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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.

City And State Funds Committed To The Phoenix Shot Tower

Baltimore City’s Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to announce that an ongoing project to revitalize the Phoenix Shot Tower will be supplemented by a $90,000 grant recently awarded by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority to Carroll Museums Inc. The Shot Tower is owned by DGS and leased to Carroll Museums in a public-private partnership. These funds will be matched by $150,000 already appropriated in DGS’s capital budget.

War Memorial Arts Initiative Concert: Folksongs And Voices Of Nature

The latest event in the ongoing War Memorial Arts Initiative concert series will feature an evening of musical color and mystique by Duo Rossignol as they present Folksongs and Voices of Nature. Soprano Hillary LaBonte and flutist Mary Matthews will perform selections from the enchanting works of John Corigliano, Cherise Leiter, Kaija Saariaho, and Hilary Tann at the War Memorial on Thursday August 6th.

City And State Funds Committed To The Phoenix Shot Tower

Baltimore City’s Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to announce that an ongoing project to revitalize the Phoenix Shot Tower will be supplemented by a $90,000 grant recently awarded by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority to Carroll Museums Inc. The Shot Tower is owned by DGS and leased to Carroll Museums in a public-private partnership. These funds will be matched by $150,000 already appropriated in DGS’s capital budget.

War Memorial Arts Initiative Concert: Folksongs And Voices Of Nature

The latest event in the ongoing War Memorial Arts Initiative concert series will feature an evening of musical color and mystique by Duo Rossignol as they present Folksongs and Voices of Nature.

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