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June Honoree

June 22, 2018

Duane Lincoln, a Building Construction Inspector III in FPDC for 10 years, has been an exemplary employee from Day 1. As he manages the construction projects assigned to him, he does so with the utmost professionalism and the highest of standards.
Duane recently began finalizing the extensive number construction projects at 100 Community Place, a state office building that went from ... Learn more

May Honoree

June 22, 2018

Kelly Walker has nearly 18 years with the DGS Public School Construction Program. Her ability to work as a liaison between departments is exceptional. Everyone already has something on their plate, but Kelly kindly takes on a little more as she coordinates multiple project submissions that are all, of course, “High Priority.”
Our unit was tasked with providing a super quick ... Learn more

April Honoree

June 22, 2018

John Smith is a housekeeping supervisor with DGS in Annapolis, but don’t make the mistake of thinking he just carries around a dustpan and broom! You might see him with a dustpan and broom, but John is a man of many talents and has a vast knowledge of every area in every building, all of which he is responsible for ... Learn more

June Caught DGS – Security Officer Brenda Redding

June 22, 2018

Security Officer Brenda Redding has been a security officer with MCP’s Annapolis Detachment since July 2014. Her customer service skills are exemplary. She communicates effectively with everyone she meets, from senators and delegates to elementary school children visiting the State House.
S/O Redding not only performs her duties and responsibilities at an outstanding level, but she can also always be counted ... Learn more

May Caught DGS – Officers Derrick Layton and Ron Chadwick

June 22, 2018

Officers Derrick Layton and Ron Chadwick have been with the Maryland Capitol Police Baltimore Detachment for just one year. It didn’t take long, however, for them to demonstrate knowledge and professionalism gained from years of commitment to police work.
Previously, Officer Layton served Baltimore City Police for 26 years, and Officer Chadwick served the Baltimore City Sherriff’s office for 16 years. ... Learn more

Governor Larry Hogan Announces State Center Redevelopment Will Move Forward

June 14, 2018

Expression of Interest Will Secure New Developer for Long-Awaited Project
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced he has directed the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) to move forward with an Expression of Interest (EOI) to secure a new master developer for the redevelopment of State Center, the 28-acre government complex in Midtown Baltimore that has been set for ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Celebrates Flag Day

June 14, 2018

Hand-held flags will be distributed to honor the day
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) is commemorating Flag Day today by presenting hand-held flags to visitors and employees at DGS facilities in Baltimore and Annapolis.
“Today is an important day in our nation’s history,” said DGS Secretary Ellington Churchill. “Flag Day is a day to celebrate the adoption ... Learn more

Department of General Services Baltimore City Tour Schedule

June 13, 2018

Tomorrow, Thursday, June 14th, Governor Larry Hogan will hold a Regional Cabinet Meeting in Baltimore City. Following the Cabinet Meeting, Governor Hogan’s cabinet secretaries and directors will partake on a number of tours throughout Baltimore City. Please see below the Department of General Service’s Baltimore City tour schedule:
Department of General Services:
1:00 PM: Secretary Ellington Churchill to visit the Baltimore New ... Learn more

Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Sunday, June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known). This action is in honor of Delegate Theodore J. Sophocleus, who died Friday, June 8, 2018. Delegate Sophocleus represented Legislative District 32.
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Hogan Administration Provides Computers and 100,000 Meals to Langston Hughes Community Center

June 5, 2018

Will Benefit Park Heights Community; Governor Honored With Computer Lab Dedication

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan was today honored by the Langston Hughes Community Business and Resource Center, in the Park Heights community in Baltimore, Md. with the dedication of their new “Governor Larry Hogan Computer Lab.” The governor was joined by Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives Steve ... Learn more