On January 31, 2007 the Ground Breaking Ceremony for Broadview Place took place. The ceremony took place in a tent located on the grounds of the future home for Broadview Place. It began with a brief introduction from the Village of Broadview's Mayor Henry Vicenik. Then Douglas P. Scott of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency presented the Mayor with a $300,000 donation check to go towards cleaning up the land once occupied by a dry cleaners for the Broadview Place Development. The ceremony concluded with picture taking by several members of the community including the Broadview Chief of Police and Fire Chief. Following the ceremony lunch was served at a local restaurant and attended my various members of the community.