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1. What is the main function of the Assessor's Office?
2. What does the county Assessor do?
3. How often are properties viewed by the Assessor's Office?
4. Will my property value increase if I keep the condition up and improve it?
5. Should I be expecting to receive and sign a Homestead Application every year?
6. Can manufactured homes receive homestead classification?

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1. How do I register to vote?
2. Do I have to register each time I vote?
3. Who is eligible to vote?
4. I failed to register 20 days before the election. Can I still vote?
5. How do I find out my polling place?

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1. What tests do I need on my water sample?
2. What do these results / numbers mean?
3. Is my water safe to drink?
4. My water has a smell to it. What is it and how can I get rid of it?
5. Am I responsible for having my sewer system updated if I sell my home?
6. What needs to be done with my sewer if I sell my home?

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1. I'd like to start a Bed and Breakfast. Is a license required?
2. I'd like to offer dinner at my Bed and Breakfast. What do I need to do?
3. We're going to open a resort for a limited number of people and eventually expand it. Do we need a license?
4. My parents don't need full nursing service yet. Is there a lodging business that can meet some of their needs without having the expense of a boarding care or nursing home type setting?
5. A local motel is up for sale. I'd like to buy it. Is the license transferable or will I have to apply for my own?
6. How much does the license cost each year?
7. I would like to expand my lodging business but I don't know where to begin. Where do I start?

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1. When is the best time to prune deciduous shrubs?
2. When should I prune my hydrangeas?

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1. What is GIS?
2. What does GIS do?
3. How do I get GIS information?
4. What coordinate system is our data in?

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1. What is the process to request silt cleanout of a county highway ditch?
2. Do I need a permit to construct a driveway or field approach that connects to a county highway?
3. What is the process to obtain an overload, over height, over length or over width permit for hauling on a county highway?
4. How do I obtain a post for my mailbox?
5. Who do I contact if I need to do some work or adjusting to utilities within the highway right-of-way (ROW)?
6. How are speed limits on our roadways determined?
7. How do you navigate a roundabout?

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1. Does the county have an access management, driveway permitting or opening policy?
2. Why did the county adopt this ordinance?
3. Do I need a permit to construct a driveway or field approach that connects to a county highway?
4. How much does a permit cost? Do I need a permit for general maintenance to an existing access connection?
5. Does the county still provide a culvert for new, reconstructed or modified access connections to a county highway?
6. After I receive a permit, do I need to have the county inspect and approve the improvements once construction is completed?
7. How much time does the county have to process an application once submitted? When can I expect a final decision?
8. What is the length of time that a permit is valid once issued?
9. Are there spacing standards for driveways or public street openings?
10. If I don’t agree with the decision on my permit application and/or I do not agree with the conditions of approval, is there an appeal process?
11. Where do I find a full copy of the ordinance or applicable sections within the county development code?
12. Who do I contact if I have questions?

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1. What are your hours of service?
2. How can I find out about job openings in Clay County?
3. How can I apply for positions currently open?
4. How can I get information about a job opening?
5. What is the timeline for submitting an application?
6. Can I submit 1 application for more than 1 position?
7. Do you accept a resume instead of an application form?

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1. When is inmate visitation?
2. What about phone calls?
3. What about inmate mail?
4. How do I post bail or bond?
5. Where do I get information about court appearances?
6. What items are allowed to be delivered to inmates?

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1. When is a building (zoning) permit needed?
2. Do you issue building permits for the cities in Clay County?
3. How long does it take to get a building permit?
4. What is the fee for a building permit?
5. How is the land in Clay County zoned?
6. How do I find out if property is located in the flood plain?
7. How do I identify / contact my Fire District?

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1. What is Clay County / Minnesota Department of Corrections Probation?
2. What is the difference between probation and supervised release?
3. What is Community Service Work and how does it work?
4. How can a juvenile offender pay restitution to a crime victim?
5. What specialty courts are there in Clay County?
6. When is the decision made to place a juvenile in an out of home placement?

