Developing a Strong Economy for Delta County

428 Main St., STE 101, Delta, CO 970-874-4992               
City of Delta
Glen Black 
P.O. Box 19
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-7566

With a population of over 8,000 residents, the City of Delta is the largest municipality in Delta County. Centrally located along U.S. Highway 50, Delta provides excellent access to both business and recreation. The Rand McNally Places Rated Retirement Guide rates Delta among the nation's top one-third of communities for climate, housing, healthcare, personal safety, economics, and recreation. Business owners in Delta enjoy a less-hectic environment, while finding an excellent, committed labor force. The mission of the City of Delta is to help the community create a wonderful place to work, live and play.
Delta County Colorado
Robbie Baird LeValley, County Administrator
501 Palmer Street, Suite 227
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-2012

Delta County is located in a large mountain valley at the confluence of the Gunnison and Uncompahgre Rivers. Just south of the Grand Mesa (the world's largest flat-top mountain), Delta County offers a mild climate with warm, dry summers and moderate winters. The climate and setting of the Delta area are ideal for year-round outdoor activities. State and national parks surround this area and offer varied recreational choices, including skiing, gold-medal fishing, hiking and hunting within an hour's drive.

Delta County Memorial Hospital
Jason Cleckler, Hospital Administrator
P.O. Box 10100
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-2229

DCMH is a 49-bed acute care hospital serving all of the region. The hospital includes physicians specializing in all disciplines of medicine. The healthcare facilities are extensive, incorporating general medical care with diagnostic radiology, laboratory service, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, MRI, CAT scanning, nuclear medicine, diagnostic studies, echocardiography, ultrasound diagnostic testing, and home-bound services. DCMH's new facility, completed in 2004, is approximately 95,000 square feet and equipped with $6 million dollars of new, state-of-the-art equipment.
Delta Montrose Electric Association
Jasen Bronec, General Manager
P.O. Box 910
Montrose, CO  81402
Phone:  970-249-4572

Delta-Montrose Electric Association is Delta County's rural electric cooperative. Although outstanding customer service is the number one priority for DMEA, they work hard to be on the cutting edge of energy technolgies. Examples include their GeoExchange program, solar and wind energy programs, and net-metering programs. DMEA is committed to community service with programs such as the 'Round Up' program (participating customers electric bills are ""rounded up"" to the nearest dollar, and the proceeds go to local area nonprofit groups), safety demonstrations, annual participation in 4-H and FFA programs, and annual scholarships helping students realize their dreams of higher education.


Delta County School District 50J
Caryn Gibson, Superintendent
7655 2075 Road
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-4438

Delta County School District is comprised of 13 traditional schools in five communities.  The District takes pride in offering a Back Pack program for students as young as three, three BELA pre-schools, and offers post-secondary education through the Delta Montrose Technical College.  The School District also is proud to support alternative education through five contract schools within the County. 


The Delta County School District provide a safe and caring environment for all students and staff, meaningful opportunities and innovative educational programs that challenge all students so that they continue learning, including the attainment of content standards, through partnerships between home, school, and the community.


Delta County School District is a district of excellence provided through rigor, relevance, relationships, responsibility, and results.  Delta County School District is responsible to all stakeholders ensuring all graduates of Delta County School District possess 21st century skills in a global society.
Alpine Bank
Allison Nadel, Vice President
2770 Alpine Way
Montrose, CO  81401
Phone:  970-240-0900

Locally owned and operated, Alpine Bank has been a part of the Western Slope of Colorado for over 35 years. With 35 convenient locations, we serve customers with a full variety of banking services. Because we are not a national banking chain, we have the ability to be flexible in creating solutions for customers that do not fit your typical approach. We also understand the important role we should play in our communities. Alpine Bank's financial commitment to the community is substantial, and our employees give generously of their time and talent.
Delta County Physicians
Jason Cleckler, Hopsital Administrator/CEO
P.O. Box 10100
Delta, Colorado 80416


The Delta County Memorial Hospital Medical Staff includes 75 Active, 18 Courtesy, 5 Consulting and 2 Honorary members. The staff’s 100 physicians offer family practice and internal medicine services; including obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric care. Specialties include general, orthopedic, obstetrics, gynecology, ophthalmology and urology surgery, as well as oncology, rheumatology and physiatry care. Cardiology, neurology and endocrinology physicians also visit the hospital’s clinics weekly. Our physicians enjoy Delta County’s rural community and the close relationships they build with not just their patients, but their patients’ families as well.


