Cooling Center at Village Hall

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.  

West Central Consolidated Communications Service Upgrade

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

2020 Hydrant Flushing

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 […]

Census 2020 – June 12

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, by phone at 844-330-2020, or by mail.  The Census totals […]

Road Closures – June 11, 2020

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, […]

Drive-thru Celebration Update

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 […]

North Riverside Mall Disturbance

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.