Purchasing is responsible for the daily operations of the Purchasing department and to procure goods, supplies, and services for the City at the best value and least expense.
Bids and RFPs
The City of Aspen only uses Bidnet Direct to publish invitation to bids, requests for proposals or qualifications, and other solicitations. Visit the Bidnet Direct website.
Bidnet Direct is a supplier notification system that is utilized by hundreds of governmental agencies in the state of Colorado. By using this system, the City ensures that proper, complete and accurate information is posted and available to all interested parties.
The City of Aspen disposes of surplus supplies and property through an Internet government auction website. Please visit for a listing of items available to purchase. The site is updated as the auction proceeds and when new items become available.