The Division of Facilities and Operations is responsible for operation and maintenance, including mechanical, repair, renovation, custodial services and capital improvements, of more than 146 facilities to ensure they are operating safely at peak efficiency.
Created by Executive Order 84-1, the division is administered by the chief of facilities and operations, who reports to the director of administration and is also responsible for the Division of Central Services, the Division of Property Management, the county warehouse, surplus and inventory of county assets.
Its mission is to support Harford County in achieving its goals and objectives of fiscal balance and efficiency, strengthening our communities and investing in our workforce while providing quality service in a professional manner and continuing to improve customer satisfaction.
Central Services Division
Central Services provides mailing services for all county agencies to include incoming, outgoing and interoffice mailings. The Harford County switchboard is managed by this division and handles all incoming customer service calls.
Property Management Division
The division is responsible for the acquisition, sale or lease of real property for Harford County, in accordance with and in the manner prescribed by federal, state and local law. Acquisitions range from commercial office buildings to parkland and sites for bridges, utility lines and roads. Functions include title examination, contract and deed preparation, appraisal, negotiation and property settlement. They also provide relocation planning for the many county departments and agencies and manage more than 400 properties the county leases for its use or county-owned properties leased to others.