Village of Morton, Illinois

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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)
Planning & Community Development
(Zoning Dept.)
Village Hall

7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
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309-266-6666
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309-266-9001

Morton Police Department
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2016 Spring Hydrant Flushing

May 3, 2016

Village of Morton employees will begin the semi-annual hydrant flushing program starting on Sunday, April 3, 2016, weather permitting.  Flushing operations will be conducted between 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM daily (Mon. through Fri.), and between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM nightly (except Thu. and Fri.).  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.

Tuesday Night Shift: May 3rd & 4th

Cedar / Chestnut / Evergreen / Tamarack / Lotus
Magnolia / Cypress / Sycamore / Beverly

Wednesday Day Shift: May 4th

No Flushing Scheduled

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2016 Spring Hydrant Flushing

May 2, 2016

Village of Morton employees will begin the semi-annual hydrant flushing program starting on Sunday, April 3, 2016, weather permitting.  Flushing operations will be conducted between 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM daily (Mon. through Fri.), and between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM nightly (except Thu. and Fri.).  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.

Monday Night Shift: May 2nd & 3rd
Cape Code Apartments

Jay / Westshore / Ken / Caroline / Cedar
Chestnut / Evergreen / Tamarack / Lotus
Magnolia / Cypress / Sycamore / Beverly

Tuesday Day: May 3rd
Wolf Crossing / Trails at Timber Oaks-Subdivisions

Hampton Way / Jay / Circle / Paris / Ridge

Cape Code Apartments

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Agenda - Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees May 2, 2016

Apr 29, 2016

The agenda for the May 2, 2016, meeting of the Village Board of Trustees is now available for review.  Meetings are held at Freedom Hall, 349 W. Birchwood Street, at 7:00 P.M.  The meetings are open to the public.  Follow the link below to view the agenda for the upcoming meeting.

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/Agenda---VB-05-02-2016.pdf

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2016 Spring Hydrant Flushing

Apr 28, 2016

Village of Morton employees will begin the semi-annual hydrant flushing program starting on Sunday, April 3, 2016, weather permitting.  Flushing operations will be conducted between 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM daily (Mon. through Fri.), and between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM nightly (except Thu. and Fri.).  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.

Friday Day Shift: April 29th
W. Lakeland / Ossami Lake Rd.

Hyde Park Subdivision

Thornridge Subdivision

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Agendas - Regular Meetings of the Zoning Board of Appeals and the Plan Commission April 25, 2016

Apr 18, 2016

The agendas for the April 25, 2016, meetings of the Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals are now available for review.  Please note there is no meeting scheduled for the Plan Commission.  Follow the links below to view the agendas for the upcoming meetings and the dates for the meetings in May.

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/ZBA---04-25-2016.pdf

http://www.morton-il.gov/files/PC-04-25-2016.pdf

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Bulky Item Pick-Up May 2 - May 6

Apr 18, 2016

A bulky item pick-up day for customers of Grimm Bros. Trucking is scheduled for the week of May 2nd - May 6th on your regularly scheduled garbage day.  Please have acceptable items at the curb by 6:00 A.M.  Anything that can fit in a can, bag or box will require an additional trash sticker.  The pick-up is for bulky items only. 

Acceptable Materials Include: Doors & windows, mattresses, furniture, carpet & wood scraps (bundled), construction material (must be bundled, be cut to less than 5' in length, and weigh less than 50 lbs. per bundle)

Non Acceptable Materials Include: Tires, paint, batteries, appliances (white goods), yard waste, hazardous material (oil, gas, solvents), e-waste (computers, TV's, electronics), concrete

For more information call Grimm Bros. Trucking at 263-2390.

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Work Set to Begin on Detroit Ave. in Morton

Apr 18, 2016

The Detroit Ave. roadway widening and intersection improvements project in Morton is set to begin construction on Monday, April 25. 

Stage 1 construction includes the closure of Detroit Ave. in between Jackson St. and Jefferson St.  Work will also begin to widen the east side of Detroit Ave. south of Jefferson St.  Two-way traffic will be maintained on Detroit Ave. south of Jefferson St. and on Jackson St. throughout the project.

The project consists of widening approximately 1/3 mile of Detroit Ave. to five (5) lanes and reconstructing Jefferson St. from W. Bond St. to the west for approximately ¼ mile.  Improvements also include new traffic signals at Jefferson St. and Jackson St.

The project is expected to be completed by December 2016.

Please slow down and use caution while driving through all work zones.

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Prescription Drug Take-Back at Morton Police Department

Apr 15, 2016

On April 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Morton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  Bring your potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal to the Morton Police Department at 375 W. Birchwood Street.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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Improving I-74/I-155 Project Update

Mar 28, 2016

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that work will resume Friday, April 1 on I-74 from I-474 to Main St. and on I-155 from Birchwood Ave. to I-74 in Morton.

The traffic pattern on eastbound I-74 at the Morton Ave. (Exit 102) interchange will change April 1. Traffic in the right lane of eastbound I-74 will be required to exit to Morton Ave. Through traffic will use the left lane of eastbound I-74. This traffic pattern will remain in effect until July, while construction of eastbound I-74 lanes is completed.

Work zone speed limits will be set to 45 mph along I-74 and I-155 in the vicinity of this project, starting April 1.

The overall project is the complete reconstruction of I-74 from Pleasant Hill Rd. to Morton Ave. in Tazewell County.  The project is expected to be completed by Fall 2016.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

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Compliance Commitment Agreement voluntarily entered into by the IEPA and Morton

Mar 9, 2016

Compliance Commitment Agreement (CCA) voluntarily entered into by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Village of Morton pursuant to Violation Notice W-2015-00051 issued on November 18, 2015 as a result of MCL coliform bacteria confirmed during the Sept. 2015 monitoring period and failure to provide adequate chlorination in all parts of the distribution system.  Click here to view the CCA.

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