MORGANTOWN — Henceforth it’s required that every one Morgantown residents below the age of 18 have entry to free meals.
Additional, Facetime cellphone calls shall stay authorized in public areas throughout the metropolis and a brand new parking storage won’t be constructed for Morgantown Excessive Faculty.
After a lot debate and a few borderline unruly conduct from a roster of public audio system, Morgantown (Excessive) Metropolis Council got here to a consensus on the above points throughout a mock metropolis council assembly held Wednesday within the Morgantown Public Security Constructing.
The assembly was a part of town’s Municipal Authorities Week actions.
The members all “volunteered” from Morgantown Deputy Mayor Joe Abu-Ghannam’s Enterprise and Advertising and marketing class at MHS.
“I believed it went actually nice,” Abu-Ghannam stated. “I simply gave them these points right now. I wished to catch them off guard and see how they’d react. They got here up with opinions and ideas I hadn’t even thought-about.”
Liliana McInelli performed the position of metropolis supervisor.
“I believed the problems have been attention-grabbing and the individuals have been very argumentative and really convincing at some factors. It was expertise,” McInelli stated.
Abu-Ghannam was joined by Mayor Jenny Selin, Councilor Danielle Trumble, Deputy Clerk Heather Carl and others who portrayed members of the general public with ideas to share.
Senior Kaley Mersing presided over the assembly as mayor.
“Nearly,” Mersing laughed when requested if anyone needed to be thrown out. “However we labored previous it.”
Mersing took half final 12 months as a member of the mock council. She was amongst a number of of the members who’ve attended precise council conferences representing MHS.
As for a future in public workplace?
“I can see myself working in the direction of that. I feel it could be good to have a voice for my group,” Mersing stated.