Today, in cooperation with Mind Mixer and Hitchcock Design, we are launching our new Open Space Plan public input website Engage Brookfield!
Please visit the site at:
Provide input and information on the active question forums.
This is a great opportunity to give in put on the future of our parks, open space and amenities in Brookfield. You don’t have to take time out to come to a meeting, there are no conflicts, simply give your input any time of the day over the coming weeks and makes sure your friends and neighbors do as well.
Click here for aerial photos and base maps of the Brookfield Park System.
Spring Project N.I.C.E. | April 26, 2014
The Brookfield Beautification Commission will host the 21st annual Spring Project N.I.C.E on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. This is a great opportunity to come show your civic pride and meet other members of the community while keeping our village clean and beautiful.
Details, including how to pre-register, can be found at the Brookfield Beautification Commission page.
Spring is Here
Street sweeping starts April 1 (Tomorrow!). Please check the signs at the end of your block to make sure you move your car on the appropriate days to avoid a parking ticket.
Yard Waste Pickup
Yard waste pickup starts April 1. Please make sure your yard waste is in a container labeled "Yard Waste" and is able to be picked up by the Groot Employees.
Battle of the Bands signup:
BNSF Track work in Brookfield...UPDATE
The BNSF Tie Gang work has been moved up and will be commencing tonight at 8PM at various locations. The Tie Gang will be using directional lighting for their work and this may cause a light disturbance for some of our residents that are near the tracks. Although there will be some noise disturbance made by the track equipment, the loudest nightly noise will be the locomotive whistles. The ties that are pulled will be placed beside the track and picked up within 1 to 5 days.
It is projected that the earliest BNSF will be getting to the Hollywood Crossing is the evening of Wednesday, April 23rd. The crossing will be taken out of service during the work from 8:00pm-4:00am. RoadSafe traffic is on standby during this work in case anything unexpected is found that would cause a crossing not to be able to reopen on time.
Upcoming Recreation Events:
Fourth of July is just around the corner. With the construction in Kiwanis park, this year the festivities will move to Ehlert Park! Stay tuned for more information and the 2014 parade route. 2014 Parade entry applications are available now.
To view the Winter Brookfield Recreation Book CLICK HERE. (Spring Book Coming Soon)
Visit the Village of Brookfield Recreation Facebook page by clicking here!
Welcome to Brookfield
Located 13 miles west of downtown Chicago, Brookfield is a pastoral suburb with over 19,000 residents.
New to Brookfield? Visit the About Brookfield section to download the Welcome Package and a map of the town.
Brookfield is a vibrant diverse community of 19,085 individuals supporting a variety of churches, good schools, an excellent library, low taxes, convenient transportation, and extensive parks and recreation programs. We are committed to economic development, modernizing, building, and making our neighborhoods better and safer. Whether shopping, dining, or enjoying the zoo, you will find our humble village a remarkable and friendly place. A great place to live, raise a family, shop, and do business, Brookfield is truly a community in every sense of the word.
Financial and Water Reports:
Want to know more about what expenses the Village of Brookfield has every week? The Village Board of Trustees approves a "Warrant List" that contains every expenditure of the Village at every meeting of the Board of Trustees. This list is always available to anyone who wishes to review it as part of the weekly Board of Trustees Packet. CLICK HERE to review the expenses of the Village by opening the Board of Trustees .pdf packet and clicking on the bookmark for WARRANT LIST.
View the 2010 Water Report here...
View the 2009 Water Report here...
- 2014 Budget and Capital Plan
- 2013 Village Employee Compensation
- 2012 Operating Budget
- 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
- 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
- 2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
- To review the 2010 Operating Budget click here!
- 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
- To review the 2009 Operating Budget click here.
- CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE 2010 APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE.