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1. When are the City Council meetings?

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1. What is affordable housing?
2. Who qualifies for affordable housing? What are the income limits?
3. What are the rent limits on affordable housing?

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1. Do I have to pay admission even though I am not going to swim?
2. Do you allow floatation devices?
3. What age do you need to be in order to visit the pool without a parent or guardian?
4. Are there additional fees once I get in to the Edina Aquatic Center?
5. Does the Edina Aquatic Center accept personal checks?
6. How warm is the water?
7. Are swim diapers required on tots?
8. Do you have lifeguards on duty?
9. How deep is the water playground for small children?
10. Do you have locker rooms and lockers?
11. What rules are there concerning dress code?
12. I lost an item by the pool, where can I find it?
13. I forgot some important swimming related items at home!
14. Can I bring in food or a cooler?
15. Can I bring a portable sun umbrella?
16. How do I make a birthday party reservation?
17. How do you notify people if you close in inclement weather?
18. How do I get a job at the Aquatic Center?
19. Will you donate passes for my fundraiser?
20. Do you offer swim lessons?
21. Why does the Aquatic Center open in June and close in August?

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1. Who are City appraisers and what are their credentials?
2. What is market value?
3. What does the Assessor's Office do?
4. What is the difference between 'Estimated Market Value' and 'Taxable Market Value'?
5. How does my property value affect my property taxes?
6. What if I disagree with the assessor’s value?
7. Can I pay my property taxes at City Hall?
8. I just moved into a home. Who do I speak to about homesteading?

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1. How was street reconstruction funded and what is the new method or the change?
2. Why did the City’s Special Assessment Policy change?
3. How would the City phase in the new policy?
4. The street by my house was recently reconstructed and I paid a special assessment. Will I be impacted by a change in the policy?
5. I paid a special assessment. How will I benefit by a change in the policy?
6. Can the City refund residents who have been previously assessed for street reconstruction?
7. Can residents who are still paying off a previous special assessment be taxed differently?
8. What happens with a special assessment that has been levied on a property when it is sold?
9. What is the current interest rate for special assessments not paid in full?
10. Approximately what percentage of single-family homes have paid for a street reconstruction project under the current Special Assessment Policy?
11. How are street reconstruction areas prioritized for reconstruction?
12. Can the city delay the street reconstruction project in my neighborhood so my neighborhood can have a smaller assessment?

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1. When will the Edina Police Department begin using body-worn cameras?
2. Why use body-worn cameras?
3. Will all police officers wear them?
4. Will officers be able to decide when to stop or start recording?
5. Will officers be able to record in a home or other private area?
6. Do people have to be notified when the body-worn camera is recording?
7. Can I ask the officers to turn off their cameras?
8. How often will officers be recording?
9. How will body-worn cameras be used in schools?
10. What are the guidelines for officers responding to mental health crisis situations?
11. When and how will a body-worn camera video be made public?
12. Who reviews the body-worn camera videos?
13. What are the limitations of body-worn cameras?
14. Can the cameras pre-record events?

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1. How do I reserve a meeting room?
2. How do I inquire about ice availability?
3. How do we reserve a Birthday Party?
4. What do I do if I lost something during my visit?
5. When is Public Skating?
6. How do I pay an invoice for facility use?

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1. How do I book ice?
2. How will I know if my request has been reserved?
3. When do I pay for my reservation?
4. How much does it cost to rent ice?
5. What if I need to cancel my reservation?
6. What type of meeting spaces are available?
7. Will you close the Backyard Rink due to weather?

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1. How do I reserve the field?
2. How will I know if my request has been reserved?
3. When do I pay for my reservation?
4. How much does it cost to rent the field?
5. What if I need to cancel my reservation?
6. What equipment is available for use?
7. How can I find out the indoor temperature (November 1-April 30)?
8. When is the walking track open?

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1. When is a permit required?
2. How do I apply for a permit?
3. When are inspections required?
4. How long does it take to get a permit?
5. Can I start work without a permit?
6. How much will a permit cost?
7. How do I apply for an RPZ/PVB Permit?
8. What are the regulations regarding noise and after-hours work?
9. How do I search for permits on a site address?
10. When does a permit expire?
11. How do I get dumpster approval for the 50th & France district?
12. Does my dock need a permit?

