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DGS is comprised of many and diverse functions sharing a common and critical mission: providing the service to Montgomery County departments and offices that enables them to serve the public. Our success is measured by how we help others succeed.

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Request for Proposals - Programming for the Silver Spring Library

Energy Grid

The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to solicit proposals for organization space to be incorporated into the overall project that will be provided for use under a revocable license with the County. The County will consider licenses with one or more Applicants. Space in the current program that is designated for arts functions includes:

  • 2,970 square feet in the basement floor
  • 3,930 square feet of the ground floor
  • 9,023 square feet of the second floor
Tuesday, January 13, 2014
Request for Proposals Issued
Thursday, February 25, 2015 4:00 PM
Submission Deadline

2014 National Association of Counties (NACO) Achievement Awards

NACO Awards

DGS won FIVE 2014 National Association of Counties (NACO) Achievement Awards:

  • Energy Modernization Initiative
  • Saving Water and Sewer Costs at the Strathmore Music Center and Clarksburg Correctional Facility
  • Smart Growth Initiative (SGI) Program
  • Rainwater Harvesting System (RWHS)
  • The David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center (EMTOC)

2014 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award Recipient!

AEP Trophy Image

For the 2nd consecutive year, Montgomery County Maryland has been awarded the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2014 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI).

Expanding Performance Contracting

Montgomery County Expands Energy Performance Contracting Initiative

Solar panels

The Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the selection of three energy service companies (ESCOs) to expand its Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) Initiative, a comprehensive effort to reduce energy consumption in County facilities.

2014 Washington Building Council Craftsmanship Award

Department of General Services Judicial Center Building Wins 2014 Craftsmanship Award from the Washington Building Council

Judicial Center

The Washington Building Council (WBC) has awarded the 2014 Craftsmanship Award to the new addition to the County’s Judicial Center, a Montgomery County Department of General Services project. The Center’s courtroom millwork was one of eight projects nominated for the WBC’s Star Award, which recognizes projects that deserve special recognition for demonstrating the highest level of quality in the categories of visual excellence, technical excellence and excellence in the face of adversity.

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NACO 2013 Achievement Award

Facilities Lighting Fixtures Energy Efficiency Upgrade and Operating & Maintenance Cost Reduction

Awardees

In FY2010, due to the availability of USDOE energy efficiency fund ARRA, two projects were successfully implemented with measurable and verified results. Currently there are four (4) additional projects being implemented. Initially adopted under the banner of "energy saving and energy efficient operation of the County facilities", these changes have resulted in tremendous annual and permanent cost savings to the County citizens and tax-payers, significantly reducing the O&M costs of County facilities, improving safety and security, as well as boosting employees moral and agronomics.

Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operations Center (EMTOC)

EMTOC building

The new David F. Bone Equipment Maintenance & Transit Operations Center (EMTOC) was inaugurated by the County Executive Mr. Isiah Leggett on October 30, 2013. The facility is home to the Division of Fleet Management Services and Department of Transportation's Ride-On Division.

EMTOC is the first of Smart Growth Initiative (SGI) projects that will eventually revitalize an old industrial area by creating an urban village...

Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award

Award trophy

Montgomery County Maryland has been awarded the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2013 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI). The National Purchasing Institute established the program in 1995 to recognize organizational excellence in public procurement with criteria that measure innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement and leadership attributes of the procurement organization.

 

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