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Maryland Department of General Services Holds Ribbon Cutting for 200th Electric Vehicle Charging Port

July 16, 2024
ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Secretary Atif Chaudhry today participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the installation of the 200th electric vehicle charging port at the Ellicott City District Courthouse and Multi-Service Center. This significant milestone was achieved through the diligent efforts of the Maryland Department of General Services’ Office of Energy & Sustainability’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program.  
“Through Governor Moore’s initiative ...

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June 2024 Honoree

June 27, 2024
Joan Leazer Joan has been a dedicated state employee for 10 years. The last two and a half of which have been with the fiscal services division, specifically in the accounts payable unit. The Accounts Payable unit was short staffed for an extended period of time, and Joan truly stepped up to help. She helped train a new employee who ...

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May 2024 Honorees

June 3, 2024

Lakecia Dingle and Samantha DelpOver the past 6-months, both Lakecia Dingle and Samantha Delp have been working diligently to bring DCE through the procurement process and making significant headway in the total improvement of procurement here at DCE. Sam and Lakecia process hundreds of contracts and change orders to ensure that DCE can continue to provide services to agencies throughout ...

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Fuel Site #91 Open & Operational – Worcester

May 7, 2024
Construction on Fuel Site # 91 Worcester County Public Works- Ocean Pines, 1000 Ocean Pines, MD 21811, has completed. Fuel Site #91 is open and operational. 

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Maryland Department of General Services Announces Request for Proposals to Lease Space for Multiple State Agencies in Baltimore City

April 30, 2024
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced a solicitation seeking commercial office space for lease for multiple state agencies set to relocate from the State Center complex in Baltimore City. The Maryland Department of General Services, Department of Budget and Management, and the Maryland Tax Court in Baltimore City are seeking available commercial lease space in ...

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April 2024 Honoree

April 30, 2024
Barry Shirrell On February 29, 2024, at approximately 1700 hours, Sergeant Barry Shirrell was returning home in his personal vehicle when he heard on his police radio that an unknown suspicious person was entering through the back door of the State House with a weapon. Once hearing that information Sergeant Shirrell did a U-turn in his vehicle and responded to the ...

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The Maryland Department of General Services Hosts Earth Day Event 

April 24, 2024
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services, in collaboration with the Maryland EV Ambassadors and Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, today hosted an Earth Day event for employees at the State Center complex in Baltimore. The event provided an opportunity for employees to learn more about the department’s role in procuring green products and services, in addition to department-led ...

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March 2024 Honoree

April 5, 2024
Tyler Russell Tyler was given the unenviable task of stepping into what may be the most complex procurement DGS’ Office of State Procurement has seen in its brief existence. The Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) contract is a multi-billion dollar, extremely important contract. This contract will decide how our State workforce, retirees, and eligible dependents receive their pharmacy benefits. Because of ...

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Fuel Site #91 Out of Service (Under Construction)

April 4, 2024
Fuel site # 91 The Worcester County Public Works- Ocean Pines, 1000 Shore Lane, Ocean Pines, MD 21811(State Fuel Site #91) is currently under construction. The site will be closed effectively 4/4/24 for 90 days. Please be advised to use alternative fueling sites. 
Alternate sites are site:
#55 SHA – Berlin 10323 Ocean Gateway, Berlin  MD
#56 MSP –  Barrack “V” Berlin 9758 Ocean Gateway, Berlin ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Receives EVAL Gold Certificate for State Center EV Chargers

March 25, 2024
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services was awarded Forth’s Electric Vehicle Adoption Leadership (EVAL) Gold certification for leadership in promoting the transition to zero emission vehicles through workplace charging. Forth is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing equitable access to electric transportation. The EVAL program is a national workplace charging certification program that provides recognition and technical ...

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