Adams County buildings - including the Government Center, Human Services Center, and Motor Vehicle locations - are now open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Some departments are open by appointment only. Find modified office hours here.
Adams County is now under Public Health Order 20-28 Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors until further notice. For more information, visit the Tri-County Health Department site at


Purchasing Process & Regulations

One of the main duties of the Purchasing Division is to procure products and services under guidelines adopted by the Board of County Commissioners. View the following regulations surrounding the processing of various county purchase requests:

  • Bids are not required for projects under $10,000.
  • Informal Bids (see Purchasing Policy 1050) are required for projects between $10,000 and $50,000
  • Formal Bids/Proposals are required for all projects $50,000 and up.
  • Issue Invitation for Bid (IFB) / Request for Proposal (RFP)

Contact Us

For questions concerning the county's procurement process, please contact the Purchasing Division at 720.523.6050.