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


1. In the March 4 meeting, what did the city council decide to give the North Carolina Highway Patrol? 2. What is the City of High Point Vision Statement? 3. Recently, Southern Constructors was awarded a contract to improve the docks at what park?

Becky Smothers, at large 1. I wasn’t aware there was a gift on the agenda. To be perfectly honest, I had forgotten about that. [X] 2. Be the most livable something something something city in the world.” [ -] 3) City Lake. [ ]

Judy Mendenhall, Ward 3 1. We decided to give them some old equipment we were no longer using in our police cars. [ ]2. I don’t know it by heart. Basically to give the  best possible living environment for our residents. That’s not word for word. [X] 3. Oh, the City Lake. [ ]

Jay Wagner, Ward 4 1. We gave them some radio modems. [ ] 2. Create the most livable community in America. [ -] 3) City Lake Park. [ ]


1. Used Motorola modems 2. Creating the most livable, safe and prosperous community in America. 3. The City Lake Park