Sunday, January 8, 2012
The Elmbrook School Board will discuss issues including open enrollment and 4K while the city Plan Commission reviews a funeral home / crematorium project.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse into news and events in the week ahead. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own. Krause Funeral Home and crematorium, Bougey's Bar outdoor seating: Should the city allow Krause Funeral Home to build a 26,950-square-foot funeral home and crematorium at 21600 W. Capitol Dr.? The Plan Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday and a public hearing on the Krause plan is set for 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Agenda Open enrollment, 4K: The Elmbrook School Board will discuss whether to add four-year-old kindergarten next fall while not increasing open enrollment. The board meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the board room, 13780 Hope St. Agenda and packet …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The public can offer input at Monday night's Plan Commission meeting on Krause Funeral Home's request to build its fourth Milwaukee location in Brookfield.
A request by Krause Funeral Home to build its fourth Milwaukee location in western Brookfield will be reviewed by the city Plan Commission Monday, according to BrookfieldNOW.com. Krause officials unveiled the proposal and its details last summer and commissioners urged consultants to be a little bolder with their proposed architecture for the site, Brookfield Patch reported. A public hearing will be held at Monday's meeting, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. The 4-acre site is located at 21600 W. Capitol Dr. between Capitol Drive and Gumina Road near the Capitol Airport. It's across from the Gateway West Commerce Center. Mark Krause, president of the family-owned business founded in 1933, told Brookfield plan …
Sunday, November 27, 2011
The week ahead also features a St. John Vianney book fair, a used book sale, Annie opening at the Sunset Playhouse and more.
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Sunday, November 27, 2011
This week is slow on news and heavy on events — as people return to work and try to work off that extra helping of Thanksgiving stuffing. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own. Sentencing hearing in hit-and-run of Brookfield police officer: Christine Druecke will be sentenced in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon for the December 2009 hit-and-run of Brookfield police officer Paul Dilger. Home-building next to closed Superfund landfill: The city Plan Commission might vote on whether to approve a preliminary plat for a 16-home addition to The Shire subdivision next to a closed landfill site southwest of Brookfield and Gebhardt roads. The issue is the only item on the agenda for …
Sunday, November 6, 2011
The week ahead features debate about school redistricting and open enrollment and holiday events benefitting the American Cancer Society and Brookfield East Fine Arts programs.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse into news and events in the week ahead. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own. Request to build more homes near closed landfill: A developer will ask the city Plan Commission to approve a preliminary plat to allow 16 more homes to be built in The Shire subdivision next to a closed Superfund landfill site. The meeting start at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Job Creators Roundtable: U.S. Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner — who penned a column titled "What is Holding Back the Job Creators?" — will meet with small business owners and local job creators "to discuss challenges that they face in the current economic climate and how Congress can help …
Sunday, August 7, 2011
The week ahead also includes Plan Commission review of Pistol Pete's Neighborhood Grill renovations and a Lego City library event.
Brookfield Patch offers you a glimpse into the week ahead. Here are some things on the horizon in Brookfield area news and events: Pistol Pete's wants to renovate: Pistol Pete's Neighborhood Grill wants to turn an existing attached garage into a banquet hall / game room, erect canopies over the west building entrance and over part of the deck and expand the deck to add a storage area for seasonal items. The Plan Commission will review the plans at its 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road. Longer ban on building in the Shire: City staff is proposing again extending a 2004 moratorium on development of additional housing in the Shire subdivision, southwest of Gebhardt and Brookfield Roads. Staff wants the moratorium …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
A funeral home and crematory with a banquet hall would be built on Capitol Drive west of Barker Road.
Krause Funeral Home wants to add a fourth location in the Milwaukee area, building an approximately 12,500-square-foot facility on Capitol Drive near Brookfield's western border with Pewaukee. Mark Krause, president of the family-owned business founded in 1933, told Brookfield plan commissioners he has lived in Brookfield for 45 years and was excited to open a location there. "We look forward to being that good community member," he said. Krause has two Milwaukee locations and one in New Berlin. The Brookfield facility, still in its planning stages, would include funeral spaces, a chapel, crematory and banquet hall for post-funeral luncheons and refreshments. Krause would seek restaurant and limited liquor licenses to be able to serve beer…
Monday, July 11, 2011
The North Face, moving into the mall in fall, is planning a contemporary design for its exterior entrance facing Moorland Road.
Brookfield Square mall's exterior will get a little extra flair with The North Face's planned contemporary entrance facing Moorland Road. City plan commissioners Monday approved the retailer's plan for a new facade between Bravo! Cucina Italiana and The Limited. "The design is in keeping with the general themes along the east facade," said Dan Ertl, city community development director. "But it's a little more contemporary." Bronze metal panels and granite stone veneer is the design The North Face is rolling out at all new properties this year, its architect told plan commissioners. The North Face, an outdoor clothing, equipment and footwear retailer, plans to locate its first Milwaukee-area store at Brookfield Square mall, but its …