Village Staff Speak at American Planning Association, Illinois Chapter Conference

Earlier in September, Village staff were asked to give a presentation on “Navigating Brookfield” and the work being done for the Village’s planning and economic development activities.  In addition to Village staff, two consultants who have previously worked for the Village discussed the “Zoning Modernization” and the “Active Transportation Plan” that were adopted in 2017.  […]

Lions, Tigers, and Bike Boulevards! Group rides from Logan Square to Brookfield

The professional development group, Women in Planning and Development (WP+D) and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) held a fun and educational bike ride to Brookfield on Saturday the 9th.  The group rode out to the Village to learn about pedestrian and bike planning and institutional collaboration in the suburbs. The eleven group […]

Village Receives Regional Recognition, Asked to Speak at Conferences

Village staff have been asked to present at the Illinois charter of the American Planning Association’s Conference in September.  The topic of the presentation panel is “Navigating Brookfield” and will describe the recent planning and economic development efforts in Brookfield to take the Village on a path towards a more vibrant, diverse, and healthy community.  […]

Village Wins Grant for High Resolution Cameras

In September of 2016 the Community and Economic Development Department (CEDD) brought the Greenest Region Compact 2 (GRC2) to the Village Board for review.  The GRC2 is a regional plan that develops sustainability goals for the region.  There are ten strategic areas of focus: climate, economic development, energy, land, leadership, mobility, municipal operations, sustainable communities, […]