by Jordan Green

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 Winston-Salem City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. True or false: The original town of Salem was founded by people in the Moravian church.

2. According to the April 15 council agenda, the amount authorized to Northwest Child Development Centers was over or under $250,000?

3. According to that same agenda, what road was recently approved to begin construction on a new sidewalk?

Dan Besse, Southwest Ward 1. That’s true. [ ] 2. I’m trying to think on how much the entire project would cost. Over. [ ] 3. Ardmore. [ ]

Robert C. Clark, West Ward 1. True [ ] 2. I believe it’s over, around $300,000 [ ] 3. I know the area it was in, but I don’t remember the exact road. It was on we switched because another area didn’t want it. [X]

James Taylor Jr., Southeast Ward 1. I’d say that is true. [ ] 2. It was over. [ ] 3. I’d know it if you said it. It was over in councilman Besse’s ward. [X]