Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials about their jobs.This week the questions are directed to members of the High Point City Council.The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. What is the 2012 population estimate for the city of High Point? 2. What is the purpose of the UPDATE High Point project? 3. When is a permit required for solicitation purposes in the city of High Point?

Michael Pugh, Ward 3 1. Approximately 105,000 [ ] 2. Trying to improve areas around the schools; find locations that need help in the city and update them. [ -] 3. Anytime you go door to door and solicit for funds, you need a permit. [ ]

AB Henley, III, Ward 4 1. About 109,000 [ ] 2. We’re totally redoing land use all over the city [ -] 3. I guess there would be relief given for some non-profits, but other than that everyone would need some sort of permission from the city. [X]

All other county commissioners did not call back in time to participate.


1. Estimated 107.157 (anything between 105,000 and 109,000 acceptable answers) 2. Urban Placemaking to Develop And Transform the Economy of High Point: Project to rewrite the City’s Development Ordinance to create a more resilient and balanced community. 3. When the sale or proceeds are for charitable, educational, religious, patriotic or philanthropic purposes.