Fluoride Action Network

Wood River: Fluoridation vote on Nov. 4

Source: City of Wood River, Nebraska, Regular Meeting Minutes. | July 8th, 2008
Location: United States, Nebraska


Teresa Anderson and Companions, Representatives for the Central District Health Department, presented the council information on LB245 that was passed by the Nebraska Unicameral at the end of this past legislative session. LB245 mandates that cities of villages, with populations of one thousand or more residents, provide fluoridation in the city’s drinking water by June 1, 2010. LB245 also provides that City Councils may vote or citizens may petition to put the question to the vote of the Citizens of that community. Central District Health Department supports fluoridation of public drinking water as the most cost-effective, equitable, and safe means of providing protection from tooth decay in a community…

Nielsen introduced Resolution No# 2008-13 prohibiting the addition of fluoride to the water supply of the City of Wood River, Nebraska to be placed on the November 4th, 2008 ballot for a vote by the citizens. Motion seconded by Krolikowski. Motion passed…