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 […]
The Cook County Department of Emergency Management has posted a list of municipalities that have curfews in effect. The Village of Brookfield has been incorrectly placed on that list. Please note, the Village of Brookfield does NOT have a curfew in place at this time.
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.
As previously announced, additional bulk item pick-up related to flood cleanup, which began in earnest on Wednesday, May 20, ended on Wednesday, May 27. This schedule allowed for pick-up to occur on every regularly scheduled collection day for a one-week period and accounted for the one-day delay due to the Memorial Day holiday. As a […]
Please find the video of today’s ceremony here. https://www.facebook.com/BrookfieldVillageIL/videos/695822434587666/ Good morning. Thank you Commander Lada. Thank you to members of the VFW, Amvets and American Legion. And thank you to the to all of those who have served and are currently serving in our military. We owe you a debt of gratitude. We stand here […]
Beginning today (5/19), Groot will be picking up flood damaged bulk items in addition to the one bulk item allotted for regular pick up. Items can be set out on your normal pick-up day and need to be properly prepared: carpeting needs to be rolled, dry wall and bundles of debris need to be cut […]
Invitations to complete the 2020 Census were sent to households in April. The invitations included a Census ID; however, you do not need your Census ID to complete the questionnaire. Here are instructions for completing the 2020 Census without a Census ID. More information on the 2020 Census can be found here: https://brookfieldil.gov/census-2020/
Effective Monday May 11th, Groot will re-start collection of bulk items, white goods and e-waste. Groot continues to ask customers placing out bagged garbage to ensure the bags are sealed and or tied closed.