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1. What exactly is the project that is being proposed by the City of Xenia?
2. What prompted the City of Xenia to pursue this project? Why is the project needed?
3. If a larger Police Facility is needed, why isn’t the plan to build a new Police Facility instead?
4. If there are limited funding sources available for this type of construction why (how?) can there be for a new City Administration Facility?
5. Because a portion of the debt for the new facility involves enterprise funds, are my rates going to increase?
6. Has the city explored any other options for relocation of either City Administration Offices and/or the Xenia Police Division?
7. City staff have acknowledged publicly that the city is projecting a negative cash flow this year. Why is this project even being considered?
8. You say the need for the project is rooted in the need for more space for the Police Division. Is anyone else benefitting from the project other than Xenia city employees?
9. Why isn't this project on the ballot for the voters to decide?
10. What is the cost of this project?

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1. What is the Property Maintenance Code?
2. Why does the City enforce a Property Maintenance Code?
3. How does the City enforce the Property Maintenance Code?
4. What happens when there is a violation? Are there fines or court charges?
5. What is the Community Checkup (proactive enforcement)?
6. How/when does Community Checkup occur?

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1. What is a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA)?
2. How does a CRA tax abatement work?
3. How can a CRA tax abatement help me?
4. How can I qualify for a CRA tax abatement?
5. How much of a tax abatement can I receive?
6. How do I apply for a CRA tax abatement?
7. Who reviews and approves my CRA application?
8. Will a CRA tax abatement reduce the taxes that I paid on the property prior to new construction, expansion or renovation?
9. If I receive a CRA tax abatement, will my taxes go up or down during the abatement period if my property is re-assessed or if a tax levy is passed?
10. What happens to my tax bill at the end of the tax abatement period?
11. Why was this part of Xenia selected for the CRA, and not ALL of Xenia?

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1. How often will I have to appear in court?
2. What if court dates conflict with my job?
3. Everyone seems focused on the rights of the defendant.
4. What if the defendant’s attorney wants to talk to me?
5. What should I wear?
6. Why have I been given a subpoena?
7. What is expected of me as a witness?
8. Where do I go?
9. Do I have to bring anything along?
10. Who will be asking me questions during the trial?
11. What will happen when the defense attorney questions me during the trial?
12. Why are there delays in holding the trial?
13. How long will the trial take?
14. What should I wear?
15. What is a Victim Impact Statement?

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1. Can I apply online?
2. Do I have to license my pets?
3. Where can I sign up for utilities?
4. How do I contact a city/county department?
5. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

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1. What is Municipal Aggregation?
2. What is DP&L’s position on municipal aggregation?
3. Why would a municipality pursue municipal aggregation?
4. What action must I take now that my community has approved an aggregation program and I want to join the program?
5. What if I do not want to join the aggregation program?
6. Who do I call if my power goes out?
7. Who do I contact for more information on municipal aggregation?

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1. What types of fireworks can be legally discharged in Ohio?
2. Are any fireworks completely safe?
3. What types of fireworks are illegal to discharge in Ohio without a license and permit?
4. How many fireworks stores are in Ohio?
5. What is a purchaser form?
6. Are there penalties for failing to follow Ohio's fireworks laws?
7. How many injuries result from fireworks use?
8. How does the State Fire Marshal promote fireworks safety in Ohio?
9. What is the process for fireworks exhibitions?

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1. Where are all the other FAQs for the City of Xenia?
2. Where is the Zoning Department located?
3. Where can I dispose of household hazardous waste?
4. How do I establish utility service in my new home?

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1. What Meetings can I see on Channel 5?
2. Can I get a copy of a Public Meeting?
3. Can my business or non-profit post a message on the Channel 5 bulletin board?
4. What is Public, Educational, Government (PEG) television and how did it come about?
5. What is streaming video?
6. What are streaming video requirements?
7. Where can I get additional information about the rules governing television and cable?

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1. How much can I contribute to my Health Saving Account?
2. Does the Federal contribution limit include the City’s contribution?
3. When does the City deposit its contributions to my Health Savings Account?
4. Can I get the City’s contribution before July 1?
5. What is the best way to make contributions to my Health Savings Account?
6. Can I pay for my qualified medical expenses from another account and then reimburse myself with my Health Saving Account funds?
7. Should I deposit funds directly into my Health Savings Account and then reimburse myself for qualified medical expenses?
8. What should I do with a refund from my medical provider or insurance company?
9. Can I use my Health Savings Account funds for medical expenses (i.e. dental and vision) not covered under my health insurance plan?
10. If I use my Health Savings Account funds for medical expenses (i.e. dental and vision) not covered under my health insurance plan, does the amount apply to my health insurance plan deductible?
11. What happens to my Health Savings Account if I terminate employment with the City?
12. Can I use my Health Savings Account funds for any reason other than qualified medical expenses?

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1. What will it cost me to acquire the property?
2. What else do I need to know before getting started?

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1. What is Play Xenia?
2. Why does Xenia need another plan?
3. Doesn’t Xenia already have a recreation plan?
4. Did citizens have a say in Play Xenia?
5. What has come out of the Play Xenia process?

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
2. Is there a cost for obtaining a police report?
3. Do you provide records checks?

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1. Who can get a Civil Protection Order?
2. Do I need an attorney to obtain a Civil Protection Order?

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1. Why do I need smoke detectors?
2. How many smoke detectors do I need or are required?
3. How do I choose a detector?
4. Why do I get false alarms?
5. Where do I install smoke detectors?
6. How do I test the smoke detector?
7. When do I replace the smoke detector battery?
8. When do I replace the smoke detector?
9. Do I clean my smoke detector?
10. What do I do when the detector alarms?

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1. Where can I get a pdf with more information about the new carts and program?
2. How can I watch a video to learn more?
3. What is the proper placement of the carts?
4. How much will this transition cost me?
5. How can I get rid of large items?
6. Do I have to recycle?
7. When will this transition happen?
8. What can I recycle?
9. Can I use a cart that is not provided by Rumpke?
10. What do I do with my old trash cans and recycling bins?
11. What do I do with my cart if I move?
12. What if I’m not physically able to wheel my cart to the curb?
13. Can lawn and yard waste be placed in the cart?
14. What if my cart is damaged?
15. What if I already rent a cart from Rumpke?
16. Can I get a second Rumpke cart?
17. Will Rumpke take items not placed in the cart?
18. What if my cart is stolen?
19. Do I have to pay for my Carts?
20. If I have prepaid for my Rumpke cart how do I get a refund?
21. How will I know which cart is for trash and which one is for recycling?
22. How will I know which cart is mine?
23. Can I get a smaller cart?

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1. Why is the City requiring registration of vacant commercial and industrial buildings?
2. What about vacant residential properties?
3. What exactly is considered to be a vacant commercial or industrial building?
4. What am I required to do if I own a vacant commercial or industrial building?
5. What is the deadline for registration?
6. What if my building is occupied now but might become vacant in the future?
7. I am doing everything I can to maintain my building and find a tenant. Can I get any relief from these requirements?
8. What is considered to be active marketing of a vacant commercial or industrial building?
9. What happens if I want to sell the property?

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1. What is X-Plan?
2. Why does Xenia need X-Plan?
3. How was the community involved in creating X-Plan?