(309) 266-5361 Village Hall - 120 North Main Street Morton, Illinois 61550

Employment


We currently employ 76 full-time employees within the various operations of the Village.  Several of these employees have been employed with us for over 20 years.  The Board of Trustees and the Village Officers are proud of the service provided to the residents and visitors to Morton by our employees.

Zoning Board of Appeals Opening – The Village President is looking to fill one opening on the Zoning Board of Appeals and possibly more in the future.  Please see below for more details about the Board and for the application.

About the Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is comprised of seven (7) members that are appointed by the Village President, subject to confirmation by the Village Trustees, based on their particular fitness and competency for their duties on said Board. The current available term will conclude April 30, 2027.

Duties of the Zoning Board of Appeals are as follows:

  1. Receive, from the ZEO, hear, and make determinations of appeals filed by any person, office, department, board, or bureau aggrieved by a decision of the ZEO and notify the ZEO of such determination.
  2. Receive, from the ZEO, hear, and grant variations of this Title in harmony with the general purpose and intent, and only in the specific instances contained in the variation procedures outlined in this Chapter and notify the ZEO of such variation actions. (Ord. 78-31, 3-5-79)

2-7-2: Procedures And Powers

The Zoning Board of Appeals proceedings and powers shall be governed by the provisions of Title 10 of the Morton Municipal Code. The Zoning Board of Appeals is hereby authorized to adopt Rules of Procedure governing public hearings conducted before the Zoning Board of Appeals so long as such Rules of Procedure do not conflict with any provisions of the Morton Municipal Code. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of the Morton Municipal Code and the Rules of Procedure adopted by the Zoning Board of Appeals, the provisions of the Morton Municipal Code shall apply. (amd. Ord. 17-10, 7-17-17)

Meetings
Time:
6:00 p.m.
Day: Fourth Monday of every month, as needed.
Location: Freedom Hall, 349 W. Birchwood St., Morton
Compensation: $50.00 Per each Zoning Board of Appeals meeting attended

If you have any questions about the Zoning Board of Appeals, please contact Zoning Enforcement Officer, Brad Marks, at bmarks@morton-il.gov or 309 266-5361 ext. 252

Application for Appointment to Zoning Board of Appeals