Pop quiz

Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week we ask members of the Greensboro City Council about items on the agenda for its retreat, held on Tuesday at the ACC Hall of Champions. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. Name one item on the agenda for the retreat. 2. What is the amount of the grant received by the city for the Better Buildings energy efficiency program?

3. What venue located at the coliseum complex is in need of replacement?

Mayor Robbie Perkins

1. Performing arts center. [ ] 2. Total of $5 million. [ ] 3. War Memorial Auditorium. [ ]

Nancy Vaughan, at large some information about the police department. [ ] 2. I don’t know the exact amount. [X] 3. The War Memorial. [ -]

Marikay Abuzuaiter, at large 1. To discuss future seating policy after an election. [ ] 2. $5 million. [ ] 3. The War Memorial Auditorium. [ ] 1. Chief Miller will present

Correct Answers

1. Police initiatives, War Memorial Auditorium, performing arts center, bond referenda, Better Buildings, energy 2. efficiency and city policies, including seating, are all acceptable answers.

2. $5 million

3. War Memorial Auditorium