Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask politicians and public servants about their jobs. This week, we address questions to members of the Winston-Salem City Council. The rules are simple: no research, no callbacks.
Q U E S T I O N S
1. During its Jan. 26 meeting, the council approved the purchase of how many new hybrid buses for the Winston-Salem Transit Authority?
2. During its Jan. 26 meeting, the council approved a $5 million grant application that would help the city acquire and redevelop foreclosed proposed in at-risk neighborhoods. What is the name of the program?
3. During its Jan. 26 meeting, the council adopted a resolution to encourage President Obama to create a broad and diverse advisory group to assist what proposed federal agency?
Mayor Allen Joines 1. 10 [√] 2. It had to do with housing foreclosures. [X] 3. Office of Urban Management. [X] Robert Clark, West Ward 1. 4 or 5 [X] 2. I don’t know the name of it; I just know we did it in conjunction with the county. [X] 3. Urban Management. [X]
Dan Besse, Southwest Ward 1.10 [√] 2. Neighborhood Stabilization Program[√] 3. Office of Urban Policy [√] A N S W E R S 1. 10 2. Neighborhood Stabilization Program. 3. Office of Urban Policy.