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Administration Building
East Hearing Room
5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120
303-795-4630
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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
August 11, 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: July 21, 2020

Full Board was Present
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

2020 HOME Allocations

Adoption of a resolution to approve Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME funds to the following two projects: (1) increase the funding for the project Connections at 6th by $75,000, owned by the Aurora Housing Authority (AHA), this project had previously been awarded $150,000 in HOME funds in 2018; and (2) fund the Community Development Housing Association (CHDA) for $33,000 in operating costs for Program Year (PY) 2020

Liana Escott, Community Development Representative, Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.b.

2020 Private Activity Bond Allocation

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the 2020 Private Activity Bond assignment to Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Liana Escott, Community Development Representative, Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.c.

Adoption of Updated Compensation Policies

Adoption of a resolution to finalize the approval of new compensation policies

Dusty Sash, Total Compensation Manager, Human Resources
Patrick Hernandez, Director, Human Resources
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.d.

Appointment to Arapahoe County Ethics Committee (1 Resolution)

Adoption of one (1) resolution to approve citizen appointments to Arapahoe County's Ethics Committee

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

C15-002 Iliff Avenue Corridor Improvements Authorization to Initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings for Parcels 4 and 18

Adoption of a resolution to establish a public need and authorize the initiation of eminent domain proceedings for Parcel 4 and Parcel 18 for Right-of-Way and Temporary Easement to support the C15-002 Iliff Avenue Corridor Improvements Project

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.f.

Dispatch Service Agreement with Arapahoe Community College

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Arapahoe County Sheriff to sign the Agreement for Dispatch Services with the Arapahoe Community College

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Robert Stef, Support Services Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.g.

Intergovernmental Agreement with CDOT Regarding Dry Creek On Ramp Project

Adoption of a resolution to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) regarding the funding of the Dry Creek On Ramp Project and to authorize the Director of Public Works and Development to execute the IGA on behalf of the County

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 
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.h.

November Presidential Election Computer Equipment - Dominion Agreement Amendment

Adoption of a resolution to approve the amendment of the Dominion Agreement to provide for the purchase of 23 additional ballot printer kits

Peg Perl, Director of Elections, Clerk and Recorder
Joan Lopez, Clerk and Recorder
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Monica Kovaci, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.i.

November Presidential Election Computer Equipment - Vernon Agreement Amendment

Adoption of a resolution to approve the amendment of the Vernon Agreement to allow for the rental of additional necessary election computer equipment

Peg Perl, Director of Elections, Clerk and Recorder
Joan Lopez, Clerk and Recorder
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Monica Kovaci, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.j.

Property Tax - Abatement Correction (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution correcting Resolution No. 200355 which contains an error on the tax year for parcel number 2073-23-3-16-003

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney's Office

6.k.

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
Gina Garran, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
6.l.

Qualifying Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption Referee Appointment

Adoption of a resolution approving the Board of Equalization Qualifying Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption decision as recommended by an appointed independent referee

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

6.m.

Quitclaim Deed Vacating Slope Easement Along East Smoky Hill Road

Adoption of a resolution to approve the attached Quitclaim Deed to vacate an unneeded easement along East Smoky Hill Road held by the County and to authorize Bryan Weimer, Director, Department of Public Works and Development to execute this specific Quitclaim Deed on behalf of the Board and deliver the executed deed to Aurora Holdings, LLC, as owner of the property subject to the easement. The Quitclaim Deed will vacate a slope easement that is now located within the City of Aurora, and as such, the County has no need for the easement

Kurt Cotten, Engineering Services Division, Public Works and Development
Chuck Haskins, PE, 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.n.

Regional Hazardous Materials Board of Arapahoe/Douglas Counties Withdrawal Intergovernmental Agreement

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) terminating the Regional Hazardous Materials Board of Arapahoe/Douglas Counties. The board in the last two years recognized its mission was accomplished and voted to dissolve the board; the vote was unanimous

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Nathan Fogg, Emergency Manager, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.o.

South County Road 149 Right of Way Acceptance

Adoption of a resolution for the Board of County Commissioners to approve and accept a Warranty Deed from Hillside County Homes, Inc. to Arapahoe County and conveying property to the County for public road use for County Road 149, located at 3360 South County Road 149 in District 3

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

6.p.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Local Plan/Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program Year 2020-2023 Regional Plan

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to execute the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) PY 2020 - 2023 Plan

Sasha Easton, Workforce Center Administrator, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Kelly Folks, Division Manager, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - FDP20-001 Copperleaf Kiddie Academy

Consideration of a request from EG3 Development, LLC, applicant, and Copperleaf Commercial Investors, LLC, owner, for a final development plan for a 9,972 square foot single-story child care facility. The proposal includes construction of a 5,012 square foot outdoor play area, associated parking, sidewalks, and landscaping. The proposal is located in District 3

Presenter - Kathleen Hammer, 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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