Homeowner Tips for Rodent Control

The Village on occasion receives complaints about rats in the community.  While the Village does NOT have a formal “rat program,” it can offer a few tips for homeowners to prevent the problem from arising in their neighborhoods: Make sure to properly dispose garbage and secure garbage can lids; Don’t let standing water accumulate (e.g., […]

Vehicle Sticker Applications due June 30th

Vehicle sticker applications are still being processed .  All vehicle sticker applications must be received by June 30th to avoid a late penalty. The simplest way to renew is online. Enforcement of vehicles stickers WILL NOT begin until all renewals have been processed to give everyone time to get their renewal and place it on […]

Dog Park Open House

On Wednesday, July 12th stop by Village Hall between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to give your input. Join fellow residents and community members in a discussion about a study for a dog park in Brookfield. Stop in anytime to participate in the interactive activities. Families are welcome. The Community and Economic Development Intern is […]

Bike Boulevard Planned for Arden Avenue

The Village has announced plans for Arden Avenue.  As part of the Active Transportation Plan, a Bike Boulevard will be constructed in this section of the Village. This is just one part of a comprehensive look at making walking, taking public transportation, and bicycling in Brookfield safer and more comfortable. Click HERE for more information.

Village Seeking Community Participation

In 2016, the Village of Brookfield received a major grant from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), to update the Comprehensive Plan. The Village is looking for resident participation through an online survey, to help update the Comprehensive Plan. The survey can be accessed on the Comprehensive Plan webpage www.ratiodesign.com/brookfieldcp under “Stakeholder Survey.” A […]

Village to Release Active Transportation Plan Draft

The Village will soon issue its first-ever Active Transportation Plan, with an exposure draft to be published for public comment in July.  The Plan is 100%-grant funded thanks to a Cook County “Healthy HotSpot” initiative, with the non-profit Active Transportation Alliance serving as the plan consultant.  Currently, the Alliance is in the process of synthesizing […]