Elchert performed duties well
A tip of the cap to Paul Elchert, who presided this week over his last Tiffin City Council meeting. After representing the Second Ward from 1988 to 2001, he became president of council for nearly a dozen years.
While it's not exactly a thankless position, it is one that can be overlooked - and that is a sign of a job well done. The role is somewhat like that of an official at a sporting event; it's vital to the proceedings, yet when done properly, it attracts little attention.
Elchert performed the duries deftly, as have his predecessors. He provided a good act for President-Elect Rich Cline to follow.