Monday, May 2, 2022                                           6:30 p.m.     

This meeting will take place as a hybrid meeting both virtually via Zoom and in person at Village Hall at 221 E. Cottage Grove Road. If you are utilizing 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 835 3901 8236#  When asked for your Participant ID, just press #, when asked for the Passcode enter 221.You may also choose to participate by providing public comment prior to the meeting via email to Village Clerk Lisa Kalata: If this is a teleconference, virtual or hybrid meeting, please review the Village of Cottage Grove’s policy.


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 April 18, 2022.


Unfinished Business

a.  Discuss and consider Bid Award for Main St (CTH N) Urbanization & Bike Path Construction project.

b. Discuss and consider Bid Award for 2022 Street Improvements (E. Taylor/Ridge Rd. & W. Oak St.).

c. No Mow May

i.       Discuss and consider adopting No Mow May proclamation. 

ii.       Discuss and consider amending chapter 224 of the Village Code to allow suspension of grass height requirements.

iii.       Discuss and consider suspending grass height requirements.


New Business

a. Discuss and consider Block Party Application for Drumlin Reserve.

b. Discuss and consider Resolution 2022-04 & 2022-05, Re: Appreciation of service for Troy Allen and Paul Vandervelde.

c. Discuss and consider Proclamation in Support of International Firefighters Day May 4, 2022.

d. Discuss and consider Schedule of Appointment of Agent for Kwik Trip.

e. Discuss and consider Host Permit for New Tech Painting.


Reports from Village Boards, Commissions & Committees


Library Board


Deer-Grove EMS Commission

a. Presentation by Chief Lang on Deer-Grove EMS services.

b. Discuss and consider Resolution 2022-04-21 re: Deer Grove EMS Staffing Initiative.


Law Enforcement Committee


Emergency Preparedness Committee


Joint Fire Department Committee


Reports from Village Officers

a. Stafford Rosenbaum
     i. Legal briefings/status updates

b.  John Williams
     i. Nomination of Jennie Lueder to the Police Commission.

ii. Nomination of Troy Allen and Heidi Murphy to Plan Commission.

iii. Nomination of John Hogan to the Community Development Authority.

iv. Nomination of David Peterson to the Library Board.

v. Nomination of Melissa Ratcliff to the Natvig Landfill Monitoring Review Committee.

vi. Nomination of Chris Stoa to Joint Fire Department Committee, Law Enforcement Committee and Utility Commission.

vii. Nomination of Brittany Ballweg to Ad Hoc Architectural Review Committee, Deer-Grove EMS Commission.

c.  Village Administrator
     i. Discuss and consider approval of Village Hall Summer office hours.

ii. Discuss and consider scheduling a Special Village Board meeting on May 31st or June 1st for the purpose of touring Village facilities with consulting firm FGM Architects.



Communications and Miscellaneous Business

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


Closed Session: This Closed Session Is to establish negotiating position regarding Deer-Grove EMS District and Joint Fire Agreements.

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


Reconvene into open session and possible consideration of closed session items



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.


Upcoming Meetings

5/3- Public Works, Properties & Sustainability

5/5- Parks & Rec

5/9- CDA

5/11- Utility Commission

5/11- Plan Commission

5/12- Board of Review