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Littleton, CO 80120
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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


Public Meeting
February 14, 2017
9:30 A.M.

The Board of County Commissioners holds its weekly Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. 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, Asst. Clerk to the Board
1.c.
ROLL CALL

1.d.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2.
MODIFICATION TO THE AGENDA

3.
ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

4.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
4.a.
BOCC Public Meeting Minutes - January 17, 2017
4.b.
BOCC Public Meeting Minutes - January 24, 2017
5.
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.
6.
CONSENT AGENDA

6.a.
Abatement Approval (1 Resolution)
Adoption of a resolution approving the recommendations of the Assessor concerning the listed abatement

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office

 

6.b.
Abatement BSR (1 Resolution)
Adoption of a resolution approving the recommendations of the Assessor for an abatement petition as a result of agreements reached between taxpayers and the County regarding the value of property for property tax purposes, pursuant to the terms contained therein

Julia McQueen, Business Analyst, Assessor's Office
Marcus B Scott, Assessor
Ron Carl, County Attorney


 
6.c.
Appointment to the Governing Board for the Regional Crime Lab
Adoption of a resolution appointing Commissioner Jeff Baker, District 3, to the Governing Board for the Regional Crime Lab, with a term which expires on December 31, 2017

Carol Dosmann, Executive Assistant, BoCC Administration
Diana Maes, Manager, BoCC Administration
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.d.
Arapahoe County Advisory Boards and Committees Appointments, Reappointments and Affirmation of Appointments and 2017 Reorganization
Adoption of 42 resolutions for appointments, reappointments and affirmation of appointments for the County's various advisory boards and committees and 2017 Reorganization

Carol Dosmann, Executive Assistant, BoCC Admin
Diana Maes, BoCC Administration Manager
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.e.
Board of Assessment Appeals (1 Resolution)
Adoption of a resolution approving a stipulation which resulted from an agreement 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
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
6.f.
Cancellation of the BOCC Study Sessions and Public Meetings on February 27 and 28, 2017
Adoption of a resolution to cancel the regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of County Commissioners on February 27 and 28, 2017, due to a lack of quorum

Carol Dosmann, Executive Assistant, BoCC Administration
Diana Maes, Manager, BoCC Administration
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.g.
County Veterans Services Office Report - January 2017
Acceptance of the Veterans Services Office Report from January 2017

Linda Haley, Senior Resources Division Manager, Community Resources
Tim Westphal, Veterans Service Officer Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
6.h.
Joint Project Proposal – City of Aurora – Buckley Air Force Base Compatible Use Buffer Project
Adoption of a resolution approving a request for funding in the amount of $1,000,000 in Open Space Acquisition and Trails funds towards the Buckley Air Force Base Compatible Use Buffer Project, contingent on the contribution of matching funds and the execution of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Arapahoe County and the City of Aurora as presented to the Board of County Commissioners on this date

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Intergovernmental Relations and Open Spaces
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance 
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.i.
Jurisdiction Abatements (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the denial abatement petition(s) for lack of jurisdiction. 
 
Barbara LeBlanc, Paralegal
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.j.
Refund Abatements (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the recommendations of the Assessor for an abatement petition as a result of agreements reached between taxpayers and the County regarding the value of property for property tax purposes, pursuant to the terms contained therein

Barb LeBlanc, Paralegal
Ron Carl, County Attorney

7.
GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS
7.a.
GENERAL BUSINESS - Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association Permit Fee
Consideration of a request from the Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association (ESRTA,) for a waiver and/or a reduction in the Street Cut and Right of Way Use permit fee for a 70 mile fiber optic cable project within Arapahoe County’s rural Rights of Way (ROW)

Presenter - Chuck Haskins, PE, Division Manager, Engineering Services Division, Public Works and Development
David M. Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.b.
*PUBLIC HEARING - Land Development Code Amendment for Floodplain Management Regulations
Consideration of a request from Public Works and Development (PWD) staff proposing an amendment to the Land Development Code (LDC) to update the Floodplain Management Regulations referencing the latest Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and Federal Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)

Presenter - Chuck Haskins, PE, Division Manager, Engineering Services Division, Public Works and Development
David M. Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
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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