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Oxford Stormwater

ESLC helped with the community mapping, diagnosis, and planning for the town’s increasing flooding/sea level rise challenges. Effort was led by the UMD Environmental Finance Center and Chesapeake Bay Foundation (2012). Via community conversations and convening experts, a strategy for funding and stormwater management is completed. Cheryl Lewis, Town Manager for Oxford, developed the following presentation for Maryland Municipal League. ESLC - Sustainable Oxford MML 093013 A Fact Sheet on Oxford Stormwater. Oxford_Fact_Sheet_Small

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Oxford starts stormwater management fund

"OXFORD — With support from residents in Oxford, commissioners unanimously passed ordinances creating a fund for stormwater management and shoreline protection, after a public hearing held at the Tuesday, May 13 town meeting. The residents who spoke at the meeting supported the ordinances." - in the Tuesday, May 20, 2014 edition of The Star Democrat. Read more at stardem.com.

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