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.

Additional Bulk Item Pick-up has Concluded

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 […]

Groot: Flood Clean Up May 19, 2020

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 […]

How to Respond to the 2020 Census without a Census ID

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: