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Administration Building
East Hearing Room
5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120
303-795-4630
Relay Colorado 711

Kathleen Conti, District 1
Nancy Sharpe, District 2
Jeff Baker, Chair, District 3
Nancy Jackson, Chair Pro Tem, District 4
Bill Holen, District 5


Public Meeting
November 12, 2019
9:30 AM

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

John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
Joleen Sanchez, Clerk to the Board Administrator
1.c.

ROLL CALL


1.d.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


2.

MODIFICATION TO THE AGENDA


3.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA


4.

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.
5.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

5.a.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: October 22, 2019

6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

Amendment to Resolution No. 190481 to Reestablish Meetings on December 3, 2019

Adoption of a resolution to amend Resolution No. 190481 adopted on October 8, 2019 to state that a public hearing and study sessions will be scheduled for December 3, 2019

Cecilia Zapata, Administrative Staff Supervisor
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.b.

Appointment to Arapahoe County Open Spaces and Trails Advisory Board

Adoption of a resolution to appoint Michele Frishman as a member to the Arapahoe County Open Spaces and Trails Advisory Board representing District 2

Cecilia Zapata, Administrative Staff Supervisor
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.c.

Appointment to Metro Region and South Platte Basin Roundtables

Adoption of a resolution to appoint Loretta Daniel, Arapahoe County Long Range Planning Program Manager, to the Metro Region and South Platte Basin Roundtables

Cecilia Zapata, Administrative Staff Supervisor
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.d.

Cancel Study Sessions and Public Meetings December 23-31 Due To Lack Of Quorum

Adopt a resolution to cancel study sessions and public meetings on December 23-24 and December 30-31, 2019 due to lack of quorum

Cecilia Zapata, Administrative Staff Supervisor
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
6.e.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing (21 Resolutions)

Adoption of twenty-one (21) resolutions approving the recommendations of the Board’s appointed abatement referee after recent hearings and entering the recommendations as final decisions of the Board.

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
6.f.

Property Tax - Abatement - Hearing Waived (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the abatements/refunds as recommended by the Assessor’s Office and expressly agreed to by the respective taxpayers, along with the taxpayers’ express waiver of their right to a hearing before the Board’s appointed referee  

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
6.g.

Property Tax - 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

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Public Improvement District 2019 Refunding Bonds

Consideration of refunding outstanding general obligation bonds of the Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Public Improvement District through the issuance of general obligation refunding bonds pursuant to the authority previously granted by the qualified electors of the Public Improvement District

Presenter - Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney
7.b.

*PUBLIC HEARING - 2020 - 2024 Consolidated Plan, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing, and the Housing Needs Assessment

Consideration of a request to formally accept the Housing Needs Assessment (HNA) which was reviewed with the Board of County Commissioners on August 27, 2019, and the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing (AI) which was reviewed on November 5, 2019, as well as approve submission of the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development with the accompanying HNA and AI reports

Presenter - Linda Haley, Housing and Community Development Division Manager, Community Resources
Liana Escott, Community Development Administrator, Community Resources
Jeremy Fink, Community Development Administrator, Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant 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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