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Administration Building
East Hearing Room
5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120
303-795-4630
Relay Colorado 711

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


Public Meeting
April 28, 2020
9:30 AM

The Board of County Commissioners will be attending this meeting telephonically. The public is invited to participate in the public meeting by calling 1-855-436-3656, and press *3 on your telephone keypad to be entered in the queue for general or item-specific comment. The meeting can also be viewed online at: https://www.arapahoegov.com/1617/Meeting-Videos-and-Live-Broadcast

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, Clerk to the Board Administrator
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.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

5.a.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: March 10, 2020

Commissioner Bill Holen was Absent and Excused
5.b.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: March 17, 2020

Commissioner Bill Holen was Absent and Excused
5.c.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: March 31, 2020

Full Board was Present
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

Approval and Acceptance of Drainage Easement for Dove Valley V, Filing 19, Block 1, Lot 1

Adoption of a resolution to request the Board of County Commissioners to accept the conveyance of one drainage easement for recordation by separate document and to allow Bryan Weimer, Director, Department of Public Works and Development to execute these specific easements on behalf of the Board

Joseph Boateng, Engineer I, Engineering Services Division, Public Works and Development
Chuck Haskins, PE, Division Manager, Engineering Services Division, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manger, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

Documents:
  1. BSR (ASP19-007).pdf
6.b.

Intergovernmental Agreement Regarding the Operation of the Aurora Emergency Respite Center

Adoption of a resolution to approve a proposed Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) among the entitites of Arapahoe and Adams Counties, as well as the City of Aurora and the Tri-County Health Department. The primary purpose of this IGA is for the four entities to safely and collaboratively house homeless individuals who are recovering from the COVID-19 virus

Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.c.

LR20-001 Site Utility Plan Application for Newton Middle School Lift Station - Authorize Chair to Sign Recommendation to CDPHE

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the recommendation to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to approve the Newton Middle School Lift Station Utility Site Location Application. This is a request from the Littleton School District for an application for a lift station to serve the Newton Middle School, located within the jurisdiction of the City of Centennial

Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.d.

Property Tax - Abatement (Hearing Waived)

Adoption of a resolution approving the abatements/refunds as recommended by the Assessor’s Office and expressly agreed to by the respective taxpayers, along with the taxpayers’ express waiver of their right to a hearing before the Board’s appointed referee  

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
6.e.

Property Tax - Arbitration (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the arbitration stipulation which resulted from an agreement reached between the taxpayer and the County regarding a reduction in the amount of property tax owed, pursuant to the terms contained therein

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal
6.f.

Property Tax - Board of Assessment Appeals (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving stipulations which resulted from agreements reached between the taxpayer and the County regarding a reduction in the amount of property tax owed, pursuant to the terms contained therein

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal

6.g.

Property Tax - Board of Assessment Appeals (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving stipulations which resulted from agreements reached between the taxpayer and the County regarding a reduction in the amount of property tax owed, pursuant to the terms contained therein

Ron Carl, County Attorney 
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

GENERAL BUSINESS - Animal Services Resolution/Regulations and Fees (2 Resolutions)

Consideration of a request to approve two resolutions: (1) the Animal Services Resolution to be effective April 28, 2020 to incorporate the regulations enforced by Animal Services Officers pertaining to dog licensing, dogs running at large, and aggressive animal incidents within unincorporated Arapahoe County, and (2) the Animal Services Fee Resolution to be effective immediately upon passage of the Resolution to establish fees for the administration of the Animal Services Resolution

Presenter - Caitlyn Cahill, Zoning and Animal Control Manager, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.b.

GENERAL BUSINESS - Firework Ordinance - First Reading

First reading of the proposed Arapahoe County Ordinance No. 2020-01 regarding a one-year ban on the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated Arapahoe County.  This is the first step in the required statutory process for a county to adopt the ordinance.  The next step will be to publish the proposed ordinance and then to hold a hearing on the adoption of the ordinance (on May 26, 2020)

Presenter - Ron Carl, County Attorney
8.

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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