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City Attorney

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1. Serve subpoenas or other legal documents?
2. Resolve a dispute with a neighbor? Will you represent me in my lawsuit?
3. Find an attorney to represent me?
4. Contact the District Attorney's Office?
5. Contact the Public Defenders Office?
6. File a claim against the City? My car hit a pot hole.

City Clerk

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1. Know the day(s) the City Council meets?
2. Know the procedures and protocols for City Council Meetings?
3. File a claim against the City of Richmond?
4. File a Claim against the Richmond Housing Authority?
5. Apply for a City Commission or Board?
6. File an appeal?

City Manager

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1. Use COR Connect for questions, complaints, compliments?
2. Report trash in the streets?
3. Report sewer emergencies or odors?
4. Report a spill in the storm drainage?
5. Report street potholes?
6. Report an abandoned vehicle?
7. Obtain a building permit?
8. Report graffiti?
9. Pay traffic tickets?
10. Obtain a business license?
11. Report City tree problems?
12. Obtain water service or report a broken water pipe?
13. Request a birth, marriage or death certificate?
14. Report a broken or burned out street light?
15. Report a non-functioning traffic signal?
16. Apply for a job within the City?
17. Obtain a schedule of City meetings?
18. Contact the landfill and recycling center?
19. Start garbage pick-up service?
20. Obtain info regarding low interest home repair loans?
21. What do I do if my sanitary sewer lateral is damaged by trees?
22. Obtain a permit for a block party?
23. Obtain a permit for a special event or parade?
24. Obtain a film permit?

Code Enforcement

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1. What is the purpose of the Code Enforcement Unit and what services does it provided?
2. Am I required to display an address at my residence?
3. I have received a Notice from the City Code Enforcement Officer for violating one of the City Ordinance. I don't feel I was given enough time to correct the problem. What should I do?
4. What if the violation is not corrected within the specified time?
5. Who turned me in?
6. Am I required to have garbage service?
7. A property in my neighborhood becomes overgrown with tall weeds? Is there a way to make the owner maintain their property?
8. My neighbors have violations too. Why aren’t you investigating them?
9. What are setbacks and how do I determine mine?
10. The violation existed before I bought the property. Why am I responsible for clearing the violation?
11. A vacant lot in my neighborhood becomes overgrown with tall weeds. Is there a way to make the owner mow the lot?
12. A house in my neighborhood has various cars parked around it. Is this legal?
13. A Notice of Violation is recorded against my property. How can I get it removed?
14. How do I park legally?

Engineering

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1. Can we have a STOP sign to control speeding?
2. Can the City install speed humps in our neighborhood?
3. Can we have "SLOW CHILDREN AT PLAY" signs?
4. Why am I waiting at a red light when there is no cross-traffic?
5. Can we have a crosswalk?
6. Can you lower the speed limit so everyone will drive more slowly?
7. I can't see down the street because Cars park right next to my driveway. What can be done?
8. I got a speeding ticket by a law enforcement officer using a radar gun on a City street. Is that legal?
9. Can our street be closed off to divert all this traffic?
10. Can the City install additional street lights in front of my house?
11. Who should I contact about potholes on my street?
12. Who is responsible for repairing the sidewalk in front of my house?
13. How can I get the curb in front of my house painted blue?
14. Who do I contact with questions about my water service?
15. Who do I contact with questions about garbage collection services?
16. Where can I find information about the Sewer Lateral Grant Program (the City’s program designed to help reimburse homeowners for the cost of repairing sewer laterals)?
17. How do I obtain a storm drainage map?

Environmental Initiatives

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1. Get a food scrap pail?
2. Start green cart service?
3. Report a missed garbage pickup or request lost/damaged carts?
4. Request on-call cleanups or bulky item pickups?
5. Dispose of fluorescent light bulbs, paint, and other hazardous wastes?
6. Get hazardous waste picked up at my home for free if I am a senior?
7. Get a free motor oil change kit?
8. Dispose of household batteries?

Finance

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1. When will I get paid for doing business with the City?
2. Who should I contact regarding status of an outstanding invoice?
3. What can I do to help expedite payment of an invoice?
4. Can a vendor pick up a check from City Hall?
5. Do I contact the City of Richmond for garbage/refuse liens?
6. How do I start a business?
7. Do you need a City of Richmond business license?
8. How do I get a license?
9. How much does it cost? When are monies due?
10. Do state licensed contractors require a license?
11. What are license monies used for?

