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Administration Building
West Hearing Room
5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120
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

Study Session
July 6, 2020

The members of the Board of County Commissioners may attend study sessions virtually or in person, but due to social distancing requirements, presenters and the public may only attend virtually. The public may attend the study sessions (listening only) by calling 1-855-436-3656. The Board of County Commissioners may go into executive session during or at the conclusion of the study session as necessary to receive legal advice or discuss other confidential matters.

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners typically holds weekly Study Sessions on Monday and Tuesday. Study Sessions (except for Executive Sessions) are open to the public and items for discussion are included on this agenda. Agendas (except for Executive Sessions agendas) are available through the Commissioners’ Office or through the County’s web site at Please note that the Board may discuss any topic relevant to County business, whether or not the topic has been specifically noticed on this agenda. In particular, the Board typically schedules time each Monday under “Committee Updates” to discuss a wide range of topics. In addition, the Board may alter the times of the meetings throughout the day, or cancel or reschedule noticed meetings. Questions about this agenda? Contact the Commissioners’ Office at 303-795-4630 or by e-mail at


Study Session Topics


Calendar Updates (WHR)

Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services

BOCC Updates (WHR)

Board of County Commissioners

E-Team Update

David Bessen,
Chair, E-Team
Director, Information Technologies

*2020 Open Space Grant Award Recommendations

Discussion from Open Spaces staff regarding the 2020 Open Space grant cycle totaling $3,433,649, and staff/Open Spaces Trails Advisory Board joint award recommendations

Request: Information/Direction

Sandra Bottoms, Grants Program Specialist, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney




*Drop In

Board of County Commissioners

Restoring Individuals Safely and Effectively (RISE) Staff Increase Proposal

Discussion of a request to increase staffing assigned to the Restoring Individuals Safely and Effectively (RISE) program and to increase the per bed, per day cost paid by Wellpath, LLC

Request: Information/Direction

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Vince Line, Detention Service Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney


*Executive Session

Executive Study Session and County Attorney Administrative Meeting [Section 24-6-402(4)(b)C.R.S.](As required by law, specific agenda topics will be announced in open meeting prior to the commencement of the closed and confidential portion of this session) (WHR)

Ron Carl, County Attorney

* To be recorded as required by law

WHR - West Hearing Room

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If you need special accommodations, contact the Commissioners’ Office at 303-795-4630 or Relay Colorado 711.
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