Bike Brookfield Is Back! Save the Date for May 20

Attention all Brookfield bikers*! The Village of Brookfield will be hosting its “Bike Brookfield” event again on Saturday, May 20. The Village will post registration information in late March. Like last year, it will be free. And like last year, this fun event will roll 3 activities into the day’s program, featuring a bike rodeo, […]

Project NICE Set for April 22

The Village’s Beautification Commission is once again sponsoring Project NICE, set for Saturday, April 22nd. Please come out and help give our Village a spring cleaning. Volunteers are needed to pick up trash, rake leaves and clean up flower beds. If you are part of a group and are looking for a group project please […]

Brookfield Rolls Out New Business Sign Program

The Village of Brookfield has gone live with a new signage program, offering 0% interest loans to businesses seeking new signage or upgraded signs.  The program is designed to be a win-win, with the community benefiting by having more attractive signs along Ogden Avenue and in the 8 Corners business district, while at the same […]

BBC Adopt-a-Spot Kickoff Meeting March 11

The Village’s Brookfield Beautification Commission (BBC) will be holding an Adopt-a-Spot kickoff meeting on Saturday, March 11.  The meeting will be held at Village Hall. The Brookfield Adopt-A-Spot program provides individuals, families, organizations and businesses with the opportunity to volunteer to “adopt” a designated area of the Village. Volunteers help pick up litter and pull weeds […]

Brookfield on Prime Time

NBC’s hit show, Chicago PD, this week aired an episode featuring one of Brookfield’s Ogden landmarks, the Colony Motel.  An intense Bonny and Clyde style scene played out in one of the Colony Hotel’s recently renovated rooms. Village staff and the location scouts had discussions of future filming opportunities, so take a minute to see Brookfield […]

Village Convenes 2nd Realtor Meeting; Crain’s Reports Solid Increase in Home Sales

The Village of Brookfield on February 2 held its second annual Realtor Breakfast in collaboration with area school districts.  Area brokers heard all six K-8 and high school districts deliver remarks on the important projects and curriculum updates the schools are undertaking, while also relaying important facts about the school systems (test scores, graduation rates, school report […]

Village Adopts ‘Zoning Modernization’ Ordinance to Promote Transit-Oriented Development

On January 9, 2017, the Village of Brookfield Board of Trustees adopted state-of-the-art Zoning Modernization that will streamline the development review process for all new construction in the 3 business districts adjacent to Brookfield’s 3 Metra train station depots. By streamlining and improving the development process in tandem with construction and design standards, the Village […]