general services

January 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Maryland Food Drive Initiative, MTA Fees Waived for Federal Workers Reporting to Work

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a major statewide initiative to help furloughed federal workers on Thursday. The initiative is called #MDHelps. Through #MDHelps, the Hogan administration is organizing a food drive for furloughed workers across the state of Maryland. According to Secretary Ellington Churchill, from the Department of General Services, Maryland will have a total of […]

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August 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Little Falls Library Branch Celebrates Completion of Refresh Project (PHOTO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Little Falls Library branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 26. The $1.1 million refresh project took 12 months to complete, after a water pipe break in December caused a delay with the project. County Executive Ike Leggett was joined at Saturday’s celebration by Councilmember George […]

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August 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Firefighters Called to Council Office Building (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

A slipped belt on a rooftop air conditioning unit prompted a call for fire trucks at the Council Office Building in Rockville on Thursday. David Dise, director of the Montgomery County Department of General Services, said the belt caused smoke, which got into the building’s ventilation system. The unit was replaced, Dise said. By about […]

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July 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Library Reopens After a Refresh (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library branch, which reopened this past weekend. The $1.2 million refresh project took eight months to complete. Find out more in the video recap, below: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was joined at the grand opening celebration by Councilmembers Sidney Katz and Marc […]

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April 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County to Now Study School Bus Parking Districtwide, Shady Grove Bus Depot Not Moving Anytime Soon

UPDATED Montgomery County officials plan to help the Montgomery County Public Schools district with a growing problem: school bus parking. That’s the word from General Services Director David Dise, who said instead of relocating the school buses from the Shady Grove depot to a different site the county will now be studying the problem of […]

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January 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Red Brick Court House Damaged by Heavy Snow (Photos)

Montgomery County officials are overseeing building repairs at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square, in the city of Rockville, after some pieces of the historic building fell to the ground from the weight of heavy snow earlier this week. General Services Director David Dise said crews shoveling sidewalks in the area heard a giant […]

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September 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Latest on the Confederate Soldier Statue (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal says that County Executive Ike Leggett will determine the future site of the Confederate soldier statue. Just last week, the Rockville Historic District Commission granted the county approval to move the statue from its location in front of the Red Brick Courthouse. Take a […]

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July 20, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Silver Spring Transit Center Update

The Paul Sarbanes Transit Center in Silver Spring is moving closer to completion and transfer to WMATA. General Services Director David Dise says the last inspections are taking place as WMATA reviews the final punch list before taking over. Dise says the transfer is expected in the next few weeks when WMATA will start training […]

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May 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Silver Spring Transit Center

The Latest at the Silver Spring Transit Center (VIDEO)

Remediation work at the Silver Spring Transit Center is coming to an end, according to General Services Director David Dise. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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April 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Noyes Library for Young Children to Close April 21 – May 5

The Noyes Library for Young Children in Kensington will be closed from Tuesday, April 21 until Tuesday, May 5 while the building’s exterior is re-painted as part of an abatement program to address the presence of lead-based paint found on the structure. A contractor for the county’s Department of General Services will remove the exterior […]

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