The Greater Crofton Council Inc.
An Association of Community Associations
Established: October 9th 1990
The Greater Crofton Council (GCC) is a non-profit, non-partisan, community activist group that was founded by John Klocko in 1990. The GCC represents communities and
organizations in the Greater Crofton-Gambrills area:
The GCC endeavors to:
- provide a unified voice on crucial issues,
- foster community relationships
- broker access to elected officials,
- provide synergy with other community organizations,
- cooperate with other community groups in the region.
The GCC has played major a major roll in the quality of life in the area by:
- participating in the creation of the new Crofton Library,
- the addition of classroom wings on the middle and elementary schools,
- the building of a new elementary school,
- holding Candidate's Nights before elections,
- help in the development of the Small Area Plan,
- and other developments considered beneficial to the quality of life in the area.
Current issues of concern are:
- Safety & Security:
- traffic and pedestrian safety,
- increasing crime,
- state and county support in time of disaster.
- fly ash,
- clean drinking water,
- pedestrian cross-walks on Rt. 3,
- improvement of the route 3 corridor,
- BRAC impact.
- student achievement,
- modern technology,
- Planning and Zoning:
- General development Plan (GDP),
- special exceptions to zoning,
- Waugh Chapel South.
Each member organization contributes:
- a primary and an alternate representative,
- $75 per year dues,
- meet every second Tuesday of the month.
All residents are welcome to the GCC meetings. Guest speakers addressing topics of interest and concern are often invited to these meetings.