Monday, June 15, 2020             6:30 p.m.     

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will take place virtually via Zoom. Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone by visiting You can also participate via phone by dialing 1 312 626 6799 and use Meeting ID 936 7436 2199 # When asked for your Participant ID, just press #

You may also choose to participate by providing public comment prior to the meeting via email to Village Clerk Lisa Kalata:


Call to Order


Determination of quorum and that the agenda was properly posted


Pledge of Allegiance


PUBLIC APPEARANCES-Public's opportunity to speak


Discuss and consider the minutes of the regular Village Board meeting on June 1, 2020.


Presentations to the Board

a.Presentation by Joe Parisi Dane County Executive.

Unfinished Business

a. Discuss draft of the Village Board's list of priorities.
b. Discuss and consider allowing Home Talent League to use Fireman's Park for the season.
c. Discuss and consider Resolution 2020-06 Re: Act 185 postponing interest and penalty for real estate tax payments until October 1, 2020.
d. Update on website redesign project.

New Business

a. Discuss and consider Resolution 2020-07 Re: Cottage Grove Village Board and Cottage Grove Police Department joint resolution to condemn and confront racism.
b. Discuss and consider premise change for Doundrins Distilling.
c. Discuss and consider Sound Amplification Permit for Doundrins Distilling.
d. Discuss and consider premise change for BB Jacks.
e. Discussion and possible action related to the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission’s recommendation to DNR regarding the Village’s Urban Service Area Amendment in TID #10.

Reports from Village Boards, Commissions & Committees


Public Works & Properties Committee

a. Discuss and consider Task Order Contract with MSA for work related to Buss Road and CTH Road BB.

Board of Review

  1. Agenda 6-2-20.pdf

Library Planning Committee


Ad Hoc Glacial Drumlin Bike Path Committee


Ad-Hoc Sustainability Committee

a. Discuss and consider recommendation from Ad-Hoc Sustainability Committee to work with staff to develop a Sustainability page on the Village website. 
b. Discuss and consider recommendation from Ad-Hoc Sustainability Committee for Vision and Mission Statements.

Utility Commission


Plan Commission

a. Discuss and Consider A Request from Huston Hotel Group, LLC For Approval of a Precise Implementation Plan for An Atwell Suites Hotel At 4672 County Highway TT.
b. Discuss and Consider Request from Farris Auto for Site Plan Amendment for Property At 212 W. Cottage Grove Road.
c. Discuss and Consider Request from Town of Sun Prairie to Engage In Boundary Agreement Discussions.

Reports from Village Officers

a. Stafford Rosenbaum
         i. Legal briefings/status updates
b. COVID-19 update 

Communications and Miscellaneous Business

a. Consider approval of vouchers
b. Correspondence
c. Upcoming community events
     i. Update from Cottage Grove Fire Department regarding fireworks on July 3rd.
d. Discuss and consider future board meetings to be virtual or in-person meetings.
e. Future agenda items

Closed Session: This Closed Session is for background check from an operator's license application (alcohol beverage license) denial from the Police Department.

Closed Session: The Village of Cottage Grove Village Board will enter into Closed Session pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute §19.85(1)(f) considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons except where par (b) applies which, if discussed in public would be likely to have a substantial adverse effect upon the reputation of any person referred to in such histories or data or involved in such problems or investigations.


Closed Session: for purposes of considering Village Administrator mid-year evaluation

The Village of Cottage Grove 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.

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.