Monday, January 7, 2019           6:30 p.m.        Village Municipal Offices
                                                                               221 E. Cottage Grove Rd


Call to Order


Determination of quorum and that the agenda was properly posted


Pledge of Allegiance


PUBLIC APPEARANCES-Public's opportunity to speak about any subject that is not a specific agenda item


Discuss and consider the minutes of the regular Village Board meeting of December 17, 2018.


Public Hearing

A Public Hearing to hear interested citizens on a vacation of public right-of-way of 0.081 acres of public right-of-way.
    a. Discuss and consider approval of order for the vacation of 0.081 acres of public right-of-way

Presentations to the Board

a. Presentation by Olivia Parry with Dane County Planning and Development; "How Communities can expand their housing options in Dane County"


New Business

a. Discuss and consider new operator's license for year July 2018-June 2019 for Joel McCann, Whitney Harried, Keithen Andaverde,Jen Wagner and Alicia Smith.


Reports from Village Boards, Commissions & Committees


Joint Fire Department Committee

a. Discuss and consider contract for provision of Fire Protection and Rescue Services by and between the Cottage Grove Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., the Cottage Grove Fire District, and the Town of Pleasant Springs for 2019-2023.

Reports from Village Officers

a. Troy Allen
b. James Elmore
c. Jeff Lennberg
d. Melissa Ratcliff
i. Request for legal report and information on open meetings laws and quorums including negative quorums and walking quorums
ii. Request for discussion regarding emergency management plan
e. Jon Russell
i. Request for update on Community hearing regarding Shady Grove
f. John Williams
g. Jack Henrich
i. Discuss and consider updating zoning ordinance 325-110: regarding protest petition
ii. Discuss and consider joint Village Board and Town meeting
h. Attorney Lee Boushea
     i. Legal briefings/status updates
i. Administrator Matt Giese
j. Director of Planning and Development Erin Ruth
k. Police Chief Dan Layber
l. Public Works & Properties Director JJ Larson
m. Parks,Recreation & Forestry Director Sean Brusegar   
n. Clerk, Lisa Kalata
o. Treasurer, Deb Winter



Communications and Miscellaneous Business

a. Consider approval of vouchers
b. Correspondence
c. Upcoming community events
d. Future agenda items

Closed Session:

The Village of Cottage Grove Village Board will enter into Closed Session pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute §19.85 (1)(e) Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session. This closed session is to discuss boundary agreements and Commerce Park TID #5 land sale negotiations; and negotiations of terms for potential development in TID #10; and the Village of Cottage Grove Village Board will enter into Closed Session pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute §19.85(1)(c) considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility; Administrator's evaluation. 





Reconvene into open session and possible consideration of closed session items



This agenda has been prepared by Staff and approved by the Village President as Chair of the Village Board for use at the meeting as listed above. Any item on the agenda is subject to final action. Notice: Persons needing special accommodations should call 608-839-4704 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above-stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.