The cost of Beach Gate Cards was increased to $20 each at the July 2020 GIIA meeting. This is due to an increase in the cost of both the physical cards and the upkeep and repair service for the reader system and gate.
The new HOA rate is $375 per year. This $25 increase was viewed as necessary to keep up with rising costs for many services and other things. The community by-laws will soon be edited to reflect this change. This was approved at the October 22 community meeting.
The community directory is once again being updated. The last update was in 2015, so we thought it time to work on changing some info. Look for a form online here soon for residents to fill out.
Real Property Owners also approved the project proposal and job estimate for the replacement of the Clubhouse Roof in 2021. The GIIA Board has been putting funds aside for this capital expense for some time now.
GIIA Board Meetings are held on
the 3rd Thursday of the month. Still at the clubhouse* at 7 pm.
This site relies on volunteers, so pardon any delays in updating.
Note: The monthly Board Minutes are now available on the left menu under "GIIA Board Minutes." These are PDF files, you can either download them or view them online if your browser supports PDF viewing.
Glen Isle History
"Beautiful Glen Isle on the South River," that's the way the early developer (circa 1923) described this waterfront community. He also used other superlatives to entice prospective buyers such as "...rich in the traditions of the former days; convenient to Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington; noted for its sandy beaches and traditionally the home of Black Beard the Pirate."
Our original tract of 138 acres was part of a much larger grant given to the second Lord Baltimore. Subsequently, this tract was sold to a Mr. Burgess from Baltimore and then to his son-in-law, Mr. Beard. For many years the property was known as Beard's Farm.
The northernmost part of the community beach (where the cattails are located) is officially called Beard's Point and can be found on most nautical charts of the area. Our main wharf was long used by ferry boats traveling to Annapolis and by commercial fisherman. The oyster shells lying on the beach are artifacts of this bygone era.
President: John Szkotnicki706-888-7850
Vice President:Matthew Clifford 410-507-1645
Corresponding Secr: Sam Liff 410-956-0516
Treasurer: Yvonne Myers410-798-0497
Asst. Treasurer:Stephanie McShane 410-956-5360
Recording Secretary: Christina Feindt443-837-6448
Eva Green 410-956-2464
Hobbs Horak 667-225-4418
Scott Luckett 240-305-6563
Brendan McGrath 443-607-6264
John Morgan 410-956-2589
David Springer 410-956-3425
Beach: Ben Borchelt410-956-0160
Playground: Tim Keating410-956-5046
Piers: Brendan McGrath 443-607-6264
Clubhouse: Bonnie Gardner 410-956-2610
Webmaster: Christina Feindt 443-837-6448
Glen Isle Improvement Association P O Box 222 Riva, MD 21140
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