Cook County Flooding Grant Announced

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development’s Residential Resilience Program announced a new grant opportunity.  Cook County secured funding from HUD to provide one-time residential construction grants of up to $25,000 to repair flood damage to homes and minimize the risk future flooding through flood mitigation strategies such as overhead sewers and green infrastructure. […]

Help Plan Brookfield’s Future

Join the Village and RATIO at the first public workshop! On Wednesday, April 26th stop by Village Hall between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and make your voice heard. Join fellow residents and community members in a discussion about Brookfield’s future. Stop in anytime to participate in the interactive activities. Refreshments will be served and […]

Metra Survey

Metra is seeking your assistance. They are conducting an online survey to ask customers, former customers and prospective customers what they think about a variety of potential fare and ticket options, including off-peak and reverse-commute pricing, one-day and seven-day passes, loyalty programs and other ideas. The link to the survey is here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MetraFareStudy Click here […]

Village Wins Grant for an Active Transportation Plan

The Village of Brookfield is one of three suburban Cook County communities to receive a 2016 Healthy HotSpot Technical Assistance Grant from Active Transportation Alliance.  The grant will provide the Village with free planning services to develop a village-wide Active Transportation Plan.  This forward-thinking initiative will create a framework for a safe and accessible network […]

Addressing Rear Yard Flooding in the 3400 Block of Arden and McCormick Avenues

Residents from properties bordering the 3400 block between Arden Avenue and McCormick Avenue approached the Village of Brookfield staff regarding rear yard flooding issues.  Representatives from the Village and Hancock Engineering met with residents to observe the ponding and ultimately Hancock Engineering was directed to obtain elevations in the rear yards and to develop options […]