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
At the annual GTCCA winter social event on Thursday, December 17, 2015 the GTCCA membership voted to approve the slate of candidates for 2016 officers. The board will remain the same as 2015 with the exception of Paul Hartman returning to fill outgoing vice president Jim Cosgrove’s spot. The 2016 officers are:
President: Mike Ertel
Several GTCCA board members received Citizen of the Year awards from Baltimore County 5th District Councilman David Marks at the GTCCA’s annual winter social event on Thursday, December 17, 2015.
GTCA award recipients were Mike Ertel (GTCCA president), Jo Marvan (GTCCA secretary), and Jim Cosgrove (outgoing GTCCA vice-president). Other