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 […]

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 […]

Vehicle Sticker Renewals

2018-2019 Vehicle Stickers are now on sale!  Vehicle sticker renewal notices have been mailed and should be arriving soon.  Please remember that all vehicle stickers must be purchased by June 30 to avoid a late charge, even if you do not receive a renewal notice in the mail. In order to receive your sticker as […]