221 W. Main Street, 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.



  • Latest News

    Morrison Tech Recognized by Forbes Magazine

    Morrison Tech Recognized by Forbes Magazine

    June 22nd, 2017

    In a ranking of the top 30 two year trade schools Forbes Magazine has named Morrison Tech as #19 on their list.   Courtesy of Edward Molek, PIA The Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics lands as the No. 11 Two-Year Trade School and is the top school on the list for technical trades. “I can think of nine magazines off the top of my head who every year will[Read More]

    IL Manufacturing Update to be Held in Sterling

    IL Manufacturing Update to be Held in Sterling

    April 18th, 2017

    The Dixon Chamber of Commerce, Morrison Area Development Corporation and Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce are joining again to co-host another great event for local businesses. Tuesday, May 2 the President and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, Greg Baise, will be in Sterling for a manufacturing update. This special presentation will focus on the association’s current middl[Read More]

    MADC to host Housing Workshop for Realtors and Lenders

    MADC to host Housing Workshop for Realtors and Lenders

    April 11th, 2017

    Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency will be in Morrison on April 26 to present a program for local realtors and lenders on single-family housing programs.   According to Kimberly Ewoldsen Executive Director of the Morrison Area Development Corporation, “In talking with local realtors about programs to aid in placing families in homes there [Read More]

    IDOT to hold Public Informational Meeting March 16

    IDOT to hold Public Informational Meeting March 16

    March 16th, 2017

    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will hold an 0pen-house format, public informational meeting on U.S. 30 from Illinois 136 east of Fulton to Illinois 40 in Rock Falls. At the meeting, IDOT will present new information on the U.S. 30 study. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate any time between 4 and 7 p.m. NO FORMAL PRESENTATION WILL BE GIVEN. IDOT perso[Read More]

    City Rebar finds Permanent Home in Morrison

    City Rebar finds Permanent Home in Morrison

    January 18th, 2017

    For years, the Morrison Area Development Corporation (MADC) has focused on securing business entities in their Industrial Park located on the south edge of Morrison. Most recently the efforts were to secure a permanent occupant for the abandoned Altronics facility.  This 10,000-square foot industrial facility recently became the national headquarters for The City Rebar, Inc. The City Rebar Inc[Read More]