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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
309-266-5508 (Fax)
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(Zoning Dept.)
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Morton Police Department Police Officer Examination

Jul 21, 2014

The Morton Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will hold an examination for the position of Police Officer on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:30 A.M. at Morton High School. ...

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Agenda - Regular Meeting of the board of Trustees July 21, 2014

Jul 17, 2014

The agenda for the July 21, 2014, 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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Annual Appropriation Ordinance

Jul 9, 2014

A Public Hearing on the Annual Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Morton, Illinois, for the fiscal year beginning on May 1, 2014, and ending on April 30, 2015, will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014, at 7:00 P.M., at Freedom Hall, 349 West Birchwood Street, Morton, Illinois. ...

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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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Temporary Daytime Closure of On-Street Bike Trail along W. Jefferson St.

Jun 27, 2014

The Village of Morton announces that the on-street bike trail along W. Jefferson St. from W. Bond St. to the South will be closed Monday through Friday during the daytime hours (7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) for approximately eight (8) weeks beginning Monday, June 30th.  This closure is necessary as Ameren upgrades the overhead power lines along W. Jefferson St. ...

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Construction at the Intersection of E. Fernwood St. & Brentwood Rd.

Jun 25, 2014

The Village of Morton announces that the Intersection of E. Fernwood St. & Brentwood Rd. will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. on Mon., June 30th until 5:00 p.m. on Wed., July 2nd.  Local traffic will have access to their driveways throughout the project except for those residents that are directly adjacent to the proposed work along Brentwood Rd. between E. Edgewood St. and E. Fernwood St.  This closure is necessary for the construction of sanitary sewer in conjunction with the Village’s annual overlay program. ...

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

May 23, 2014

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that northbound and southbound traffic on Morton Avenue in Morton will be shifted to the southbound lanes between Ashland Street and Clark Street Thursday, May 29th, weather permitting. The traffic shift will allow for the reconstruction of the northbound lanes of Morton Avenue. A minimum of one lane in each direction and access to and from I-74 will remain open throughout construction. Traffic will remain in this revised pattern until November. Also May 29th, the loop ramp taking eastbound I-74 traffic to northbound Morton Avenue will permanently close. Eastbound I-74 traffic will access northbound Morton Avenue by making a left turn from the ramp on the west side of Morton Avenue. The overall project is the complete reconstruction of I-74 from Pleasant Hill Road to Morton Avenue in Tazewell County. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones. For more information on this project, visit   For IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter, follow us at ...

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Homefield Energy to Continue as Morton's Aggregation Supplier

Apr 15, 2014

Download: News-Release-Contract-for-2014-2016.pdf

The Village of Morton will enter a new contract period with electric power supplier Homefield Energy later this year.  The Village’s first aggregation contract with Homefield will end with the June billing cycle, and the new contract will take effect with June meter readings payable in July.  The new 24-month agreement with Homefield locks in a rate of 4.66 cents per kilowatt hour and mandates that Homefield supply 50% of power from renewable sources or purchase renewable energy credits. ...

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Courtland St. Roadway Widening and Intersection Improvements Project

Sep 17, 2013

By the end of September, work will begin to widen E. Courtland St. from N. Morton Ave. to Walton Ave.  This effort will also include intersection improvements at both locations.  This is all part of the planned improvements to increase the traffic capacity along the Courtland St. corridor due to projected future development.  The project will consist of multiple traffic stages with a projected completion date of June 1, 2014. ...

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

Jul 25, 2013

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that Jefferson Street under I-74 in Morton will be closed from Tuesday, July 30th until Fall 2014. The closure is necessary for the removal of the tunnels under I-74 and construction of a new bridge carrying I-74 over Jefferson Street. Traffic will be routed on a signed detour via Detroit Avenue, Jackson Street, and Veterans Road. The overall project is the complete reconstruction of I-74 from Pleasant Hill Road to Morton Avenue in Tazewell County, including construction of additional through lanes on I-74;reconstruction of the I-155 interchange into a new configuration; ramp improvements at the Morton Avenue interchange; removal of eight existing structures on I-74 with replacement of six of those structures; pavement removal and replacement; installation of highway lighting; and, installation of roadway drainage. The project is expected to be completed in 2015. For more information, please visit: Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones. ...

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Information on Electric Aggregation vs. Individual Contracts

May 30, 2013

Residents have reported that electricity marketers have begun door-to-door and telephone campaigns in the Village of Morton.  Our residents should be aware that the electric aggregation program sponsored by the Village has a rate of .0408 per kilowatt-hour.  This rate is lower than residents will pay under the terms of individual contracts currently being offered by door-to-door solicitors or telemarketers.  In the Village of Morton aggregation program, residents are not required to sign a contract at all, and will not be called nor visited by a salesperson. ...

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Government Access Channel Information

May 7, 2013

Download: Government-Access-Channel-Guide.pdf

You can view Village information and watch Village Board meetings and Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings on your local Government Access Channel.  The Government Access Channel can be found on channel 22 for Comcast customers, and channel 23 for customers of ITV-3.  ...

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Press Release

Apr 25, 2013

There have been reports of at least one company soliciting residents by phone using misleading marketing tactics to secure residential contracts in Central Illinois.  These companies are not affiliated with the Village of Morton's Electrical Aggregation Program, the current supplier Homefield Energy or the energy management consultant Good Energy. ...

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Dec 13, 2012

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