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  • Legislation supported by the FORVM passes establishing the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore and the Mid Shore Regional Council.
  • The FORVM, working in concert with MML, is successful in inserting small community wastewater needs into the final report of the Governor’s Task Force to Study Upgrading Sewage Systems.
  • The FORVM’s Housing and Community Development Working Committee works with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and others to amend new State regulations that prohibit the use of federal housing and other funds in less populated rural areas.
  • The FORVM receives a National Rural Impact Award from the NRDP (USDA) for its work.