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1. Why does the city plant trees under the power lines knowing they will need to be trimmed later?
2. What are the green bags on trees?
3. Can the city arborist look at my trees in yard?
4. Does the city trim or remove trees?
5. Why is the city trimming the trees in the subdivision?
6. Can the city arborist look at my ash trees for emerald ash borer?
7. Who do I call for a tree limb on the power lines?
8. What is the procedure for planting a tree in the tree lawn area?
9. What size of tree can I plant in the tree lawn?

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1. Should I bag my recyclables like I do my garbage?
2. Do I need to bag my newspapers?
3. When I move from this address, what should I do with the container?
4. Am I allowed to use a different container other than the City issued container for recycling?
5. What should I do with old paint?
6. What should I do with wet newspaper?
7. What should I do with shredded office paper?
8. What should I do with my pizza boxes?
9. Can I recycle the milk or juice half gallon carton containers?
10. What should I do with aluminum foil and aluminum pie pans?
11. What should I do with plastic grocery bags?
12. I have a blue container but I do not wish to participate in the program. What should I do with the container?

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1. Is there a cost to register for CodeRED?
2. How will I know when CodeRED is calling?
3. When will CodeRED be used?
4. Why is CodeRED important to me?
5. What if I miss a CodeRED phone call?
6. What is CodeRED and what is it used for?
7. Do I ever need to renew my registration?
8. What is the CodeRED Mobile Alert app?
9. How do I sign up?
10. Does CodeRED already have my telephone number?
11. Can I register more than one phone number or email for my address?
12. I have a cordless phone and it will not work when the power goes out. How will I be contacted?
13. What do I do if I receive a CodeRED message?

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1. Why are Combined Sewer Overflows a concern?
2. What is Bowling Green doing to reduce the number of Combined Sewer Overflow events?
3. What can citizens do to help minimize Combined Sewer Overflows?

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1. What about the lie detector?
2. What if I'm not satisfied with the results of this investigation?
3. Will I have to write out my complaint?
4. Will I be told how the complaint is resolved?
5. Could I get in trouble for complaining?
6. Does that mean the police division wants complaints?
7. Will you listen to my complaint?
8. Who should I go to first?
9. I want to take this all the way to the top. Will the chief of police know?
10. Do I have to complain in person?
11. I'm under 18. Do I have a right to complain?
12. What will happen to the officer?
13. How thoroughly will you really investigate?

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1. Does Bowling Green have a mask ordinance?
2. What does this ordinance require?
3. Are there exemptions from this ordinance?
4. Do I have to wear a mask outside?
5. What is a “place of business”?
6. Do I have to wear a mask at a religious facility?
7. Does my “place of business” need to require individuals to wear masks?
8. Do I need to wear a mask while in a public transit vehicle?
9. Are employees required to wear masks?
10. I have a medical condition that prevents me from wearing a mask; will I be punished for not wearing a mask?
11. What constitutes a face covering / mask?
12. When did this ordinance take effect?

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1. How are roundabouts safer?
2. Are roundabouts really more efficient?
3. How does the design compensate for large vehicles such as semi-trucks?
4. How much safer are roundabouts?

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1. What types of services do you provide?
2. How can I prevent fires and make my home safer?
3. Am I allowed to have a campfire in my backyard?
4. How many responses do you make in a year?
5. Why do we conduct a pre-fire survey of local businesses?

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1. What is the population of Bowling Green?
2. Where is City Hall located?
3. Does the City have a policy about open records?
4. When does the City Council meet?
5. I'm having a garage sale, do I need a permit?
6. I have a question and can't find the information on your website. Who can I contact?
7. Where can I get more information about my refuse / recycling pickup?

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1. Does Bowling Green have a public transportation system?
2. Who do I contact to learn more about Section 8 vouchers?

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1. Does Bowling Green have an income tax?
2. What income is taxable to the City?
3. What income is not taxable to the City?
4. Who is subject to the City's income tax?
5. Who is required to file Form R with the City?
6. What is the due date of Form R?
7. What support information should be attached to Form R?
8. Which copy of my W-2 do I attach to Form R?
9. I have an overpayment; what should I do?
10. How are the income tax collections spent?
11. What are the office hours of the Income Tax Office?
12. I have taxes withheld for the Bowling Green School District. May I deduct this tax from the City taxes that I owe?
13. Where are you located?
14. What should I do if I have a question about my property taxes?
15. What should I do if I don't know what school district I live in?
16. What if I've had tax withheld for the city in which I work?

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1. What programs does the Parks Recreation Department offer?
2. How do I rent a shelter in the parks?
3. How do I contact Wintergarden or reach a naturalist?
4. Where do I go to register for parks and recreation programs and shelter rentals?
5. Can you provide information on the Slippery Elm Trail or Otsego Park?

