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Howard County Iowa - Engineer & Secondary Roads

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Howard County, Iowa Engineer

The County Engineer must be a licensed professional civil engineer, and is under the direction of the Board of Supervisors, and is responsible for the Secondary Roads Department.

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Duties and responsibilities of Howard County Engineer.

Snow Removal
Howard County Secondary Roads is auctioning some equipment online. Auction ends Tuesday, April 7th.

 Click here for a brochure that includes a brief description of the duties and responsibilities of your Howard County Engineer.

Howard County Engineer's Contact 

Howard Engineer's Office

114 7th Street West
Cresco IA 52136

Monday - Friday 8:00am -  4:30pm
Phone Number: (563) 547-2620
Fax Number:  (563) 547-2576

County Engineer: Nick Rissman, P.E
Assistant to the Engineer: Jeffrey Freidhof
Road Foreman: Jeff Hrdlicka

 Office Manager: Carrie Lopez

 Field Assistant: Andrew Lensing

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The County Engineer’s Office and main shop is located in Cresco, near the fairgrounds.

Other maintenance shops are located in Elma, Lime Springs, Riceville, & Schley

Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

 Downloadable Forms used in the Engineers Office