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POP QUIZ

by YES! Staff

POP QUIZ Q U E S T I O N S

Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask local politicians and public servants about their jobs. This week, we address questions to the Forsyth County Commissioners. The rules are simple: no research, no callbacks.

1. When does the county’s lease agreement with Baptist Hospital expire for the dental clinic located at 501 N. Cleveland Ave.?

2. Under the new flood-damage prevention regulations adopted by the council during its Dec. 15 meeting, what is the height requirement for new structures built in the county?

3. What programs and/or equipment does the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office plan on purchasing with the $88,000 in federal grant money it was awarded through the SCAAP program?

Richard Linville, District B 1. Dec. 31, 2008 [ ] 2. 2 feet [ -] 3. I can’t remember the specific use. They came in with several requests over a period of time. [X]

Walter Marshall, District A 1. End of this month. [ ] 2. 2 feet [ -] 3. That was just a routine item. We didn’t discuss it. [X]

Gloria Whisenhunt, District B 1. Dec. 31, 2008 [ ] 2. 2 feet [ -] 3. I don’t know. [X]

ANSWER

1. Dec. 31, 2008 2. Two feet above base flood elevation 3. A health care program for the county’s youth detention center; GPS devices for electronic house arrest.

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