Bank of Colorado
1443 Mesa View Dr.

Delta, CO 81416

Ph: 970-874-8600

Fx: 970-874-7333

NMLS# 867607

Full-service bank. Family owned, the Bank of Colorado focuses on you - the customer - with products and services to help your business grow.
First Colorado National Bank
Brad Harding, Market President

133 Grand Avenue

Paonia, CO 81428

Phone:  970-527-4141



FCNB is the only locally owned and operated bank that is headquartered in Delta County and has been serving Delta County since 1903. FCNB is a full service bank offering a variety of banking services including free online banking and bill pay, as well as an assortment of deposit products. The bank is a Preferred Lender with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and also specializes in commercial, agricultural and construction lending. With local decision making and a strong commitment to reinvest into the communities in which we live, FCNB is truly a return to Hometown Banking.

H/S Properties

Thomas Huerkamp, Managing Partner

P.O. Box 65
Austin, CO  81401
Phone: 970-835-3508



H/S Properties is a real estate holding firm that owns commercial and agricultural properties in Delta and Montrose Counties.

Hellman Motors

Bill Hellman Jr., Owner/Managing Partner

750 Hwy 92
Delta, CO  81416
Phone: 970-874-4444



Quality new and used cars, featuring Toyota, Ford, and Mercury vehicles. Parts & service, senior citizen discount, and qualified staff are all a part of the service they offer. Where the Customer is the Most Important Product.

The Hive Paonia

130 Grand Avenue

Paonia, CO 81428

P: 970-237-4483

The Hive is a coworking, private office, meeting, and event space, and art gallery located in Paonia, CO. Our mission is to foster rapid growth in the creative, entrepreneurial, and small business communities in the North Fork Valley of Colorado. We provide modern technology, shared resources, the space to get things done, and a fun environment to support your creative endeavors. We're building a culture of conscious collaboration for the benefit of all our members, the local community, and the world. 

ProSpace Interiors
Thomas Huerkamp, President

Rick Saxton, Vice President of Operations

50 Heinz Street
Delta, CO  81416
Phone: 970-874-8006



Workplace Innovations Since 1970

Simmons Agency, Inc

Yvonne Simmons, Agent

PO Box 1019

428 Main Street, Suite 102

Delta, Colorado 81416



Town of Orchard City

Don Suppes, Mayor

9661 2100 Road
Orchard City, CO  81410

Phone:  970-835-3337



Orchard City (population 3,042) is a unique agricultural, residential and recreational area located between the cities of Delta, Cedaredge and Hotchkiss. Orchard City features outstanding orchards growing a variety of apples, cherries, apricots, pears and peaches. The area is also well known for its variety of excellent produce and livestock including cattle, sheep, and elk ranching.


Better Compost

Jack Graff

6496 Townsend Rd.

Delta CO 81416



Classic Computers

Scott and Gynee Thomassen, Owners

238 Main Street
Delta, CO 81416
Phone: 970-874-9210

Larry Traubel
10827 hwy 65
Eckert, Colorado 81418
Phone:  970-835-3335

Delta Ace Hardware

James Kendrick,  President/Owner

PO Box 178

121 Gunnison River Drive

Delta, Colorado 81416


Delta County Hope West

Jody Jorns

Development Officer, Delta County HopeWest

195 Stafford Lane/PO Box 24

Delta, CO   81416

Office:  970-874-6823

Delta County Public Libraries
Annette Choszczyk, District Librarian
P.O. Box 858
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-872-4204

