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August Honorees

August 29, 2023
Lakesha Watson always manages to go above and beyond for every piece of the job that she does. Lakesha continues to maintain a level of dedication and hard work for OSP. She handles and executes her work exceptionally. Lakesha has takes her time and ensures that her superior has all the necessary information and resources to assist them in their ...

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Maryland Recognized for Successful Sustainable Information Technology for Fourth Year in a Row

August 16, 2023
The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee Receives award for the Procurement of Information Technology
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Green Purchasing Committee, chaired by the Maryland Department of General Services, was awarded the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, known as EPEAT, Purchaser Award for the state’s procurement of sustainable IT equipment. The award was presented by the Global Electronics Council.
“The Department of ...

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Fuel Site #69 Out of Service (Under Construction)

August 10, 2023
The fuel pumps at the MTA Baltimore City facility located on Bush St. are currently out of service, due to construction. 
During this time you may use alternative fuel pumps at the DGS Baltimore Office Complex (Fuel Site #71 located at 300 W. Preston St.) Please contact the State Fuel Office for information or updates. 410-767-4310

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Fuel Site #06 Out of Service

August 7, 2023
The fuel pumps at the Sykesville Driving Training Facility, 7310 Slacks Rd, Sykesville, (Site #06) are currently out of service, due to repaving of the lot, until Monday, August 14, 2023. During this time you may use alternative fuel pumps in the area; Springfield Hospital Center (Site #93 located at 6655 Sykesville Rd) and the SHA Eldersburg Salt Storage (Site ...

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July Honorees

August 1, 2023
John Evianiak was working on a project to fix an underground leak on the heating and cooling lines for the Tawes complex in Annapolis. He was made aware of an underground heating water leak at another location that rapidly turned into an emergency. John immediately had his contractor begin to investigate. It was determined that shutting down the heating was the best ...

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Maryland Department of General Services Certifies 21 New Green Purchasing Specialists

July 27, 2023

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services held a graduation ceremony for 21 certified Maryland procurement officers from 10 state agencies who received their Green Purchasing Specialist certifications. The certification promotes a deeper knowledge of environmentally preferable or “green” purchasing practices.
“This specialization allows state procurement officers to better understand and conduct environmentally preferable procurements,” said Maryland Department of ...

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June Honorees

June 22, 2023
Matt Dennies volunteered to investigate an issue when the Office of Design, Construction & Energy was contacted regarding a ceiling collapse at the Sweeney District Court in Annapolis. The ceiling in the courtroom had a structural failure. Fortunately, this happened over a holiday weekend and no injuries were reported. But, this raised concerns about other courtrooms. Matt contacted an engineer ...

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May DGS Digest

June 8, 2023


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Maryland Department of General Services Announces $1.4 Million Award to Support Design Services for the New State Police Forestville Barrack

June 7, 2023
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced the award of $1.4 million in funding to support design services of the new Forestville State Police Barrack. The Board of Public Works approved the award, which will support a contract with Bushey Feight and Morin Architects.
“We are pleased to begin the design process for the new Forestville State ...

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May Honorees

June 6, 2023
MCP nominated their Police Communication Officers (PCO); PCS Chaconda Cheeks, PCS Lakeshia Wesby, PCO Damara Knox-Harris, PCO Tameara Blackston, PCO Mechiko Moulden, PCO Connor Coulbourn, PCO Craig Phillips, PCO Maurice Hughes, PCO Felicia Mooney, PCO April Fenner, and PCO Richard Bassett III for Caught DGS in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This nationally recognized week brings recognition to the public safety dispatchers who are an invaluable part of public safety in ...

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