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 Greensboro City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.
1. Council has been presented multiple proposals to build what type of business at the Bessemer Center? 2. The city is considering hiring TREBIC President Marlene Sanford to lobby the legislature on which issue? 3. True or False: One agenda item regards the potential purchase of seven High Point Road lots, worth a total of $4.1 million, to add more parking for the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.
Mayor Pro Tem Yvonne Johnson 1. A multi-purpose Renaissance Center. [ ] 2. The Jordan Lake rules. [ ] 3. True. [X]
SHAME LIST: The following council members did not return calls or could not be bothered with this Pop Quiz: Councilwoman Nancy Vaughan, Councilwoman Dianne Bellamy-Small, Councilman Jim Kee, Councilman Zack Matheny, Councilwoman Nancy Hoffmann and Councilman Tony Wilkins.
1. A grocery store and multi-purpose retail center 2. Jordan Lake rules 3. False. The seven lots are worth a total of $1.4 million.