Hogan Administration Announces $1.5 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 3rd Quarter 2018
Department of General Services Works with Federal Program to Secure Surplus Resources
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced that in the third quarter of 2018, the Maryland Department of General Services (General Services), which is the agency of record in the State of Maryland for the Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program, secured and delivered more than $1.5 million in federal surplus property to Marylanders in need, public schools, non-profit organizations, municipal agencies, federally certified 8(a) firms, and local communities.
“Our department is committed to building an active network that connects Maryland citizens and nonprofits in a beneficial way to government services and programs,” said General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr. “By proactively connecting with our federal partners, General Services is able to bring valuable resources directly to Maryland communities and businesses.”
The following is a list of the federal surplus property that was secured by the Hogan Administration during the third quarter of 2018 from federal agencies, including the U.S. Navy and the General Services Administration (GSA), and then delivered throughout the state between August and September of this year:
Maryland Public Schools
• Martin Luther King Elementary/Middle School (100 Dell CPUs)
• Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School (100 Dell CPUs)
• John McHenry Elementary School (50 Dell CPUs)
• Belmont Elementary School (100 Dell CPUs)
• Francis Scott Key Elementary School (100 Dell CPUs)
• Waverly Elementary/Middle School (100 Dell CPUs)
• Rosemont Elementary/Middle School (100 Dell CPUs)
• Dr. Nathan A. Pitts-Ashburton Elementary/Middle School (100 Dell CPUs)
• North Bend Elementary/Middle School (50 Dell CPUs)
Federal Property Transfers that included office furniture, computer equipment, and other surplus property were delivered to the following nonprofit organizations, federally certified 8(a) businesses, and local agencies, including volunteer fire and police departments, during the third quarter of 2018:
• ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter (Computer laptop/Various equipment)
• Glen Echo Fire Department (Projection screen)
• AvDyne AeroServices (29 various pieces of furniture)
• JASNIT Consulting (17 various chairs)
• City of Bladensburg (535 Dell CPUs)
• Anne Arundel County Food Bank (Various pieces of furniture from Naval Support Activity Annapolis donated to local non-profits)
This calendar year to date, General Services has distributed over $11 million in Federal Surplus materials to Marylanders. In addition, five buses previously owned by the State of Maryland and operated by the Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) were donated to the City of Salisbury. All five of the buses are 2004 New Flyer D40LF buses measuring 40-feet long. Governor Larry Hogan approved the donation of these buses to the City of Salisbury in accordance with the State of Maryland’s Vehicles Disposal Services process which is administered by General Services.
About DGS: The Department of General Services is responsible for essential services and programs administered on behalf of the state, including procuring goods and services; designing, building, leasing, managing and maintaining facilities; leading energy conservation efforts; and providing essential services such as fuel management, disposition of surplus property and records management. The Department of General Services Maryland Capitol Police maintains safety and security at state buildings.