Village of Brookfield staff is taking part in the Active Transportation Alliance’s Winter Bike Challenge. Besides staying active, the goal is to use biking, or a combination of biking and transit, to take cars off the road. So far, the Active Transportation Alliance reports that 5,700 miles have been traveled via bike, taking about 6,000 […]
At 12:09 p.m. the Brookfield Police Department responded to reports of shots fired at the corner of Grant and Forest. Police located a male victim in his vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds and was transferred to receive medical attention. Brookfield Police Department along with local area task force and State Police are currently investigating. Suspects […]
Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting that Brookfield is seeing a massive increase in home sales activity. The Village was ranked #1 in Cook County annual sale increases and #2 in the greater Chicago area, with 323 homes sales in 2015 (a 35% gain over 2014). Crain’s stated that Jeff Baker of Burlington Realty found that […]
The Village Hall will be closed on January 18, 2016 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Attend one of the Brookfield Town Hall Meetings to learn more about the March 15, 2016 Referendum… The Village of Brookfield is holding a series of Town Hall Meetings to discuss proposed street improvements and funding mechanisms for improvements over the next 10 years. Next Town Hall Meetings to Discuss the Street Investment Program: Sat., Jan. 23, […]
The Village of Brookfield had a productive and successful 2015, and one of the biggest accomplishments was the Rain Barrel Program! Success was marked by an unprecedented number of households participating in the no-cost program. This program is a partnership with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) and it provides up to four free […]
Faith Lutheran Church at 3801 Madison Ave. is announcing the opening of a food pantry to serve all Brookfield residents who are in need of food assistance. The pantry will be open on Saturday mornings from 10 am to Noon and Tuesday nights from 7 pm to 9 pm. For more information or to donate or […]
The final board meeting of the year and Truth in Taxation Public Hearing is Monday Night. At the Monday night meeting the new Police Chief and Deputy Police Chief will be sworn in. Meetings start at 6:15 at Village Hall.
Please attend a town hall meeting on Tuesday, December 1, at 6:30 p.m. The Village Staff will present information about a proposed bond referendum for street improvements. You input and questions are valuable in helping the Village plan for the future of our capital infrastructure. More information will be on the website soon. There will […]