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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
October 10, 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 - September 19, 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.

9.25.17 Warrant ACH Expenditure Report

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.b.

C14-024 Valentia Street Pedestrian Access Project - Approval and Acceptance of Path Easement Agreement

Adoption of a resolution by the Board of County Commissioners to accept the conveyance of one Path Easement Agreement for recordation by separate document and to allow David M. Schmit, Director, Department of Public Works and Development to execute this specific easement on behalf of the Board.  The easement is for the Valentia Street Pedestrian Access Project, Arapahoe County Case No. C14-024, located at the southwest corner of Valentia Street and Mississippi Avenue, and which is further described by Parcel Number 1973-21-1-00-045

Irene Valenzuela, Engineer III, Public Works and Development
Brian Love, Capital Improvement Program Manager, Public Works and Development
Brian Weimer, Transportation Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.c.

Alternate Work Space (COOP) IGA with Adams County

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign 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, pursuant to the terms contained therein

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

6.d.

Building Division Fees Adoption

Adoption of a resolution approving an increase of Building Division Fees, and to begin charging an administrative fee to collect and distribute funds for other agencies, and to participate in the MHIP program (DOLA) which will cover manufactured and modular homes, including establishing a new permitting and fee schedule for manufactured home inspections

Joe Richards, Building Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.e.

Certifying Prosecution Costs to the Department of Corrections

Adoption of a resolution certifying the costs that the Department of Corrections is responsible for reimbursing the counties of the 18th Judicial District for prosecuting criminal cases in which the defendant, at the time of the criminal act, was in the custody of the Department of Corrections

Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.f.

Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative - Second Phase

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Grant Agreement with the State of Colorado, acting by and through the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Arapahoe Community College Foundation, Community College of Aurora Foundation, and Arapahoe County addressing the second phase of of the Scholarship initiative leveraging matching funds from non-profit and private donors 

Diana Maes, BoCC Administration Manager
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
 
6.g.

High Line Canal Framework Plan – High Line Canal Working Group

​Adoption of a resolution approving the expenditure of $450,000 in Open Space Acquisition and Development funding pledged to the High Line Canal Working Group for the High Line Canal Conservancy to complete a comprehensive High Line Canal Framework Plan and to begin implementation

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.h.

Joint Project Funding – Chatfield Environmental Pool

​Adoption of a resolution approving the expenditure of up to $112,500 in Open Space Acquisition and Development funding for the Chatfield Environmental Pool project, which will purchase 15 acre-feet of Environmental Pool storage capacity in Chatfield Reservoir to improve South Platte River flows for environmental, water quality, and recreational purposes, contingent on the project partners contributing matching funding

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.

Medical Marijuana License Renewal - Colorado Cannabis Services LLC d/b/a Green Cross Caregivers

Adoption of a resolution approving the issuance of a Medical Marijuana Local License renewal pursuant to the Arapahoe County Medical Marijuana Policy for Colorado Cannabis Services LLC d/b/a Green Cross Caregivers located at 1842 South Parker Road, Suite 18, Denver, Colorado, and directing the Chair to sign the license

John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
Debbie Chandler, Paralegal
6.j.

Medical Marijuana License Renewal - Green Leaf, LLC

Adoption of a resolution approving the issuance of a Medical Marijuana Local License renewal pursuant to the Arapahoe County Medical Marijuana Policy for Green Leaf, LLC located at 2280 South Quebec Street, Suite G, Denver, Colorado, and directing the Chair to sign the license

John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
Debbie Chandler, Paralegal
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

GENERAL BUSINESS - Submission of the 2018 Recommended Budget

Presentation of the proposed 2016 Budgets as prepared by the Arapahoe County Finance Department, pursuant to C.R.S. § 29-1-105, for Arapahoe County, the Arapahoe County Law Enforcement Authority, and the Arapahoe County Recreation District, and of the proposed 2016 Budget submitted for the Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Public Improvement District; to set the date of October 28, 2016 as the public hearing date for these proposed budgets, and further establish December 13, 2016 as the date for the public hearing for adoption of these proposed 2017 budgets

Presenter - Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy 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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