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5334 S. Prince St.
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 

Study Session
May 1, 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. *Spring 2017 Open Space Grant Cycle Award Recommendations (WHR)
Discussion and presentation of the Open Space and Open Space & Trails Advisory Board joint recommendations to fund the highest ranked and qualified Standard Grants (total of 9); all qualified Planning Grants (total of 2); and all qualified Small Grants (total of 1), totaling $2,369,100, as presented in the attached Spring 2017 Grant Cycle Ranking Sheet for Open Space Grant Proposals

Request: Information/Direction

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

1:30P.M. *HOME Funds Allocations: Brothers Redevelopment and Summit Housing Group (WHR)

Discussion of a request from Community Resources Housing and Community Development Services Housing and Community Development Services (HCDS) staff to commit HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds in the amount of $300,000 to the Brother’s Redevelopment Paris Street development and $300,000 to the Summit Housing Group for Littleton Crossing Apartments

Request: Information/Direction

Liana Escott, Community Development Administrator, Housing and Community Development Services
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Janet Kennedy, Director of Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

2:00P.M. Department Director Update (BoCC Conference Room)
Board of County Commissioners
3:00P.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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