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1. Is a permit required for a shed or fence?
2. How do I obtain a permit for a shed, fence or pool?
3. How do I obtain a permit to build a deck?
4. Do I need blue print drawings? Or what is an acceptable drawing?
5. As a general contractor do I need to be registered with the City?
6. What size of drawings need to be furnished for new home construction, planning commission and Board of Zoning Appeals?
7. Who do I make the check out to?
8. What is your mailing address.
9. What is an easement and why should a home owner be concerned?
10. How do I become a registered Electrical or HVAC contractor in the City.
11. What do I do if I can't download the zoning map reader?
12. Do you require a point of sale inspection?
13. Do I need a permit for a garage sale?
14. What can I do if my neighbor neglects to maintain their property?
15. Do I need a permit to pave my driveway?
16. Where do I obtain alarm registration?
17. Where do I obtain a vendor's license?
18. Do I need a permit to run new downspout lines?

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1. Is there an installation charge for Wadsworth Municipal Cable System?
2. How much are additional outlets?
3. What if I don’t have a cable ready set?
4. Must I subscribe to enhanced basic in order to receive premium channels?
5. How many TV’s can I hook up to the system?
6. If I need a distribution amplifier, how do I determine that and how much will it cost?
7. We spend two or three months in Florida each winter. Can we have our cable turned off?
8. Will a new cable need to be installed to my home if I currently have cable?

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1. Who do I notify when digging will be done in my yard?
2. Who do I call when I have a question about my electric bill, when I want to start new service, or I need a final reading?
3. Who do I call to report a problem with my electric service or an outage?
4. Who do I call to report a street light that is not working?
5. What should I do during a power outage?
6. Can I landscape around the transformer (or pedestal) in my yard?
7. Why does Wadsworth Electric trim trees?
8. Why do I sometimes experience brief outages that call for resetting of appliances?
9. Why do I have trouble getting a call through during a power outage?
10. Which lines are power lines?
11. Where do I call when my power goes off?

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1. What is a planned outage?

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1. What are the latest statistics on residential electrical safety injuries?
2. How can consumers help protect themselves from electrocution and electrical-related injuries?
3. If you have an old house with old wiring, how do you know if repairs are necessary? How extensive and costly can such repairs be?
4. How does a three-prong plug work? What is the benefit of using it?
5. How does a polarized plug work? What is the benefit of using it?
6. What is the device now found on the plugs of such appliances as hair dryers?
7. What size extension cords should a consumer use? How can you tell if an extension cord is appropriate for the intended use?

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1. Who is required to file a Wadsworth tax return?
2. If I'm retired, do I have to file a tax return?
3. I am under 18 years old and work part-time. Do I need to file a tax return?
4. When is the annual City tax return due?
5. What if I cannot get my taxes done by April 15?
6. If I am a resident and work in Wadsworth, do I still have to file a tax form?
7. How do I know whether I live and/or work in the City of Wadsworth?
8. If I work outside of Wadsworth and my employer withholds income tax for the city where I work, do I still have to pay tax to Wadsworth?
9. How do I find the Income Tax rate of the region where I work?
10. When do my taxes have to be paid?
11. I owe taxes and am unable to pay. Should I still file my return?
12. My spouse and I file separately for Federal and State taxes. Do we have to file the same way for Wadsworth taxes?
13. How can I receive bills for my taxes so I can pay them during the year instead of having to come up with all the money at once?
14. I do not want to be billed for or pay quarterly estimated taxes. How can I avoid a penalty?
15. Last year I paid my taxes in full when I filed my return, and then I got a bill for penalty and interest. Why did I get this bill?
16. Why does the City use an outside company for the administration of our taxes?
17. What are the top ten mistakes made when completing a city income tax return?
18. How much income tax does the City collect and how is the money used?

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1. Who do I call when I have a question about my electric bill, when I want to start new service, or I need a final reading?
2. How does Wadsworth Peak Rewards work?
3. Why is automated collection better than manual methods?
4. I want my water line replaced, does the city do this?

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1. My neighbor's tree is hanging over my house / in my yard. Can I cut it?
2. I need a restraining order. How do I get one?
3. My ex-spouse violated our child visitation agreement. What can I do?
4. I have a problem with my landlord/tenant. Can you help me?
5. Does the city have an ordinance about dangerous dogs?
6. Does the city have a "leash law"?
7. My neighbors cat runs in my yard or is on my porch. Is there a loose cat ordinance?

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1. What are the court costs and deposits?
2. What happens if I don't show up for court?
3. What is Small Claims Court?
4. How is a Small Claim case filed?

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1. How can I check my driving record?
2. What are the court costs and deposits?
3. Do we accept filings by fax?
4. What can I do if I am not able to make it to court on time?
5. What happens if I don't show up for court?
6. What do I do if I cannot make a court appearance?
7. Why are court costs charged if I pay a waiver and no court appearance is necessary?
8. Why am I called for jury duty in the Wadsworth Municipal Court if I do not live in the city of Wadsworth?
9. What do I do with my children when I come to Court or when I come for jury service?
10. How does home arrest work?
11. What is the cost of home arrest?
12. What are the different types of bond and when can I get my money back?

