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Administration Building
West Hearing Room
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
September 25, 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


Calendar Updates (WHR)

Diana Maes
BoCC Administration Manager

Strategy and Performance Update (WHR)

Manisha Singh, Director, Department of Strategy and Performance

BOCC Updates (WHR)

Board of County Commissioners

* 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



*Aurora Mental Health Update and South Metro Detox and Services Discussion (WHR) - PLACEHOLDER

Discussion of the programs that Aurora Mental Health provides to Arapahoe County and a proposal regarding South Metro Detox and Recovery Services

Request: Information/Direction

Heather Dolan, Director of Business Development, Aurora Mental Health
Randy Stith, CEO and Executive Director, Aurora Mental Health

*Intergovernmental Agreement Between Arapahoe and Adams County DHS for Alternate Workspace (WHR)

Discussion of a request from Human Services to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the Arapahoe County Department of Human Services and the Adams County Human Services Department regarding the sharing of resources in the event of a disaster and full closure of either county office

Request: Information/Direction

Martha Lovato, Operations Division Manager, Human Services
Cheryl Ternes, Director, Human Services
David Bessen, Director, Information Technology
Suzanna Dobbins, FinanceDivision Manager, Human Services 
Michael Valentine, Deputy County Attorney


* To be recorded as required by law

WHR - West Hearing Room

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