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POP QUIZ

Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week, we address questions to Winston-Salem City Council members about agenda items from the council’s Nov. 2 regular meeting. The rules are simple: no research, no callbacks.

Questions

1. What is the grand total of funding the city received from the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing program through the economic stimulus package and the US Housing and Urban Development grant? a) less than $1 million, b) between $1 million and $2 million; or C) more than $2 million

2. The city council has declared the week of Nov. 9-13 ____ in the city of Winston-Salem?

3. Unified Development Ordinance 205 passed by the city council on Nov. 2 consolidates 12 business uses into how many uses? What is the one exception to UDO 205?

Correct Answers

1. B) $1.8 million

2. “Employ-a-Vet Week”s

3. 4; motorcycle dealers

Dan Besse, Southwest Ward

1. C [X] 2. “Veterans Week” [X] 3. 4; motorcycle dealers [ ]

Mayor Allen Joines

1. B [ ] 2. “Hire-a-Vet Week” [ -] 3. 5 [X]; motorcycle dealerships [ ]

Molly Leight, South Ward

1. B [ ] 2. Hire-a-Vet [ -] 3. 5 or 6 [X]; motorcycle dealerships [ ]

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