DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION


Department of General Services
Superintendent of the Public Buildings, 1849, 1850
Superintendent of the Public Buildings in the State House Circle, 1852
Superintendent of Public Buildings & Grounds, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1888-1970
Department of Public Improvements, 1947-70
Department of General Services, 1970-

Administrative Division
Administrative Division, 2003-

Inventory Standards & Support Services Division
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Inventory Management Division, 1977-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Inventory Management Division, 1991-92
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 1992-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 1995-96
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Materials Management Division, 1996-97
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 1997-2005
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Logistics, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 2005-2006
Department of General Services, Administrative Division, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, 2006-

Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property
University of Maryland, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1947-87
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Inventory Management Division, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1987-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1991-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1995-96
Department of General Services, Materials Management Division, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1996-97
Department of General Services, Finance and Administration, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1997-99
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 1999-2003
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 2003-05
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 2005-08
Department of General Services, Administrative Division, Inventory Standards & Support Services Division, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, 2008-

Facilities Operations & Maintenance
Superintendent of the Public Buildings, 1849, 1850
Superintendent of the Public Buildings in the State House Circle, 1852
Superintendent of Public Buildings & Grounds, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1888-1970
Department of Public Improvements, 1947-70
Department of General Services, 1970-71
Department of General Services, Office of Plant Management, 1971-74
Department of General Services, Office of Engineering & Construction, Division of Plant Management, 1974-79
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Acquisition & Management, Division of Plant Management, 1979-85
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, 1985-89
Department of General Services, Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, 1989-93
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, 1993-

Annapolis Public Buildings & Grounds Division
Superintendent of Public Buildings & Grounds, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1888-1970
Department of General Services, Office of Annapolis Public Buildings & Grounds, 1970-79
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Acquisition & Management, Division of Plant Management, Annapolis Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1979-85
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, Annapolis Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1985-89
Department of General Services, Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, Annapolis Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1989-93
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Annapolis Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1993-

Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds Division
Superintendent of Public Buildings & Grounds, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1888-1970
Department of General Services, Office of Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds, 1970-79
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Acquisition & Management, Division of Plant Management, Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1979-85
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1985-89
Department of General Services, Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1989-93
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1993-

Inner Harbor Division
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, Saratoga State Center Division, 1986-92
Department of General Services,Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, Central North Public Buildings & Grounds Division, 1992-94
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Inner Harbor State Office Complex, 1994-2003
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Baltimore Public Buildings & Grounds Division, Inner Harbor State Office Complex, 2003-07
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Inner Harbor Division, 2007-

Multi-Service Centers Division
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, District Court/Multi-Service Centers Division, 2000-03
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Multi-Service Centers Division, 2003-07
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Inner Harbor Division, 2007-

Portfolio Management Division
Department of General Services, Finance & Administration, Portfolio Management Division, 1998-99
Department of General Services, Office of Secretary, Portfolio Management Division, 1999-2000
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Portfolio Management Division, 2000-

Procurement & Logistics
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, 1970-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, 1991-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, 1995-2001
Department of General Services, Procurement & Contracting, 2001-03
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, 2003-

Procurement
Central Purchasing Bureau, 1920-39
Department of Budget & Procurement, Central Purchasing Bureau, 1939-69
Department of Budget & Fiscal Planning, Central Purchasing Bureau, 1969
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Central Purchasing Bureau, 1970-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Purchasing Bureau, 1991-93
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Procurement & Contracting Office, 1993-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Procurement & Contracting Office, 1995-2003
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Procurement, 2003-

Records Management Division
Hall of Records Commission, Records Management Division, 1953-84
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Records Management Division, 1984-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Records Management Division, 1991-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Records Management Division, 1995-2003
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Maryland State Agency for Surplus Property, Records Management Division, 2003-05
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Logistics, Records Management Division, 2005-15
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Records Management Division, 2015-

State Printing & Duplicating
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Office Services Section, 1970-74
Department of General Services, Office of Central Services, Printing & Publication Division, 1974-91
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Printing & Publication Division, 1991-94
Department of General Services, Services & Logistics, Graphics & Reproduction Services Division, 1994-95
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Graphics & Reproduction Services Division, 1995-97
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Visual Communications & Digital Imaging Division, 1997-2004
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, State Printing & Duplicating, 2004-05
Department of General Services, Procurement & Logistics, Logistics, State Printing & Duplicating, 2005-

Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction
Department of General Services, Office of Plant Management, 1971-74
Department of General Services, Office of Engineering & Construction, Division of Plant Management, 1974-79
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Acquisition & Management, Division of Plant Management, 1979-85
Department of General Services, Office of Facilities Management, Division of Plant Management, 1985-89
Department of General Services, Office of Statewide Facilities Maintenance, Plant Management Division, 1989-93
Department of General Services, Facilities Planning, Engineering, & Construction, 1993-2001
Department of General Services, Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction, 2001-

Construction & Inspection Division
Department of General Services, Construction Supervision & Inspection, 1970-92
Department of General Services, Construction Management & Assessment, 1992-93
Department of General Services, Construction & Assessment, 1993
Department of General Services, Construction Division, 1993-96
Department of General Services, Construction & Inspection Division, 1996-

Office of Energy Performance & Conservation
Department of General Services, Office of Secretary, Office of Energy Performance & Conservation, 2007-08
Department of General Services, Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction, Office of Energy Performance & Conservation, 2008-

Maintenance Engineering Division
Department of General Services, Facilities Planning, Design, & Construction, Maintenance Engineering Division, 1998-

Public Schools & Community Colleges Division
Department of General Services, Design & Approval Division, 1970-91
Department of General Services, Technical Services, 1991-92
Department of General Services, Engineering & Design Division, 1992-96
Department of General Services, Project Management & Design Division, 1996-2016
Department of General Services, Public Schools & Community Colleges Division, 2016-

Maryland Capitol Police
Department of General Services, Department of General Services Police
Department of General Services, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, Department of General Services Police, 1993-2003
Department of General Services, Department of General Services Police, 2003-08
Department of General Services, Maryland Capitol Police, 2008-

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