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1. What is the city’s Adopted Budget?
2. How much is the FY 2017 Adopted Budget?
3. What is a fiscal year?
4. What is the city’s current property tax rate?
5. What is a mill?
6. What is the millage rate?
7. By what date does the City’s Budget need to be adopted?
8. What is the difference between property taxes and ad valorem taxes?
9. For purposes of the City’s budget, what does debt mean?
10. What does debt service mean?
11. What is a Fund?
12. What is the City’s General Fund?
13. What is an Enterprise Fund?
14. What is the purpose of a Central Services Fund?
15. What is the purpose of the City’s Insurance Fund?
16. What is the Capital Improvement Program (CIP)?
17. What is a capital project?
18. How many full-time employees work for the City?

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1. When do I need to get a building permit?
2. How do I apply for a permit?
3. As a contractor, what documents are required to register with the city?
4. How long will it take to issue my permit?
5. Can I apply for an Owner-Builder Permit?
6. Can I make changes to my permit after it has been issued?
7. Do I have to display my permit card?
8. Can I replace my screen with impact windows and doors?
9. Do I need a Soil Bearing Certificate for my addition?
10. Do I need approval from my Homeowner's Association (HOA)?
11. Do I need to install smoke detectors in my existing house when doing an addition?
12. Do I need a permit to enclose a patio or carport with an existing roof?
13. Do I need a permit to replace my fence with the same fence?
14. Does my Building Permit expire?
15. Does my permit application expire if not issued?
16. Do I need a permit to replace my screen enclosure?
17. Do I need to register the alarm with the Sheriff's Department?
18. Is there a fee for the burglar alarm registration?
19. How do I make changes to my permit while it is still under review?
20. Do my plans need to be signed and sealed by an Architect / Engineer?
21. How many copies are required?
22. How do I know if my contractor obtained a Building Permit?
23. If I file a special inspector form, why can't the City inspector do my inspection?
24. Is a permit still required for a wireless alarm / battery operated alarm?
25. What Building Code is used in the City of Hollywood?
26. When do I need a tree permit?
27. What documents do I need to obtain a permit for additions / renovations?
28. Do I need a permit to do landscaping?
29. What signatures are required on my application?
30. Why do I need an electrical permit when enclosing my patio?
31. Why do I need to electrically bond metal located near the edge of a swimming pool?
32. Why do I need an electrical permit if I am only installing a fan, outlet or switch?

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1. What are the dates, times and location for City Commission meetings?
2. Where do I vote?
3. How do I sign up to receive the City Commission agenda?
4. When are City Commission agendas, and packets posted on the website?
5. How do I request an absentee ballot?
6. What is the deadline to request an absentee ballot?
7. What are the requirements to run for Mayor?
8. What are the requirements to run for City Commissioner?
9. How do I find out who has filed to run for City Commissioner, Mayor?
10. What are the election results for the City election?
11. How do I make a public records request?
12. How do I apply to serve on a board or committee?
13. How can I get notified when City boards and committees are meeting?
14. Where can I find Vital Records such as birth, death, marriage, and divorce records?
15. Whom do I talk with about getting a divorce?
16. How do I get a marriage license?
17. Where do I get a copy of a birth/death certificate?
18. How do I find out who owns a piece of property?
19. Do I need a city business license? How do I get one?
20. How do I contact the Better Business Bureau?
21. I've been assigned to perform community service. What do I do?
22. Whom do I contact about getting license plate/tags for my vehicle?
23. Where do I get a passport?
24. Whom do I contact to renew/get a driver's license?
25. Who do I contact to have property tax ownership records updated (new owner and/or address)?
26. How do I contact small claims court?
27. Where can I get information on my home or place of business?
28. Where can I get arrest and accident reports for events occurring in Hollywood?

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1. Who is the Code Enforcement Officer for my neighborhood?
2. How Are Code Compliance Services Provided?
3. What to Do if You Receive a Code Violation

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1. How can I contribute my photographs to the Hollywood Archives?
2. Is the city looking for any particular photographs?
3. My family pictures are from the 1950s and 1960s, not like the very early ones you have here. Are they still important?
4. What about other kinds of items?

