Village Receives National Award for Solar Energy

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 […]

Metra Seeking Input on Fare Study

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 […]

Response to “An Open Book” Opinion Article in the RB Landmark

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 […]

Brookfield Receives Regional Recognition for New Zoning

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 […]

Water Main Repair

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 […]