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POP QUIZ

by YES! Staff

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.

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