Jessup Improvement Association
The JIA is dedicated to improving the quality of life
In the greater Jessup Area
Jessup Improvement Association (JIA) is dedicated to improving quality of life in greater Jessup. The Association also acts as a liaison to our state and local officials and the surrounding community associations. The Association’s concerns cover a wide variety of issues including land use, zoning, traffic, schools, public facilities, recreation and youth programs and activities. All eligible persons are encouraged to join and provide input and ideas.
Membership in the Jessup Improvement Association is open to any resident or property owner over 18 years of age in the area bounded by Dorsey Road (Maryland Route 176) to the north, Ridge Road (Maryland Route 713) to the east (not including Fort Meade), MD Route 32 to the south and US Route 1 to the west, includes Anne Arundel and Howard Counties and the smaller communities of Hanover, Dorsey, Montevideo, Champion Forest, Georgetown, Dorchester, McCarron Estates, Holiday Mobile Estates, Ridgewood Estates and Ridgefield. Membership is also open to the families of any student attending Jessup Elementary School.
Annual dues are $10.00 for individuals.
You may register at any of the meetings or contact Ellen Moss at 410-960-8338.
You may also print the Membership Sign Up form and mail it along with your fee.
As soon as your membership is processed you will receive your membership card.
JIA meetings are held in the Jessup Community Hall
located at the corner of Route 175 and Wigley Avenue
General Membership Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of January, April, July and October.
The Board of Directors meets the 2nd Monday of the month or 3rd Monday, if a holiday.
Meeting information is also posted in the Maryland Gazette.