Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed to members of the Winston-Salem City Council regarding the council’s Aug.

15 meeting. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. During its Aug. 15 meeting, the council approved the sale of 1.25 acres of city-owned land at the intersection of 7 th Street and Patterson Avenue for the establishment of what type of business?

2. The council approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem to reserve up to how many slots in the Section 3 Construction Training Program during its Aug. 15 meeting?

3. The council approved to fund the conversion of two streets from one-way to two-way operation between Liberty Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at a cost of $670,000. Name the two streets.

Mayor Allen Joines 1.Day care center. [ ] 2.I think it was 15. [X] 3.4 th Street and 5 th Street. [ ]

Denise “DD” Adams, North Ward 1.Day care center. [ ] 2.Somewhere between 13 and 30. [X] 3.4 th Street and 5 th Street. [ ]

Dan Besse, Southwest Ward 1.Day care center [ ] 2.10 slots [ ] 3.4 th and 5 th streets. [ ]

Correct Answers

1.Day care center, specifically Northwest Child Development Center.


3.4th Street and 5th Street