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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, Chair, District 2
Jeff Baker, District 3
Nancy Jackson, District 4
Bill Holen, Chair Pro Tem, District 5

Public Meeting
December 8, 2020
9:30 AM

The Board of County Commissioners will be attending this meeting telephonically. The public is invited to participate in the public meeting by calling 1-855-436-3656, and press *3 on your telephone keypad to be entered in the queue for general or item-specific comment. The meeting can also be viewed online at: https://www.arapahoegov.com/1617/Meeting-Videos-and-Live-Broadcast


The Board of County Commissioners holds its Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. 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, 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: November 10, 2020

Full Board was Present
5.b.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: November 24, 2020

Full Board was Present
6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

2021 Byers Substation Lease with Independent Financial

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the 2021 Lease Agreement with Independent Financial to provide office space that serves as the Sheriff's Office Precinct 8 Patrol Substation and Clerk and Recorder eastern Arapahoe County offices

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Glenn Thompson, Public Safety Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.b.

Agreement with the City of Greenwood Village to Provide Victim Advocate Services

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign an agreement between Arapahoe County and the City of Greenwood Village for the Sheriff’s Office to add .5 FTE to provide Victim Advocate Services for the city. The City of Greenwood Village would pay salary, benefits and operational costs for the .5 FTE

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Steven Rolen, Captain, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.c.

Authorization to Apply for DRCOG Senior Services Grants

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the interim Community Resources Director to electronically apply for grants for senior funded programs from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for the Chore Services and Senior Transportation programs due to the application deadlines occurring prior to the first Board of County Commissioner sessions in 2021

Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.d.

C15-002 and C15-026 Iliff Avenue Corridor Improvements - Authorization to Initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings for Parcels 8, 9, 10, and 19

Adoption of a resolution to establish a public need and authorize the initiation of eminent domain proceedings for Parcels 8, 9, 10, and 19 for Right-of-Way, Permanent Easement, and Temporary Easement to support the Iliff Avenue Corridor Improvements Project, C15-002. Additionally, this action requests approval to deposit the just compensation by Arapahoe County for the properties identified as Parcels 8, 9, 10, and 19 as established by the court

Ryan Seacrist, Capital Improvements Program Engineer III, Public Works and Development
Cathleen Valencia, Capital Improvements Program Manager, Public Works and Development
James Katzer, Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development 
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.e.

C15-002 and C15-026 Iliff Avenue Corridor Improvements - Authorization to Initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings for Parcel 25

Adoption of a resolution to establish a public need and authorize the initiation of eminent domain proceedings for Parcel 25 for Right-of-Way and Temporary Easement to support the Iliff Avenue Corridor Improvements, C15-002. Additionally, this action requests approval to deposit the just compensation by Arapahoe County for the property identified as Parcel 25 as established by the court

Ryan Seacrist, Capital Improvements Program Engineer III, Public Works and Development
Cathleen Valencia, Capital Improvements Program Manager, Public Works and Development
James Katzer, Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development 
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
6.f.

C15-002 Iliff Avenue Improvement Project Acceptance of 8 Right of Way Parcels (5 Resolutions)

Adoption of five (5) resolutions to accept the eight (8) specified deeds from the property owner's for right-of-way along East Iliff Avenue, and to authorize the Clerk and Recorder to record the respective deed document. These property acquisitions are agreed to in Memorandum of Agreements executed for each parcel earlier in the project timeline

Ryan Seacrist, Capital Improvements Program Engineer III, Public Works and Development
Cathleen Valencia, Capital Improvements Program Manager, Public Works and Development
James Katzer, Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development 
Keith Ashby, Purchasing Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.g.

Increase Waiver to $500,000.00 for Star Industrial for PPE Supplies

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the purchasing waiver per purchasing policy to allow an open purchase order of $500,000 with Star Industrial Supply to continue to secure reliable and necessary personal protective equipment for county staff, nursing homes, and hospitals in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 disaster

Olga Fujaros, Sheriff's Finance Manager, Sheriff's Office
Nathan Fogg, Emergency Manager, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.h.

Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Centennial for Law Enforcement Services - Final Exhibits

Adoption of a resolution to approve the final set of Exhibits for the 2021 Intergovernmental Agreement between Arapahoe County and the City of Centennial for Law Enforcement and Public Safety Services. The Exhibits are comprised of the following: Exhibits A (Services), B (Performance Standards), C (Schedule of Assigned Personnel), D (Schedule of Costs), and E (Risk Sharing Cost Allocation)

Frank Gomez, Sheriff's Finance Supervisor, Sheriff's Office
Glenn Thompson, Public Safety Bureau Chief, Sheriff's Office
Tyler Brown, Sheriff
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.i.

Medical Marijuana License Renewal: Colorado Cannabis Services LLC d/b/a Green Cross Caregivers

Adoption of a resolution to approve the renewal of the medical marijuana license for Colorado Cannabis Services LLC d/b/a Green Cross Caregivers located at 1842 South Parker Road, Unit 18, Denver, CO 80231 in accordance with the Arapahoe County Marijuana Licensing Policy

Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.j.

Medical Marijuana License Renewal: GM 2280, LLC d/b/a Golden Meds

Adoption of a resolution to approve the renewal of the medical marijuana license for GM 2280, LLC d/b/a Golden Meds located at 2280 South Quebec Street, Unit G, Denver, CO 80231 in accordance with the Arapahoe County Marijuana Licensing Policy

Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.k.

New Retail Marijuana License Request: Colorado Cannabis Services LLC d/b/a Green Cross Caregivers

Adoption of a resolution to approve a new retail marijuana license for Colorado Cannabis Services LLC d/b/a Green Cross Caregivers located at 1842 South Parker Road, Unit 18, Denver, CO 80231 in accordance with the Arapahoe County Marijuana Licensing Policy

Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney

6.l.

