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Administration Building
West Hearing Room
5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120
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

Study Session
March 11, 2019

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)

BoCC Administration Manager

BOCC Updates (WHR)

Board of County Commissioners

Strategy and Performance Update (WHR)

Manisha Singh, Director, Department of Strategy and Performance

*Lobbyist Lunch (WHR)

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Greg Romberg, Lobbyist

*2018 Fairgrounds Annual Report (WHR)

Update from Fairground Operations Staff and Steering Committee regarding 2018 activities and accomplishments of the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center and Park

Request: Information/Direction

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

*2019 Reappropriation of 2018 Budget (WHR)

Discussion to review the recommended funds to be reappropriated during 2019, as well as the fund amounts to be committed for Board policy reserves

Request: Information/Direction

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

*Drop In (WHR)

Board of County Commissioners

CDOC Road to Work Program Grant Initiative

Discussion of a request from Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Colorado Department of Corrections, Division of Adult Parole and the Board of County Commissioners of Arapahoe County for the administration of the Road to Work Program to provide employment readiness training, coaching, and job placement assistance for potential participants referred by the Colorado Department of Corrections

Request: Information/Direction

Matt Cornett, Talent Development & Workforce Engagement Manager, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Sasha Easton, Workforce Center Administration, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Kelly Folks, Division Manager, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

Fair Planning Committee By-laws Update

Discussion of a request from the Arapahoe County Fair Planning Committee regarding recommended revision to its by-laws

Request: Information/Direction

Tim Aston, Director, CSU Extension, Community Resources
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney


Select Source Procurement Waiver - Detention Center Architectural/Engineering Services

Discussion of a request from Facilities and Fleet Management for a select source procurement waiver to contract with Riley Johnson Architects for architectural and engineering design services for the Arapahoe County Detention Center

Request: Information/Direction

Dick Hawes, Director, Facilities and Fleet Management
Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney


Administrative Meeting - Boards And Committees (BoCC Conference Room)

Board of County Commissioners


* To be recorded as required by law

WHR - West Hearing Room

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