2nd Meeting on Zoning Modernization Set for August 2

As part of the 2020 Master Plan implementation, the Village is proposing changes to the zoning regulations around its three Metra stations to help promote transit-oriented development and improve quality of life for residents. The proposed changes do not affect existing single family homes. If you were unable to attend the first meeting on July […]

Brookfield’s Community and Economic Development Department Takes 1st Place in Regional Competition

Village of Brookfield employees bicycled more than 300 miles to victory in the 2016 Bike Commuter Challenge, sponsored by the Active Transportation Alliance. For 25 years, the Bike Commuter Challenge has promoted bike commuting among businesses, non-profits and public agencies in Chicago and the surrounding region. Teams are classified in tiers by number of employees […]

A message to the Village of Brookfield…

A message to the Village of Brookfield Residents from Police Chief James Episcopo: July 8, 2016 Brookfield residents, In light of recent events in Dallas, Texas and across the country I want to take a moment to express my sincere gratitude for the outpouring of support for our Police Department, and my officers. The calls, […]

BBC Announces Garden Recognition Program Winners

The Brookfield Beautification Commission is pleased to announce its first 2016 winner for the Garden Recognition program.  The program is designed to honor the homeowners who maintain their homes with attractive landscaping and gardens.  For more information including photos of the 2016 winners, please go to the BBC web page: Beautification Committee    

July 4th Parade and Celebration

The 2016 Village of Brookfield Independence Day Celebration will take place on Monday, July 4th.  Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. with the annual parade that departs from the intersection of Grand Boulevard and Garfield Avenue, travels down Grand Boulevard to Brookfield Avenue ending at the Village Hall. Following the parade (approximately 12:30 p.m.) join us in […]

Wounded Warrior “Soldier Ride” Coming Thursday

The Wounded Warrior Project’s “Soldier Ride” bicycle event will come through Brookfield the morning of Thursday, June 23. Wounded veterans are participating in an 18-mile bicycle ride from 9 a.m. to noon this Thursday, starting in River Forest and ending at the Brookfield Zoo. They will ride through River Forest, Oak Park, Forest Park, North […]

Brookfield Police Burglary Alert

Brookfield Police | June 9, 2016 BROOKFIELD POLICE – VEHICLE BURGLARY ALERT Over the last three days, the Village of Brookfield has experienced fifteen (15) burglary from motor vehicle incidents.  All of the victim vehicles had been unlocked.   Loose change and other small items were taken while larger items of value were left behind.  All […]