COLUMBIA CITY â€” As the final common council meeting of 2011 wound down, former Mayor Jim Fleck and several council members took the opportunity to reflect on their terms.
Fleck talked about the work public officials do aside from attending regular meetings. He said they take a lot of calls and have to deal with a lot of disagreements.
â€śThere is a lot of homework and a lot of preparation that goes into the decisions that are made,â€ť Fleck said.
Fleck said that running a city takes hundreds of people, and the end result is Columbia City is a great community.