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


Public Meeting
July 23, 2019
9:30 AM

The Board of County Commissioners holds its weekly Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. 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: June 25, 2019

5.b.

BOCC Public Meeting Minutes: July 2, 2019

6.

CONSENT AGENDA


6.a.

07.01.2019 Warrant ACH Expenditure Report

Authorization to sign the Warrant Disbursement Register

Ron Carl, County Attorney
6.b.

2019 Open Space Grant Award Recommendations

Adoption of a resolution to approve the 2019 Open Space Grant Award Recommendations presented to the Board of County Commissioners at a Study Session on July 8, 2019

Sandra Bottoms, Grants Program Specialist, Open Spaces
Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager, Open Spaces
Shannon Carter, Director, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney

6.c.

Approval of Confidential Litigation Settlement Agreement

Adoption of a request to obtain authorization for the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to sign a confidential settlement agreement that has been negotiated in the pending litigation of Estate of John Thomas Rotzin, et al., v. Brown et al., Case No. 16-cv-02820-JLK (U.S.D.Colo.), a review of which was previously provided to the Board in executive session

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Writer Mott, Deputy County Attorney
6.d.

High Plains Trail/Cherry Creek Regional Trail Connection Project – GOCO Resolution and Matching Funds Approval

Adoption of a resolution in support of a Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Connect Grant application for the High Plains Trail/Cherry Creek Regional Trail Connection Project and approve $1,000,000 in matching funds from the Arapahoe County Open Space Acquisition & Development Fund for the project

Shannon Carter, Open Spaces and Intergovernmental Relations Director
Josh Tenneson, Grants and Acquisitions Manager
Tiffanie Bleau, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
6.e.

Property Tax - Board of Assessment Appeals (1 Resolution)

Adoption of a resolution approving the Board of Assessment Appeals (BAA) stipulations that are a result of agreements reached between the taxpayers and the County regarding a reduction in the amount of property tax owed, settling tax protests filed with the BAA

Karen Thompsen, Paralegal
Ron Carl, County Attorney


6.f.

Proposed Oil and Gas Lease with Kiowa Creek Resources, LLC

Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Board of County Commissioners Chair to sign the Kiowa Creek Resources LLC offer letter and associated lease in which Kiowa Creek Resources LLC has proposed an oil and gas lease of minerals rights associated with certain County owned property

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

Qualifying Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption Referee Appointment

Adoption of a resolution approving the Board of Equalization Qualifying Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemption decision as recommended by an appointed independent referee

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Karen Thompsen, Paralegal, County Attorney’s Office
6.h.

Request to Amend the Tasting Resolution for Retail Liquor Stores and Liquor Licensed Drugstores in Accordance with State Statute

Adoption of a resolution to amend prior Board Resolution No. 070318 authorizing alcohol beverage tastings and setting limitations thereto

Ron Carl, County Attorney
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
Theresa Johnson, Paralegal
6.i.

Right of Entry Agreement with SEMSWA

Adoption of a resolution requesting the Board’s approval of a Right of Entry Agreement with the Southeast Metropolitan Stormwater Authority (SEMSWA) and to authorize the Chair of Board to sign said agreement

Chuck Haskins, PE, Division Manager, Engineering Services Division, 
Public Works and Development
Bryan Weimer, Director, Public Works and Development 
Todd Weaver, Budget Manager, Finance
Robert Hill, Senior Assistant County Attorney
7.

GENERAL BUSINESS ITEMS

7.a.

There are no Public Hearing or General Business resolutions to consider

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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