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Maryland Department of General Services Administers $1 Million to the Maryland Science Center for New Human Body Exhibit

November 19, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) Capital Grants & Loans Division in collaboration with the Maryland Science Center, today announced the opening of a new human exhibit, “You-The Inside Story”. 
“We are excited to collaborate with the Maryland Science Center to participate in the opening of this interactive sensory exhibit,” said Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr.. “DGS ...

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Governor Hogan Announces State of Maryland Joins National Climate Challenge to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

November 17, 2021
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced Maryland as the first state in the country to become a partner in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Climate Challenge. The “lead by example” partnership agreement, signed by Secretary Ben Grumbles of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), commits the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in state government operations by at least ...

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Maryland Department of General Services and Baltimore City Community College Break Ground on Road Loop Project

November 10, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today participated in the groundbreaking for the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) road loop project. DGS Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr., BCCC President Debra L. McCurdy, and staff participated in the event to celebrate the first steps of the project. The project involves the extension of the existing vehicular access ...

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Fuel Site 71 Temporarily Closed

November 4, 2021
Attention State Fleet Managers and Drivers:
The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) is notifying State Drivers that Site 71 (300 Preston Street, Baltimore MD) will be temporarily OUT OF SERVICE on November 6, 2021, for the day due to work being done on the power transformer.
Site 69 (1515 Washington Blvd, Baltimore MD) is a location within proximity, until construction is completed.
Other available locations, along with ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Assistant Secretary Jack Howard Receives National Government Champion Award

October 29, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today announced that Jack Howard, Assistant Secretary, Office of Business Enterprise Administration received the Government Champion Award from the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA).
“Every day General Services works behind the scenes to facilitate the effective running of our state government, so it is a great day when one ...

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Maryland Department of General Services and University System of Maryland Committee Saves the State of Maryland $13 million Through Innovative Energy Purchasing

October 27, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) and University System of Maryland today announced the USM/DGS Energy Committee has yielded over $13 million in energy savings to the state since 2014, including more than $1.5 million projected to be realized during Fiscal Year 2022.
“This is just a portion of the total savings expected in the coming years ...

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State of Maryland Hosts 6th Annual Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit for Small, Minority, Women, & Veteran-Owned Businesses

October 26, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), and the University System of Maryland (USM) today kicked off the 6th Annual Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurial Training Summit. The summit, held virtually this year over a three-day period, is a premier event for small, minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses, traditionally attracting over 500 ...

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Governor Hogan Announces Over $25 Million of Grant Funding to Higher Education Institutions

October 20, 2021
ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced Board of Public Works (BPW) approval of four capital grants agreements, totaling $25.3 million, dedicated to fostering essential capital projects at four higher education institutions. The grants are administered through the Maryland Department of General Services’ (DGS) Capital Grants division and the Public Schools & Community Colleges Construction Program.
“Higher education plays a critical role ...

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General Services Announces RFP to Lease Space for the New Headquarters for the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation

October 18, 2021
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) announced the department’s lease solicitation for commercial office space for the new headquarters of the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation (SDAT). The Office of Real Estate (ORE) published a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking available lease space to relocate SDAT to Baltimore’s Central Business District.  
In April 2021, Governor Hogan ...

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Maryland Green Purchasing Committee Earns “Public Sector Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award” from Northeast Recycling Council.

October 12, 2021
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee (GPC) today was awarded an Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award in the Public Sector category by the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC). The award was announced in the opening ceremony of NERC’s annual conference, held virtually this year. The GPC is an interagency committee composed of 10 state agencies and staffed and chaired by the ...

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