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.
The Morrison Historic Preservation Commission (MHPC) has announced that the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, has recognized and listed the community’s “Main Street Historic District” on the National Register of Historic Places. When the news broke, Mayor Everett Pannier said, “What an honor this is for our town. Recognizing the inherent value of our comm[Read More]
THE BUREAU OF PRISONS HAS ANNOUNCED THEY WILL HOST A JOB FAIR ON SEPTEMBER 16-18 AT THOMSON PRISON (AUSP THOMSON). In order to work for the Bureau of Prisons, there are five main requirements that a prospective candidate must meet: • Be a U.S. Citizen • Be hired before reaching their 37th birthday (except for a few exceptions like Physician Assistant, Psychologist, and hard to fill medica[Read More]
Tri-County Economic Development Alliance will be hosting Vicky Miller, Director of the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Black Hawk College, who will be presenting workshops for businesses to get certified for government contracts, including the Thomson Administrative U.S. Penitentiary. The series of workshops will be held on three consecutive Thursdays: 8/21, 8/28 and 9/4 at Manny[Read More]
Over the last several months, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the U.S. 30 Project Study Team have beenworking diligently in an effort to complete the U.S. 30 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Phase I Study. As discussed in our last newsletter, a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) is required as an additional step in the EIS process due to the Federal [Read More]
For well over a decade, the Morrison Friends of the Parks Foundation have worked tirelessly to build a safe passage for walkers and bikers between the City of Morrison and the entrance to Morrison-Rockwood State Park. On Thursday, June 19, 2014 their efforts were recognized at a well-attended grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony for the first segment of the Morison Rockwood Recrea[Read More]