The Weather service is predicting yet another winter storm to begin in our area at about 5:00 pm on Thursday February 8th with heavy snow to continue into Friday morning. Public Works is ready for the upcoming storm and will be out plowing and salting. The required 2” of snow to enforce the parking ban […]
The Village of Brookfield was recognized today by the national SolSmart program at an event at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. Keynote speakers were Congressman Bill Foster and Illinois Deputy Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, who issued an proclamation (see link below) honoring the Village along with a small group of other Illinois local […]
Due to a water main break, the water has been turned off on the 4500 block of Oak. We are working diligently to get this fixed so water can be restored. Once water is turned back on, boiling is NOT required. Thank you for your patience.
Metra is hosting a series of public open houses in February throughout our service region regarding our Fare Structure Study. Please see the attached press release and click on the following Metra website link for more information, a survey and an open house schedule. Metra Open House Link Metra Press Release Your assistance is greatly […]
The Village of Brookfield appreciates the honest feedback given in the opinion article “An Open Book” published in the January 24th, 2018 Riverside-Brookfield Landmark. It is often difficult to hear negative feedback, but it is one very important way that organizations are held accountable and allowed the opportunity to improve. First and foremost, the Village […]
The Village of Brookfield received recognition from the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) recently. The RTA posted a “story map” about the zoning changes adopted a year ago and the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) zoning projects in Brookfield and other communities. See that story below. RTA Story Map Additionally, the RTA updated their blog with more […]
The Village of Brookfield is seeking bids for work near the Brookfield Metra station. Work will consist of brick pavers in the right-of-way and sidewalk, landscaping, wayfinding signs, additional bike racks, and more. The full bid documents may be seen by visiting the Hitchcock Design Group’s online plan room, which can be accessed via the […]
The Village of Brookfield is proud to announce that it has earned designation as a “bronze-level” SolSmart community, in recognition for work to expedite solar projects. As a SolSmart community, it has streamlined the permitting process for homeowners who install photo-voltaic solar energy panels, typically mounted on rooftops. Brookfield is one of only 11 […]
In observance of the birthday of Rev. Martin Luther King, the Village Hall and Public Works will be closed Monday, January 15th. Offices will open at 8:30 am on Tuesday January 16th. In case of emergency, please dial 911.
Saturday, January 13, beginning at 6:00 a.m., there will be repair work due to a water main break at the NW corner of Prairie & Burlington. The southbound lane of Prairie, north of the intersection, will be closed to traffic throughout the duration of the repair. BNSF will be providing flaggers for the work to be completed in […]