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1. I have a question or problem with my cable bill. Who do I contact?
2. I lost the envelope. Where do I send my cable bill payment?
3. My cable is out. Who do I call?
4. Who do I call about a cable service or equipment problem?
5. I've contacted my cable company multiple times but the issue isn't resolved. Can you help?

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1. Who is the program for?
2. Is this a City of Edina program?
3. What is the Edina Housing Foundation?
4. Why was this fund established?
5. Aren't the taxes in Edina really high?

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1. What is a Comprehensive Plan?
2. What are the chapters of the Comprehensive Plan?
3. Why did Edina update its Comprehensive Plan?
4. Who leads the process to update the Comprehensive Plan?
5. How does the City use the Comprehensive Plan?
6. How many meetings did the City have to update the Comprehensive Plan?
7. What is the Metropolitan Council’s role in the Edina Comprehensive Plan?
8. What is the Metropolitan Council? How are members chosen?
9. The Metropolitan Council has given the City some forecasts about future growth. What if the City doesn’t agree with those forecasts?
10. What changed from the 2008 Comprehensive Plan?
11. Which consultants worked on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan and what were their roles?
12. What is a small area plan?
13. Did other jurisdictions have any comments on the proposed Comprehensive Plan?
14. Can the Comprehensive Plan be amended? If so, how?
15. When will work begin on the 2028 Comp Plan?

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1. When will I get my vaccine?
2. Where can I get the latest information regarding vaccine distribution in Minnesota?
3. Is the vaccine safe?
4. How many shots of COVID-19 vaccine will be needed?
5. Will a COVID-19 vaccination protect me from getting sick with COVID-19?
6. How long does it take after getting the COVID-19 vaccine until you have protection?
7. What if I have a weakened immune system?
8. How much will the COVID-19 vaccine cost?
9. Will the vaccine be live or inactivated?
10. What are the ingredients in COVID-19 vaccines?
11. Do I need to get the vaccine if I’ve already had COVID-19 and recovered?
12. Which last longer, immunity after getting COVID-19 or protection from COVID-19 vaccines?
13. Do I need to wear a mask and avoid close contact with others if I have received two doses of the vaccine?
14. Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect women’s fertility?
15. Where can I learn more about the available vaccines?
16. How do I find a record of my vaccination?

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1. What City facilities are closed to the public?
2. What City services have been suspended?
3. Where can I find information on parks and trails and Parks & Recreation activities and facilities?
4. Where can I get help during the pandemic?
5. How can I participate in a virtual meeting of the City Council, Housing & Redevelopment Authority or Planning Commission?
6. How many cases of COVID-19 are there in Edina?
7. Has trash and recycling service changed?
8. What meetings and events have been postponed or canceled?
9. What’s allowed right now under COVID-19 statewide restrictions?
10. What should I do if I have witnessed COVID-19-related discrimination?
11. Can I get hand sanitizer from the City of Edina?
12. How is Edina Public Schools responding to COVID-19?
13. I own or manage a business. Where can I find guidance on safely reopening?

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1. How were the new speed limits chosen?
2. Are other cities changing their speed limits?
3. Are county roads like France or Vernon Avenues going to change?
4. What is the timeline for implementation?
5. How is the City funding this initiative?
6. How will the new speed limits be enforced?

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1. Does Edina Liquor offer delivery?
2. What if I have a product request?
3. Does Edina Liquor have a frequent shopper, loyalty or rewards program?
4. How do I enroll in Edina Liquor Rewards?
5. Do I have to carry a card for Edina Liquor Rewards?
6. How do I earn points for Edina Liquor Rewards?
7. How do I redeem Edina Liquor Rewards points?
8. What is the benefit of shopping at municipal liquor stores?
9. What are your hours and locations?

