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 regarding prior to their Monday meeting. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.
1. Occupy Winston-Salem is requesting the city provide them public land in order to camp. Based on the resolution on tonight’s agenda, how long is the term of the agreement? 2. If the city finds that members of Occupy Winston-Salem have violated the terms of the agreement, how long will the group have to correct the problem? 3. What is the maximum capacity of the camp as allowed by the agreement with the city?
James Taylor, Southeast Ward 1. 15 days [ ] 2. 24 hours [ ] 3. 48 people [ ]
Denise D. Adams, North Ward 1. 30 days [X] 2. 24 hours [ ] 3. 48 people [ ]
Dan Besse, Southwest Ward 1. 15 days [ ] 2. 24 hours [ ] 3. 48 people [ ]
1. 15 days or until Dec. 6. The city manager can extend the approval for additional 30-day periods if the city finds the group has complied with usage restrictions.
2. 24 hours
3. 48 people