The boys each got their own microphone and when they wanted to answer or ask a question or comment on something Councilmember Ladenburg said, they had to push a button for permission to speak. Once they were acknowledged by the chair, the microphone was turned on and they were able to share. They had to start their statements with "Thank you Councilmember Ladenburg."
The boys really enjoyed seeing how it worked.
They reviewed the branches of government and heard about the differences between the county and city governments. They were able to share their visions for Pierce County's future and hear what the county is doing to help make those visions a reality.