Recent News

DGS Strategically Manages the City's Real Estate Portfolio

DGS has been actively monitoring its space usage and has been aggressively moving agencies into vacant space.

3314 Arydale Avenue Interior

Abel Wolman Building Boasts City's Newest Lactation Room

The City of Baltimore Department of General Services is happy to announce that the Abel Wolman Municipal Building has a newly created lactation room.

Lactation Room - Sign

Firehouse kitchens

DGS, the Mayor’s Office, City’s Solicitors Office, Fire Department, and local leaders in the business and philanthropic community worked in collaboration to renovate 17 firehouse kitchens.

Firehouse Kitchen Renovation

Renovation of Baltimore Police District buildings

In the last few weeks the DGS Facilities Maintenance Division has completed the renovation of the Southwestern District restrooms and are in the process of completing the reconfiguration of t

Southwestern District Bathroom Renovation

DGS Improvements to Contract Management

DGS has created a system to analyze all current contracts within CitiBuy.

Total Contracts

Director Day – Fleet PM Shop

Recently, the Director, Steve Sharkey, spent the day working at the DGS Preventative Maintenance (PM) Truck Repair shop.  A "PM" is when a vehicle is brought in, repaired, and checked proactively.

Director Day – Fleet PM Shop

Historic Peale Museum to host art installation

The Department of General Services has partnered with The Contemporary to present Only When It’s Dark Enough Can You See The Stars, a project with New York-based artist Abigail DeVille at

Historic Peale Museum

Sweeper Maintenance and Training

The DGS Fleet Management Division has initiated conversations with Solid Waste and DPW IT related to daily sweeper cleaning and electronic tracking of Pre/Post Trip Checks.

Baltimore City Street Sweeper

Creation of the Fleet Preventative Maintenance (PM) Shop

The DGS Fleet Management Division made a change to the operations of the Truck Shop, which created a new group, within the Truck Shop, that works only on PMs (and the minor repairs required thereaf