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1. How long should I expect to be self-sufficient during an emergency?
2. What should my emergency supply kit include?
3. How do I know if live in an evacuation zone?
4. Do I have to evacuate if an evacuation order is issued for my area?
5. What is CodeRED and how do I register to receive CodeRED alerts?
6. Do gas stations, supermarkets and other stores in Hollywood have backup generator capability?
7. I have a relative with special needs. What should I do to prepare them for an emergency?
8. Can I receive emergency alerts from the City of Hollywood?
9. I have a pet. What can I do to ensure they are safe during an emergency?
10. How can I become a member of the Hollywood Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)?

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1. Does the City of Hollywood always require Insurance?
2. How do I submit a Film Permit Application?
3. How much time is needed to process a film permit?
4. Where are the offices for the City of Hollywood located?
5. I'm not sure where I want to film, how can I take care of the permit responsibilities?
6. Is there an exemption for a small crew?
7. Is there a film permit fee?
8. How do I pay my film permit fees?
9. What if I want to film on the sidewalks? How do I notify the neighboring property owners/business our production will be in their area?
10. What if I need law enforcement?

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a Fire Incident Report?
2. Who do I contact regarding a bill I received for transport by Rescue?
3. How do I obtain a copy of the Emergency Medical Report from when I was treated by the Paramedics?
4. How do I become a Florida certified Firefighter?
5. How do I become a Florida certified EMT/Paramedic?
6. Does the Hollywood Fire Department teach CPR?
7. Who do I contact to report a fire code violation at a business or other occupancy?
8. Who do I contact for a problem with a fire hydrant?
9. Does Hollywood Fire Department participate in telephone solicitation?

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1. What are City Administrative Office Hours?
2. Who do I report litter complaints to?

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1. How do I apply for a job?

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1. Can I park my recreational vehicle on the beach as long as I pay the meter?
2. Can I park my motorcycle in a regular parking space?
3. Can I use a beach garage parking meter receipt to park on the streets near the beach?
4. How can I report a broken parking meter?
5. How can I report an illegally parked vehicle?
6. How do I recover my vehicle if it was booted or towed?
7. How do I appeal my citation?
8. How much does metered on-street parking cost?
9. I’m an employee, where can I park?
10. I need a place to park my large recreational vehicle, commercial vehicle or a boat & trailer, where do I go?
11. If the parking meter is out of service can I still park without paying?
12. Is there any free parking on city streets?
13. What do I do if I get a new car after I purchased a parking permit?
14. What do I do if my parking meter receipt was upside down or fell off the dashboard and I received a citation?
15. What do I do if my parking permit is lost or stolen?
16. What do I do if the meter I parked at was not working properly and I received a citation?
17. What other parking permits are available and what are the costs?
18. What payment methods are accepted by the parking meters?
19. When is paid parking enforced?
20. Where can I obtain a handicap placard?
21. Where can I purchase or renew a parking permit?
22. Where do I pay my parking ticket?
23. Who can apply for a Resident Parking Permit?
24. Why is parking enforcement necessary in the city?
25. I parked my car for less than two hours and returned to the same block to park later during the day. Why did I receive a ticket for parking in excess of posted time limits in downtown Hollywood?
26. I was unaware of the parking rule changes in Hollywood. Can the city void my parking citation?
27. I have a citywide parking permit. Can I park for as long as I want anywhere in Hollywood?

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1. Are dogs allowed on the beach?
2. Is a permit required to be married on the beach?
3. Is alcohol allowed in the Parks?
4. How do I rent a Community Center?
5. How do I reserve a pavilion and is there a fee?
6. Is a bounce house permitted at a park?
7. How do I find the Art and Culture Center?

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1. How do I apply for an Extended Hours License (E.H.L.)?
2. How do I apply for the Alcohol License?
3. How long is the Certificate of Use valid?
4. Do I need a Paint Permit to paint my house or building?
5. What gets reviewed by Historic Preservation Board (HPB)?
6. What gets reviewed by Planning & Development Board (P&D)?
7. What gets reviewed by Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)?
8. How much does a Certificate of Use cost and how long does it take?
9. What is the cost of a City of Hollywood Application for Alcoholic Beverage Approval?
10. Why do I need a Certificate of Use?
11. When does the Planning Board / Committee meet?
12. When would I ask for a variance?
13. What do I need to obtain a Temporary Banner/Balloon Permit?
14. Where is C.R.A. located?
15. Why do I need a Special Exception application?
16. Why would I need a General Application?

