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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
October 20, 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


*2021 Total Compensation Update

Update on the 2021 Total Compensation package and a request for direction for the new Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA) requirements and costs associated with implementation

Request: Information/Direction

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

*LDC19-004 Oil and Gas Regulations

Update on recently received stakeholder comments on the County's draft oil and gas regulations (proposed as an amendment to the Land Development Code), as well as on the current draft rules of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) and the COGCC rules process. Staff also requests direction on any adjustments for final public hearing drafts of the regulations

Request: Information/Direction

Diane Kocis, Energy Specialist, 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


*Homelessness Follow-Up Discussion

Follow-up discussion regarding homelessness in Arapahoe County with the intent to share information and gain a baseline understanding of the issue, existing resources, county activities to date, and potential opportunities

Request: Information/Direction

Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Cheryl Ternes, Director, Human Services
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
Ron Carl, County Attorney
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations

*Presentation of the 2021 Executive Budget Committee Recommendations

Discussion of the recommendations of the Executive Budget Committee for the 2021 budget to the full Board of County Commissioners

Request: Information/Direction

Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney



*Colorado Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program Follow-Up Discussion

Discussion with the Board of County Commissioners about whether to continue the C-PACE Program within Arapahoe County

Request: Information/Direction

John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney



Administrative Meeting - Department Director Calibration (WHR)

Dusty Sash, Total Compensation Manager, Human Resources

*To be recorded as required by law

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