Monday, May 4, 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: 937 6362 6660
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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 April 20, 2020.


Presentations to the Board

a. Interim Market Update from Associated Appraisal.

Unfinished Business

a. Discuss and consider lease agreement with Miracle League.
b. Discuss and consider Resolution 2020-03 Re:Initial Resolution Authorizing General Obligation Bonds in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,850,000 for Parks and Public Grounds Projects.
c. Discuss and consider Resolution 2020-04 Re:Resolution Providing for the Sale of $1,850,000 General Obligation Park and Public Grounds Bonds, Series 2020A.
d. Discuss and consider developer's agreement with Greywolf Partners for Comfort Suites Hotel.
e. Discuss and consider developer's agreement for 5th Addition to Westlawn Estates.


New Business

a. Discuss and consider Operator License for licensing year July 2019-June 2020 for Anthony Thomas.
b. Discuss and consider Ordinance 04-2020 Re:Municipal designation of municipal official to issue operator licenses.
c. Discuss vaping ordinance draft and consider direction to legal counsel for further review and drafting.
d. Discuss and consider Weed Commissioner appointment.
e. Discuss and consider Trustee Committee and Commission appointments.
f. Discuss and consider Citizen Committee and Commission appointments.

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
     i. Acknowledgement of Natalie Hickey, National Guard and Poll Workers for April 7th election.
c. Upcoming community events
d. Future agenda items

Closed Session: for purposes of considering recently-received legal bills for services rendered in 2019

The Village of Cottage Grove Board may choose to enter into Closed Session related to this request 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 and (g) Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved.


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.