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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
May 20, 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

*Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners Update (WHR)

Update from Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners

Request: Information/Direction

Bev Marquez, CEO, Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners



*Align Arapahoe - Fiscal Responsibility (WHR)

Align Arapahoe - Fiscal Responsibility

Request: Information/Direction

Manisha Singh, Director, Department of Strategy & Performance
Elected Officials and Department Directors


*Developmental Pathways Annual Mill Levy Review (WHR)

Update to the Board of the Annual Mill Levy Review for Developmental Pathways

Request: Information/Direction

Melanie Worley, CEO, Developmental Pathways
Tara Foristal, Developmental Pathways
Natalie Coulter, Developmental Pathways
Selina Griggs, Developmental Pathways

*Drop In (WHR)

Board of County Commissioners

Intergovernmental Agreement with the Douglas County Department of Human Services

Discussion of a request from Arapahoe/Douglas Works! to execute a new Intergovernmental Agreement with the Douglas County Department of Human Services to continue workforce service delivery

Request: Information/Direction

Sasha Easton, Workforce Center Administrator, 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


Long Range Planning Contracts

Discussion of a request from the steering committee to move forward with select source contracts for transportation-related facilitation services that exceed the $25,000 purchasing threshold. Staff will also provide an update on additional select source contracts for this work that fall below the threshold

Request: Information/Direction

Michelle Halstead, Director, Communication and Administrative Services
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney

Open Space Sales Tax Annual Share-Back Calculation

Discussion of a request to allow the Finance Department and Open Spaces Department to approve the use of estimates in calculating the annual share-back amount to the various Cities and Towns in Arapahoe County

Request: Information/Direction

Janet Kennedy, Director, Finance
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
John Christofferson, Deputy County Attorney

*Executive Session (WHR)

Executive Study Session and County Attorney Administrative Meeting [Section 24-6-402(4)C.R.S.](As required by law, specific agenda topics will be announced in open meeting prior to the commencement of the closed and confidential portion of this session) (WHR)

Ron Carl, County Attorney

* To be recorded as required by law

WHR - West Hearing Room

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