Ad hoc drug task force to be formed

WINSTED —  At the behest of Selectman Todd Arcelaschi, the town will be forming an ad hoc task force on the opioid crisis and addiction.

Arcelaschi gave a presentation at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Monday, Aug. 7, which detailed why he felt the task force was needed.

After his presentation, none of the members of the board made a motion on whether or not to approve the ad hoc task force.

However, in an interview after the meeting Mayor Candy Perez said that because the task force was ad hoc a motion was not needed to form it.

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