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1. What does an Assessor do?
2. What does an Assessor not do?
3. How is the assessment determined?
4. What do I do if I disagree with the assessed value of my property?
5. What is an exemption?
6. What is the qualification date for personal exemptions?
7. Who is an owner for personal exemption purposes?
8. Is a life tenant an owner?
9. Is a person whose domicile is part of the assets of a trust an owner?
10. How does a taxpayer obtain a personal exemption?
11. Are personal exemption applications public record?

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1. Why is a revaluation necessary?
2. Will all property values change?
3. When will the next revaluation start?
4. Is it necessary that you view the inside of my property?
5. What if I refuse to let assessment personnel in my property?
6. What is market value?
7. What if there hasn’t been a recent market value sale of my property?
8. What will happen to my assessment if I improve my property?
9. Will my assessment go up if I repair the property?
10. How can my assessment change when I have not done anything to my property?
11. Will the person who inspects my property be able to tell me my new assessment?
12. Will I be notified if there is a change in my assessment?
13. What if, after the bill goes out, I disagree with the assessment?
14. What evidence do I need to present to the Board of Assessors?
15. How will my taxes change as a result of the new assessment?

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1. What is free cash and how is it generated?
2. How do we improve a free cash or reserves position?
3. When can we appropriate free cash?
4. What should a capital improvement plan include?
5. Why would we want an enterprise fund?

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1. What is the levy limit?
2. What is the difference between an override and a debt exclusion or capital outlay exclusion?
3. What types of expenditures can be made without an appropriation?
4. How can a community plan for increases in education funding?
5. What are available funds?

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1. When is a building permit required?
2. Are there any exemptions to the building permit requirements?
3. How long is my building permit good for?
4. Do I need a building permit for a swimming pool?
5. How long does it take to get the permit?
6. How many sets of plans do I need to submit when applying for a building permit?

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1. How can a resident or private citizen obtain legal advice?
2. How can I file a public records request?

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1. Do you send my tax bill to my bank or mortgage company?
2. How do I change the mailing address on my bills?
3. Why are my taxes so high?
4. How do I dispute a bill?
5. How does the value of my motor vehicle get determined?
6. What type of payments are accepted?
7. Is my credit card information secure?
8. What happens if I pay my taxes late?

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1. My trash and/or recycling was not picked up, what do I do?
2. My city issued trash bin was stolen, how do I get another?
3. How do I report a snow concern?
4. How do I get the city tree in front of my home trimmed or the sidewalk repaired?

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1. Can anyone join the Senior Center and Fitness Programming?
2. Will my information be confidential?
3. Is transportation available for medical appointments?

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1. What information do I need to provide when I call 911?
2. Why does 911 ask so many questions?
3. Is help being sent while I am answering all the questions being asked by the Telecommunicator?
4. How does the 911 Center know my location when I call from a cell phone?
5. What should I do if I accidentally call 911?
6. What should I teach my child about calling 911?
7. What happens if someone doesn’t speak English?
8. I was trying to make a long distance call from my office and got 911 by mistake, why does this happen?
9. Who pays for 911?
10. What about 911 prank calls?

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1. How do I submit a program to be shown on ECTV?
2. How do I submit a bulletin board announcement to be shown on ECTV?
3. How do I become a member?
4. What are the requirements for certification?
5. How can I take a class in video production?
6. How I reserve studio and editing time?
7. How do I reserve portable equipment?
8. What if I already have experience in video production that I've learned elsewhere?

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1. Where and when does the Farmers Market run?
2. What is Family Fitness Nights?
3. How do I get a plot at the Community Garden?

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1. What are the Engineering Permit Requirements?
2. What are the fees for street and sidewalk obstruction?
3. What are the fees for sewer/drain/water installations?

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1. How is a community's state aid calculated?
2. What triggers the release of Cherry Sheets?
3. Why should we create a financial management team and who should be included?
4. Can town meeting/city council increase an item included in the annual budget?
5. Do the Assessors determine the estimated receipts used in setting the tax rate?
6. Can the town accountant/city auditor refuse to process a bill for payment?

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1. The price sounds too good to be true, what's the catch?
2. How do I sign up for the gym?
3. Is the price of $150 a year or $15 month for my entire family?

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1. Can I get a flu shot?
2. Can my child receive his/her vaccinations at the Health Department?
3. Can you check my blood pressure?
4. Can I apply for a Tobacco Permit?
5. Can I apply for a Dumpster Permit?
6. Can I apply for a Food/Milk Permit?

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1. How can I apply for a position with the City of Everett?

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1. For what kinds of issues is Inspectional Services responsible?
2. How do I schedule an inspection for my property?
3. Are zoning ordinances for the City of Everett available online?
4. Is the Assessor's plan adequate to apply for a building permit?
5. Can I access, download or complete Inspectional Services applications and forms online?
6. Can I use the mortgage plan the bank gave me for my plot plan?
7. Can I get a copy of my plot plan from the building department?
8. Can the engineering department do a plot plan for me?
9. Can I do my own electrical, plumbing, or gas work?
10. Can I obtain a permit as the owner of the property?
11. Can you recommend a contractor for my project?

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1. Who do we get a permit from to use a park for a youth event or any other city event?
2. Who do we contact to get trees trimmed or taken down, or brush picked up curbside by our mulcher truck?
3. Who do we contact to get our sidewalks or streets done over or repaired?
4. Who do we contact to report pot holes, etc.?
5. Who do we contact during the winter if a street needs attention whether it be salting or plowing?
6. Who do we contact to schedule a burial at the Glenwood cemetery or to find a loved one?
7. Who do I contact if a street light is out?
8. When does street sweeping begin and end?
9. How do I know when my street will be swept?
10. How do I dispose of an appliance or piece of furniture?
11. How do I know when yard waste is picked up?

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1. What does "vested" mean?
2. When am I vested?
3. What if I leave city service after I am vested but before I am old enough to retire?
4. Why do I pay a higher percentage toward my retirement than some other employees?
5. What if I leave city service before I am vested?
6. Do I get any interest on my refund?
7. What does "buy back" mean?
8. How is my retirement allowance calculated?
9. Can I borrow money from my retirement account now and pay it back later?
10. When can I file for retirement?
11. How much may I earn by working after I retire?

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1. Is the tax credit considered income?
2. How does a taxpayer claim the credit?
3. What if the taxpayer is not required to file a state income tax return?
4. What documentation must the taxpayer keep?

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1. What is stormwater and where does it go?
2. Why is storm water an issue you should care about?
3. What can you do?
4. What is your community doing to address storm water?
5. What does the future look like?

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1. Who is a Veteran?
2. Where and how do I apply for benefits?
3. How do I get burial assistance?
4. Can I get medical assistance?
5. What is aid and attendance?
6. How do I apply for disability?
7. What financial assistance is available?
8. What is educational assistance?
9. Are historical records of veterans available?
10. What is the state bonus law?

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1. Who may register?
2. How can I register to vote?
3. When and where may I register?
4. What must I do if I've changed my address since I registered?
5. Are there deadlines for registration?
6. Do I need to attach identification to my voter registration form?
7. What should I do if I registered to vote and I have not heard from my local election official?

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1. How do I pay my water bill?
2. What are the current water rates?
3. I'm selling my house, how do I handle my final bill?
4. Why does my property have low water pressure?
5. Who is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the water service pipe?
6. Why do I have high water consumption?
7. How do I check for leaks on my property?