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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 15, 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. Strategy and Performance Update (WHR)
Manisha Singh, Director, Department of Strategy and Performance
10:00A.M. BOCC Updates (WHR)
Board of County Commissioners
11:00A.M. *Open Space / Fairgrounds Operational Support Structures (WHR)
Discussion of a request from Open Spaces for funding approval for the construction of three support structures for the expanding Open Space and Fairgrounds operations, which includes an Open Space Maintenance Shop (located at the Fairgrounds), an addition to the existing Fairgrounds building (used for equipment storage), and a replacement to the existing barn at Kiowa Creek South Open Space

Request: Information/Direction

Glen Poole, Operations Manager, Open Spaces 
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney


1:00P.M. *Align Arapahoe - Fiscal Responsibility (WHR)
Align Arapahoe - Fiscal Responsibility

Request: Information/Direction

Manisha Singh, Director, Department of Strategy & Performance
Elected Officials and Department Directors

2:00P.M. Department Director Update (BoCC Conference Room)
Board of County Commissioners
3:00P.M. * Drop In (WHR)
Board of County Commissioners
Request to Rename HR Guidelines to County Guidelines
Discussion of a request to rename the "HR Guidelines" policy manual to "County Guidelines"

Request: Information/Direction

Leslie, Myers, Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources
Mary VanDeroef, Manager of Human Resources Talent, Human Resources
Patrick Hernandez, Director, Human Resources
Dan Perkins, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Amazon Business Account
Discussion to provide information to the Board about the upcoming County transition to the Amazon Business Account

Request: Information/Direction

Shawn Sonnkalb, Accounting Manager, Finance
Janet Kenney, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney 

3:20P.M. * Executive Session (WHR)
Executive Study Session and County Attorney Administrative Meeting [Section 24-6-402(4)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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