Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week we direct questions to candidates for Greensboro City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. What is the name of the company selected by council to operate the White Street Landfill? 2. What is the estimated annual cost savings for each taxpayer for property through reopening the landfill, assuming a valuation of $100,000? 3. What neighboring county is in the process of permitting a regional landfill and is seeking the city of Greensboro’s business?

Bradford Cone, mayoral candidate 1. Gate City Waste Management. [ -] 2. I don’t know that. [X] 3. Randolph County. [ ]

Chris Phillips, mayoral candidate 1. Was it, oh gosh… aw shucks. The name draws a blank. [X] 2. That I don’t know, to be honest with you. [X] 3. I think it was Rockingham. [X]

Wayne Abraham, at-large candidate 1. Gate City Waste. [ ] 2. $12.50. [ ] 3. Randolph. [ ]

Correct Answers

1. Gate City Waste Services 2. $12.50 3. Randolph