Background and Mission The mission of the Council is to represent the interests of local residents and to safeguard the quality of life of the Severna Park area The GSPC was first incorporated in 1960. The Council was established to: Unite the communities of the Severna Park area in joint efforts for their mutual benefit and for the advancement of the best interests of the area. Take positive action through united and individual community action to promote organized civic planning, both long and short range. Initiate or support action to abate nuisances; Assist local public authorities in all efforts towards good government. Encourage and aid the organization of local community associations in localities of the area where they do not now exist.