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Kathleen Conti, Chair Pro Tem, District 1
Nancy Sharpe, District 2
Jeff Baker, Chair, District 3
Nancy Jackson, District 4
Bill Holen, District 5


Public Meeting
June 19, 2018
9:30 AM

The Board of County Commissioners holds its weekly Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. Public Hearings are open to the public and items for discussion are included on this agenda. Items listed on the consent agenda are adopted with one vote. Items listed under regular business are considered separately. Agendas are available through the Commissioners’ Office or through the County’s web site at www.arapahoegov.com. Questions about this agenda, please contact the Commissioners’ Office at 303-795-4630 or by e-mail at commissioners@arapahoegov.com.




 

AGENDA

1.

OPENING

1.a.

CALL TO ORDER

Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners
1.b.

INTRODUCTION

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Joleen Sanchez, Asst. Clerk to the Board
1.c.

ROLL CALL


1.d.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


2.

MODIFICATION TO THE AGENDA


3.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA


4.

CITIZEN COMMENT PERIOD

Citizens are invited to speak to the Commissioners on non-agenda items. There is a 3-minute time limit per person, unless otherwise noted by the Chair.
5.

CONSENT AGENDA


5.a.

Approval of Funding for 24 Hour Motor Vehicle Self Service Station in Aurora MV Branch

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Clerk and Recorder's Office to use $150,000 to build a 24-Hour Self-Service Station within the Aurora Motor Vehicle Branch to allow citizens of Arapahoe County and 10 other participating 'kiosk counties' to renew license plates when it is most convenient for them, in a highly secure, easily accessibly and customer-friendly environment, without waiting in line during business hours at the DMV

Victoria Gallegos, Chief Deputy Clerk and Recorder
Matt Crane, Clerk and Recorder
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Monica Kovaci, Assistant County Attorney
5.b.

Approval for Use of Vacancy Savings for Renewal Kiosk Fee During DRIVES Implementation

Adoption of a resolution from the Clerk and Recorder's Office to approve use of vacancy savings to cover the service fees that Arapahoe County residents are required to pay to use Colorado MVExpress renewal kiosks between June 18 and September 9 to increase the use of self-service technology and reduce wait times at Motor Vehicle offices during the training and implementation period for Colorado's new DRIVES motor vehicle computer system

Victoria Gallegos, Chief Deputy Clerk and Recorder
Matt Crane, Clerk and Recorder
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Monica Kovaci, Assistant County Attorney
5.c.

Cherry Creek Corridor Restoration Project

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of up to $2,000,000 in Open Spaces Acquisition and Development funding for the proposed Cherry Creek Corridor Restoration project, as well as approve the acceptance of two parcels of land that will be donated to Arapahoe County from Denver Water and the City and County of Denver. The project is located approximately 2.5 miles downstream of Cherry Creek Reservoir between Quebec Street and Iliff Avenue

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.d.

E-470 Trail Connections & Improvements – East Metro Working Group Proposal

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of up to $830,000 in Open Spaces Acquisition and Development funding pledged to the East Metro Working Group for the E-470 Trail Connections and Improvements project. The trail begins at Quincy Avenue on the north and ends at South Ireland Way on the south

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.e.

FDP18-001 Copperleaf Filing No. 17 Final Development Plan (FDP)

Adoption of a resolution approving the Final Development Plan (FDP), known to the County as Case #FDP18-001 Copperleaf Filing No. 17, to allow for the construction of 236 single-family detached residential homes on 54 acres, located east of the intersection of South Piccadilly Street and East Radcliff Parkway

Bill Skinner, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.f.

Happy Canyon Open Space Land Dedication

Adoption of a resolution to approve the acceptance of an 8.54-acre parcel of land along Happy Canyon Creek within the Arapahoe County Recreation District that will be dedicated to Arapahoe County for open space purposes

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
5.g.

High Line Canal Working Group – Parker/Mississippi Pedestrian Underpass

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of up to $1,160,000 in Open Spaces Acquisition and Development funding for design and construction of the High Line Canal Trail Parker/Mississippi Underpass to improve pedestrian safety along the High Line Canal

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
5.h.

