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POP QUIZ

by YES! Staff

POP QUIZ

Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask politicians and public servants about their jobs. This week, we address questions to the Greensboro City Council. The rules are simple: no research, no callbacks.

Q U E S T I O N S Name three items on the city council meeting agenda tonight (March 3).

Mayor Pro Tem Sandra Anderson

1. We have a Randleman Road rezoning that is a pretty big deal. [X] 2. Zoning at the Spring Garden and Elam. [ ] 3. I don’t know; I’ve had so much on my mind. [X]

Robbie Perkins, at-large

1. Townsend Dam replacement for $14 million [ ] 2. Public hearing on Elam [ ] 3. We’ve got an economic development for a million dollars for GTCC. [ ]

Mike Barber, District 4

1. (Declined to participate) [X] 2. [X] 3. {X]

A N S W E R S

Spring Garden Street and Elam Avenue rezoning request, sewer and water improvements for areas annexed to the city in 2007, Old Randleman Road annexation and rezoning request, $1 million economic development outlay to provide sewer and water lines to the new GTCC campus, the Glenwood Neighborhood Plan, status report on Gateway Gardens, bid for $15 million for the replacement of the Lake Townsend Dam, $99,993 change order for contract with Hendrix & Corriher Construction Co., $225,942 grant to Greensboro College to move a house, request for release of homeless day center funds, and a request for the city to cosponsor the NC Marathon.

SHAME – SHAME – SHAME

The following members did not return calls: Mayor Yvonne Johnson, at-large Councilwoman Mary Rakestraw, District 1 Councilwoman Dianne Bellamy-Small, District 2 Councilwoman Goldie Wells, District 3 Councilman Zack Matheny and District 5 Councilwoman Trudy Wade.

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