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Kathleen Conti, District 1
Nancy Sharpe, Chair, District 2
Jeff Baker, Chair Pro Tem, District 3
Nancy Jackson, District 4
Bill Holen, District 5 

Study Session
February 13, 2017

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

9:00A.M. Calendar Updates (WHR)
Diana Maes
BoCC Administration Manager
9:30A.M. Communication Services Update (WHR)
Andrea Rasizer, Director
Communications Services
10:00A.M. BOCC Updates (WHR)
Board of County Commissioners
11:00A.M. *Change to Overtime Calculation Policy (WHR)
Discussion of a request for a change the definition of hours worked for the purpose of calculating overtime to read “County holidays are included in the computation of overtime” effective February 25, 2017. The current policy includes other kinds of paid leave such as sick, vacation and comp time that is currently included in the computation of overtime

Request: Information/Direction

David Walcher, Sheriff
Matt Crane, Clerk and Recorder
Patrick Hernandez, Director, Human Resources
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney


1:00P.M. *Arapahoe County Fairgrounds And Park Annual Report/Fairgrounds Steering Committee Annual Report (WHR)
Discussion regarding the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds and Park Annual Report and the Fairgrounds Steering Committee Annual Report

Request: Information/Direction

Glen Poole, Open Spaces Operations Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Intergovernmental Relations/Open Spaces
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

2:00P.M. *4th Quarter Budget Review (WHR)
Review the 4th Quarter Budget from 2016

Request: Information/Direction

Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance 
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance 
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
3:00P.M. *Replace RSI with The Standard as the County's Life & Disability Provider (WHR)
Discussion of a request from Human Resources to terminate Reliance Standard as the County's Life & Disability provider and contract with The Standard, who had second place proposal for the 2016 RFP for these services   

Request: Information/Direction

Dusty Sash, Total Compensation Manager, Human Resources
Patrick Hernandez, Director, Human Resources
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney
3:30P.M. *Drop In (WHR)
Board of County Commissioners
Community Services Block Grant Fund Reallocation
Discussion of a request from the Community Resources Department to reallocate $23,331 in Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds from use with Southview Place fire victims to general emergency housing and utility assistance

Request: Information/Direction

Liana Escott, Community Development Administrator, Community Resources
Linda Haley, Division Manager, Housing and Community Development 
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources 
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance 
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

3:50P.M. * Executive Session (WHR)
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
* To be recorded as required by law
WHR - West Hearing Room

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