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


1. Name one thing on tonight’s agenda.

2. Which city council member has a zoning petition regarding their personal property on tonight’s agenda?

3. True or false. Clyde Bailey, the owner of Fantasy Limousine Service, is requesting a reduction in the number of limousine certificates from 13 to 10.

James Taylor, Southeast Ward

1. There’s an ordinance reducing the number of vehicles for two limousine/cab companies. [ ]

2. Councilmember Burke. [ ]

3. True. [ ]

Dan Besse, Southwest Ward:

1. Declaration of Historic Preservation Month. [ ]

2. Vivian Burke. [ ]

3. True. [ ]

Denise D. Adams, North Ward:

1. Public hearing on the Experiment in Self Reliance’s request to continue its zoning petition. [ ]

2. Vivian Burke. [ ]

3. True. [ ]

Correct Answers

1. Declaration of Historic Preservation Month; five zoning petition requests and zoning ordinance amendments; awarding of a contract for Corpening Plaza project; and a request for reduction in certificates for limousine services.

2. Mayor Pro Tem Vivian Burke.

3. True