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1. Is the birthday child counted as one of my ten guests?
2. I would like to have more than 20 people attend my birthday party, what do I do?
3. Can kids come early/stay late for my party? What do I do with all my party supplies?
4. If I bring in my own food and it needs to be heated, is there a place I can warm food at Edinborough Park?
5. Can I have food delivered to Edinborough Park? Is food available for purchase at the park?
6. If I have more than ten children attending my party, what is the fee for additional wristbands?
7. Can I decorate my birthday party site?

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1. Is there a fee to use the PlayPark?
2. What are the PlayPark hours?
3. What ages are allowed to play in the PlayPark?
4. Do you have an area for toddlers and younger children?
5. When you say "PlayPark", what does that include?
6. Can I bring my own play equipment in?
7. Why are socks required in Adventure Peak and Little Peak?

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1. What are election judges?
2. What are some of the duties of election judges?
3. Who is eligible to be an election judge?
4. What are student election judges?
5. Are election judges paid?
6. How are judges selected?
7. How are election judges trained?
8. How can I become an election judge?

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1. Why is EAB harmful to Ash trees?
2. How many trees has EAB killed?
3. How will EAB affect Minnesota, and specifically, Edina?
4. Should I chemically treat my Ash trees?
5. Is chemical treatment effective?
6. What are my other management options?
7. What tree company or arborist do you recommend?
8. Is a firewood quarantine in place?

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1. What is a 100-year flood?
2. Am I eligible to purchase flood insurance?
3. Who needs flood insurance?

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1. The surface of my lake or pond appears green. What is it?
2. Are motor boats allowed on lakes, ponds, and streams?
3. Does my dock need a permit?
4. Can swimming pool water be pumped into the street and/or the storm sewer?
5. What is done to control mosquitoes?
6. I have new sod or recently seeded my lawn. Can I water it daily?
7. Do residential lakeshore property owners pay higher taxes than non-lakeshore property owners?
8. Who owns the lake bed?
9. Who manages the flow of Minnehaha Creek?
10. Do I need a permit to install a fountain?

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1. Can I pay my utility bill online?

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1. How do I pay my ambulance bill?
2. Where do I obtain a Recreational Fire Permit?
3. How can I get a copy of my ambulance run report?
4. How do I dispose of unwanted medication or needles?
5. Can I have a grill on the deck or patio of my apartment or condo?
6. Does the Fire Department do blood pressure checks?
7. How can I post emergency information (Life File) in my home for paramedics to find?
8. Where can I get my Fire extinguishers serviced?
9. Does the Fire Department check car seats?
10. Can I tour the fire station?
11. How do I reserve a public education event?
12. Can I have a birthday party at the fire station?
13. How do I schedule a fire truck to visit my block party?
14. Can I have a recreational fire?
15. Where can I dispose of an expired fire extinguisher?

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1. What is the Edina Fire Department’s goal for responding to fire and Advanced Life Support calls?
2. What were the major findings of the Edina Fire Department’s 2019 Response Time and Station Location Study?
3. Why would Fire Station 2 need to be expanded or rebuilt?
4. Why would the City need a third fire station in the future?
5. How quickly would a new fire station or fire stations be built?
6. Where exactly would the fire stations be built?
7. When will the City further consider these suggestions?
8. How would the City pay for the new fire stations?

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1. Where is the Social Security Building?
2. Where do I go to renew my driver's license and get tabs for my car?

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1. Is Edina’s drinking water safe?
2. Who sets the standard for Edina’s drinking water?
3. How often is Edina’s water tested?
4. What’s the history of groundwater contamination in Edina?
5. What is vinyl chloride?
6. Where does vinyl chloride come from?
7. What are the health risks of exposure to vinyl chloride?
8. How much did it cost to build Water Treatment Plant 6?
9. Is water from private wells safe?
10. What is the source of contamination?
11. Where is the plume?
12. Is the contamination just vinyl chloride?
13. What is TCE?
14. What are the health concerns of TCE in drinking water?
15. What amount of TCE in drinking water is safe?
16. How big is the plume of contamination?
17. How was the size of the deep plume determined?
18. What’s the difference between the deep groundwater plume and the shallow groundwater plume?
19. Is there any chance this contamination could extend into another of Edina’s wells?
20. Will my property be tested?
21. Is it safe to garden or harvest my fruits and vegetables?
22. What’s next in dealing with the solvent plume?
23. Are there other National Priorities List sites in Minnesota or across the nation that have groundwater plumes as the basis for listing?
24. What effect does the Highway 100 and County Road 3 Groundwater Plume Site have on property values?
25. What is the difference between the Reilly Tar & Chemical site and the Highway 100 and County Road 3 Groundwater Plume Site?
26. Are you really sure my drinking water is safe?
27. What’s next?

