Mission, VIsion and Values


The mission of Routt County is to efficiently deliver a balance of public services and infrastructure to provide a safe and healthy place to live for present and future generations.


Using a continuous improvement culture, Routt County provides high quality services to the community. 


In order to deliver County Government Services that are valued by our citizens and provide a positive organizational culture including work-life balance for our employees, Routt County has adopted these Core Values:
  1. Trust
  2. Integrity
  3. Effectiveness
  4. Efficiency
  5. Fiscal Responsibility
Trust:  We believe in promoting a mutual understanding of expectations based on consistent  leadership, professionalism, integrity, respect and appropriate confidentiality. 

Integrity: We believe in acting with sound moral principles by being consistently honest, responsible, accountable, and respectful.

Effectiveness:  We believe in performing in a productive and proficient manner that results in consistently achieving expected and measurable outcomes. 

Efficiency:  We believe in obtaining the best possible outcome in the least wasteful manner by maintaining dynamic, relevant policies and procedures while consistently supporting a quality workforce.

Fiscal Responsibility:  We believe we are obligated to be accountable to the fiscal policies of Routt County by balancing efficiency and flexibility with budgetary discipline, while seeking sustainable resources, practicing long-term planning and prudent use of debt.