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1. How do I report a crime?
2. How can I report a fraud or identity theft?
3. Can I claim lost property that I found?
4. How can I get a traffic concern addressed?
5. What will happen to my case after I make a report?
6. How can I get a copy of a police report?
7. What do I do if a report is incorrect?
8. Where do I obtain a final disposition of a case?
9. How do I contact the officer that handled my report?
10. Will a detective follow up on my case?
11. How can I obtain neighborhood crime statistics?
12. Where can I check to see if there is a Sexual Predator in my neighborhood?
13. How do I file a report about something that is not criminal in nature?
14. Who is the Neighborhood Team Leader in my area?
15. How do I commend an employee of the Hollywood Police Department?
16. How can I get something done about a continuous barking dog?
17. What time does the noise ordinance go in effect?
18. How do I evict a tenant?
19. How can I find out if someone was arrested?
20. Where can I get a restraining order?
21. How long do I have to wait before reporting a person missing?
22. What happens to unclaimed property?
23. How do I get my property back that is being held by the Hollywood Police Department?
24. How do I make a complaint against an employee of the Police Department?
25. Can I ride my bike on the beach?
26. Can I walk my dog on the beach?
27. Is alcohol permitted on the beach?
28. Do you offer VIN verification checks?
29. How do I hire a Police Officer for off duty security?
30. Who is the Code Enforcement Officer for my neighborhood?
31. Do you offer child car seat installations?
32. Do you provide fingerprint services?
33. Where can I get a background check?
34. How do I become a Police Officer?
35. Can I get Community Service hours at the Police Department?
36. How do I get a permit for a block party?
37. How do I get speed bumps on my street?
38. Where do I dispute or pay for a parking ticket?
39. Where do I pay a ticket issued to me?
40. How do I apply for special parking requests, parades, or demonstrations and assemblies?

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1. How do I become a Vendor for the City of Hollywood?
2. How do I check for current bid openings?
3. How do I check for bid award information?
4. How do I see the City's Procurement Contracts?

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1. Who do I call regarding after hours utility emergencies?
2. Who do I call regarding a water shut-off notice or water billing issue?
3. Who do I contact if I have a problem with my meter?
4. Who is responsible for finding and fixing leaks in my system?
5. When can I water my lawn and are there water restrictions?
6. Who do I contact for record drawings or as-builts for my property?
7. How do I start new service (water, sewer or trash)?
8. How do I pay my water bill?
9. How is my bill calculated?
10. What is the storm water fee, and what is it for?
11. Who do I call regarding sanitary manhole and stormwater grate issues (missing, broken, etc.)?
12. Who do I call about storm drain issues?
13. How is our drinking water treated?
14. Who should I call about back-ups or line breaks?
15. Who do I call regarding water leaks from fire hydrant or water meter?
16. Who do I call regarding low water pressure?
17. Who do I call regarding testing of my backflow prevention device or if my backflow is leaking?
18. Who do I call regarding a request for a fire hydrant flow test?
19. Who do I call regarding a request for a hydrant meter?
20. How do I connect to sewer? Is sewer available in my area or when is sewer expected to be available?
21. Who do I contact for water quality issues or to have my water quality tested?
22. How does the city handle water polluters?
23. What is the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)?
24. Am I responsible for my sewer line past my property line?
25. How long does it take for my water to be turned on after payment?

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1. Where should I report street lights that are not working?
2. A traffic light is not working properly.
3. A street or school zone sign is damaged, down or missing.
4. Where should I report graffiti?
5. My sidewalk needs to be repaired.
6. There is a pothole in the road or alley.
7. Does the City maintain trees in the swale?
8. I would like a tree removed from my property or swale.
9. What is the cost of a tree permit?
10. There is a branch in the road, broken branch hanging from a tree, tree is down or is in danger of falling down
11. How can I locate underground cables/utilities?
12. Where can I get free paint?
13. Where can I report dead animals in the roadway?
14. I have a problem with bees.
15. I have a problem with mosquitoes.
16. Who do I contact to get City restroom cleaned?
17. Who do I contact to report a broken sprinkler in the park or median?
18. How long is the tree permit valid?
19. Is it a violation to remove a tree without a permit?
20. When do I need a tree permit?

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1. What Internet browsers are supported for paying my utility bill online?
2. Which Internet browser versions are supported?