August 25, 2016 A Letter from President Kit P. Ketchmark Re: RBHS litigation against the Village of Brookfield To all residents: The Village of Brookfield will not argue or negotiate the matter involving the litigation brought by the Riverside Brookfield High School in the newspaper or in the court of public opinion. We have […]
Stormwater Pump Station Wednesday, August 24th – the contractor will be removing trees. Parking will not be allowed on the section of Forest Avenue with No Parking signs from 5:30 AM to 7:00 PM (or when the contractor has completed the work and removed the No Parking signs).
The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce and not-for-profit Beautify Brookfield has designated September 24 as the date for its Fine Arts Festival. The event will be held from 9 AM to 4 PM on the 3rd Saturday of the month, with activities including: a Duck Race (rubber ducks racing down the Salt Creek, as a fundraiser […]
The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District spraying trucks will be out tonight between the hours of 8 pm and midnight, spraying for adult mosquito control in our area. The trucks will be south of the BNSF railroad and west of Salt creek. The rest of the Village will be sprayed tomorrow night, weather permitting.
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 […]
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 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, […]
Brookfield will be hosting the Little League (Major Boys II, Illinois District 9) All-Star Tournament beginning on July 8. The games will be played at Overholt Field (Field #7), located at Brookfield Ave. and Arden Ave. Most of the participating teams hale from the western Cook County area. The first two games of the […]
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