MILFORD — Milford Town Council chose not to eliminate fluoride from the town water supply during a busy monthly meeting Monday, March 12.
Two members of the public in attendance expressed support for fluoridation’s benefits for children’s teeth. Rebecca Alles, Van Buren Township Trustee, cited the “enormous number of children who are not seeing the dentist regularly.” This is due in part, she said, to the lack of dentists in Kosciusko County accepting Medicaid.
Council President Doug Ruch called fluoridation a “value-added service” Milford offered its residents.
Also during utilities reports, the council voted to approve the purchase of a monitoring system from MicroByte Enterprise, Leesburg, to warn employees of water pressure drops such as the one that led to a boil water order in January. The system will cost $1,250.19, plus $99 per hour for the two to six hour installation…
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