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POP QUIZ

Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask politicians and public servants about their jobs. This week, we ask members of the Forsyth county commission about resolutions passed during their July 20 meeting. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.

Questions

1. By a 4-3 vote, the board of commissioners approved a lease agreement with Baptist Hospital to pay $56,000 in annual rent for space in what facility?

2. The commission also approved a separate lease with Baptist Hospital to pay nearly $20,000 in annual rent for space in the same facility. What will the space be utilized for?

3. How many Department of social services positions did the board agree to fund with its share of federal economic stimulus funds?

Correct Answers

1. Downtown Health Plaza Dental & eye center

2. Administration of the county’s WIc program — the federal program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant women and children up to the age of 5

3. Four

Beaufort Bailey, District a:

1. Downtown Dental clinic [ ]

2. wic program [ ]

3. i Don’t recall. [X]

Walter Marshall, District a:

1. Downtown Dental clinic [ ]

2. wic program Distribution center [ ]

3. i Don’t remember. [X]

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