Developers Converge on Brookfield for Development Conference

The Village of Brookfield today held a very well attended Developer Breakfast to discuss real estate opportunities in the community.  With over 50 real estate professionals and others in attendance at Village Hall, President Kit Ketchmark joined with State Representative Michael Zalewski to discuss recent trends in Brookfield real estate, State of Illinois legislation impacting […]

Village Board Honors Residents for Beautification Projects

On Monday, October 23, the Village of Brookfield Board of Trustees honored members of the community for achievements in beautification projects throughout Brookfield.  The projects were coordinated by the Brookfield Beautification Commission (BBC) and Village staff.  Honorees included: Landscaping Project at Ogden/East Avenue Sarah Thomas – Ms. Thomas was the previous BBC chair and led […]

Village Staff Speak at American Planning Association, Illinois Chapter Conference

Earlier in September, Village staff were asked to give a presentation on “Navigating Brookfield” and the work being done for the Village’s planning and economic development activities.  In addition to Village staff, two consultants who have previously worked for the Village discussed the “Zoning Modernization” and the “Active Transportation Plan” that were adopted in 2017.  […]

Beautify Brookfield’s Duck Race Nets Prizes…and Funding for Future Art Projects

On a beautiful sunny late September day, approximately 750 rubber duckies raced down the Salt Creek in order to raise money for Beautify Brookfield, a non-profit organization supporting the efforts of Brookfield’s Beautification Commission as it promotes beautification projects within the Village of Brookfield. This year’s event raised over $3,000 after paying out a $500 […]