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Department of General Services Manages Replacement of Lawyers’ Mall Underground Infrastructure

August 13, 2018

Phase 1 to Replace Aging Utilities Servicing the Annapolis Government Campus Underway
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services announced the mobilization of the capital project to replace Lawyers’ Mall underground infrastructure. The infrastructure replacement will be a multi-phased project with an estimated budget of approximately $11 million. The project is in the 2019 Fiscal Year Capital Budget as a ... Learn more

July Employee of the Month – Security Officer Brenda Redding

August 9, 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

July Caught DGS

August 9, 2018

On June 26, at approximately 2:40 PM., a report of an active shooter incident at the Capitol Gazette newspaper office at 888 Bestgate Road near the Annapolis Mall started flooding police radio channels. MCP personnel working in the Annapolis area immediately started to respond, along with allied agencies.
MCP units were some of the first responding law enforcement personnel to arrive ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Hosts Maryland Mayors and Municipal Leaders

August 8, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today hosted an information session for mayors and municipal leaders across the state. The primary goal of this information session is to provide local municipal leaders with valuable and transparent information about DGS capital grants, state surplus, and federal surplus programs that can assist townships in their efforts to improve the ... Learn more

Hogan Administration Announces Results of Meal Kit Distribution Partnership

August 6, 2018

Over 1.7 Million Meals Distributed to Marylanders in Need
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced the final results of a coordinated partnership between the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives (GOCI), the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the United States General Services Administration (GSA), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ... Learn more

Governor Larry Hogan Honors State Employee for Excellent Customer Service

July 19, 2018

Governor Honors Department of General Services Employee Joe Pitruzzella With Customer Service Award
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today recognized Department of General Services (DGS) employee Joseph Pitruzzella III with a Customer Service Heroes Award. Pitruzzella, affectionately known as Joe P., was honored for providing excellent customer service to the citizens of Maryland in the same department for more than ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Wednesday, July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset, Saturday, July 14, 2018. This action is in honor of Lieutenant Milton Roach of Spring Grove Hospital Center Police Department, who died in the line of duty on Wednesday, July 4, 2018
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Hogan Administration Announces $3.5 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 1st Quarter 2018

July 9, 2018

Department of General Services Works with Federal Program to Secure Surplus Resources
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that in the first quarter of 2018, the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), which is the agency of record in the State of Maryland for the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program, secured and delivered more than $3.5 million in federal ... Learn more

Secretary Ellington Churchill Announces Eric T. Lomboy as Assistant Secretary for Procurement & Logistics

July 5, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD –Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr. announced Eric T. Lomboy as Assistant Secretary of the Procurement & Logistics​ division. The Procurement & Logistics division’s main function is to assure the process for buying goods and services with the state is transparent, equitable, and efficient for our state using agencies, vendors, and suppliers.  The division provides ... Learn more

William Donald Schaefer Building Closing Early on Friday, June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018

The William Donald Schaefer building in Baltimore, MD will be closing early today due to a power outage. BGE is on site working to restore power while Fire & Police are making sure the building is evacuated safely
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