The pet food ingredient plant battle will rage on, ad infinitum. Who will win the war is yet to be revealed. What is not in dispute is that Gadsden is a city with its own form of municipal government. The decision makers are elected by the city’s residents, and some of those officials appoint civil servants to various departmental positions. The expectation is that these people will act in a manner that is for the greater good of Gadsden as a city and its residents.