Recent News

Employee Spotlight: Sagirah Jackson

The recently married Mrs. Sagirah Jackson is an Architect for the City of Baltimore in the Department of General Services.

Sagirah Jackson

June 2016 Employee of the Month: Donita Stewart

Congrats to Donita Stewart, the June 2016 Employee of the Month!

Donita and the Fiscal Department

Fleet Mechanics Upgraded their Electrical Skills

During the week of June 6th, DGS Fleet mechanics upgraded their electrical skills at an in-house 2-day training provided by General Motors.

Fleet Mechanics - GM Electrical Training

The Testing Cart…saving time and money.

Picture this scene…Fleet Management’s Central Garage, it’s a snowy night, Predrag Vujatovic (Lead Automotive Mechanic) and Davor Dragovic (Automotive Mechanic) have been working 16-hour shifts for

The Testing Cart

DGS Earns "Best Use of Data and Evidence" Award

The Department of General Services Facilities Maintenance earned an Outcome Budgeting Award for the “Best Use of Data and Evidence” for its demonstrated commitment to evidence-based practices in its Fiscal 2017 budget proposal. 

Best Use of Data and Evidence Award


DGS’s Fleet Management Division is responsible for the management and maintenance of more than 5,600 pieces of motorized equipment that are assigned to the various City agencies for use in performing a wide range of services which include plowing and sweeping the City streets, collecting refuse and recycling, and responding to medical emergencies.

Through the end of 2016, the City will have replaced close to 1,500 vehicles, which accounts for approximately 1/3 of the vehicle fleet. One major result, through investment in fleet renewal, has been a reduction of the backlog to $99.5 million. Over the past 3 years, Fleet Management has cut the expense of maintaining the City’s vehicle fleet by $1 million per annum

Robert Gibson - Baltimore City Fire Department Equipment Announcement

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