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(Zoning Dept.)
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News

2015 Spring Hydrant Flushing Schedule

Apr 1, 2015

Wednesday NIGHT Shift - April 1st / 2nd Linden / Linden Ct. / Fox Creek Ct. / Autumn Ridge Ct. Greenleaf / Wildlife Turtle Creek Tr. / Mossy Tr. / Shaggy Bark Tr. ...

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Bulky Item Pick-up April 27-May 1

Apr 1, 2015

A bulky item pick up day for customers of Grimm Bros. Trucking is scheduled for the week of April 27th - May 1st on your regularly scheduled garbage day.  Please have acceptable items at the curb by 6:00 am.  Anything that can fit in a can, bag or box will require an additional trash sticker.  The pick up is for bulky items only. ...

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Agenda - Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees April 6, 2015

Mar 31, 2015

The agenda for the April 6, 2015, Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Morton, Illinois is now available for review.  The meetings are open to the public.  Follow the link below to view the agenda for the upcoming meeting. ...

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2015 Spring Hydrant Flushing Schedule

Mar 31, 2015

Tuesday NIGHT Shift - March 31/April 1 Veterans Rd.: Lakeland to Wildlife Dr. ...

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I-74 & I-155 Ramp Detours

Mar 26, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation has informed the Village of Morton that the ramp closures and detours at the I-74/I-155 interchange will go into effect starting April 1st.  Click here to see a drawing showing the ramps that will be closed and the detour routes.  Also, the website below has additional information regarding the project. ...

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

Mar 24, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the following ramp closures, both scheduled to take effect Wednesday, April 1st and continue until the end of November: ...

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2015 Spring Hydrant Flushing

Mar 19, 2015

Village of Morton employees will begin the semi-annual hydrant flushing program on Sunday, March 22, 2015, weather permitting.  Flushing operations will be conducted between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM daily (Mon. through Fri.), and between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM nightly (except Fri. and Sat.).  Flushing of the entire system should be completed in approximately three weeks.  Residents in affected areas may notice a brief drop in water pressure, as well as some discoloration of the water.  Daily information regarding flushing patterns may be found on Comcast channel 22, iTV-3 channel 23, and www.morton-il.gov. ...

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Spring 2015 Yard Waste Disposal Program

Mar 17, 2015

YARD WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAM SPRING 2015 ...

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Morton Recognized as Great Place to Raise a Family

Feb 19, 2015

Morton was nationally recognized again as a great place to raise a family. You may recall that in 2013 Family Circle magazine named Morton one of the ten best towns in America in which to raise a family. Now the consumer advocacy site NerdWallet has ranked Morton 8th in their "Best Cities for Young Families in Illinois" study. They evaluated 200 cities for home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education, and family friendliness. For the full report, click on this link http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/cities/economics/best-cities-for-young-families-in-illinois-2015/ ...

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Long Range Transportation Planning

Feb 5, 2015

IDOT makes their own plans for the use of Federal highway funds. IDOT’s 0-6 Year plan includes money for the Morton intersection at Jackson & Main ($3.9 Million). In addition, our Tri-County Regional Planning Commission makes it’s own plans by accepting project proposals for Federal and State funding from local communities in our area and, using a point system, determining which projects are the most deserving. They are prioritized into 0-5 years, 6-10 years, and 11-25 years. The Peoria-Pekin Metropolitan Planning Area Technical Committee (on which our own Craig Loudermilk serves) makes the recommendations to the Policy Committee (on which I serve) and the Policy Committee accepts, modifies, or rejects their recommendations. Here are some of the upcoming major projects for Morton that are scheduled or expected to receive 70% from the Federal government: ...

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Update on the Status of Morton's Drinking Water

Jan 28, 2015

Update on the status of Morton’s drinking water – 1/28/15 ...

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Disaster Preparedness Update

Jan 14, 2015

We are working with Morton’s churches to continue our Village preparations for dealing with a disaster. We need to know who we can count on in an emergency. ...

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Grimm Bros. Trucking Drop-off Point

Dec 17, 2014

Grimm Bros. Trucking operates a drop-off point at 1090 W. Jefferson St. for their Morton customers.  They accept cardboard, used motor oil and e-waste such as computers, cell phones, TVs, dry cell batteries and audio-video equipment. ...

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Disaster Preparedness

Dec 8, 2014

Since the Washington, Illinois disaster, we have been evaluating and modifying our ability to respond to a similar situation.  If you have any special skills or knowledge for dealing with disasters of any kind and are willing to share, please contact me at  (309) 266-5361 x248 or rrainson@morton-il.gov. ...

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

Dec 4, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces the ramp carrying northbound I-155 traffic to eastbound I-74 and the portion of Jefferson Street under I-74 in Morton are expected to reopen Monday, December 8th. ...

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BOIL ORDER CANCELLED

Nov 14, 2014

BOIL ORDER CANCELLED Village of Morton, Morton, Illinois ...

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2014 Fall Hydrant Flushing Complete

Nov 6, 2014

The fire hydrant flushing program has been completed.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding while flushing operations were conducted. ...

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Video - September 3, 2014 Public Meeting Regarding New Water Treatment Process

Sep 4, 2014

Video of the September 3, 2014, public meeting held by the Village of Morton and representatives from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) regarding a new process to eliminate buildup in the water main pipes is now available.  Follow the link below to view the video. ...

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The Village of Morton is Working with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) on a New Process to Eliminate Buildup in the Water Main Pipes

Aug 22, 2014

The Village of Morton has a plentiful and safe supply of drinking water. Our water is pumped daily through wells from a sand and gravel aquifer located approximately 300 feet underground. Once this well water enters one of our three water treatment plants, it is filtered, softened, and disinfected prior to being distributed for consumption.  The water we pump from our treatment plants has been constantly good quality for many decades. ...

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Annual Water Quality Report

Jun 27, 2014

The annual water quality report is now available for review.  This report contains important information about the quality of your drinking water during 2013.  Please follow the link below to view the report.  Please call (309) 266-5361 to obtain a paper copy of the report. ...

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