In an effort to quell questions about its recent split decision to discontinue fluoridating the city’s water supply, the Boyne City City Commission will seek an opinion from its attorney on the legality of the action.
… Almost immediately after the decision was made, questions began to surface from some members of the community about the legality of the move.
… Documents provided to the commission at its last meeting appear to be minutes from a May 8, 1973, city commission meeting at which the commission unanimously approved an ordinance “rejecting the fluoridating of the Boyne City Water System.”
In the very next item at the same meeting the commission unanimously approved a motion “to submit to the voters of Boyne City in the November 6, 1973, city election the question on whether or not the City of Boyne City shall fluoridate the city water system.”
Another document provided to the commission at its last meeting was a copy of a “statement of votes” document that reads, “Shall the City of Boyne City fluoridate the city’s water supply system as provided in Act 346 of Public Acts of the State of Michigan for 1968?”…