New Retail Marijuana License Request: GM 2280 d/b/a Golden Meds

Adoption of a resolution to approve a new retail marijuana license for GM 2280, LLC d/b/a Golden Meds located at 2280 South Quebec Street, Unit G, Denver, CO 80231 in accordance with the Arapahoe County Marijuana Licensing Policy

Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.m.

Property Tax - Board of Assessment Appeals

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
Gina Garran, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office

6.n.

Reimbursement Increase for the District Attorney's Office Under the CARES Act

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Finance Department to reimburse the District Attorney's Office up to $200,000 for telework, personal protective equipment (PPE), and cleaning and sanitizing expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding subject to verification and approval by the County Finance Department, based on proof of expenses and a letter of certification from the District Attorney's Office

Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.o.

Reimbursement of Public Health and Safety Payroll Expenses from CARES Act Funds

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the reimbursement of public health and public safety payroll expenses presumed to be substantially dedicated to responding to and mitigating the COVID-19 public health emergency from March 1, 2020 through December 30, 2020 under the provisions in the guidance for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.p.

Second Amendment to the SWAT Medic Agreement with South Metro Fire

Adoption of a resolution to authorize the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign an amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement for the provision of SWAT team Medics by and between South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA) and the Board of Commissioners of the County of Arapahoe. The amendment clarifies the responsibilities of both the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office and South Metro Fire Rescue Authority

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

6.q.

VAC20-003 Sky Ranch Filing No. 1 Vacation of Easements

Adoption of a resolution to vacate two 12-foot wide trail easements located in Tract L of Filing No. 1 of the Sky Ranch subdivision to allow the development of three single-family residential lots in Neighborhood B and a new 12-foot trail and easement will be located west of the three lots. These lots are being further documented through a Final Plat (PF20-005) and Administrative Site Plan (ASP20-006) which are being run currently with this application

Molly Orkild-Larson, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

Documents:
  1. VAC20-003-BSR.pdf
6.r.

Warrant ACH Expenditure Report: November 16, 2020

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.s.

Warrant ACH Expenditure Report: November 23, 2020

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.t.

Weed Control Removal - Assessment of Lien for 8311 East Iowa Drive

Adoption of a resolution, pursuant to Ordinance No.2001-2, authorizing Arapahoe County to assess the cost of the work against the real property from which the weeds have been removed in the same manner as other taxes are collected for the property located on 8311 East Iowa Drive

Russell Johnson, Weed Control Specialist, Public Works and Development
Caitlyn Cahill, Zoning and Animal Services Manager, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

GENERAL BUSINESSS - Weed Control Ordinance First Reading and Set Public Hearing Date

Introduction and first reading of proposed Ordinance No. 2021-01, as well as a consideration of a request for the Board of County Commissioners to approve a resolution to set a public hearing for January 12, 2021 to consider the adoption of the proposed Ordinance. The proposed Ordinance, if approved, would amend and restate the existing County Weed Control Ordinance No. 2001-02 to allow for regulation of weeds on lots up to two acres in size zoned for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes, including those zoned by Planned Unit Development (PUD)

Presenter - Russell Johnson, Weed Control Specialist, Public Works and Development
Caitlyn Cahill, Zoning and Animal Services Manager, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
7.b.

*PUBLIC HEARING - PF20-005 Sky Ranch Filing No. 3 Final Plat

Consideration of a request form the applicant, PCY Holdings LLC, acting on behalf of the owner, Sky Ranch Metropolitan District No. 5, for approval of the Sky Ranch Filing No. 3 Final Plat. The application proposes to replat Sky Ranch Filing No. 1 by adding three lots to Tract L in Neighborhood B of the Sky Ranch development. The total acreage of all three lots is .379 acres. The proposed subdivision is located along North Vandriver Way and is located in District 3

Presenter - Molly Orkild-Larson, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
7.c.

*PUBLIC HEARING - SD20-001 Sky Ranch Metropolitan Districts - Amendments to Existing Service Plans and Creation of Service Plans for New Districts

Consideration of a request from the applicant and owner, Pure Cycle Corporation, for approval to amend and restate the existing Service Plans for Metropolitan Districts No. 3, 4, and 5, and create Service Plans for proposed new Metropolitan Districts No. 6, 7, and 8 within the Sky Ranch Development, totaling 775 acres, located in District 3

Presenter - Molly Orkild-Larson, Senior Planner, Public Works and Development
Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager, Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development
Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney

7.d.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Adoption of the 2021 Budget and Certification of Mill Levies

Consideration of requests to adopt and appropriate the 2021 budget and the 2021 mill levy for Arapahoe County, the Arapahoe County Law Enforcement Authority, the Arapahoe County Recreation District, Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Public Improvement District, and all other districts within Arapahoe County

Presenter - Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney

7.e.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Adoption of 3rd Quarter Supplemental Appropriation Resolutions

Consideration of a request to approve the supplemental appropriation resolutions recommended by the Executive Budget Committee and reviewed by the Board of County Commissioners at the study session on November 16, 2020

Presenter - Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, County Attorney
7.f.

*PUBLIC HEARING - Certification of Tax Levies for Cities, Towns, School Districts and Special Districts for Fiscal Year 2021

Consideration of a request to adopt resolutions to certify the tax levies for cities and towns, school districts, and special districts within Arapahoe County for the ensuing fiscal year 2021, pursuant to 39-1-111 and 39-5-128, C.R.S.

Presenter - Todd Weaver, Director, Finance
Ron Carl, 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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