2017 Bethel City Council Candidate Mitchell Forbes

Forbes says that he’s also hoping to help promote more collaboration with non-profits and the City of Bethel to address the alcohol issue. “I would like to see the city expand what treatment services we can offer, because alcohol has been in Bethel for a long time, regardless of the legality of alcohol,” said Forbes. Rather than work to eliminate alcohol in Bethel, Forbes says that the city’s time would be better spent on helping the community learn to handle it instead. Read more here.