MWRD Launches Low-Cost Rain Barrel Offer

With the Village of Brookfield ending its rain barrel program on December 31, 2016, we have received inquiries about low-cost alternatives. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District has launched a new program for area residents. Using the new program, you are able to purchase the rain barrels at cost for $47, directly through the district. Here is a link to […]

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 […]

Project NICE 2 Weeks Away

On Saturday, April 22, the Brookfield Beautification Commission will again sponsor the community clean-up, Project NICE. 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 send an email to brookfieldbeautification@brookfieldil.gov.  We look forward to volunteers coming […]

2017 Streets Program Announced

The Village of Brookfield will embark on the largest single year street project in decades following Village Board approval of a contract to the lowest bidder Nardulli Construction. The low bid was approximately 20% below the engineers estimated cost, which saves the referendum tax funds 1.2 million dollars. The 2017 project will start on or […]

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 […]