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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.  ...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  ...Learn more

Hogan Administration Releases Customer Service Initiative Annual Report

October 4, 2017
Highlights Improved Customer Service Across State Agencies on Customer Experience Day ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the release of the Governor’s Customer Service Workgroup’s first official Annual Report, which highlights the administration’s progress in improving customer service across all state agencies. The Customer Service Workgroup was established  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services to Display POW/MIA Flag on State Building Grounds

October 1, 2017
BALTIMORE, MD – Effective today, the Department of General Services will be raising the POW/MIA flag at 26 different buildings. House Bill 664/Senate Bill 579, which was signed into law this past session, requires the Secretary of the Maryland Department of General Services and the Secretary of Transportation to fly  ...Learn more

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  ...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  ...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  ...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  ...Learn more

Department of General Services Surpasses $2 Million in Sales in Fiscal Year 2017

July 21, 2017
BALTIMORE, MD–The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the successful recovery of more than $2 million in sales from the auction of state agency surplus assets during Fiscal Year 2017. These surplus assets were sold using the government online auction resource GovDeals.com. DGS has used GovDeals.com since 2005,  ...Learn more

Governor Hogan Announces Stevenson University Buys Rosewood Center

July 7, 2017
Stevenson University buys abandoned Rosewood Center By: WMAR Staff 6:29 PM, Jul 6, 2017 Stevenson University continues its goal of expanding its campus. Governor Larry Hogan and other officials announced the sale of the Rosewood Center bordering the Owings Mills campus. The center, which was an institution for people with  ...Learn more

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