Monday, September 20, 2021            6:30 p.m.     

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 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 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 851 6980 5132#  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:


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 August 16, 2021 and Special Village Board of Trustees meeting on September 2, 2021.


Presentations to the Board

a.Presentation by Greater Madison MPO regarding request their Regional Transportation Plan and request for MPO support in the Village's 2022 budget.

b. Presentation by Bob Power, Colonial Club regarding 2022 budget request.


New Business

a. Annual review of Village consultants and service providers.

1. Ehlers

2. Computer Magic

b. Discuss and consider Ordinance 09-2021 re: Crossing Guards.


Reports from Village Boards, Commissions & Committees


Finance & Personnel Committee

a. Discuss and consider update to the Financial Management Plan For 2022-2026.


Ad Hoc Housing Task Force


Law Enforcement Committee

a. Discuss and consider speed limit change on County N to Gaston Road.


Ad Hoc Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee


Parks, Recreation & Forestry Committee

a. Discuss and consider suspending park hours on October 2nd to allow Boy Scout Pack 145 to have a campout at Fireman's Park near the Lions shelter.


Public Works & Properties Committee


Utility Commission


Ad Hoc Architectural Review Committee


Community Development Authority


Library Planning Committee

a. Discuss and consider formation of the Library Board.


Deer-Grove EMS Commission

a. Discuss and consider Deer-Grove EMS  2022 budget request.


Plan Commission

a. Discuss and Consider A Request for Site Plan Amendment Approval from JEK CRE For A Multi-Tenant Retail Building on Parcel #0711-041-2020-1 Located at The NE Corner of Highway N and Limestone Pass.

b. Discuss and Consider A Request from JEK CRE For Approval of a Certified Survey Map to Divide Parcel #0711-041-2020-1, Creating Lot 1 (2.844 Acres) And Lot 2 (2.776 Acres).

c. Discuss and Consider A Request from JEK CRE For Approval of a Conditional Use Permit to Construct A Drive-Through as Part of a Proposed Multi-Tenant Retail Building on Parcel #0711-041-2020-1 Located at The NE Corner of Highway N and Limestone Pass.

d. Discuss and Consider A Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment to Eliminate 325-88(L) Related to Fence Permits.


Reports from Village Officers

a. President John Williams

    i. Nomination of Britt Leach to the Tourism Commission

   ii. Nomination of Jim Elmore, Kim Sale and Bonnie Tennant to the Zoning Board of Appeals

b. Trustee Heidi Murphy

i. Update on Christmas in the Grove Parade

c. Village Administrator Matt Giese

i. Summary of Finance Director Recruitment and introduction of newly selected Finance Director Alicia Richmond

ii. Discuss and consider nomination of Finance Director Alicia Richmond to be appointed to serve as the Statutory Treasurer of the Village

d. Stafford Rosenbaum
     i. Legal briefings/status updates

e. Fire Chief Nick Archibald


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 for Negotiations Regarding Development Incentives in TID #10..

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

9/21- Peer Court Steering Committee

9/21- Ad Hoc Sustainability

9/22-Ad Hoc DEI

9/27 Natvig Landfill 

9/27- Joint Fire

9/28 Housing Task Force

9/28- LEC

9/30- Parks & Rec