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POP QUIZ

Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask electedofficials about their jobs. This week, we address questionsto members of Winston-Salem City Council about agendaitems from their Feb. 15 meeting. The rules are simple:No research, no callbacks.

Questions

1. The city council voted on a recommendation by the Public Safety Committee to reduce the number of vehicles Willard’s Cab Company could operate under its current license from 60 to what number?

2. The city council adopted a resolution recognizing the 50 th anniversary of a significant event in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Name the event.

3. The city council adopted a resolution to accept a $2.4 million grant from the NC 911 Board to purchase equipment for the Winston-Salem Police Department. What equipment will be purchased?

Derwin Montgomery, East Ward

1. I believe it was reduced by 20, but I’m not completely sure. [X]

2. The sit-ins at the Woolworth’s. [ ]

3. Upgrade the phone system itself; it was dealing with the communications. [ ]

Molly Leight, South Ward

1. 45 [X]

2. The sit-ins at the Woolworth’s. [ ]

3. Communications equipment to upgrade the 911 communications. [ ]

James Taylor, Southeast Ward

1. It was reduced by 10. [ ]

2. The sit-ins at Woolworth’s. [ ]

3. Communications equipment to improve on internet response time. [ ]

Correct Answers

1. 50

2. Winston-Salem Sit-In Movement

3. An internet-based network for emergency services.

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