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U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Thursday, October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019

Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset, tomorrow, Friday, October 18, 2019. Title 4 of the United States Code states that the United States Flag shall be flown at half-staff on the day of death and the following day for a member of Congress.
Furthermore, Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State ... Learn more

State of Maryland Announces Reorganization of the State’s Procurement Process

October 1, 2019

Maryland Department of General Services Announces Office of State Procurement
BALTIMORE, MD – The Department of General Services today announced the reorganization and consolidation of Maryland state procurement with the establishment of the Office of State Procurement. The new office transfers procurement control and oversight authority and responsibilities to the Maryland Department of General Services from the Departments of Budget ... Learn more

September Honoree – Sean Stinnett

September 30, 2019

Sean Stinnett, Federal Surplus Program Administrator & Acting Director of the Surplus Property Division, has long been the champion of the YouthWorks program. He has worked tirelessly year after year to ensure that Baltimore City high school students participating in the program have a meaningful experience with lasting impact. The students learn firsthand about the importance of public service and the ... Learn more

August Honorees – Members of MCP Annapolis Detachment

September 24, 2019

Lt. Dennis Donaldson, Sgt. David Lewis, Sgt. Larry Barnes & K-9 Champ, Ofc. Jerry Harris, Ofc. Yu-Wen Cheng, Ofc. Mark Ferguson, Ofc. Shenell Johnson, Ofc. Deneen Williams, Ofc. Jose Smith, S/O Jayme Dixon, PCO Tamera Blackston
Under the leadership of Lt. Donaldson, these Annapolis Detachment police and security officers were prepared and provided exemplary service prior to, during and after the Welcome Home Korean Veterans event on July 15. A week ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Announces Completion of Maryland State House Cleaning

September 24, 2019

First Cleaning to this Extent in 20 Years
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (General Services) today announced the successful completion of the State House facade cleaning. Since April, the main entry into the State House, including its portico, columns, and both side walls, have been covered by scaffolding. During this time, stone repairs were made and all ... Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Joins Maryland State Police in Groundbreaking for New Cumberland Police Barrack

September 17, 2019

CUMBERLAND, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services (General Services) today participated in the groundbreaking for the new Cumberland/Lavale Barrack C in Western Maryland. General Services, charged with managing all design and construction contracts for the project, is working closely with the Maryland State Police on this mission critical facility.
“As the lead agency for state building construction, we know ... Learn more

U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Wednesday, September 11, 2019

September 11, 2019

By executive order the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 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

Hogan Administration Announces $49 Million of Grant Funding to Higher Education Institutions

September 4, 2019

Funding Will Support Necessary Repairs, Additions, Upgrades

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan administration today announced Board of Public Works approval of four capital grants agreements, totaling over $49 million, dedicated to fostering essential projects at four of Maryland’s higher educational institutions.
“Each dollar we provide to Maryland’s higher education institutions is an investment in our economy and our future,” said Governor Hogan. “These grants ... Learn more

Fuel Site 71 (300 West Preston Street, Baltimore) Reopened

August 28, 2019

The Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) is notifying State Drivers that the Fuel Site at 300 West Preston Street is now open. The Temporary site will remain open for approximately a week while the New Site is determined to be fully operational. Please advise your drivers accordingly. If you have any questions please contact Terri Mitchell at 410-767-7206.
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U.S. & Maryland Flag Flow Half-Staff, Sunday, August 4, 2019

August 4, 2019

By executive order the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019. This is done as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible acts of violence perpetrated on August 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas and August 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. As a matter of ... Learn more