Complete Streets Committee to Initiate Washington Avenue Bike Lane Study

The Village’s interdepartmental “Complete Streets” Committee met earlier in June to review bike and pedestrian improvements contained in the new Active Transportation Plan.  At the meeting, it was determined that there were budgeted funds available (per the 2018 budget approved by the Board of Trustees) for bike striping along Washington Avenue, and that detailed study/programming […]

Chamber Auto Show is Next Month

The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting its popular auto show.  The annual Classic Car & Bike Show will take place on Sunday, July 15th from 9 am to 4 pm on the 3700 Block of Grand Boulevard.  Businesses on Grand Blvd will be open for business!  Spectators are welcome and there is […]

Call for Artists for Fine Arts Festival

The Chamber of Commerce will once again host the Fine Arts Festival this September.  The event is scheduled for Kiwanis Park on September 22 starting at 9 AM and running until 4 PM.  If you are interested in participating, please fill out the application at the following link: 2018 Art Fair Application

Brookfield Offers New Business Sign Program

The Village of Brookfield has established a new signage program, offering 0% interest loans to businesses seeking new signage or upgraded signs.  Business pursuing new signage also can get a waiver on their building permit fees.  The program is designed to be a win-win, with the community benefiting by having more attractive signs along Ogden […]

Brookfield Hosts Metropolitan Mayors Caucus

The Village of Brookfield welcomed nearly 50 attendees from the greater Chicago area attending the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus forum on franchise agreements.  The Mayors Caucus Environment Committee discussed how ComEd franchise agreements can be improved via changes to the agreements to incentivize energy efficiency and solar energy projects.  Currently many municipalities (including Brookfield) per the […]

Community Seeking Artists for Fall Art Fair

Calling all artists!  The Brookfield community is seeking new and established artists for the upcoming fall art festival slated for this fall. See the attached application form for taking part in the art fair.  There is a small application fee and a waiver form that is needed along with the application. Questions?  Contact Abby Brennan, […]

Village to Celebrate Arbor Day April 27

The Village of Brookfield is pleased to announce a special Arbor Day celebration at Ehlert Park (near the Elm Street side) on April 27 at 2 PM.  The Village will have a tree planting ceremony and will also be giving away free tree saplings to attendees, thanks to a donation from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District […]