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Valpo committee to look for holes in fluoridation issue

Source: NWI.com | May 16th, 2014 | By Phil Wieland
Location: United States, Indiana

VALPARAISO | The city’s water has been fluoridated for about 60 years, but a committee has been formed to help determine whether that should continue to be the case.

Utility Director Steve Poulos announced at Tuesday’s meeting of the city’s Utilities Board that Board President Dave Bengs will serve as chairman of the fluoride committee, which also will include board member Mark Thiros, Councilman Tim Daly, Kevin Steele, Jennifer Waldo, Jon Schoer and Dr. Judith Harrington. Harrington is a neuropsychology specialist.

Stu Walesh was hired to serve as facilitator for the committee, setting the agendas, guiding discussion and handling notifications of meetings. All the meetings will be open to the public, and Poulos said the goal is to be inclusive so the committee can weigh all sides before making a recommendation to the utility board. The issue ultimately would be decided by the city council…

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