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Department of General Services Completes Disbursement of $2.5 Million for Emergency Repairs for Baltimore City Schools

December 10, 2018
BALTIMORE, MD – In January 2018, the Maryland Department of General Services (General Services) was tasked by Governor Larry Hogan to oversee the disbursement of $2.5 million dollars in funds from the state’s Catastrophic Event Account. The funds were authorized to reimburse the Baltimore City Public School system for emergency heating  ...Learn more

Hogan Administration Announces $1.5 Million in Federal Surplus Delivered to Marylanders in Need in 3rd Quarter 2018

December 10, 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  ...Learn more

General Services Assistant Secretary Lauren Buckler Recognized as a Leading Woman by The Daily Record

December 3, 2018
BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today congratulates Lauren Buckler, Assistant Secretary for Facilities Planning, Design, Construction and Energy for her recognition as one of The Daily Record’s 2018 Leading Women. This award honors women who are 40 years old or younger for the tremendous accomplishments they  ...Learn more

Accessible Fishing Pier Opens in Queen Anne’s County

November 15, 2018
Floating Pier at Unicorn Lake Meets Americans with Disabilities Act Standards The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has opened a new floating fishing pier and gangway at the Unicorn Lake Fisheries Management Area that meets the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessible Design Standards of 2010. The department worked with the Maryland Department of Disabilities and  ...Learn more

Board of Public Works Approves Over $6 Million of Grant Funding to Baltimore City Art and Science Anchor Institutions

November 14, 2018
Hogan Administration Builds on Strong Record of Support for the Arts and Sciences ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Hogan administration today announced the approval of five capital grants agreements by the Board of Public Works – totaling $6.39 million – that are dedicated to fostering essential capital projects for Baltimore City arts and  ...Learn more

Hogan Administration Donates Resources to Bladensburg to Help Modernize Public Schools

October 22, 2018
535 Computers and Accessories Provided Totaling Over $535,000 ANNAPOLIS, MD – Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford today joined the Maryland Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives (GOCI) and Bladensburg Mayor Takisha James to announce the donation of 535 computers and accessories to the Town of Bladensburg in  ...Learn more

Maryland Department of General Services Helps Cut the Ribbon at New Havre de Grace Readiness Center

October 20, 2018
BALTIMORE, MD – Department of General Services Secretary Ellington E. Churchill, Jr. joined Major General Linda Singh and the Maryland Army National Guard today for the ribbon cutting at the new Havre de Grace Readiness Center in Havre de Grace. General Services and the Maryland Army National Guard worked closely  ...Learn more

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  ...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  ...Learn more

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  ...Learn more

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