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1. Do body art, tattoo or massage operators or businesses need a license?
2. I think I got food poisoning from an Edina restaurant. Who do I contact?

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1. What is the process for becoming an Edina Heritage Landmark?
2. How does Edina Heritage Landmark designation affect the property owner?
3. If an eligible property owner pursues Heritage Landmark designation, do they have to fix it up?
4. What happens to the value of a property that becomes an Edina Heritage Landmark?
5. How can I learn more about having my property become eligible or nominated for designation?

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1. What benefits am I eligible for?
2. When will my benefits begin (as a new employee)?
3. What jobs are available?
4. What paperwork is needed to get on the payroll system?
5. When and how do I get paid?
6. How can I apply?
7. Can I apply directly with the hiring department?
8. I don't have a NeoGov account. How do I create one?
9. Do I need to submit an application for each job I'm interested in?
10. Is the information on my application secure?
11. How will I know the City received my application?
12. How and when will I be notified if I was selected for an interview?
13. How and when will I be notified if I was selected for the position?
14. How long does the hiring process take?
15. What does Veteran's Preference mean?
16. I'm interested in a position but I don't see a current posting that matches my interest. What do I do?
17. How long do you keep applications on file?

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1. What information should I supply?
2. How do I complete a "Life File" form?
3. Where do I put my "Life File" form once it's completed?
4. Why is "Life File" a good idea?
5. Who should have a "Life File"?
6. Is "Life File" replacing the "Vial of Life"?

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1. My organics cart was not picked up on my scheduled day. What should I do?
2. What day is my organics recycling picked up/How frequently is the cart emptied?
3. What can I put in my organics cart?
4. Can tea bags go into the organics bin?
5. Can I use regular plastic bags to collect organics?
6. Do the materials have to be bagged before putting inside the cart?
7. How is organics recycling different from backyard composting?
8. What is the difference between biodegradable vs compostable?
9. How do I know if the item is for recycling bin or for the compost/organics recycling bin?
10. I live in an apartment/condo and I would like to participate. How do I get started?
11. Do businesses in Edina participate in the organics recycling program?
12. What should I do if I want to participate, but I don't have room in my garage?
13. What are the benefits of organics recycling?
14. Why is Organics Recycling part of Edina’s services?
15. How much does this program cost me?
16. Can I change the size of my organics cart?
17. Can I opt out or decline a cart?
18. Where does the stuff I put in the organics cart go?
19. I want to promote this on social media. Which hashtags should I use?
20. What about these jumping worms I heard about?
21. How can I prevent or get rid of maggots in my organics recycling cart?

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1. Do part-time workers have to buy a permit?
2. Where can employees park?
3. What are the types of permits for 2021 and their cost?
4. What is the difference between "Regular" and "Premium" permits?
5. Where are Rooftop permits valid?
6. How long can I park with a permit?
7. Do I have to purchase permits online?
8. When are parking rules enforced?
9. Why isn't parking free?
10. Why doesn’t my employer pay for my permit?
11. Where do I park if I am not working but shopping at 50th & France?
12. I work on the Minneapolis side of 50th & France. Where can I park?
13. What if I don’t want to park in the ramps?
14. I have a disability plate; where can I park?
15. Where do I place the permit in my car?
16. What if I drive multiple vehicles?
17. What happens if I get a new car?
18. Can I share a permit with a co-worker?
19. What happens if I don't buy a permit?
20. What if I receive a parking ticket?
21. I lost my parking permit. What do I do?
22. What if I forgot to display the permit?
23. What are the "after hours" rules for the Premium parking stalls?
24. What if I have an idea to make parking better?

