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all State buildings in the Annapolis area. The
Commission also provides for the location, proper
care, custody, restoration, display, and preserva-
tion of these paintings and decorative arts. Every
person, agency, or organization desiring to ac-
quire a painting or other decorative art for the
State, for display in a State building or premises
in the Annapolis area, must secure from the
Commission both prior approval and final accep-
tance of the painting or decorative art. In such
instances, the Commission considers the compe-
tence of the artist or creator, the proposed loca-
tion, and the quality, historical significance, and
appropriateness of the work. The Commission is
empowered, with the approval of the Secretary or
the Governor, to receive and accept gifts and
loans of paintings and other decorative arts. With
the approval of the Governor, the Commission
may accept gifts of money from any source, pub-
lic or private, and thereafter administer and ex-
pend the funds according to the conditions and
terms of the gift (Code 1957, Art. 78A, sec. 52).


Chairperson: Robert B. Watts, 1984
Vice-Chairperson: W'. Leroy Maddox, 1986

Appointed by the Secretary of General Services:
Meyer Sokolow, 1983; Charles A. Kreatchman,
1984; Norris J. Walbert, 1985; Roscoe Burman,

Appointed by the Mayor of Baltimore: John A.
Jarosinski, 1983; John A. Micklos, 1984; Ruth
S. Levy, 1985; John E. Brandau, 1986.

Executive Secretary: Norman L. Gring

War Memorial Building
Baltimore 21202 Telephone: 685-7530

The War Memorial Commission was created in
1924 (Chapter 537, Acts of 1924). It consists of
ten members. Five are appointed by the Secretary
of General Services with the approval of the Gov-
ernor, and five are appointed by the Mayor of
Baltimore City. Each member serves a five-year
term and must be a Maryland war veteran. The
Commission elects its own chairperson.

The Commission has custody and supervision
of the War Memorial Building and the War Me-
morial Plaza, which were erected to honor the
men of Maryland who fought in World War I.
The maintenance cost of this facility is shared
equally by the State and the City of Baltimore.
The building is open and available for meetings
of veterans' groups and patriotic societies, and for

civic gatherings, provided that no collection or
donation is taken or any admission charged
(Code 1957, Art. 65, secs. 78-82).


Earl F. Seboda, Assistant Secretary

301 West Preston Street
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-3992

The Assistant Secretary for Capital Programs is
responsible for the management and general di-
rection of the Office of Engineering and Con-
struction, the Office of Facilities Acquisition and
Management, the Multi-Service Center Division
and the Division of Real Estate. The Assistant
Secretary coordinates the development and imple-
mentation of policies, procedures, regulations,
and standards to assure that programs and ser-
vices effectively meet the needs of the agencies
served. The Assistant Secretary for Capital Pro-
grams and the Assistant Secretary for Operations
constitute the Department's Procurement Review
Board. In addition, the Assistant Secretary per-
forms such other duties as may be assigned by
the Secretary and Deputy Secretary.


Marshal McCord, Director

301 West Preston Street
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-2444

The Office of Engineering and Construction
provides State agencies with professional and
technical services related to the design and con-
struction of State public improvements, except
those of the Department of Transportation. The
functions of this Office are assigned to three divi-
sions—Design and Approval, Construction Su-
pervision and Inspection, and Public School Con-


Eric S. Walbeck, Assistant Director

301 West Preston Street
Baltimore 21201 Telephone: 383-3971

This Division provides efficient architectural,
engineering, and site planning services to State
agencies other than the Department of Transpor-
tation. The Division's workload includes consul-


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