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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
September 22, 2020
9:30 AM

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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: September 1, 2020

Full Board was Present
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

Intergovernmental Agreement with Douglas County for Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Reimbursement

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to execute a new Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to allow Arapahoe County, on behalf of Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, the ability to receive reimbursement from Douglas County. This reimbursement shall directly correspond with personnel time incurred as a result of staff training, the creation of an application on the Award Force platform, utilization of Award Force, and the performance of initial review of grant applicant, to include, but may not be limited to, confirming business location, standing with Secretary of State, and estimates of employee numbers

Stephanie Mufic, Program Supervisor, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
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
6.b.

Marijuana Store Licensing Policy

Adoption of a resolution adopting the Arapahoe County Marijuana Licensing Policy for medical marijuana store and retail marijuana store licenses, including procedures and fees for limited properties located in unincorporated Arapahoe County as authorized by Arapahoe County Ordinance 2020-02 Establishing Limited Retail Marijuana Stores within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, and Arapahoe County Land Development Code Sec. 3-3.5 Marijuana Land Use and Definitions

John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services

6.c.

PP19-002 East Virginia Village Preliminary Plat

Adoption of a resolution to approve a Preliminary Plat known as PP19-002 East Virginia Village Preliminary Plat. This request is from the applicant, Century Communities, on behalf of the property owner, The Mor Acres, LLC/Jerry T. Moore for the development located southwest of the intersection of South Quebec Street and East Colorado Avenue, located in District 4

Kathleen Hammer, Planner II, 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

6.d.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing (14 Resolutions)

Adoption of fourteen (14) 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.e.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing (17 Resolutions)

Adoption of seventeen (17) 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.f.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing Waived (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the abatements/refund as recommended by the Assessor’s Office and expressly agreed to by the respective 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.g.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing Waived (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the abatements/refunds as recommended by the Assessor’s Office and expressly agreed to by the respective taxpayers, 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.h.

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.i.

Qualifying Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption

Adoption of a resolution approving the 2020 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.j.

State Gray & Black Market Marijuana Enforcement Grant for the Benefit of District Attorney's Office

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Office of the District Attorney, 18th Judicial District to electronically apply for the State Gray & Black Market Marijuana Enforcement Grant for Arapahoe County on behalf of the Office of the District Attorney, 18th Judicial District and to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign any documents associated with the State Gray & Black Market Marijuana Enforcement Grant and, if awarded, any associated documents for the receipt of funds and closing of the grant 

George Brauchler, District Attorney, 18th Judicial District
Jeff Ulrich, Chief Financial Officer, District Attorney's Office
6.k.

Veteran Services Office Report - August 2020

Acceptance of the Veterans Services Office Report from August 2020

Linda Haley, Senior Resources Division Manager, Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - LDC19-003 Required Neighborhood Outreach

Consideration of a request to adopt regulations to require neighborhood outreach based on recent controversial land use cases that may have benefited from neighborhood engagement

Presenter - Kelsea Dombrovski, Planner II, Public Works and Development
Jason Reynolds, Current Program Planning 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.b.

*PUBLIC HEARING - PF20-002 Copperleaf Filing No. 25 Final Plat

Consideration of a request from the applicant and owner, Staack Commercial Investors, LLC, for approval of the Copperleaf Filing No. 25 Final Plat, which proposes to replat Copperleaf Filing No. 23 from six lots to five lots. The proposed subdivision is 6.33 acres in size and is located at the southwest corner of East Quincy Avenue and South Picadilly Street, located in District 3

Presenter - Molly Orkild-Larson, 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.c.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Proposed Temporary No Parking Ordinance

Approval and adoption of the proposed Arapahoe County Ordinance 2020-03 to allow for the establishment of temporary no parking zones when necessary for a County road improvement, repair, or maintenance project, and for the enforcement of violations as a traffic infraction for an illegally parked vehicle

Presenter - 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
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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