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1. What do I need a Zoning Permit for and how long does it take?
2. Do I need a permit for a temporary shed, or a shed on skids?
3. Does my contractor need to be licensed?
4. Do I need a permit for an inflatable swimming pool?
5. I am replacing an existing fence. Do I need a permit?
6. How close to the property line can I put my fence?
7. Is there a copy of previous site plan for my property in your office?
8. How close can my patio / driveway / sidewalk be to my property line?
9. Are there certain things that I am restricted from building on my property in my subdivision?
10. Do I have different rules since I live on a corner lot?
11. I am replacing the sign face at my business location, with no increase in the sign dimensions. Do I need a new permit?
12. How many signs are allowed for a commercial business?
13. How soon after an application has been submitted can I begin work?
14. Who do I make the check out to? Does the Planning Department accept credit cards?
15. Can I park my car in my yard?
16. Do I need a permit to have a garage sale?
17. Is it a law that I have to have the address displayed on my home or business?
18. I received a letter / warning citing the fact that I have an inoperable vehicle. What are the determining factors that make my vehicle inoperable?
19. I received a letter/warning citing the fact that I have tall grass or noxious weeds. Can you help me understand what this means?
20. My dog lives outside and the neighbors have informed me that he barks all of the time, am I violating any laws?
21. I am selling my home - am I allowed to place a sale sign between the curb and the sidewalk?
22. I received a citation from a Code Enforcement Officer. What do I do next?
23. I am replacing an existing structure. Do I need a permit?
24. Where can I park my recreational vehicle?

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1. How will the City enforce occupancy?
2. Has the Zoning Code been updated since this order?

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1. How do I file a police report?
2. When is the next police auction?
3. My vehicle has been towed by the Bowling Green Police Division. How to I pick it up?
4. I need a background check for employment. What do I need to do?
5. Does the Bowling Green Police Division provide ride along to the public?
6. How do I get a copy of a police report?
7. I have questions on the laws of Bowling Green or the State of Ohio. Where can I find more information?
8. Is the Bowling Green Police Division hiring?
9. How do I pay the fine for my parking tickets?
10. Where do I find information on sex offenders in Bowling Green?
11. How do I find more information about the Bowling Green Municipal Court?
12. Where can I pay the fine for my traffic ticket?
13. What are Civil Citations?
14. What is the address of the Bowling Green Police Division?
15. If the person I complained about asks for a copy of the police report can they get my name?
16. What are the laws regarding parking within the City?

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1. Why wasn't my refuse and/or recycling container collected?
2. The wind blew over my container(s) and my refuse / recycling was not picked up. What do I do?
3. What if no one from my household can transport containers to / from the curb?
4. What if my container is missing?
5. Can I get another container?
6. What items are accepted in the curbside recycling container?
7. When is my trash / recycling day?
8. Are there items that are prohibited?
9. Does the City offer special collections?
10. Where can I find the Public Works schedule for special curbside collections, etc.?
11. What items are allowed for large item pickup?
12. Where can I dispose of my brush?
13. What should I do if my refuse or recycling container lid is broken?

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1. What renewable energy resources does the City provide to my home?
2. Does the City offer options to increase the use of renewable energy for my house?
3. Are Bowling Green electric customers permitted to install rooftop solar?
4. What is the approval process to install rooftop solar?
5. Can I sell excess power generated from my rooftop solar panels back to the City?
6. Will I be able to rely on the City’s electric distribution service if my rooftop solar system is not generating enough power for my needs?
7. If I install rooftop solar, will my electric rate change?
8. Why does Rider E include an additional charge for rooftop solar customers?
9. Can I install a battery with my rooftop solar system?

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1. How can my basement flood with sewage?
2. How can a backflow preventer stop sewage from entering my basement?
3. Is a backflow preventer required by the City?
4. What about clean water connections to the sewer with a backflow preventer?
5. What about maintenance?
6. Is there any financial assistance available for a backflow preventer?
7. What if I have more questions?

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1. I'm moving, how do I transfer my electric, water, and sewer service?
2. Where can I pay my bill?
3. What are your rates?
4. How can I lower my electric bill?
5. Do you require a security deposit before I can get service?
6. Where can I go for assistance to pay my bill?
7. The electricity is out; who can I call to get more information?
8. I need to activate my electric and / or water service, where do I go?

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1. Is there a current water boil advisory?
2. What is the hardness in the City's water in grains per gallon?
3. Do you have a bulk water station at the Bowling Green Water Treatment Plant?
4. Is the Water Treatment Plan Reservoir open to the public for fishing?
5. I need to pay my Northwestern Water and Sewer District water bill. Do you have their phone number?
6. What is the concentration of chlorine in the City's drinking water?