26 third grade students from Alton Elementary School met with the Brenham City Council and city administrators this (Friday) morning to learn about how our city government operates.  The students were divided into teams and given the task of designing a city park and also an entire city.  They then presented their designs to the Mayor and City Council.  Council members were interested in seeing what the kids came up with for the park, as they may get an idea of what the public wants to see in a future park in Brenham.

Third grade students from Alton Elementary gather at Brenham City Council Chambers Friday.

City Secretary Jeana Bellinger talks with the students about their tasks.

Community Services Specialist Crystal Locke asks a question to the students about park design.

Brenham Human Resources Director Susan Nienstedt works with her team on city design.

Brenham City Council member Clint Kolby talks with his team about city design.

Interim Police Chief Rusty Pancoast and City Controller Stacy Hardy work with their team on designing the city.

(L to R standing) Council member Andrew Ebel, Fire Chief Ricky Boeker, and Mayor Milton Tate listen as the students design their city.


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