Department Info

Morton Park District
 
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
349 W. Birchwood

Morton, IL 61550

Phone: (309) 263-7429



 

 Email:  info@mortonparkdistrict.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mortonparkdistrict
 
OFFICE HOURS 
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - Noon
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
 
OFFICE CLOSED:  
                          2021

New Years day

Friday-Jan 1

President's Day

Mon-Feb 15

Good Friday

Fri-April 2

Memorial Day

Mon-May 31

Independence Day

Monday-July 5

 Labor Day    Mon-September 6

Thanksgiving Day   

Thurs/Fri-Nov 25 & Nov 26

Christmas Day

Fri/Mon-Dec 24 & Dec 27
 

 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

                                                       
 
Name Title Expiration
  Commissioner

 2025
Kris Goergen
  Commissioner

 2023
  Commissioner

 2023
Mike Kaluza   Commissioner

 2025
Kip Taufer   Commissioner
 2025

PARKS AND RECREATION STAFF

 

Name Title
  Executive Director
  Superintendent of Parks
  Superintendent of Recreation
Chris Hines
  Maintenance Supervisor
Don Coers
  Maintenance Supervisor
Brian Ruffatto Maintenance Supervisor
  Administrative Secretary
  Business manager
Mike Kraft
  Attorney
 
 

The Park Board of Commissioners is comprised of non-paid elected officials who serve a four-year term. The public is welcome to attend Board meetings. If you wish to address the Board of Commissioners, please fill out a “Public Comment Card” (available from the Board Secretary at the Park District Administrative Office) and give the completed card to the Board Secretary prior to the start of the Board Meeting. The Board of Commissioners will take all presentations under consideration and respond, at the latest, by the end of the next regular Morton Park District Board of Commissioners meeting. Please limit your comments to 5 minutes. Anyone wishing to have a two-way conversation with the Board of Commissioners must request to be placed on the agenda a minimum of 5 business days prior to the regular Board meeting they wish to attend. The Board appreciates a written review of the agenda items that are presented for their consideration. All participants are expected to conduct themselves with civility and respect.


 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to the requirements of the 5 ILCS, Par. 120/2.02, public notice is hereby given of the following schedule of regular meetings of the Board of Park Commissioners of the Morton Park District of Tazewell County, Illinois, for the 2021 calendar year, all of said meetings to be held at 5:30 p.m. at 349 W. Birchwood:

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 (WEBEX)

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021


FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 
 
To submit a Freedom of Information Act request, please submit a formal request in one of the following formats:
 
 
U.S.MAIL:  Morton Park District, ATTEN: Joel Dickerson, 349 W. Birchwood St., Morton, IL 61550
 
Please include your name, return address or email address, and specific FOIA requested information. 
 
The Morton Park District FOIA officer will respond directly to your request or follow up for more information in a timely manner. For any questions or concerns, please contact Joel Dickerson, Executive Director, Morton Park District at (309)-263-7429 or jmdickerson@mortonparkdistrict.com
 
 
 
 
PUBLIC NOTICE
The Morton Park District requires all contractors working on public works projects to observe the State of Illinois Prevailing Wage Guidelines. You can find the Tazewell County Prevailing Wage information by following the link below.