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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
October 27, 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 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 28, 2020

Commissioner Nancy Jackson Absent and Excused
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

2020 Private Activity Bond Allocation Amended Resolution

Adoption of an amended 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. This item was approved on August 11, 2020, however the resolution did not have the following language:  "The PABs will be assigned to the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) to be used for a 4% LIHTC award in Arapahoe County and to authorize the Chair to sign the allocation agreement between CHFA and Arapahoe County."

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

Approval of Check 21 Process for Clerk and Recorder's Office

Adoption of a resolution to approve the Clerk and Recorder's Office to enter into an agreement with Creditron for the purchase of check scanners to streamline the deposit of high-volume paper checks and be able to deposit electronically to the bank on a daily basis through the use of a digital batch file

Joan Lopez, Clerk and Recorder
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Monica Kovaci, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.c.

Authorization for Legal Representation; Charles Harris, Jr. v. Deputy McConnell, et al.

Adoption of a resolution authorizing legal defense and indemnification for an Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputy named in a civil lawsuit in the Unites States District Court, Charles Harris, Jr. v. Deputy McConnell, et al.; Civil No. 20-cv-01596-KMT

Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.d.

Authorization for Legal Representation; Johnny Licerio v. Officer R. McConnell (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. McConnell (A.C.S.O.), et al.; Civil No. 20-cv-01420-WJM

Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.e.

Authorization for Legal Representation; Lindsay Minter, et al. v. City of Aurora, Colorado, et al.

Adoption of a resolution authorizing legal defense and indemnification for nine (9) Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputies named in a civil lawsuit in the Unites States District Court, Lindsay Minter, et al. v. City of Aurora, Colorado, et al.; Civil No. 20-cv-02172-RM-NYW arising from a protest /rally on June 27, 2020

Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.f.

Building Closure and Evacuation Policy

Adoption of a resolution to adopt a revised building closure and evacuation policy

Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.g.

CARES Act Fund Agreements for Business Grant and Support Program Increased Allocation

Adoption of a resolution to authorize an increase in the allocation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for a business grant program for those impacted by COVID-19 allocating an additional $5 million for a new not to exceed amount of $10 million to the “Advance Arapahoe” program 

Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.h.

CARES Act Fund Reimbursement for District Attorney's Office

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the County Finance Department to reimburse the District Attorney’s Office for telework, personal protective equipment (PPE), and cleaning and sanitizing expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding subject to verification and approval by the County Finance Department, based on proof of expenses and a letter of certification from the District Attorney’s Office

Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.i.

CARES Act Funding for Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Temporary Grant Funded Positions

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the use of CARES Act funds for the funding of six (6) temporary grant funded positions (TGFP) for Arapahoe/Douglas Works! through December 30, 2020

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

6.j.

First Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding with Tri-County Health Department for Contact Tracing

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Arapahoe County and the Tri-County Health Department that was effective June 10, 2020, allocating funds received through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in an additional amount not to exceed $82,750 from Arapahoe County, for purposes of case investigation, contact tracing, monitoring, the provision of social support to infected individuals and their contacts, legal fees and social marketing costs, the Board of County Commissioners finding such purposes and expenses to be necessary because of the coronavirus emergency, subject to approval as to the form of the amendment to the MOU by the County Attorney’s Office

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

6.k.

Joint Project Request - High Line Canal Wayfinding Signs

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of $114,207 in Open Space Acquisition and Development funds for wayfinding signs along the High Line Canal Trail in the Cherry Hills Village, Greenwood Village, and South Suburban Parks and Recreation jurisdictions

Brett Collins, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.l.

Joint Project Request - Kiowa-Bennett Road Pedestrian Underpass

Adoption of a resolution to approve the expenditure of $248,500 in Open Space Acquisition and Development funding for a pedestrian underpass on Kiowa-Bennett Road

Brett Collins, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.m.

Temporary No Parking Written Procedures

Adoption of a resolution to approve the written procedures that have been established by the Director of Public Works and Development on how to implement and designate Temporary No Parking Zones following adopted Ordinance No. 2020-03

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.n.

Warrant ACH Expenditure Report: October 13, 2020

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - 2021 Recommended Budget

Consideration of the 2021 Recommended Budget. This public hearing is for discussion and public comment and testimony on the content of the 2021 Recommended Budget for Arapahoe County, the Arapahoe Law Enforcement Authority, the Arapahoe County Recreation District, and the Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Public Improvement District. The adoption of the 2021 budget is scheduled to occur on December 8, 2020

Presenter - Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
7.b.

*PUBLIC HEARING - GDP18-007 Sky Ranch Neighborhoods A, C, D, E & F General Development Plan

Consideration of a request from the applicant for approval for a mixed development with a maximum of 2,901 residential units and 2.09 million commercial square feet on approximately 775 acres. The proposed community consists of land uses including single-family residential (attached and detached), multi-family residential, commercial, light and heavy industrial, and open space. Parcels have also been set aside for a recreation center, fire station, school, water, storage facilities, and oil and gas development. The site is located by I-70 to the north, Alameda to the south, Hayesmount Mile Road to the east, and Monaghan Road to the west, 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 - PP18-001 Sky Ranch Neighborhoods A, C, D, E & F Preliminary Plat

Consideration of a request from the applicant for approval to subdivide approximately 775 acre parcel into five (5) neighborhoods (Neighborhoods A, C, D, E, and F). The application is being processed concurrently with the Sky Ranch General Development Plan and is to meet the MU-PUD zone district requirements and standards set forth in the General Development Plan. The site is located by I-70 to the north, Alameda to the south, Hayesmount Mile Road to the east, and Monaghan Road to the west, 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

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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