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Maryland Department of General Services Breaks Ground on New Readiness Center

October 12, 2018
SYKESVILLE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today participated in the groundbreaking for the new Freedom Readiness Center in Sykesville, MD. DGS, along with the Department of Maryland Military and National Guard, have been working together to build this state-of-the-art facility. “The Department of General Services worked  ...Learn more

State Hosts 4th Annual 2018 Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit for Small, Minority, Women, & Veteran-Owned Businesses

October 9, 2018
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 4th annual Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurial Training Summit. The summit, which is held in Ellicott City at the Turf Valley Conference Center, attracted over  ...Learn more

Assistant Secretary for Facilities Planning, Design, Construction and Energy Lauren Buckler Selected by The Daily Record to Receive a 2018 Leading Women Award

October 5, 2018
Lauren Buckler, Department of General Services Assistant Secretary of Facilities Planning, Design, Construction and Energy has been selected  to receive a “2018 Leading Women” by The Daily Record. The Daily Record’s Leading Women awards honor 52 women who are 40 years old or younger for the accomplishments they have made  ...Learn more

State Announces Blue Catfish Purchasing Initiative

September 19, 2018
Program to Provide Quality Nutrition, Reduce Impact on Chesapeake Bay                                                                             ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Opens New Customer Support Center for State Buildings

September 18, 2018
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the grand opening of the new Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Customer Support Center. The CMMS is a new cloud-based comprehensive work request and work order management tool, as well as a full-featured asset and maintenance management system  ...Learn more

Hogan Administration Announces $5.9 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 2nd Quarter 2018

September 11, 2018
Department of General Services Works with Federal Program to Secure Surplus Resources ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that in the second 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  ...Learn more

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  ...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  ...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  ...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  ...Learn more

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