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File #: 24-268    Version: 1
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/6/2024 In control: Board of County Commissioners Study Session
On agenda: 6/3/2024 Final action:
Title: 1:30 PM *ACSO Drive Track Fee Increase and Intergovernmental Agreement for Temporary Driving Track Vehicle Loan
Attachments: 1. Board Summary Report, 2. BOCC Meeting March 25, 2024, 3. Updated TVI Car IGA
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To: Board of County Commissioners

Through: Tyler Brown, Sheriff

Prepared By:
Craig Reams, Lieutenant, Training Section

Presenter: Kevin Heaton, Captain and Shannon Lofland, Deputy

1:30 PM *ACSO Drive Track Fee Increase and Intergovernmental Agreement for Temporary Driving Track Vehicle Loan

Purpose and Request:
recommended action
The Sheriff's Office is requesting authorization from the Board of County Commissioners to change our daily track rental fee as well as rent our Tactical Vehicle Interventions (TVI) vehicles to outside agencies for training. Based on questions from the Board at their meeting on March 25, 2024, staff has provided additional information related to comparative fees by other agencies, actual costs to maintain the drive track, existing users, vehicle maintenance, and other agencies that rent out their vehicles.

Background and Discussion: Learning how to operate a motor vehicle efficiently for law enforcement response is imperative within our profession, which is why the county operates and maintains a drive track at the Quincy substation. For the past three years, the Sheriff's Office has had four law enforcement and one fire department use the drive track annually. Recently, three additional law enforcement agencies outside Arapahoe County and Denver Paramedics have expressed interest. Historically, we've maintained two different daily fees: $350 per day for agencies within our county and $450 per day for those outside of the county.

In looking at other agencies that rent similar facilities, fees range from $400 for a 4-hour block of time, up to $1,600 for an 8-hour day. The Aurora Public Safety Training Facility next to our drive track, for example, charges $552 for the entire day. Douglas County, Flat Rock/Adams County, Loveland, and the Colorado State Patrol all charge over $1,000 for a full day. It should be noted of all the drive tracks, Arapahoe County's i...

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