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1. What happened in Taunton?
2. What are Flood Maps?
3. So how do these changes affect you?

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1. Why are properties revalued each year?
2. How is my property assessed?
3. How will I find out what my new assessment is?
4. If my assessment increases will my property taxes increase?
5. If assessments increase and the tax rate stays about the same, why don’t we leave the assessment the same?
6. Can I review my annual property assessment with someone after receiving the bill?
7. Doesn’t Proposition 2½ mean that my taxes cannot increase more then 2.5% per year?

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1. What if I refuse to let assessment personnel in my property?
2. What will happen to my assessment if I improve my property?
3. Will my assessment go up if I repair my property?
4. How can my assessment change when I haven't done anything to my property?
5. Will the person who inspects my property be able to tell me my new assessment?
6. What if I don't agree with my assessment?
7. What if, after the bill goes out, I still disagree with the assessment?
8. What if I still disagree with the decision from the Board of Assesors?

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1. When are permits required?

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1. Does Taunton Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) assist with basement flooding?
2. How does one become a volunteer?
3. Where can I find detailed information on what I need to be prepared?

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1. I’m building an addition onto my house, where can I obtain a plot plan of my property?
2. Where can I obtain a copy of my deed?
3. Where can I find street layout information?
4. How can I have my land surveyed? Does the City provide survey services?
5. I would like to connect to the City’s sewer and / or water system, where can I get the information to do so?
6. Where can I find a contractor to make the sewer or water service connections?
7. What are the setback requirements for my property?
8. Does the City have copies of FEMA flood insurance maps?
9. Can I widen, relocate, or add another driveway on my property?
10. How do I go about having a house number assigned or changed?

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1. Will my contribution help?
2. What about if we did this for a month?
3. What about if we did this for a year?

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1. Do I need an interceptor at a Produce Washing Sink?
2. How can I learn how to make Biodiesel?
3. How can I find out more about FOG?
4. I'm getting an odor from my Grease interceptor. What can I do?
5. What will pick up a FOG spill?
6. Where can I go to see if an alternative interceptor technology is approved in Massachusetts?
7. How will FOG damage my plumbing and sewer system?

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1. How do I pay my city water bill?
2. How do I apply for a job with the City?
3. My trash didn't get picked up, what should I do now?
4. How can I see the agenda for an upcoming City Council or Board meeting?

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1. Where do I go for medical attention?
2. Does the City of Taunton provide Worker's Compensation?
3. What is the first thing I should do?
4. If I have any other questions or need further medical tests, who do I contact?
5. What happens if I lose time as a result of my injury?

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1. If a local non-profit group wants to organize a tag day in the City, how do they get permission to do so?
2. How long is the term of office for the Mayor?
3. What are some of the duties of the Mayor?

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1. How to find a retailer who sells City of Taunton "orange" trash bags?
2. How to purchase a compost bin?
3. How to report a roadway or roadside issue?
4. How to report a sewer back up?
5. How to report a water break?
6. How to report an issue with a storm drain or catch basin?
7. How to report impassable roadway due to inclement weather?
8. How to report a power outage or traffic signal outage?
9. How to report a dead animal in the roadway?

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1. How to find a retailer who sells City of Taunton Pay As You Throw "Orange Trash Bags"?
2. How to purchase a Compost Bin?
3. Why does the City no longer accept shredded paper in recycling set outs?
4. What happens to the materials recycled at the curb?
5. How many 95-Gallon Recycling Carts will I receive if I'm a Taunton Resident?

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1. Where can I get Narcan?
2. Where can I find Methadone / Suboxone?

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1. Why did my real estate bill get mailed to me?
2. Why doesn't my bill show my abatement or exemption?
3. When is the motor vehicle excise taxes due?
4. What happens if I cannot pay my real estate taxes?
5. What happens if I cannot pay my excise taxes?
6. Who do I contact if I feel there is a problem or I have a question with my bill?
7. Can I pay my bill online?
8. Why does my bill have the former owners name on it?
9. What happens if my tax or utility payment is returned?
10. When does interest start to accrue on my bill?
11. How often do I pay real estate taxes?
12. How much is a Municipal Lien Certificate?
13. What is a Tax Taking?

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1. What benefits are Veterans entitled to?
2. Who is a Veteran?

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1. How do I pay my water/sewer bill?
2. Who is responsible for repairs to my water service?
3. How can I check my house for leaks?