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Maryland Department of General Services Receives EVAL Gold Certificate for State Center EV Chargers

March 25, 2024
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services was awarded Forth’s Electric Vehicle Adoption Leadership (EVAL) Gold certification for leadership in promoting the transition to zero emission vehicles through workplace charging. Forth is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing equitable access to electric transportation. The EVAL program is a  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Hosts Inaugural Maryland Procurement Forum

March 11, 2024
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services and the Maryland Public Purchasing Association today hosted the first-ever Maryland Procurement Forum. The forum gathered more than 170 procurement professionals from the state, county, and local governments to discuss public procurement in the State of Maryland and the vital role  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Announces $19.5 Million Award to Support Renovations at the Maryland School for the Deaf

November 29, 2023
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced the award of $19.5 million in funding to support construction services to the renovation of the Veditz Vocational Building at the Maryland School of the Deaf in Frederick, MD. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved the award, which  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Announces Improvement to Maryland Capitol Police K9 Unit

November 20, 2023
ANNAPOLIS, MD, – Today, the Maryland Department of General Services announced the addition of two new K9 officers to the Maryland Capitol Police Explosive Detection K9 Unit. Max, a yellow lab, and Frost, our first female black lab, have been added to the unit, giving the Maryland Capitol Police a  ...Learn more

Maryland Leads by Example by Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emission in State Government Operations

October 5, 2023
BALTIMORE, MD – The  Maryland Department of General Services’ Office of Energy & Sustainability is today reporting an approximate  21% greenhouse gas emission reduction across the state agency building portfolio of 91.7 million square feet compared to 2018 levels. Maryland reported the emissions reduction through a partnership with the U.S.  ...Learn more

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.  ...Learn more

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  ...Learn more

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  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Hosts Electric Vehicle Informational Workshop for State Employees

May 18, 2023
ANNAPOLIS, MD -Maryland Electric Vehicle (EV) Ambassadors, led by the Department of General Services’ Office of Energy and Sustainability, today hosted the first in a series of electric vehicle informational workshops to educate state employees about the advantages and benefits of electric vehicles.  “We are fortunate to have a network  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Distributes 70 Laptops to Ruth Kirk Recreation & Learning Center

May 3, 2023
BALTIMORE, MD – Secretary Atif Chaudhry today announced that the Maryland Department of General Services Federal Surplus Property Division, in partnership with PCs for People and The Buddy Project Inc., distributed 70 laptops to the Ruth Kirk Recreation & Learning Center.  “The Ruth Kirk Learning Center is a beacon for  ...Learn more

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