VALPARAISO | The city’s Utilities Board on Tuesday voted to send to the council its recommendation to continue fluoridation of the city’s water supply.

The action follows the recommendation of the seven-person fluoride commission, which met six times between May 21 and Aug. 7 to hear information and comments for and against fluoridation before voting on its recommendation.

The final vote of the commission was 5 to 2 in favor of continuing the use of fluoride.

… Utility Director Steve Poulos said he and Bengs will present the recommendation for a final decision at the council’s Oct. 13 meeting…

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