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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
July 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 Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. 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: June 23, 2020

Full Board was Present
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

2020 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program Grant

Adoption of a resolution to allow the Sheriff’s Office to apply for the 2020 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula Grant) with the City of Aurora Police Department (APD) on behalf of the Unified Metropolitan Forensic Crime Laboratory (UMFCL)

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Glenn Thompson, Public Safety Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.b.

Approval and Authorization to Sign the Second Amended and Restated Arapahoe County 911 Authority Intergovernmental Agreement

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Second Amended and Restated Arapahoe County 911 Authority Intergovernmental Agreement

Todd Weaver, Director, Finance 
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.c.

C15-002 Iliff Avenue Improvement Project Acceptance and Approval of 24 Right-of-Way and Permanent Easement Parcels

Adoption of a resolution to approve twenty-four (24) resolutions to accept the twenty-four (24) specified deeds and easements from the property owner's for right-of-way (ROW) and permanent easement (PE) along East Iliff Avenue, and to authorize the Clerk and Recorder to record the respective deed or easement document

Ryan Seacrist, Capital Improvements Program Engineer III, Public Works and Development
Cathleen Valencia, Capital Improvements Program Manager, Public Works and Development
James Katzer, 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.

CARES Act Fund Agreements for Business Grant & Support Programs

Adoption of a resolution to fully document the purpose of adopting Resolution No. 200334 (adopted June 16, 2020) and approving the funding for the "Advance Arapahoe" and "Retrain Arapahoe" programs

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
6.e.

CARES Act Fund Agreements for Sewage Data Testing

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Sheriff’s Office to sign a service agreement on behalf of Arapahoe County with GT Molecular to complete sewage data testing, subject to approval as to the form of the agreements by the County Attorney’s Office, and allocating up to $30,000 of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the program

Nathan Fogg, Emergency Manager, Sheriff's Office
Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.f.

City of Aurora - Laredo Highline Access and Awareness Improvements Joint Project Application

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of $180,000 in Open Space Acquisition and Development funding for access and awareness improvements to the High Line Canal Trail

Brett Collins, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.g.

City of Greenwood Village – High Line Canal Crossing Improvements Joint Project Application

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of $75,000 in Open Space Acquisition and Development funding for crossing improvements to the High Line Canal Trail at East Orchard Road

Brett Collins, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.h.

Veteran Services Office Intergovernmental Agreement with Arapahoe County, Adams County, and City of Aurora

Adoption of a resolution to approve the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for a jointly-funded County Veterans Service Officer position with Adams County and the City of Aurora, and to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the IGA

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

6.i.

Warrant ACH Expenditure Report: July 13, 2020

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

GENERAL BUSINESS - Adoption of Ordinance 2020-02 Establishing Limited Retail Marijuana Stores

Consideration of the adoption of proposed Arapahoe County Ordinance No. 2020-02 Establishing Limited Retail Marijuana Stores in Unincorporated Arapahoe County

Presenter - John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
7.b.

GENERAL BUSINESS - LDC20-002 Amendment to Land Development Code Floodplain Management Regulations

Consideration of a request from Public Works and Development staff to amend the Land Development Code to update the Floodplain Management Regulations referencing the latest Flood Insurance Study and Federal Insurance Rate Maps

Presenter - Sue Liu, PE, Engineer III, Engineering Services, 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 Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
7.c.

*PUBLIC HEARING - LDC20-003 Land Development Code Amendment Recreational Marijuana

Consideration of a request for amendments to the Land Development Code Section 3-3.5 Marijuana Land Uses and Definitions should the Board of County Commissioners adopt Ordinance 2020-02 that would allow the four existing unincorporated Arapahoe County medical marijuana dispensaries to sell recreational marijuana

Presenter - Bill Skinner, Senior Planner, 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.d.

*PUBLIC HEARING - USR19-001 Serenity House Use by Special Review

Consideration of a request from Serenity House Assisted Living to increase occupants in an existing Type A Group Home from eight residents to ten residents making this a Type B Group Home which requires a Use by Special Review in the R-3 zone district. Serenity House Assisted Living is located at 2337 South Forest Drive, located in District 1

Presenter - Kelsea Dombrovski, Planner II, Public Works and Development
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
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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