Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz. This week’s questions are directed to the Winston-Salem City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. Winston-Salem City Council approved a goal of what (minimum) percent of formal city construction projects to be given to women and minority-owned businesses and enterprises?

2. Name something that has been in the news locally in the past few days.

3. When were council wards last redistricted?

Derwin Montgomery, East Ward 1. 10 percent. [ ] 2. I can’t think of anything right now. I read the whole Journal yesterday but I am just coming out of surgery. [X] 3. 2005. [X]

James Taylor, Southeast Ward 1. 10 percent. [ ] 2. School board elections have been a hot topic. [ ] 3. Around four years ago or a little more. [ -]

Robert Clark, West Ward 1. 10 percent. [ ] 2. Forsyth Tech president commented on the state budget that would cut scholarship money available from the lottery. [ ] 3. We changed the boundaries after annexation. 2007 or within a year of that. [ -]

Correct Answers

1. 10 percent

2. Multiple correct answers.

3. 2006 after annexation