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May Honorees

May 28, 2020

It hasn’t been business as usual at DGS since COVID-19 made its appearance in Maryland. Working remotely for the most part, we continue to do our jobs on behalf of Maryland’s citizens during this challenging time.
From the first days of the health crisis, some of our dedicated employees have assumed roles that support the Hogan administration’s response to the pandemic, ... Learn more

April Honorees

April 22, 2020

Ms. V Drummond and her cleaning crew continued to work alongside employees at 301 State Center in the Office of State Procurement (OSP) when the COVID-19 virus hit Maryland and a pandemic was declared. At the time, OSP staff were scrambling to prepare to work remotely. Every day throughout this time, I caught the cleaning crew wiping off door knobs, ... Learn more

March Honoree

April 22, 2020

Alba Castillo, with Annapolis FOM, is a model employee. She is tasked with the unique job of keeping the State House clean and providing exceptional customer service to everyone in that very important building. She comes to work on time and does her job with a friendly attitude. The building supervisors and her colleagues consistently catch her working very hard ... Learn more

Limited Hours: State ID Card Centers in Baltimore & Annapolis

March 16, 2020

On March 9, 2020, Governor Hogan raised the State of Emergency to Level II in response to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). This does not close State facilities but moves DGS towards the preparation of Continuity of Operations Plans.  The Department of Budget and Management has identified the issuance of State ID cards and building access ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services to Host Exhibit in Celebration of Women’s History Month

March 11, 2020

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced an exhibit on public display to celebrate Women’s History Month. The Office of Capital Grants and Loans worked with the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center to open “Images and Expressions: Maryland Women in the Arts,” a temporary exhibit of photographs to celebrate Women’s History Month. The exhibits, located in the ... Learn more

Hogan Administration Announces $4.7 Million in Savings Through Smart Energy Purchases

March 3, 2020

Strategic Energy Purchases Save Taxpayer Dollars, Protect Environment
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that through the Maryland Department of General Services’ Office of Energy and Sustainability, the state saved more than $4.7 million in Fiscal Year 2019 through ongoing strategic large-scale purchases of electricity.
“Maryland continues to be a leader in setting a path for bolder, smarter energy-saving strategies,” said Governor ... Learn more

February Honoree

March 2, 2020

Lt. Matt Warehime has worked for the Maryland Capitol Police for over 14 years. He has worked patrol in both the Annapolis and Baltimore divisions and is now Assistant Commander of Support Services/ Commander of Technical Services. He is the agency’s chief firearms instructor, range master and armorer. He also manages procurement and purchasing for the agency on a daily ... Learn more

Temporarily Closed: Baltimore ID Room

February 27, 2020

The Baltimore ID Room will be temporarily closed the remainder of today, Thursday, February 27th and tomorrow, Friday, February 28th.
The Baltimore ID Room will reopen Monday, March 2nd.
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Maryland Department of General Services to Host Exhibits in Celebration of Black History Month

February 24, 2020

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced two exhibits on public display to celebrate Black History Month. The Office of Capital Grants and Loans and the Office of Human Resources worked with the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum and the Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center to open temporary exhibits of photographs ... Learn more

Governor Hogan Celebrates Groundbreaking for Lexington Market Redevelopment

February 18, 2020

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of redevelopment of Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market, the longest operating public market in America. The governor was joined by Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth C. Holt, Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Ellington Churchill, Jr., city officials, development partners, and local stakeholders.
“The State of ... Learn more

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