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Governor Hogan Advances Plan to Move State Agencies to Downtown Baltimore, Help Revitalize Central Business District

April 19, 2021
3,300 State Employees From 12 State Agencies To Be RelocatedDepartments of Human Services, Health Will Be First to Move
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced the initial steps of a sweeping plan to move 3,300 state employees from 12 different agencies to downtown Baltimore, and help revitalize the city’s Central Business District.
To jumpstart this plan, the state is publishing a Request for ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Holds Ribbon Cutting for First Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at General Services’ Courthouse

April 9, 2021
General Services Partners with BGE to Install EV Charging Stations at State Facilities 
ESSEX, MD – Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr. today participated in the official ribbon cutting of the first electric vehicle (EV) chargers for public use at the Essex/Rosedale District Courthouse through the Public Service Commission EV pilot program. The Secretary was joined by Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy ...

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State Leaders Rededicate Lawyers Mall and Thurgood Marshall Memorial in Annapolis

April 5, 2021
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and state leaders today participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the rededication of historic Lawyers Mall outside the Maryland State House in Annapolis.
The redesign of Lawyers Mall, which once served as the site of the Court of Appeals, took place in conjunction with a project to repair and replace the underground utility infrastructure which provides ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Concludes the First Certified Maryland Procurement Officer Program

March 17, 2021
Office of State Procurement Presents Certifications to the First Graduating Class of 39 Graduates
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford today participated in the Office of State Procurement’s Certified Maryland Procurement Officer Graduation. The Lieutenant Governor was joined by Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr., Chief Procurement Officer Robert Gleason, Deputy Chief Procurement Officer ...

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October Honoree

November 30, 2020
Alan Howard is very responsive and has taken complete ownership of his building, HOD. There have been major projects in the building related to the fire alarm and fire suppression systems and has ensured that he is involved in all aspects as he learns the systems himself. Even when matters became complicated impacting the completion of one project, Alan made sure ...

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Governor Hogan Participates in Ribbon Cutting and Transfer of Property at the New Catonsville Courthouse  

October 27, 2020
CATONSVILLE, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today participated in the official ribbon cutting of the new Catonsville Courthouse. The governor was joined by Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr., Chief Judge John Morrissey, and Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera.
“From the early days of our nation, the American judicial system has played a major role in defining ...

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September Honoree

September 29, 2020
Security Officer Pamela Wheeler has been with the Maryland Capitol Police for almost 23 years. Security Officer Wheeler works the midnight shift at the Baltimore Division, and reports to work on time every night and always likes to report to work at least 10-15 minutes earlier so she can be ready for her post. Security Officer Wheeler relies on public ...

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August Honoree

August 31, 2020
As we all learn to adjust to a new normal resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, our security officers have remained steadfast and diligent throughout. They have been on the front lines securing our buildings in Annapolis and Baltimore constantly greeting and directing and monitoring staff, vendors and visitors. These men and women exemplify the characteristics and attributes of the finest security officers. Importantly, ...

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Maryland Recognized for Successful Sustainable Practices

August 5, 2020
The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee Receives two awards for the Procurement of Information Technology
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, chaired by the Department of General Services, has earned two awards this year in recognition of Maryland’s leadership in sustainable Information Technology (IT).  Sustainable IT provides the dual benefits of saving the state money through reduced utility costs associated ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Celebrates 50th Anniversary

August 1, 2020
BALTIMORE, MD – Today, August 1st marks the 50th anniversary of the Maryland Department General Services. Over the past 50 years General Services has been an essential executive agency in state government, delivering expertise, essential services, and project management in benefit of other state and local agencies across the State of Maryland.  
“I am very proud of General Services and its ...

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