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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
October 22, 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


*Proposed Data Storage Incentives (WHR)

Discussion of a request from the Aurora Economic Development Council regarding proposed data center storage incentives

Request: Information/Direction

Wendy Mitchell, President/CEO, Aurora Economic Development Council

*Regional Air Quality Council Role and Opportunities (WHR)

Update from the Regional Air Quality Council regarding their role and opportunities

Request: Information/Direction

Mike Silverstein, Executive Director, Regional Air Quality Council

*Arapahoe County Fair Debrief (WHR)

Review of the 2019 Arapahoe County Fair held on July 25th through July 28th, 2019

Request: Information/Direction

Matt Bixenman, Fairgrounds Site Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Intergovernmental Relations and Open Spaces Director
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney




*Presentation of the 2020 Executive Budget Committee Recommendations (WHR)

Discussion of the recommendations of the Executive Budget Committee for the 2020 budget to the full Board of County Commissioners

Request: Information/Direction

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

*LDC19-002 Billboard and Off-Premise Signs (WHR)

Discussion of billboards and off-premise signs, as well as a potential County-initiated application to amend the Land Development Code (LDC) which is the result of some recent industry interest in erecting new billboards and converting existing billboards to Electronic Message Centers (EMCs)

Request: Information/Direction

Kathleen Hammer, Planner II, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney


*Road and Bridge Division Pay Structure Modification Request (WHR)

Discussion of a request for approval to keep the Road Maintenance Technician 3 job title in the NO6 pay grade in 2020 based on market pay data 

Request: Information/Direction

Allen Peterson, Road and Bridge Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

* To be recorded as required by law

WHR - West Hearing Room

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