Many of Pitkin County's purchasing functions are decentralized with specific employees in the various departments being responsible for purchasing decisions.
Aspen/Pitkin County Airport
Contact: Brian Grefe (970) 429-2853
The airport is responsible for purchasing and overseeing of services and supplies to maintain and care for the airport facility to include the Terminal Building, Operations Center and other related facitlities and equipment. Purchasing includes, but is not limited to, construction, snow removal, paving, crack sealing, seal coating, striping, signage and facility maintencance services. The department purchases all materials and services to operate efficiently and safely. www.aspenairport.com
Engineering & Transportation
Contact: GR Fielding, County Engineer
The Engineering and Transportation Department is responsible for the procurement and oversight of road capital and maintenance project (overlays & chip seals), bridge design and construction, any road design or reconstruction or improvements.
Contact: Jodi Smith
The Facilities Maintenance Department services all county facilities. Services include installation and repair of facility systems, preventive maintenance of equipment, life cycle cost analysis, replacements and improvements, grounds care, and custodial services.
Contact: Jonah Frank - Fleet Manager
The Pitkin County Fleet Department is responsible for the purchase and acquisition of all vehicles and mobile equipment. They also purchase parts, fuel and other related equipment.
Open Space & Trails
Contact: Gary Tennenbaum
Open Space and Trails is responsible for over 2000 acres and over 35 miles of trails. Procurement includes bridge work, subsurface preparation, drainage, and laying of asphalt and crusherfines.
Contact: Hilary Burgess
Resource Recovery provides a wide variety of waste services. Programs and services include: sanitary land filling, yard and wood waste composting, aggregate recovery, hazardous waste diversion, along with collecting and recycling metal, tires and traditional materials. The department purchases all items necessary to function properly and efficiently.
Road & Bridge
Contact: Michael McAndrews
The Road and Bridge Department is responsible for purchasing and overseeing all services and supplies to maintain and care for 265 miles of County roads, including but not limited to snow removal, paving, crack sealing, seal coating, tree trimming, striping, guardrail maintenance and signage. The department purchases all materials and services to operate efficiently and safely.
Contact: Brad Gibson
The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office is responsible for purchasing all officer related equipment and supplies.