RESOLUTION 6-08 (1
WHEREAS, Section 71-3305 allows the voters of a city to vote to adopt an ordinance before June 1, 2010, to prohibit the addition of fluoride to the city water system; and
WHEREAS, Section 71-3305 authorizes the governing body to place the ordinance to prohibit the addition of fluoride to the city water system on the ballot; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Gretna, Nebraska, have determined that there is interest in determining whether fluoride should be added to the city’s water system.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRETNA, NEBRASKA:
Section 1. That at the general election to be held on Tuesday, November 4th, 2008, the issue of whether the City of Gretna, Nebraska, should adopt or reject an ordinance to prohibit the addition of fluoride to the City water system shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City and to be presented in the following form:
Shall the City of Gretna, Nebraska, adopt an ordinance to prohibit the addition of fluoride to the City’s water system
___ Yes (To prohibit the addition of fluoride into the water system)
___ No (To allow the fluoridation of the water system)
Section 2. That the City Clerk is authorized and directed to certify a copy of this resolution to the election commissioner/county clerk by September 2, 2008. The City agrees to reimburse the election commissioner/county clerk for the expenses of conducting the election, as required by law.
Passed and approved this 3rd day of June, 2008.