The Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, an umbrella organization that unites more than 30 communities in the greater Towson area, elected 35-year-old Bryan Fischer, of Knettishall, as its new president Dec. 15.
Fischer, who replaces outgoing president Mike Ertel, of West Towson, will serve a one-year term. In the unanimous vote for a
Zoning is not a sexy subject, yet its implications can be immense. Towson is on the verge of making zoning changes that will have major long-term consequences and shape the future of the area.
If the changes are not handled correctly now, it could hurt Towson for decades to come.
Zoning classifications in Towson
President of the GTCCA Mike Ertel and Damian O’Doherty discuss the relationship between Towson University and the community. Towson is unique in having a large university with a lot of resources, and the university brings vibrancy to the community. Programs like the Big Event, a community service collaboration between the GTCCA, university, and Chamber
Mike Ertel, President of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations (GTCCA), speaks with Damian O’Doherty about attracting current Towson residents, as well as young families moving to the area, with unique businesses and restaurants. The GTCCA is excited to see restaurants like Canton’s Nacho Mama’s open locations in the Towson area. Another attraction
Caves Valley Partners, the developer of Towson Row, has agreed to pay an additional $95,000 in open space waiver fees, beyond the $55,000 that the company is required to pay Baltimore County.
The deal was struck in late December and recently announced that the additional money will be paid to two community groups, the