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1. What is the Clay County Medical Reserve Corps (Clay County MRC)?
2. Why do we need an Medical Reserve Corps?
3. Do I have to be a resident of Clay County to join?
4. Can I be a useful volunteer if my license is expired?
5. Who should volunteer?
6. Where do I sign up to be a volunteer?
7. What is the Minnesota Responds-Health Professional Registry?
8. What kind of work would I be volunteering to do?
9. Where will I go if I volunteer?

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1. What are the symptoms of the flu for children?
2. What are the symptoms for the flu for adults?
3. If I think my child has the flu, when should I seek medical care for the flu?
4. If I think I have the flu, when should I seek medical care?
5. What should I do if I have flu-like symptoms?
6. Where can I go to get my flu vaccine?

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1. How do I get a Civil Marriage License?
2. Can I get a reduced Civil Marriage License fee?
3. Can I get a copy of a birth certificate?
4. How can I search a property?
5. Are there any liens on this property?
6. Where can I get real estate forms?
7. Does the Recorder's Office provide notary services?
8. Are well certificates required on all deeds?
9. Does the Clay County Recorder perform abstracting services?
10. Will the Recorder's Office help me fill out my forms?
11. Is this land torrens or abstract?
12. How do you get a passport?
13. Can I see the list of pending foreclosures?

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1. What is a civil or court wedding?
2. What is the fee for a civil ceremony?
3. What do I need to bring to the ceremony?
4. Where do I get a marriage license?
5. What do I need to obtain a marriage license?
6. How do I schedule a civil marriage ceremony?

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1. Who started Torrens?
2. What is Torrens?
3. Where did the Torrens system idea come from?
4. Why do we have Torrens?

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1. How do I request a copy of my driving record and status?
2. How can I get a vehicle released from impound, and when?
3. How do I get a copy of an accident report?
4. Where is the Sheriff’s Office located?
5. Where can I have my fingerprints taken?

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1. What is the most common service performed?
2. Does the Civil Process Division serve other civil papers such as rent notices, notices to vacate, personal undeliverable mail, etc?
3. What is the advantage of having the Sheriff’s Office serve civil papers versus other agencies?
4. Are there fees associated with the process of service?
5. What is the process for removing a tenant who has violated the conditions of their lease?
6. The Civil Process Division performs what other functions?

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1. Can I post bail in another county on my Clay County warrant, even if I have not been arrested?
2. Why is the bail on a warrant more than what is owed on a warrant for ‘Unpaid Fine’?

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1. How long does it take to get a child support order?
2. Can I file court actions without hiring an attorney?
3. How do I get help completing Pro Se forms for the court?
4. How do I get my PIN to look up child support payments and access Child Support Online?
5. What are my options to receive my child support payments?
6. How do I get a copy of my court order?

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1. How do I make a payment on my County Collection case?

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1. How can I pay my taxes?
2. When will I receive my tax statement?
3. When are my taxes due and what if my tax payment is late?
4. When is my tax bill considered delinquent?
5. Is there a limit on the amount of an online tax payment?
6. How do I apply for a State Property Tax Refund?
7. Is there a property tax freeze for senior citizens?
8. Can someone gain ownership to my property by paying my property tax?
9. I have questions about my property taxes. Who do I contact?

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1. I used my Veteran Affairs (VA) guaranteed home loan benefit years ago. Can I renew my eligibility and purchase another home?
2. Can a non-veteran acquire a home that has been acquired by Veteran Affairs (VA) after foreclosure of a VA guaranteed loan?
3. Does Veteran Affairs (VA) home loan entitlement provide cash to the veteran?
4. Can I use my VA-guaranteed home loan to buy land I plan to build a house on in the future?

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1. Who is the juvenile detention center for?
2. What is shelter care for?
3. What do the youth do while they are in detention or shelter care?
4. How long do youth stay in detention/shelter care?
5. Can the youth have visitors or get mail?