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The Office of Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford

Commission to Modernize State Procurement Announces First Public Regional Meeting and Third Organizational Meeting

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, Chair of the Commission to Modernize State Procurement, will hold the first public regional meeting for the commission, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Bowie. In addition, Lt. Governor Rutherford will hold the third organizational meeting on Thursday, June 2, 2016 in Annapolis.

Governor Larry Hogan established the bipartisan commission by Executive Order on February 10, 2016 to review all aspects of modernizing the state’s procurement process, including standardizing the interpretation of the procurement provisions in the Code of Maryland Regulations across all agencies; reducing costs for state agencies by utilizing new technologies; developing a statewide procurement manual to be used by state agencies for awarding contracts; and simplifying the current Request For Proposal template to make it easier for businesses to understand and respond.


First Public Regional Meeting 

WHERE: Kenhill Center, 2614 Kenhill Drive, Bowie, MD 20715

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 10:00 AM

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Third Organizational Meeting

WHERE: Wineland Building, 16 Francis Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, Annapolis, MD 21401

WHEN: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3:00 PM