Village Staff Speak at American Planning Association, Illinois Chapter Conference

Earlier in September, Village staff were asked to give a presentation on “Navigating Brookfield” and the work being done for the Village’s planning and economic development activities.  In addition to Village staff, two consultants who have previously worked for the Village discussed the “Zoning Modernization” and the “Active Transportation Plan” that were adopted in 2017.  […]

Beautify Brookfield’s Duck Race Nets Prizes…and Funding for Future Art Projects

On a beautiful sunny late September day, approximately 750 rubber duckies raced down the Salt Creek in order to raise money for Beautify Brookfield, a non-profit organization supporting the efforts of Brookfield’s Beautification Commission as it promotes beautification projects within the Village of Brookfield. This year’s event raised over $3,000 after paying out a $500 […]

Lions, Tigers, and Bike Boulevards! Group rides from Logan Square to Brookfield

The professional development group, Women in Planning and Development (WP+D) and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) held a fun and educational bike ride to Brookfield on Saturday the 9th.  The group rode out to the Village to learn about pedestrian and bike planning and institutional collaboration in the suburbs. The eleven group […]