"DIP Company/ Innovative Manufacturing

Mike Smith, Director of Engineering, DIP Company

17775 Gunnison Avenue

Delta, Colorado 81416


Ed Marston
Community Supporter

P.O. Box 279
Paonia, CO  81428

Phone:  970-527-3166


High Country Shopper 

Bob Cox, General Manager

P.O. Box 7
Paonia, CO  81428

Phone:   970-527-4576


Les & Ann Renfrow

Community Supporters

P.O. Box 1089
Delta, CO  81416

Phone:  970-874-7700

Phillips Machine Service, Inc. 

Phil Schmidt, General Manager

P.O. Box 610
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-9900


Thelma Starner

Community Supporter

P.O. Box 45
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-3242

Town of Cedaredge 

Pat Means, Mayor

P.O. Box 398
Cedaredge,CO  81413
Phone:  970-856-3123


Town of Hotchkiss 

Wendell Koontz, Mayor

P.O. Box 328
Hotchkiss, CO  81419
Phone:  970-872-4215


Bert Sibley
Broker Associates
RE/MAX Mountain West
975 S. Grand Mesa Drive
Cedaredge, CO  81413
Phone:  970-856-7369
Cell:       970-361-0483
Clay and Dodson, P.C.
Aaron Clay, Esquire
P.O. Box 38
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-9777
Colorado Lending Source
Tod Cecil, Business Development Manager
2520 S Grand Ave Suite 207
Glenwood Springs CO 81601
Phone:  970-947-1400

Delta County Independent


Randall Sunderland Editor

PO Box 809

401 Meeker St.

Delta CO 81416

ph: 970-874-4421

fx: 970-874-4424

Del-Mont Consultants, Inc.
Richard Weaver, President
125 Colorado Avenue
Montrose, CO  81403
Phone:  970-249-2251
Delta Montrose Technical College
John Jones, Director
1765 U.S. Hwy 50
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-7671

Grand Mesa Business Park

Walid Bou-Matar, Owner

677 251/2 Road

Grand Junction, Colorado 81505


Hershberger Construction

Paul Hershberger, Managing Member

18555 F Road
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:   970-874-5594

Hometown Electric, Inc.

Bill James, Vice President

1065 Hartig Drive
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:   970-874-4281

Hotchkiss Community Chamber of Commerce
Nathan Sponseller
PO Box 158
Hotchkiss, CO 81419
Phone: 970-872-3126

The objective of the Hotchkiss Community Chamber of Commerce is to support and promote the economic strength and viability of Hotchkiss, Colorado, and surrounding areas, in a manner which is deemed to be harmonious with the social interests of the community.

Kevin Parks Insurance Agency, Inc.

Kevin Parks, General Manager

126 E 5th Street
Delta, CO  81416

Phone:  970-874-5702


Lane Mortgage

David Lane, CPA

459 Palmer Street

Delta, Colorado 81416

Phone:  970-874-8102

Lewis and Company CPA's, P.C.

Lesley Lewis, CPA

P.O. Box 314
Cedaredge, CO  81413

Phone:  970-856-4133


Main Street Printers

543 Main Street
Delta, CO  81416

Phone:  970-874-5739


Region 10 League for Economic Assistance & Planning, Inc.

Michelle Haynes, Executive Director

300 North Cascase, Suite #1

Montrose, CO 81401


Richards Consulting & Accounting, LLC 

Kenneth Richards, Principal

164 Meeker Street/ PO Box 31

Delta, Colorado 81416

Phone: 970-874-0532



Kathy Swartz

39845 Matthews Lane
Paonia, CO 81428
970 527-7657

Source Gas 

Natalie Shelbourn, Sr. Representative, Business Relations

P.O. Box 910
Montrose, CO  81402

Phone:  970-249-4572


TK Mining Services

Scot Buhrdorf

P.O. Box 93

117 Meeker Street
Delta, CO  81416
Phone:  970-874-8774