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1. Are there specific hours the general park areas are open?
2. Is alcohol allowed in the parks?
3. Do you have a lost and found?
4. Are there park rules or regulations?

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1. How do I get a license for my dog?
2. How do I get an off-leash collar for my dog?
3. Can I raise chickens on my property?
4. What can I do about my neighbor’s barking dog?

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1. How do I comment on a current project proposal?
2. Are group homes allowed in Edina?
3. How do I request a zoning verification letter?
4. Does the City allow vacation rental by owners?
5. How do I locate my corner property irons?
6. How do I find what a property is zoned?
7. What regulations apply to fences?
8. Where can I place a driveway on my property?
9. Where can I build a shed on my property?
10. Where can I park/store recreational vehicles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles, etc.?
11. When does the Planning Commission meet?
12. Does the City require a renter's license?

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1. Is there a curfew for juveniles in Edina?
2. May I park on the street in the winter?
3. How can I get fingerprinted?
4. Does the City have an alarm policy?
5. Do you allow soliciting in Edina?
6. How do I get property back or contact the lost and found?
7. If I’m in a car accident, do I need to call the police?
8. I received a citation. How do I pay it or contest it?
9. How can I get a copy of a police or accident report?
10. How do I properly dispose of medication?
11. Are there any predatory offenders in the community, and where do they live?
12. Where can I report elder abuse?
13. Where can I get help for domestic abuse?
14. How can I make a donation to help prevent crime in Edina?

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1. When will my street be plowed after a snow storm?
2. A snow plow just left my street. Why is there a pile of snow at the end of my driveway?
3. A plow hit and damaged my mailbox. Who is going to fix it?
4. Who do I call for problems with my water and sewer service?
5. When will the street be completely fixed after a winter water break?
6. There is a pothole on my street. When will it be fixed?
7. When can I expect my street to be swept?
8. Fall is almost over. When will my snow stakes be installed?
9. When will my fire hydrant be flushed?
10. My water bill seems high this month. Why has it increased?
11. I've noticed colored flags in my yard. What do they mean?
12. I have yard debris from a storm. Will the City pick it up?
13. My yard waste was not picked up. Why?
14. Who fixes my sod or irrigation system if it gets damaged by a plow?
15. Can I park a dumpster or other materials/equipment on the street overnight?

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1. How do I report a missed pickup?
2. Why don't we have weekly recycling pickup?
3. Can I get a second recycling cart? Is there a charge for that?
4. Do I need to clean items before recycling them?
5. My neighbor has discarded materials in their yard. Who do I speak to in order to address this?
6. Where do I get rid of junk, old mattresses and computers?
7. How do I dispose of a Christmas tree?

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1. Is the work permitted?
2. How will the home be laid out?
3. What do I do if I have concerns about the setback of the new home in relation to my property?
4. How will I know who is doing the project?
5. How can I learn more about the contractor?
6. Why do I have to attend the pre-construction meeting? What is covered in the meeting?
7. Why should I document everything?
8. What are construction management issues? What can I do about them?
9. What are the regulations regarding noise and after-hours work?
10. How can I file a complaint?
11. What should I do if I experience property damage?

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1. How much does a license cost?
2. Are inspections still being scheduled during the COVID-19 pandemic?
3. Where can I go for assistance for my rent payment?
4. Can I still apply for a license during the COVID-19 pandemic?
5. How can I pay for my rental license?
6. What if I already had an inspection and have made the corrections requested?
7. What is a rental inspection and licensing program?
8. Why does the city need this program?
9. How many rental properties does Edina have?
10. Do other cities have a program like this?
11. Doesn’t the city already inspect apartments and other rentals?
12. How often will properties be inspected?
13. Who will be doing the inspections?
14. What kind of things will they look for?
15. What happens if a problem is found on inspection?
16. What happens if a landlord doesn’t apply for a license?
17. I don’t own any rental properties. Are my taxes paying for this program?
18. When does this licensing begin?

