NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the La Farge Village Board will be

     holding a Public Hearing on the proposed 2021 Village Budget on Wednesday, December 2,

     2020, at 6:00 p.m. at the Emergency Services Building, located at 201 S. Cherry Street. 


            All participants, including the public, can join using the option below:  

      Join Zoom Meeting:   Meeting ID: 915 1870 5911

                        Any questions, please call 608-625-4422.




1.  Call to Order/Roll

   2.  Verification of Publication/Posting

3.  Public Budget Hearing

4.  Adjourn



       NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that immediately following the Budget Hearing,

       a Special Village Board meeting will be held and will include the following:


  1. Call to Order/Roll

  2. Verification of Publication/Posting

  3. Action to Adopt the 2021 proposed Budget per the Budget Hearing

  4. Public Comment

  5. Discussion/Action to approve the sale of village property to the Dollar General

  6. Adjourn




                     Kimberly Walker, Village Clerk/Treasurer

                                         Posted 11/30/2020   



                Public Budget Hearing and Special Board Meeting

                Wednesday, December 2, 2020


*President Cheryl Purvis called the Public Budget Hearing of the La Farge Village Board to order at 6:00 p.m. at the Emergency Services building. (A Zoom option was offered for participating).         


Roll Call - Present at the meeting:

Board Members: Cheryl Purvis, Reggie Nelson (Zoom), Barbara Melvin, Frank Quinn, Aaron Appleman (Zoom), and Terry Jensen. Absent was Aaron Nemec.  

Also present: Public Works Manager Wayne Haugrud, Utility Clerk Greg Lawton, and Clerk Kimberly Walker.   


*Verification of meeting publishing in the La Farge Episcope and of posting at the Bank, Post Office, and Village Office on November 30, 2020 was given.    


*The board waited for ten minutes. No one showed from the public to oppose the 2021 proposed budget.         

*Quinn moved, Melvin seconded to adjourn the Public Budget Hearing. (Carried). Adjourned at 6:10 p.m.        


*Immediately following, President Purvis called the Special La Farge Village Board meeting to order. Roll call was taken with the same people present, and the same posting and publishing as stated above was given.   


*Quinn moved, Melvin seconded to adopt the 2021 proposed village budget. (Carried).


*Public Comment: None.


*Cheryl reviewed a possible Dollar General store for the village. An email was sent to members giving background info on where it started and is going. They have looked at a few locations and are now looking at the parcel the village owns that is across the street from the new medical clinic. To the North is Doug Weeds property. They’re looking to purchase a portion of our parcel, from Doug Weeds property line to approximately where Gold Street is (a block up). The balance of the land the village would retain for future business options or the substation relocation. The building would have one row of parking in the front and 2 rows on the North side. The property is in the floodplain, but they can fill and build as it has dryland access off the highway. The building is a 9,100 square foot structure. Once the paperwork is signed, they would like to have a public hearing for the people, then go out for bids, break ground in early April, and hopefully be done by mid-summer. They plan to employ 7-10 people. The offer to purchase is $10,000. Our attorney has reviewed and approved the paperwork. Quinn moved, Jensen seconded to approve the sale of village property to Dollar General, aka Golden Warriors, LLC. (Carried).      


*Quinn moved, Melvin seconded to adjourn. (Carried). Adjourned at 6:27 p.m.



Kimberly Walker, Village Clerk/Treasurer