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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
August 25, 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 14, 2020

Full Board was Present
5.b.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: July 28, 2020

Full Board was Present
5.c.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: August 4, 2020

Full Board was Present
5.d.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: August 11, 2020

Full Board was Present
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

2020 Justice Assistance Grant Application

Adoption of a resolution to allow the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office to apply for the 2020 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant with the City of Aurora Police Department

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.b.

2021 Holiday Schedule

Adoption of a resolution to approve the 2021 holiday schedule

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

Approval of Quitclaim Deed for Dry Creek Subdivision Filing No. 1

Adoption of a resolution to approve a quitclaim deed for a 20 foot drainage easement dedicated to Arapahoe County. The property is now within the City of Centennial, therefore, the County has no interest or need for these easements

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

6.d.

Authority to Accept SOS Grant for Election Ballot Drop Boxes

Adoption of a resolution to grant authority to the Clerk and Recorder to accept funds for drop boxes for the November 3, 2020 General Election  from the Colorado Secretary of State. Through this grant program, counties apply for funding to install additional ballot drop boxes with cost reimbursement for up to $10,000 per drop box

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.e.

Authorization for Legal Representation; Johnny Licerio v. Officer R. Lamb (A.C.S.O.), et al.

Adoption of a resolution authorizing legal defense and indemnification for two Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputies named in a civil lawsuit in the Unites States District Court, Johnny Licerio v. Officer R. Lamb (A.C.S.O.), et al.; Civil No. 20-cv-00681-WJM-STV  

Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.f.

CARES Act Funding for Additional Human Services Positions

Adoption of a resolution authorizing funding of 3.5 Temporary Grant Funded Positions (TGFP) in the Child and Adult Protection Services (CAPS) Division and 10 temporary program specialist positions in the Community and Child Support Services (CCSS) Division

Cheryl Ternes, Director, Human Services
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.g.

CARES Act Funding for Vulnerable Populations Programs

Adoption of a resolution authorizing Cheryl Ternes, Director of Human Services, to sign agreements on behalf of Arapahoe County for a program targeted to non-profits that currently provide food services to vulnerable populations such as local meals on wheels programs and community food banks

Cheryl Ternes, Director, Human Services
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.h.

Fourth Amendment to License Agreement with GPI Plaza Tower, LP

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Fourth Amendment to the License Agreement allowing the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office to continue the placement of necessary radio equipment on the roof of the Plaza Tower One building at 6400 South Fiddler's Green Circle for a period of five additional years

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Robert Stef, Support Services Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.i.

Inverness Drive West Bike Path Intergovernmental Agreement with CDOT

Adoption of a resolution to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Colorado Department of Transportation regarding the funding of the Inverness Drive West Bike Path Project and to support 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.j.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing (22 Resolutions)

Adoption of twenty-two (22) resolutions approving the recommendations of the Board’s appointed abatement referee after recent hearings and entering the recommendations as final decisions of the Board

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


6.k.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the recommendation of the Board’s appointed abatement referee after a recent hearing and entering the recommendation as a final decision of the Board

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


6.l.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing Waived (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the abatement/refund as recommended by the Assessor’s Office and expressly agreed to by the taxpayer, 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.m.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing Waived (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the abatement/refund as recommended by the Assessor’s Office and expressly agreed to by the  taxpayer, 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.n.

Property Tax - Abatement Correction (1 Resolution)

Adopt a resolution correcting Resolution No. 200433 which contains an error on refund amount

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney's Office
6.o.

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.p.

Warrant ACH Expenditure Report: August 17, 2020

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney

7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Adoption of 2nd Quarter Supplemental Appropriation Resolutions

Consideration and adoption of twelve (12) supplemental appropriations presented at the study session on August 10th, 2020 related to the 2020 budget

Presenter - Jessica Savco, Senior Budget Analyst
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
7.b.

*PUBLIC HEARING - LDC20-001 RR-A and A-1 Front Setback Modification for Accessory Buildings

Consideration of a request for a code amendment revising the front setback for accessory buildings in the RR-A and A-1 zone districts, which would make the required minimum front setback for accessory buildings 100 feet from the front property line

Presenter - Michelle Lantz, Zoning Inspector, Public Works and Development
Cailtyn Cahill, Zoning and Animal Services 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.c.

*PUBLIC HEARING - PX20-001 IREA Subdivision Exemption Plat

Consideration of a request from the owner of parcel 1983-00-0-00-235, Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA), for approval of a subdivision exemption plat known as PX20-001 IREA Substation Subdivision Exemption Plat. The property is located 151 Piggot Mile Road, located in District 3

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
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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