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Howard County Department of Public Works:  Director's Office, Bureau of Engineering, Bureau of Environmental Services, Bureau of Facilities, Bureau of Highways, Bureau of Utilities.
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The Real Estate Services Division (RESD) was established in 1988 by the Director of Public Works.  Our mission is to ensure that all mandated programs and functions assigned to the division are completed in a timely fashion and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.   We are responsible for the administrative, legal, and technical requirements of the programs, policies and procedures as hereinafter defined.  Approximately 95% of this division's workload is mandated by State and/or County laws.

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The Department of Public Works Customer Service division handles inquiries and acts as a liaison between the citizens of Howard County and DPW.
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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.
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The Bureau of Utilities administers and maintains the County's public water system.