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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

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!

BRIGHT LIGHTS, BRIGHT CITY : NEW CITY HALL DOME LIGHTS WILL SAVE CITY $40,000 PER YEAR

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.

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