Recent News

Canton Library Grand Re-Opening

On Friday, February 12th the Canton Library held its grand re-opening.

Canton Library Grand Re-Opening

Director Day – Carpentry Shop

Recently, Director Steve Sharkey worked with Charles Jeffries (Mr.

Director Day – Carpentry Shop

Congrats to Anthony Jackson, the March 2016 Employee of the Month!

Anthony Jackson was named March 2016's Employee of the month. He is a Tire Maintenance Worker I and also delivers the mail for Fleet to the Abel Wolman building and all of the substations.

Congrats to Anthony Jackson, the March 2016 Employee of the Month!


The City Hall dome is undergoing a lighting project which involves switching from 1,000 watt metal halide conventional lighting technology to the LED lights that are only 220 watts per fixture. The annual savings from this project is more than $40,000 and will have a payback of less than 2 years.

Street Vendor Rules and Regulations

The legislation provided for certain rules and regulations to be developed by the Department of General Services to outline operational details of process, standards, licensing, etc… We are posting these rules and regulations on the Street Vendor program and initiating a public comment period of 30 days.

DGS Graduates Second Class Of Future Leaders

The Department of General Services celebrated the 2015 Class’ completion of the DGS Future Leaders program on Thursday, October 29, 2015, in the Baltimore War Memorial. Prior to the completion ceremony the class, in three groups, presented the results of their collaboration on respective capstone projects: Improving Proactive Communication to Customers, Making Full-Cycle Non-Civil Service Recruitment a Leaner Process, and Reducing the Internal Service Procurement Process.

City's Commitment To An Efficient, Modernized Fleet Results In Savings Over $375k

The Baltimore City Department of General Services (DGS), using a data-driven approach to fleet reduction, has completed an effective analysis of the City fleet based on the needs of each City agency. The result of the fleet reduction program is estimated to reduce fleet-related costs to customer agencies by $376,587.50. 

DGS Staff Volunteers On National Day Of Service And Remembrance At Community Toolbank

Twenty members of the Baltimore City Department of General Services (DGS) participated in the National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11, 2015 by volunteering with Business Volunteers Maryland at the Baltimore Community ToolBank in honor of those lost on September 11, 2001.

City Seeking To Improve Health Access And Opportunities For Vulnerable Citizens With Proposed New Health Center Purchase

The City of Baltimore is in discussions to purchase a new health center located at 1200 E. Fayette Street to replace Eastern Health Center at 620 N. Caroline Street. The new health center would improve resident access to high quality, modern healthcare in a code compliant, more welcoming and healthy environment, with opportunities for expanded services.

War Memorial Hosts Baltimore Fashion Week August 11-16

The War Memorial Arts Initiative of the City of Baltimore’s Department of General Services is hosting Baltimore Fashion Week as it ushers in its 8th annual fashion show on August 11-16, 2015, and tickets are now on sale for the kick-off party, gala, and runway shows.