Morton Momentum is a five-year initiative to attract high-quality job growth and sales tax generation to Morton to benefit our community and our region.

Morton Momentum 2017 – 2021 

       5-YEAR GOAL #1:  800 New Jobs created by our clients
  Morton Momentum 2017 – 2020 Tracking = 875 new jobs

       5-YEAR GOAL #2:  25 new business locations assisted by our office
 Morton Momentum 2017 – 2020 Tracking = 29

       5-YEAR GOAL #3:  Connect with 200 small business and entrepreneur start-ups and growth companies
 Morton Momentum 2017 -2020 Tracking = 293

5-YEAR Dashboard Indicators:

·       $51.7 Mil in Commercial and Industrial Construction as measured by our Village Permits
Morton Momentum 2017 – 2020 | Tracking = $24,662,743.20

·       $14 Mil increase in Commercial and Industrial property value (EAV)
Morton Momentum 2017 – 2019 | Tracking = $6,943,426 increase

·       Retail sales tax income $17million
Morton Momentum 2017 – 2020 | Tracking = $16,873,926.90 

2020 Highlights from Morton Momentum Strategy:

       9 Business Micro-Grants awarding $39,500 spurring job growth with 44.5 new jobs with new companies and business expansions

       Morton Mentor impacting 36 Students with 34 Mentors

       DCEO Downstate Stabilization Grant: 13 applicants $271,600 Grant Dollars

       DCEO Economic Support Grant:
Round 1 = 13 approved at $100,841.98, Round 2 = 9 applications