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1. What are the Senior Center hours of operation?
2. How old do you have to be to become a Senior Center member?
3. Do I have to be a member to come to the Senior Center?
4. What is the cost for an annual membership?
5. What types of programs and classes are offered at the Senior Center?
6. Where is the Senior Center located?
7. Do you have to be a resident of Edina to become a member?
8. Is the Edina Senior Center open on holidays?
9. Does the Senior Center offer Bridge?

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1. Is the Service Line Warranty Program a City of Edina program?
2. Why am I getting letters about this insurance?
3. Why is the City seal on these mailings?
4. Why would the City make such an agreement with a private company?
5. Is it mandatory I sign up for this insurance program?
6. How do I opt out of letters regarding the Service Line Warranty Program?
7. Why doesn't the City send an explanation letter first to inform residents of the program?
8. Why would I need this? Isn’t the City responsible if water or sewer lines break or fail?
9. What could go wrong with my water and sewer lines?
10. How often do these problems happen in Edina?
11. I have copper pipes. Don't those last forever?
12. Doesn’t my homeowner’s insurance already cover this?
13. What’s the average cost when there is a problem?
14. I live in Edina, but get water service from Minneapolis. Can I still sign up?
15. How much is the monthly fee?
16. If I sign up, will the cost be added to my utility bill?
17. Does the City get any of the warranty fees?
18. Can you tell me about what’s covered and what’s excluded? What are the coverage caps?
19. Do I have to sign up by the deadline listed on the letters?
20. What if I have more questions about the warranty program?
21. How did the warranty company get my address?
22. Will the company be selling my address to other insurance companies or third parties?

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1. What class should I register my child for?
2. What if the class I want to register for indicates a wait list?
3. What is the cancellation/refund policy?
4. What should I do if I receive an error message that states "child does not meet age requirements"?
5. Are skates available for rent?
6. If I miss a class, can I make it up later?
7. What should my skater wear to class?
8. Will the fee be prorated if I register late or miss a class?

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1. How do I submit program on Southwest Television?
2. I see bulletins running in between programming. May I submit an informational graphic for broadcast?
3. Will Edina Playback Facility (EPF) create a video bulletin graphic for me?
4. You recommend MPEG Streamclip to convert my DVD to a file that can be uploaded. Is this the only program I can use?
5. I use a Mac. MPEG Streamclip tells me I need the MPEG2 Playback Component. What now?
6. I just export my program file directly from my editing software. Is this ok?
7. It takes a very long time to upload my program file. Is this normal?

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1. What is the quality of Edina’s water?
2. What is the hardness of Edina water and what is the recommended setting for my water softener?
3. Sometimes my water smells like bleach. Why? Is that harmful? What can I do to rid the water of that smell?
4. My family from out of state says my water tastes different. Can that be true?
5. I want my water tested. Where do I take it?
6. I have orange spots on my white laundry. Are the clothes ruined?
7. Is “biodegradable” material “flushable” material?
8. When does the City flush the fire hydrants?
9. How long does it take after flushing hydrants for my water to run clear?
10. Why do you flush all the hydrants on my street? Wouldn’t one or two suffice?
11. I had water shooting up out of my lower-level toilets and a sewer gas smell. What happened? Who's going to clean it up?
12. What should I do if there is water bubbling out of the street or from my yard?
13. What is the difference between a water main and a service line?
14. Does the City of Edina have watering restrictions?
15. What happens when a sewer backs-up?

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1. What is TCE?
2. What are the health concerns of TCE in drinking water?
3. What amount of TCE in drinking water is safe?
4. Does Edina have dangerous levels of TCE in its drinking water?
5. Where is the TCE coming from?
6. Should I be concerned about the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group’s report showing TCE in Edina’s drinking water?
7. Does the City do anything to reduce the level of TCE in its water?
8. The Environmental Working Group's report references results of tests in 2011-2015. Can I view more recent tests?
9. Where can I get more information?

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1. Why is my water usage increasing?
2. I just bought a house in Edina and have received an outstanding water bill. Do I have to pay this bill if I didn’t use the water?
3. How often am I billed?
4. Is water billed by the quantity used?
5. How do I get in touch with another utility company?
6. What if I have further questions?