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1. What is Small Claims Court?
2. Is a lawyer required?
3. How big is a small claim?
4. What is a counterclaim?
5. What does it cost and where can I file?
6. How is a Small Claim case filed?
7. What kinds of cases are heard?
8. What happens on the day of the trial?
9. What do I need to bring as evidence to prove my case?

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1. Why Wadsworth Peak Rewards? Why now?
2. How does Wadsworth Peak Rewards work?
3. What is "cycling"?
4. What choices are available to me when I join Wadsworth Peak Rewards?
5. Will Wadsworth Peak Rewards affect my comfort level?
6. How will I receive my installation credit and annual bill credit?
7. Will I receive all of the bill credits in the same calendar year?
8. Are there any hidden costs or fees with this program?
9. How often will the program be activated?
10. When and for how long will a conservation period last?
11. What causes "times of peak electricity demand"?
12. How will I know when a Wadsworth Peak Rewards conservation period is occurring?
13. Can an emergency event (otherwise known as "Priority Peak Day") occur outside of the months of the cooling season?
14. Am I permitted to "opt out" of a conservation period?
15. Are there penalties for withdrawing from Peak Rewards?
16. How does Wadsworth Peak Rewards benefit my community?
17. How does Wadsworth Peak Rewards keep energy rates low?
18. How does Wadsworth Peak Rewards help the environment?

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1. What is an outdoor switch?
2. Do I need to be available when the outdoor switch is installed?

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1. What is a web-programmable thermostat?
2. If my thermostat is Internet accessible, how do I know a hacker or The City of Wadsworth won't change the settings on me?
3. Why would I want Internet access?
4. Do I need to be at my facility when the programmable thermostat is installed?
5. How long will the installation take?
6. When will the thermostat be installed?
7. What if there's a problem?
8. What if there's a problem with my existing equipment?
9. How can my programmable thermostat save 10% annually on my cooling and heating costs?
10. I have a medical condition. Am I able to participate?
11. What businesses and equipment qualify for the Wadsworth Peak Rewards program?

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1. I have an air conditioning system/heat pump that was installed some time ago. Is it too old to participate in this program?

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1. Why do electricity costs fluctuate so much?
2. Who is eligible for Right Time Pricing?
3. What are the benefits of Right Time Pricing?
4. What changes should I make at home to get the most savings from Right Time Pricing?
5. Will I pay extra for energy on weekends and holidays?
6. Will I need special wiring or a special meter to take advantage of Right Time Pricing?
7. Which Right Time Pricing device should I choose?
8. Right Time Pricing can lower my bill. But could my bill increase with this rate structure?
9. How long must I stay with the Right Time Pricing rates?

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1. Why an automated collection system?
2. Why is automated collection better than manual methods?
3. What does this service cost?
4. If a medical or physical condition prohibits my handling a cart, what can be done?
5. Who maintains the cart?
6. Where is the cart to be placed for collection?
7. How do holidays affect my trash pick-up?
8. What happens if I move?
9. What can be put into the cart?
10. What cannot be put in the cart?
11. What if the cart does not hold all of my trash?

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1. How can I find out who owns a property?

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1. Why have I been notified?
2. Why must I boil my water?
3. How long will the Boil Order remain in effect?
4. How can I make my water safe?
5. Can I use bottled water?
6. During a Boil Order, what can I use my tap water for?
7. Can I wash my hands using tap water?
8. Can my family take showers or baths using tap water?
9. Can I wash dishes using tap water?
10. Can I use my coffee maker, ice machine, water or soda dispenser?
11. Can I give my pets tap water?
12. Who can be affected?
13. What are the symptoms of water-borne illness?
14. What if I drank water already?
15. What is E. coli bacteria?

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1. I want my water line replaced, does the city do this?
2. I want to make repairs in my home and I need the water shut off at the street, how do I contact someone for this?
3. Is there a charge for turning my water off and then on at the curb?
4. I have a leak at my meter in my house, how do I repair it?
5. There is water coming out of the street or out of the ground. Who should I call?
6. There was water coming up in my front yard and it was investigated by the water department. They told me it was on my line. What do I do?

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1. Is there lead in my water?
2. What can I do to minimize my risk for lead?
3. What is the City doing to ensure an issue, like what happened in Flint, doesn't happen here?
4. What is the hardness of my water?
5. Should I consider a home water softener?
6. Do you test your water for impurities?
7. What has been the result of this testing?
8. Should I buy a home water purifier?
9. Is the water fluoridated and if so why?
10. Do you chlorinate the water?
11. Should I buy bottled water?
12. Can I get my water tested?
13. What is that black ring in my toilet bowl?