221 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 8, Morrison, IL      815- 772- 3757


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  • The Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) in Morrison, IL is a non-profit, volunteer organization established to promote and coordinate economic growth and economic development in all areas of the City.  The ultimate goal of the MADC is to maintain and enhance the quality of life enjoyed by all Morrison, IL residents.


    MADC will assist organizations in their pursuit of local development efforts, and direct efforts including facilitating community cooperation, and guiding initiatives such as housing, and business development and retention. Contact us at (815) 772-3757 or visit our office at 221 W. Main Street, Morrison, IL.



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    State Economic Development Board has Local Representation

    State Economic Development Board has Local Representation

    August 26th, 2016

    Betty Steinert, formerly the head of Whiteside County Economic Development and Administrator of the Whiteside-Carroll Enterprise Zone has recently been named to the newly created Illinois Business and Economic Development Corp. The new, nonprofit board will focus on economic development and is designed as a tool to help make Illinois more competitive in terms of job creation and business develo[Read More]

    Whiteside County Launches New “Virtual Incubator” Morrison Institute of Technology First to Join

    Whiteside County Launches New "Virtual Incubator" Morrison Institute of Technology First to Join

    June 24th, 2016

    Bringing expertise and networking opportunities to local businesses is one way economic developers can assist businesses to grow and thrive, and the Whiteside County Economic Development Department (EDD) and Morrison Institute of Technology (MIT) are joining forces to accomplish this. The County EDD is introducing a “Virtual Incubator” and MIT has stepped up to become one of their first partne[Read More]

    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    Morrison Child Care Survey Now Open

    June 9th, 2016

    In an effort to better serve our community, the Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC), along with the Morrison Chamber of Commerce, the City of Morrison, Morrison Schools, and the Morrison Preschool and Daycare, wants the community’s feedback on childcare service needs and capacity issues in the Morrison area.   To determine current and future needs for childcare services in Mo[Read More]

    County Airport Named General Aviation Airport of the Year

    County Airport Named General Aviation Airport of the Year

    May 26th, 2016

    Whiteside County Airport, Joseph Bittorf Field, has been named the 2016 Illinois General Aviation Airport of the Year, by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics.  The award was based on the airport's safety record, general maintenance, and services provided to the community.   The Whiteside County Airport's longest runway is 6500 feet which is a lon[Read More]

    Sauk to Host Business Start Up Workshop in Morrison