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

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


Study Session
October 6, 2020

The members of the Board of County Commissioners may attend study sessions virtually or in person, but due to social distancing requirements, presenters and the public may only attend virtually. The public may attend the study sessions (listening only) by calling 1-855-436-3656. The Board of County Commissioners may go into executive session during or at the conclusion of the study session as necessary to receive legal advice or discuss other confidential matters.

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 www.arapahoegov.com. 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 commissioners@arapahoegov.com




 

Study Session Topics


 
9:00A.M.

*Homelessness Discussion

Discussion of homelessness in Arapahoe County with the intent to share information and gain a baseline understanding of the issue, existing resources, county activities to date, and potential opportunities

Request: Information/Direction

Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Cheryl Ternes, Director, Human Services
Don Klemme, Director, Community Resources
Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
Ron Carl, County Attorney
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
 
10:30A.M.

*Drop In

Board of County Commissioners
1.

TASER Agreement between Axon Enterprise, Inc. and Arapahoe County

Discussion of a request from the Sheriff's Office for the Board of County Commissioners to authorize the Sheriff to sign the Axon Enterprise, Inc.'s TASER agreement to increase the number of TASERS by ten (10)

Request: Information/Direction

Daniel Joyce, Captain Patrol, Sheriff's Office
Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

 

Break


 
11:00A.M.

*Arapahoe County 2020 Fair Debrief and 2021 Planning Discussion

Update from Open Spaces staff to review and summarize the 2020 Arapahoe County Fair held on July 19 through July 24, as well as discuss 2021 Fair planning efforts and planning efforts for new fairgrounds community events

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, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

 
11:30A.M.

*Fairgrounds and Park Steering Committee Update

Discussion of a request from Open Spaces and Fairgrounds management staff for approval of the Fairgrounds and Park Steering Committee By-Law revisions, as well as an update on the engagement of former and current member(s) of the Fairgrounds and Park Steering Committee (Committee) with revisions to the By-Law and their future involvement in the education of new Committee members

Request: Information/Direction

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

 

Break


 
1:00P.M.

*Regional Economic Advancement Partnership (REAP) Annual Update

Annual update from the I-70 Regional Economic Advancement Partnership (REAP)

Request: Information/Direction

Kathy Mahan, REAP & Agritourism Administrator, I-70 Regional Economic Advancement Partnership
 

Break


 
2:30P.M.

*Joint Project Request - Kiowa-Bennett Road Pedestrian Underpass

Discussion of a request from Open Spaces staff for Joint Project funding for a pedestrian underpass at Kiowa-Bennett Road next to the Kiowa Creek North Open Space

Request: Information/Direction

Brett Collins, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

 
3:00P.M.

*Joint Project Request - High Line Canal Wayfinding Signs

Discussion of a request from Open Spaces staff for Joint Project funding from the High Line Canal Conservancy for the fabrication and installation of wayfinding signs along the High Line Canal Trail

Request: Information/Direction

Brett Collins, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

 
3:30P.M.

Administrative Meeting - Ethics Policy Discussion

Board of County Commissioners
 

*To be recorded as required by law



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