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POP QUIZ

Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week, we address questions to Winston-Salem City Council members about business discussed at its Sept. 21 meeting. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.

Questions

1. Under the COPS federal grant, how many new police officers will the Winston-Salem Police Department hire?

2. The city council approved a significant reduction in the annual lease payments made by the Arts Council for the AC/Delco Building as part of the Arts Council’s application for a major federal grant? What is the new annual lease payment?

3. The city council approved a percentage goal for participation by minority and women owned businesses in the Cole Road/Sprague Street improvements contract? What is the percentage goal?

Correct Answers

1. 25 2. $1 per year 3. 12 percent minority businesses; 3 percent women-owned businesses

Dan Besse, Southwest Ward: 1. 25 [ ] 2. $1 a year [ ] 3. 13 percent minorityowned; 3 percent women-owned [ -]

Mayor Allen Joines: 1. 25 [ ] 2. $1 a year [ ] 3. 13 percent minorityowned, 2 percent women-owned [ -]

Robert Clark, West Ward: 1. 25 [ ] 2. $0 [X] 3. 12 percent minorityowned, 4 percent women-owned [ -]

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