Arapahoe County Logo
Administration Building
East Hearing Room
5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120
303-795-4630
Relay Colorado 711
303-795-4630 Audio Agenda Line

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
November 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 - October 24, 2017

5.

CEREMONIES

5.a.

CEREMONY - Retirement Resolution for Betty L. Fine

Retirement resolution for Betty L. Fine, Administrative Division Assistant Supervisor, Assessor's Office, who will retire on December 1, 2017, after 28 years of dedicated service

Marc Scott, Assessor

5.b.

CEREMONY - Retirement resolution for Suzanne Hopkins

Retirement resolution for Suzanne Hopkins, Customer Relations Supervisor, Assessor's Office, who will retire on December 1, 2017, after 33 years of dedicated service

Marc Scott, Assessor
6.

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.
7.

CONSENT AGENDA


7.a.

Agreement for Workforce Development Programs

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Agreement on behalf of the Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Region, and the state of Colorado acting by and through the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment for Workforce Development Programs

Kelly Folks, Division Manager, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney


7.b.

Arbitration (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the arbitration stipulations which resulted from agreements reached between the taxpayer and the County regarding a reduction in the amount of property tax owed, pursuant to the terms contained therein

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

7.c.

Authorization for Legal Representation: Craven v. BoCC et al.

Adoption of a resolution authorizing legal defense and indemnification for several current and former employees of the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office named in a civil lawsuit in the United States District Court, The Estate of Michael Craven v. Board of County Commissioners of the County of Arapahoe, Colorado et al., Civil No. 17-cv-02374-KLM

Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney


7.d.

Authorization for Legal Representation: Strassel v. Deputy Norris

Adoption of a resolution authorizing legal defense and indemnification for a current employee of the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office named in a civil lawsuit in the United States District Court, Rosemary Strassel v. Arapahoe County Deputy Sheriff Derrick M. Norris, Case No. 17-cv-02297-MJW

Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
7.e.

Board of Assessment Appeals (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving stipulations which resulted from agreements reached between the taxpayer and the County regarding a reduction in the amount of property tax owed, pursuant to the terms contained therein

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

7.f.

Cancellation of the BOCC Study Sessions and Public Meetings on December 18, 19 and 26, 2017

Adoption of a resolution to cancel the BOCC Study Sessions and Public Meetings
on December 18, 19, and 26, 2017, due to a lack of quorum.

Ethen Westbrook, Executive Assistant, BoCC Administration
Diana Maes, Manager, BoCC Administration
Ron Carl, County Attorney

7.g.

Changes to Sheriff's Office Records Fee Schedule

Adoption of a resolution approving the Sheriff's Office Records Fee Schedule as presented to the Board of County Commissioners

Olga Fujaros, Budget & Logistics Manager, Sheriff's Office
Larry Etheridge, Support Services Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Louie Perea, Undersheriff                                       
David Walcher, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.h.

L16-006 Drainage Easement Dedication for the Harvest Mile Substation Project

Adoption of a resolution accepting the L16-006 Drainage Easement Dedication for the Harvest Mile Substation Project granted by Public Service Company of Colorado

Sue Liu, PE, Engineer III, Public Works and Development
Chuck Haskins, PE Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Keith Ashby, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney


7.i.

Long’s Pine Grove Addition - Property Lease from Denver Water

Adoption of a resolution approving a long-term (20 year) lease with Denver Water for a 1-acre parcel of land adjacent to the County’s Long’s Pine Grove Open Space and authorize Shannon Carter, Intergovernmental Relations and Open Spaces Director, to sign all documents related to the lease, and provide authorization to Shannon Carter to enter into and sign all documents related to a bridge license agreement with Denver Water to construct a pedestrian bridge over the High Line Canal that will connect the Long’s Pine Grove Open Space with the High Line Canal Trail

Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Public Works and Development
Shannon Carter, Director, Intergovernmental Relations and Open Spaces
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
7.j.

Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force Agreement

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Memorandum of Understanding for the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Violent Crime Task Force (RMSSTF) between Arapahoe County and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to establish the responsibilities of both the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI

Olga Fujaros, Budget & Logistics Manager, Sheriff's Office
Glenn Thompson, Public Safety Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Louie Perea, Undersheriff, Sheriff's Office
David Walcher, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney


8.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

8.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Parker and Florida Library, Children's Addition - Vacation of Easement (V17-003)

Consideration of a request from the applicant, Studiotrope Design Collective, on behalf of the property owner, Arapahoe Library District, for Case No. V17-003 requesting approval of the vacation of a portion of a drainage easement located at the Parker and Florida Library – Children’s Addition

Presenter - Molly Orkild-Larson, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jason Reynolds, Current Planning Program Manager, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Dave Schmit, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

9.

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.



Arapahoe County is committed to making its public meetings accessible to persons with disabilities.
Assisted listening devices are available. Ask any staff member and we will provide one for you.
If you need special accommodations, contact the Commissioners’ Office at 303-795-4630 or Relay Colorado 711.
Please contact our office at least 3 days in advance to make arrangements.