Skip to Main Content

Archives


DGS Newsroom

Maryland Department of General Services and Maryland Capitol Police Hold Active Shooter Tabletop Exercise

September 19, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), in conjunction with the Maryland Capitol Police, (MCP) today held an interactive, discussion-based activity tabletop exercise focused on a domestic active shooter scenario. In addition to DGS and MCP, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Baltimore City Police, Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management, and the Maryland State Police participated in ... Learn more

DGS Real Estate helps Stevenson University Bridge the Gap

September 12, 2017

Stevenson University’s campus is separated by the Gwynns Falls and part of the Rosewood Hospital property such that the University has had to bus or shuttle students from one part of the campus to the other.  DGS Office of Real Estate was able to negotiate an easement across the Gwynns Falls and the Rosewood property for Stevenson to construct a ... Learn more

Progression of Catonsville District Court House Construction

August 31, 2017

The new 130,000 GSF Catonsville District Court is under construction in the Rolling Crossroads Professional Park. DGS’s newest court house represents a $63 million dollar commitment to Maryland’s Judiciary. When completed in two years, it will replace the existing Court House on Wilkens Avenue. The new Catonsville District Court House includes space for eight (8) court rooms with associated judges’ ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flags Flown Half-Staff Wednesday, August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag are to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory ofU.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant William J. Kundrat, of Frederick, Maryland, who died on July 10, 2017, when a military aircraft crashed in Northern Mississippi.
Learn more

Department of General Services Welcomes Chinese Delegation to Maryland

August 14, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today welcomed a delegation of China’s National Government Offices Administration to the state. The delegation is visiting Maryland to gain an understanding of the standardization in government management, government buildings management standards, and procurement.
The National Government Offices Administration’s functions within China are similar to those of the U.S. General Services ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flags Flown Half-Staff Wednesday, August 9, 2017

August 9, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag are to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Navy Petty Officer First Class Xavier Alec Martin, of Halethorpe, Maryland, who died on June 18, 2017, while serving aboard the USS Fitzgerald.
Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Celebrates Planting of Liberty Tree Sapling on Maryland State House Grounds

July 31, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) was today joined by Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford to celebrate the planting of a sapling cultivated from the original Annapolis Liberty Tree at the tree’s ceremonial mulching. The original Annapolis Liberty Tree, previously rooted on the grounds of St. John’s College, was a 96-foot Tulip Poplar that was eventually felled ... Learn more

July Employee of the Month – John Roche

July 31, 2017

John Roche joined the Inner Harbor team from the private sector in March of 2016. He was a locksmith who just wasn’t comfortable charging people for helping them get into their cars or homes. His boss found out about a service call where John didn’t charge the customer; he was not pleased. John left the job and joined the Inner Harbor ... Learn more

CAUGHT DGS in July- MCP Sergeant Dave Lewis

July 31, 2017

Sgt. Dave Lewis was a police officer with the Morgan University Police Department for seven years before he joined the Maryland Capitol Police Department in November 2014. In less than two years (August 2016), he was promoted to sergeant because of his dedication, work ethic and skills.
MCP has had an influx of new employees in recent months, particularly police officers. ... Learn more

Pratt Central Library Undergoing Major Renovation, Bringing In Old With The New

July 26, 2017

July 25, 2017 5:01 PM By Ron Matz
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — If you’ve driven by the Pratt Central Library on Cathedral Street you’ve probably noticed a lot of scaffolding outside. That’s because the building is undergoing a major renovation.
Ron Matz reports work crews are busy modernizing the library and at the same time discovering history.
“They’re re-creating the original artwork, the decoratively painted ... Learn more

ae1a-ewspw-web1