Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz where we ask elected officials three questions each week. This week’s questions were addressed to members of the Greensboro City Council and were asked on Monday. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.
1. According to the IFYI report, how many vendors have applied for the downtown food truck pilot program? 2. What new Guilford County Commission district do you live in? 3. How much money did council decide to give to the Carolina Field of Honor?
Mayor Robbie Perkins 1. I have no idea. [X] 2. I have no idea. [X] 3. Our piece of the $250,000 will be based on the population. We’ve gotta [calculate] the percentage. [ -]
Marikay Abuzuaiter, at large 1. As of last Friday, zero. [ ] 2. Six. [X] 3. $111,000 [ ]
Zack Matheny, District 3 1. I haven’t seen the IFYI, I’ve been gone all weekend. [X] 2. It would be the race between Paul Gibson and Jeff Phillips. [ ] 3. $111,000 or $113,000. It adds up to $250,000. [ ]
1. As of the Sept. 21 IFYI report council received, zero vendors had applied. 2. Answers vary based on residency. 3. $111,750, which is part of a shared $250,000 contribution from High Point, Greensboro and Winston- Salem calculated before the last council meeting based on overall population percentage