Iliff Corridor: Cherry Creek Trail and High Line Canal Trail Improvements

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of up to $3.2 million from the Open Spaces Acquisition and Development Fund for the construction of (1) the Cherry Creek Regional Trail Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge, (2) improvements to the Cherry Creek Regional Trail under the Iliff Bridge, (3) stormwater drainage features in the High Line Canal, and (4) a multi-use path connecting the High Line Canal and Cherry Creek Trails along Iliff. These four projects will improve pedestrian and environmental conditions along Iliff, the Cherry Creek Trail, and the High Line Canal

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.i.

P17-004 LSTRE Business Plaza - Drainage Easement

Adoption of a resolution for conveyance of one drainage easement, located at the LSTRE Business Plaza at 13202 East Adam Aircraft Circle, for recordation by separate document and to allow David M. Schmit, Director, Department of Public Works and Development to execute the specific easement on behalf of the Board

Sarah White, Engineering Services Division, Public Works and Development
Chuck Haskins, PE Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.j.

P17-004 LSTRE Final Development Plan (FDP)

Adoption of a resolution from the applicant, Troy Porras and Beau LaCouture, on behalf of the owner, LSTRE LLC, seeking approval of the Final Development Plan (FDP) to allow for the construction of a 20,400 sf. flex space office building with a screened outdoor storage yard and permission to access the range of uses approved in the underlying Z16-004 LSTRE PDP. The property is located immediately north of Centennial Airport and south of the intersection of East Adam Aircraft Circle and South Vaughn Court

Presenter - Bill Skinner, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.k.

Vehicle Emergency Equipment Agreement for Services between Arapahoe County and LAWS

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Sheriff to sign the Agreement for Services between Arapahoe County and Lighting Accessory & Warning Systems LLC, DBA LAWS, for the provision and installation of vehicle emergency equipment, for the period of June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019 as well as any amendments and extensions thereto

Olga Fujaros, Budget and Logistics Manager, Sheriff's Office
David Walcher, Sheriff
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

5.l.

Vehicle Graphics Agreement for Services between Arapahoe County and LAWS

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Sheriff to sign the Agreement for Services between Arapahoe County and Lighting Accessory & Warning Systems LLC, DBA LAWS, to provide exterior graphics for Arapahoe County vehicles, for the period of June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019 as well as any amendments and extensions thereto

Olga Fujaros, Budget and Logistics Manager, Sheriff's Office
David Walcher, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

6.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Proposed Moratorium on Commercial Disposal Wells

Consideration of a request to approve a resolution to adopt a temporary moratorium on the acceptance and processing of applications for Commercial Disposal Wells and related facilities for the disposal by injection of Class II Oil and Gas exploration and production wastes

Presenter - Diane Kocis, Energy Specialist, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.b.

*PUBLIC HEARING - LDC18-002 Arapahoe County Land Development Code Amendment

Consideration of a request to amend the Land Development Code to update the existing Chapter 12 (Specific Regulations) with new verbiage in order to comply with the Supreme Court's decision in the Reed v. Town of Gilbert that determined that sign regulations cannot regulate and/or restrict signage based on the content of the sign. The proposed language eliminates sign restrictions (area, height, location, etc.) based on the type of information displayed and relies on the land use and/or additional zoning regulations to regulate signage within unincorporated Arapahoe County

Presenter - Kathleen Hammer, Planner II, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.c.

*PUBLIC HEARING - PF18-001 Copperleaf No. 17 Final Plat

Consideration of a request from the applicant, Richmond American Homes, on behalf of the owners, South Quincy Residential Developers, Inc., seeking approval of the Copperleaf Filing No. 17 Final Plat which proposes dividing a 54 acre property known as Parcel 1 Lot 3 Block 2 Copperleaf Filing No. 16 into 236 lots and supporting tracts for infrastructure and a park site

Presenter - Bill Skinner, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS


 

*Denotes a requirement by federal or state law that this item be opened to public testimony. All other items under the “General Business” agenda may be opened for public testimony at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners.



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