Rodent Update for August

To update last month’s report on rodent control, the Village is continuing to work with the Cook County Public Health Department to track complaints and to reduce property maintenance problems that contribute to the rodent population. Although the Village does not have a formal rodent program, the Village has an active property maintenance program that […]

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, […]

Homeowner Tips for Rodent Control

The Village on occasion receives complaints about rats in the community.  While the Village does NOT have a formal “rat program,” it can offer a few tips for homeowners to prevent the problem from arising in their neighborhoods: Make sure to properly dispose garbage and secure garbage can lids; Don’t let standing water accumulate (e.g., […]

Vehicle Sticker Applications due June 30th

Vehicle sticker applications are still being processed .  All vehicle sticker applications must be received by June 30th to avoid a late penalty. The simplest way to renew is online. Enforcement of vehicles stickers WILL NOT begin until all renewals have been processed to give everyone time to get their renewal and place it on […]