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Howard County Department of Public Works is composed of the Director's Office and the following Bureaus and Divisions:

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Organization Chart
Title
Director's Office
Content

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.

Main Number
410-313-4401

Thomas Meunier
Director
410-313-4401

John Seefried
Assistant to the Director
410-313-0707

Monica Shon
Administrative Aide
410-313-4408

Michele Dudek
Administrative Manager
410-313-3146

Emily Iacchei
Chief, Real Estate Services Division
410-313-4418

Rebecca Kidwell
Capital Projects Manager
410-313-3443

Lisa Brightwell
Customer Service
410-313-3440

Title
Bureau of Engineering
Content

From concept to construction, the Bureau of Engineering is committed to quality project management of Howard County's Capital Improvement program. Projects include: bridges, parks, roads, sidewalks, storm drain systems, water and wastewater facilities.

Amah Binde
Bureau Chief and Acting Chief, Construction Inspection Division
410-313-6140

Ed Siegert
Chief, Survey Division
410-313-5855

Brandon Love
Chief, Transportation and Special Projects
410-313-5398

Daniel Davis
Chief, Utility Design Division
410-313-6123

Title
Bureau of Environmental Services
Content

Employees operate the County landfill, implement and manage recycling programs, oversee residential curbside collections and administer stormwater management.

Mark Deluca
Deputy Director, Bureau of Environmental Services
410-313-4414

Jeff Dannis
Chief, Alpha Ridge Landfill
410-313-6419

Alan Wilcom
Acting Chief, Recycling Division
410-313-6433

Mark S. Richmond
Chief, Storm Water Management Division
410-313-6413

Title
Bureau of Facilities
Content

The Bureau of Facilities is responsible for the operation, maintenance, security and for providing custodial services at most county buildings. The Bureau also manages the design and construction of new buildings and building renovations.

Sharon Walsh
Chief, Bureau of Facilities
410-313-5386

David John
Chief, Operations
410-313-5810

Kenn Hamm
Superintendent
410-313-5793

Sharon Walsh
Chief, Design and Construction
410-313-5386

Title
Bureau of Highways
Content

The Bureau of Highways is responsible for addressing a number of issues concerning pavement, sidewalks, storm drains, and trees along more than 1,000 miles of County roads for the convenience and safety of the public. This work includes preservation efforts such as road crack-sealing and tree trimming, and remedial efforts such as County road snow removal and filling potholes.

Kris Jagarapu
Chief, Bureau of Highways
410-313-7470

Darrell Triplett
Superintendent, West Zone - Cooksville
410-313-5466

Jim Barker
Superintendent, Central Zone - Dayton
410-313-7266

Wayne French
Superintendent, East Zone - Mayfield
410-313-5180

Jennifer Biddle
Chief, Traffic Engineering Division
410-313-5755

Title
Bureau of Utilities
Content

The Bureau of Utilities administers and maintains Howard County's public water and wastewater systems. Serving more than 85% of the County's population with an average demand of over 22 million gallons of water each day, the Bureau provides County homes with the most comprehensive public water related services available.

Arthur Shapiro
Chief, Bureau of Utilities
410-313-4912

Ross Beschner
Deputy Chief, Bureau of Utilities
410-313-4974

Bruce Taylor
Superintendent, Operations, Facilities O/M
410-313-1222

Scott Baucom
Superintendent, Operations, System Maintenance
410-313-4978

David Watts
Superintendent, Operations, Meter Operations & Customer Service
410-313-4971

Rob Hindt
Administrative Manager, Water Reclamation Plant
410-313-1202

Justin Myers
Superintendent, Water Reclamation Plant
410-313-1211

Amy Hart
Engineering Support Supervisor, Shared Septic / Water Reuse
410-313-2723

Title
Public Works Board
Content

The Public Works Board makes recommendations to the County Executive and County Council about plans and policies under jurisdiction of the Department of Public Works.

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