Especially on days when there is excessive heat, we want to remind our residents that the Village of Brookfield has a cooling center at Village Hall (8820 Brookfield Avenue). Please remember to stay hydrated, check on elderly neighbors, friends, and/or relatives without air conditioning.
Starting early next week, West Central Consolidated Communications (WC3); the 911 emergency call-taking center for the Brookfield, McCook, North Riverside, and Riverside Police and Fire Departments, will start providing Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) instructions while receiving emergency 911 calls utilizing a new system called Power-Phone. Information can be found here: Brookfield Fire Department Press Release
Village Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the 4th of July holiday. As reminder, for the safety of our residents the 4th of July parade and park celebration have been cancelled.
Our Village of Brookfield playgrounds and splash pad are officially reopened. They will not be monitored daily for cleaning or disinfecting. Use is at your own risk. Splash Pad Hours of Operation:Monday – Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pmSaturday and Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Water Department Hydrant Flushing Program Why Are We Flushing? Each year, the Water Department begins its comprehensive flushing program of 200 out of 800 fire hydrants throughout the Village. Because water mains are sized to allow adequate and safe flows for fire protection, water typically is moving through the mains at a slow rate. This […]
Beginning June 1, the Census Bureau began delivering questionnaire packets to the front door of households who do not receive mail at their physical address. Residents who do not receive a questionnaire packet can help make sure Brookfield counts by completing the Census online at https://my2020census.gov/, by phone at 844-330-2020, or by mail. The Census totals […]
There is a scheduled, peaceful protest on Thursday, June 11, 2020 starting at 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The route of the protest starts in La Grange and travels down Ogden Avenue to Maple Avenue. Street closures will be in-effect along Ogden Avenue from Eberly Avenue to 1st Avenue for the duration of the protest, […]
Two weeks ago today, we witnessed the shocking video out of Minneapolis of the murder of a black man by a white police officer. The images of George Floyd’s death along with stories from bystanders have spread far and wide. This tragic event became the catalyst for protests across the entire country, including peaceful demonstrations […]
NEW requests are no longer being taken for celebration drive-thrus. Our Police and Fire Departments have conducted over 120 birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, celebrations of life and return of deployment celebrations since April. We will do our best to honor celebrations confirmed prior to 5/27/20; however, due to the increase in call volume, departments may not […]
Brookfield Residents: Please hold off all requests for NON-EMERGENCY calls or inundate the WC3 Dispatch Call Center with inquires about protesters. There is a large disturbance at North Riverside Mall, including reports of shots being fired. Please stay inside if at all possible.