Rio Arriba County Grants and Contracts


The Rio Arriba County Grants & Contracts Office is primarily responsible for overseeing any contracts entered into by Rio Arriba County.

Other duties include development of specifications for Request for Proposals for Professional Services Contracts (i.e. Architectural, Engineering, Legal, etc.) and bid specifications for tangible goods and/or services.

This office also coordinates the programming of new proposed construction projects for different agencies and architectural/engineering firms. Included in this task, this office also oversees the completion of plans and specifications, bidding phase, negotiations phase, contract recommendation and award phase, and the construction phase to turn-key operations.

Other responsibilities include coordination with the finance department of budgets for capital purchases and/or projects. Included are the overseeing of all major purchases by Rio Arriba County (i.e. Purchases of major heavy equipment, fire apparatus, real estate, etc.). Other duties as assigned.









Paula V. Valdez, Administrative Assistant




(505) 753-2992



1122 Industrial Park Road

Espanõla, NM 87532