Pop Quiz

Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed to members of the Winston-Salem City Council. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. The Winston-Salem city council passed a resolution awarding the quarry contract to which of the two competing companies?

2. With the new city budget, what percent raise will city employees receive? 3. YES! Weekly recently covered an event in Winston-Salem addressing sprawl in the city. Do you think it’s a problem?

Robert Clark, West Ward 1. I think it was Vulcan. [ ] 2. 1.5 percent. It’s a minimum of $500. [ ] 3. Yes, there’s a need to have balance. I think we’re trying to address that issue with our Legacy plan. [ ]

James Taylor, Southeast Ward 1. Oh my… I don’t recall. [X] 2. 1.5 percent. [ ] 3. I think we have to do our best to prevent it from happening. [ ]

Correct Answers

1. Vulcan Construction 2. 1.5 percent 3. All answers considered correct.