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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
September 8, 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 and Board Updates

Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services

*Discussion of Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral

Discussion of the recent Executive Order and related IRS Notice regarding the deferral of Social Security payroll taxes for County employees, and a request for direction on whether or not to implement

Request: Information/Direction

Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy 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

*Drop In

Board of County Commissioners

Select Source Procurement Waiver – Alternate Care Facility Architectural and Engineering Services

Discussion of a request from Facilities and Fleet Management for a select source procurement waiver to contract with Altus Architectural Studios, Incorporated (Altus) for architectural and engineering design services for an Alternate Care Facility at the Fairgrounds, in the amount of $350,000

Request: Information/Direction

Dick Hawes, Director, Facilities and Fleet Management
Nathan Fogg, Emergency Manager, Sheriff's Office
Ron Carl, County Attorney



*District Attorney's Office 2021 Budget Request

Update on the 2020 activities of the Office of the District Attorney and presentation of the 2021 County budget request

Request: Information/Direction

George Brauchler, District Attorney, 18th Judicial District
Jeff Ulrich, District Attorney's Office, 18th Judicial District
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney

*To be recorded as required by law

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