MWRD Launches Low-Cost Rain Barrel Offer

With the Village of Brookfield ending its rain barrel program on December 31, 2016, we have received inquiries about low-cost alternatives. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District has launched a new program for area residents. Using the new program, you are able to purchase the rain barrels at cost for $47, directly through the district. Here is a link to […]

Cook County Flooding Grant Announced

The Cook County Department of Planning and Development’s Residential Resilience Program announced a new grant opportunity.  Cook County secured funding from HUD to provide one-time residential construction grants of up to $25,000 to repair flood damage to homes and minimize the risk future flooding through flood mitigation strategies such as overhead sewers and green infrastructure. […]

Help Plan Brookfield’s Future

Join the Village and RATIO at the first public workshop! On Wednesday, April 26th stop by Village Hall between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and make your voice heard. Join fellow residents and community members in a discussion about Brookfield’s future. Stop in anytime to participate in the interactive activities. Refreshments will be served and […]

Project NICE 2 Weeks Away

On Saturday, April 22, the Brookfield Beautification Commission will again sponsor the community clean-up, Project NICE. Volunteers are needed to pick up trash, rake leaves and clean up flower beds. If you are part of a group and are looking for a group project please send an email to brookfieldbeautification@brookfieldil.gov.  We look forward to volunteers coming […]

2017 Streets Program Announced

The Village of Brookfield will embark on the largest single year street project in decades following Village Board approval of a contract to the lowest bidder Nardulli Construction. The low bid was approximately 20% below the engineers estimated cost, which saves the referendum tax funds 1.2 million dollars. The 2017 project will start on or […]

April 1st Yard Waste Pickup Resumes/Street Cleaning and Right-of-Way Maintenance Parking Restriction

Beginning April 1st, Groot will resume yard waste pickup.  All materials should be placed in kraft paper bags or containers marked “Landscape Waste” .  There is no limit or stickers required. Enforcement of Street Cleaning and Right-of-Way Maintenance Parking Restrictions also begins.  Please remember to check the sign on your street and move your car […]