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Maryland Flags Flown Half-Staff Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 17, 2017

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. This action is in honor of Det. Sean Suiter of the Baltimore City Police Department, who died in the line of duty on November 16, 2017.
Please see the link below for Governor Hogan’s full ... Learn more

State Hosts 2017 National Association of State Facilities Administrators East & Southeast Regional Meeting

November 15, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today hosted the two-day conference of the 2017 National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA) East & Southeast Regions in Annapolis, MD. NASFA is the only association dedicated exclusively to the state facilities profession and the unique challenges they face.
“NASFA allows us to connect with other states to discuss what ... Learn more

State Hosts 2017 Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit for Small, Minority, Women, & Veteran-Owned Businesses

November 13, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), and the University System of Maryland (USM) today hosted the 3rd annual Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurial Training Summit. The summit, which was held in Ellicott City at the Turf Valley Conference Center, attracted over 500 businesses from across the state.
“Small businesses are truly the ... Learn more

Caught DGS – October Honoree

November 6, 2017

Officer Asia Alexander has been with the Annapolis Detachment for almost two years. She is self-motivated, a great team player and is always one of the first to help out with special events. She has been praised by her supervisors for always asking questions that will increase her knowledge and job proficiency and continually seeks training opportunities to enhance her ... Learn more

October Employee of the Month – Mark Schneidman

November 6, 2017

Mark Schneidman, Sr. Project Manager with the Capital Projects Division of Facilities Planning, Design & Construction, can usually be found managing large capital design and construction projects in Annapolis or from his Baltimore office. On August 17, however, you might have caught a glimpse of him on the State House lawn in the middle of the night.
Mark managed the removal ... Learn more

September Employee of the Month – Ron Scheitlin

November 6, 2017

Ron Scheitlin is a one-man team. He is a capital maintenance project engineer with FPDC and has managed the department’s hazardous materials (HAZMAT) projects for many, many years. He has exhibited unwavering professionalism, dedication and exceptional customer service on sometimes very difficult and sensitive projects – from lead paint testing and removal; asbestos testing, monitoring and removal; mold remediation and ... Learn more

August Employee of the Month – Sergeant Dave Lewis

November 6, 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

Caught DGS August Honoree

November 6, 2017

Courteous Customer Service, Dedication to Duty, Professionalism and Competency…

Jan Brown displays these characteristics when working in the Maryland Capitol Police (MCP) Annapolis Security Card Processing Center. Jan has been a state employee for 30 years, 23 of which have been with DGS. Prior to joining DGS, she worked with the Maryland State Police and Maryland Department of Corrections (Home Detention ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flags Flown Half-Staff Monday, November 6, 2017

November 6, 2017

As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence perpetrated on November 5, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas, President Donald J. Trump has ordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective IMMEDIATELY until sunset, Thursday, November 9, 2017. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to ... Learn more

Progression on Murphy Court of Appeals Building Construction

October 31, 2017

The Murphy Court of Appeals in Annapolis is getting much needed modifications to accommodate all visitors, especially the handicapped. Handicap parking is being added to the rear of the building, by way of an elevated parking structure to allow visitors to easily get from the parking into the facility. In addition the front entrance will be reworked to allow all ... Learn more