Human Resources

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1. Find out when and where the Personnel Board Meeting is being held?
2. Locate the Personnel Board Agendas and Minutes?
3. What is your address and hours?
4. Which bus line runs by City Hall?
5. What positions are currently available?
6. Where do I get an application?
7. Can I send you an interest card to keep on file?
8. Can I send you a resume?
9. Can I fill out an application and put OPEN on the position line so that I can be considered for any job that becomes available?
10. Can I apply online?
11. Where do I send my application for a job posting?
12. Can I bring my application to the Human Resources Department, or can it be mailed?
13. Can I fax or e-mail my application?
14. Where do I obtain a typing certificate?
15. What are the guidelines for typing certificates?
16. What is the hiring process?
17. What types of benefits does the City offer?
18. If I am applying for a Police Officer Trainee or Communications Dispatcher position, do you accept T-Scores from outside agencies?
19. What is the passing T-Score needed to submit with my application so that I will not have to take the P.O.S.T. exam again?

Information Technology

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1. How do I contact the GIS Division?
2. View Website Highlights

Library

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1. Fines, Fees and Charges
2. How do I view my record?
3. How do I get a Library card?
4. Computer Reservations
5. How do I volunteer at the Library?

Parks and Landscaping

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1. How do I get a tree planted in front of my property?
2. How do I plant and then care for my new tree?
3. What do I do if my tree needs to be trimmed?
4. What if a tree or tree branch damaged my property or is growing into my sewer or water line?
5. How do I reserve a park?
6. Trash in the Park?–Irrigation water running down the street?-Who do I call?
7. What parks do we have and where are they located?

Police

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1. How can I obtain a copy of a police report or a traffic accident report?
2. I will be out of town for a week. Will the police watch my home?
3. How can I get my car out of impound?
4. When does the Police Department do public fingerprinting?
5. How can I get a police employee to speak to my group?
6. How can I get a copy of my criminal record?
7. How can I find out if I have a warrant?
8. How can I check on the status of my criminal investigation?
9. How can I apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon?
10. How can I volunteer for the Richmond Police Department?
11. How do I start a Neighborhood Watch or obtain crime prevention information?
12. What does it take to become a Reserve Police Officer for RPD?
13. Can I go on a police ride-along?
14. Can I get involved in Police Explorers Program?
15. How can I become involved in the Police Activities League?
16. How can I obtain a restraining order?
17. Where can I get information about my traffic citation?
18. I need to find the phone number for a particular section/unit within the Police Department.
19. Where is the Police Department located?
20. What is the history of the Police Department?
21. How do I find out if someone has been arrested?
22. What can I do about my noisy neighbors?
23. How can I report criminal activity in my neighborhood?
24. How can I commend or complain about a Richmond Police Department employee?
25. How can I obtain neighborhood crime statistics?
26. What is Megan’s Law and how can I find out if a sex offender lives in my neighborhood?
27. Where can I request a Richmond Police patch?
28. How do I report a missing person?

Police CSI Unit

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1. With all the talk about DNA evidence, are fingerprints still important?
2. Why do you have two different crime scene areas taped off at major crime scenes?
3. What happens to the evidence you collect?
4. What is trace evidence and why is it important?

Public Works

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1. When will my street get swept?
2. How Do I Report:
3. Who Do I Call For:

Purchasing

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1. How Can I Do Business With the City of Richmond?
2. Are All Purchases Made by the Purchasing Division?
3. How Does the Purchasing Process Work?
4. Do I Need a Business License?
5. May I bid If I Don’t Carry the Brand Listed On the Bid?
6. How Does the City Make Payments?
7. What Should I Do If I’m Confused?
8. Do Good Service and Quality Products Matter or Are Decisions Made Solely on the Basis of Price?
9. What Are the City’s Delivery Requirements?
10. When Are Change Orders Allowed?
11. How Are the City’s Emergency Purchases Handled?
12. How Is Public Purchasing Different From Private Purchasing?
13. When are Sales Calls Allowed?
14. Who Can Answer My Questions?

Recreation

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1. How do I register for recreation program activities?
2. How can I get information on swimming lessons?
3. How can I get information on the Richmond Auditorium (Richmond Memorial Convention Center)?
4. Does the City of Richmond have facilities available to rent for special occasions?
5. What are the dates available for a rental and how much does it cost?
6. Where are the parks located in the City of Richmond?
7. Who do I call to report about problems at the parks?
8. Who do I contact for issues concerning city trees?

Richmond Works

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1. I am looking for a job, what do I do?
2. What is Richmond YouthWORKS?
3. Can I take a typing test at RichmondWORKS?
4. How do I file an Unemployment Insurance Claim?

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