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Maryland Department of General Services Breaks Ground on New Readiness Center

October 12, 2018

SYKESVILLE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today participated in the groundbreaking for the new Freedom Readiness Center in Sykesville, MD. DGS, along with the Department of Maryland Military and National Guard, have been working together to build this state-of-the-art facility.
“The Department of General Services worked closely with the National Guard to ensure that this new readiness ... Learn more

State Hosts 4th Annual 2018 Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit for Small, Minority, Women, & Veteran-Owned Businesses

October 9, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), and the University System of Maryland (USM) today hosted the 4th annual Business Opportunities and Entrepreneurial Training Summit. The summit, which is held in Ellicott City at the Turf Valley Conference Center, attracted over 500 businesses from across the state.
“Our administration is committed to ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Sunday, October 7, 2018

October 7, 2018

By Executive order the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Sunday, October 7, 2018 in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff as well. No flag may be higher than the United States flag.
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Assistant Secretary for Facilities Planning, Design, Construction and Energy Lauren Buckler Selected by The Daily Record to Receive a 2018 Leading Women Award

October 5, 2018

Lauren Buckler, Department of General Services Assistant Secretary of Facilities Planning, Design, Construction and Energy has been selected  to receive a “2018 Leading Women” by The Daily Record.
The Daily Record’s Leading Women awards honor 52 women who are 40 years old or younger for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. A panel of previous Top 100 ... Learn more

State Announces Blue Catfish Purchasing Initiative

September 19, 2018

Program to Provide Quality Nutrition, Reduce Impact on Chesapeake Bay                                                                            
ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS)—in partnership with the departments of Agriculture ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Opens New Customer Support Center for State Buildings

September 18, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the grand opening of the new Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Customer Support Center. The CMMS is a new cloud-based comprehensive work request and work order management tool, as well as a full-featured asset and maintenance management system that enables data-driven strategies to extend the life of assets.
“The ... Learn more

Hogan Administration Announces $5.9 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 2nd Quarter 2018

September 11, 2018

Department of General Services Works with Federal Program to Secure Surplus Resources
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that in the second quarter of 2018, the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS), which is the agency of record in the State of Maryland for the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program, secured and delivered more than $5.9 million in federal ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Tuesday, September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018

By Executive order the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in honor of Patriot Day. This is in honor of the individuals that lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Saturday, September 1, 2018

September 1, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (date unknown). This action is in honor of Assistant Fire Chief Daniel “Danny” Lister of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company, who died in the line of duty on September 1, ... Learn more

Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Sunday, August 26, 2018

August 26, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (date not yet known). This action is in honor of United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Per United States Code, the United States Flag will return to full-staff at sunset on the day ... Learn more

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