Village Holds Successful Developer Breakfast

The Village of Brookfield held its second Developer Breakfast on November 4, an event to showcase the Village as an attractive place for regional developers to invest in commercial and residential real estate.  The event attracted a large group of developers from the greater Chicago region as well as real estate professionals and business owners […]

Monsters on Mainstreet

The Brookfield Historical Society and the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce present Monsters on Mainstreet Saturday, October 24, 2015! Trick or Treat at participating businesses in the Broadway and Grand Boulevard business districts (those with the Monsters on Mainstreet Pumpkin sign in their window) from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.  Costume contest at the Grossdale Station at 3:00 […]

New home resale ordinance to take effect October 1

On September 14, 2015, the Village of Brookfield Village Board made significant changes to the home resale ordinance. Essentially, the requirement for sellers to obtain a home inspection from the Village is repealed and replaced with a requirement that home buyers obtain a home inspection. The buyer would obtain an inspection from a state-licensed inspector […]

Flags lowered to half staff

Notice was received from Governor Rauner’s Office that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, Fox Lake Police Department Flags will fly at half staff from Sunrise, Saturday, September 5, 2015 until Sunset, Monday, September […]

Stormwater Summit: Village, Builders Share Ideas on Flood Mitigation Strategies

With the newly minted Stormwater Management Ordinance in place, the Village recently sponsored a “Stormwater Summit” to discuss new construction methods for managing/preventing/mitigating flooding. The Stormwater Summit’s purpose was to do outreach to builders and developers who invest in the community, to get them up to speed on the new ordinance, and to share ideas […]

Brookfield is Ready for Rain Barrels

The highly anticipated Rain Barrel Program is now underway in Brookfield. Brookfield residents are eligible to participate in this program and may receive up to four free rain barrels per household. The rain barrels, hardware and instructions for setup will be delivered right to your property. All free of charge. This program is the result […]