Department of Public Works Director's Office

James M. Irvin, P.E., Director

Howard County Department of Public Works is composed of the Director's Office, Bureau of Engineering, Bureau of Environmental Services, Bureau of Facilities, Bureau of Highways and Bureau of Utilities.

The Director's Office provides leadership and coordination among the Bureaus to advance the quality of life for our community by providing exceptional level of public service. Employees coordinate the daily functions, customer service, the capital improvement program and real estate services.

  • Public Works Board information can be found under the Real Estate Services Division tab.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

May 27

Memorial Day - On Monday, May 27, Howard County Government offices will be closed. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed. The holiday "slide schedule" will be in effect.

July 4

Independence Day - On Thursday, July 4, Howard County Government offices will be closed. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed. The holiday "slide schedule" will be in effect.

September 2

Labor Day - On Monday, September 2, Howard County Government offices will be closed. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed. The holiday "slide schedule" will be in effect.

October 14

Columbus Day - On Monday, October 14, Howard County Government offices will be closed. Regular trash, recycling and food scraps will be collected as scheduled. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open.

November 11

Veteran's Day - On Monday, November 11, Howard County Government offices will be closed. Regular trash, recycling and food scraps will be collected as scheduled. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open.

November 28

Thanksgiving Day - On Thursday, November 28, Howard County Government offices will be closed. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed. The holiday "slide schedule" will be in effect.

November 29

Thanksgiving holiday - On Friday, November 29, Howard County Government offices will be closed. Regular trash, recycling and food scraps will be collected as scheduled. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open.

December 25

Christmas Day - On Wednesday, December 25, Howard County Government offices will be closed. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed. The holiday "slide schedule" will be in effect.