California second graders visit city hall

Democrat photo / David A. Wilson
In the California Council Chamber for a mock city council meeting, second graders acted as department heads. For the mock council meeting, are, from left, Hayden Shoemaker, acting as fire chief; Lili Morodonell, acting as police chief; Mabree Cooper, acting as parks supervisor; and Isabelle Rohrbach, acting as street supervisor.

Democrat photo / David A. Wilson In the California Council Chamber for a mock city council meeting, second graders acted as department heads. For the mock council meeting, are, from left, Hayden Shoemaker, acting as fire chief; Lili Morodonell, acting as police chief; Mabree Cooper, acting as parks supervisor; and Isabelle Rohrbach, acting as street supervisor. Photo by David Wilson.

By DAVID A. WILSON

Democrat Staff

The California Elementary second grade students were informed about the working of the city government Friday, Sept. 20, during a visit to California City Hall and a mock city council meeting in the Council Chamber.

Mayor Norris Gerhart told the students about the role played by the mayor and council members and the department heads. With Gerhart in the mayors chair, Courtland Gerhart as acting City Clerk and Madysen Brown as City Attorney for the mock council, Layne Tiberghien, Sayde Fernandez-Tolentine, Courtney Potter, Alex Leon, Macie Trimble and Ezy McGill took the seats of the Board of Aldermen.

The second grade teachers are Rhiannon Kendrick, Charlene Billings, Nancy Abernathy, Sarah Hays and Jennifer Dampf.

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