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1. What is the total budget for the Town of Dover?
2. How is a reserve fund transfer request granted?

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1. How do I submit a meeting agenda or minutes to be posted?
2. Where do I find a schedule of upcoming meetings or meeting announcement/postings?
3. I can't find past meeting agendas or minutes on the new website?
4. How do I know when a meeting agenda or minutes have been posted?
5. Where is an agenda posting "timestamp" found on the new website/agendas online?
6. How do I know if a meeting has been canceled?
7. How do I know when a Board or Committee meets?

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1. How do I call for an ambulance?
2. What hospital will I be taken to?
3. Do I get charged for an ambulance call?
4. How do I become a Dover emergency medical technician?

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1. What are property taxes and how is the amount determined?
2. I purchased my house on January 10, 2019. I just received a bill due on February 1, 2020 in the name of the previous owner. After a whole year, why isn’t this bill in my name?
3. How did you determine the value of my home? Why is the assessment more than what I paid for the property?
4. I think my home is assessed for more than it’s worth - what should I do?
5. I am having financial problems. Is there any way I can reduce the taxes I pay on my property?
6. I sold my car a few months ago and paid the excise tax on that car. I bought a new car and received an excise tax bill for my new car. Can’t you apply part of the payment on the new car?

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1. What is the process of coming before the Board of Appeals?
2. How do I know what Dover’s rules and regulations are?

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1. Who do I contact about smoke and carbon monoxide detectors?

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1. How do I get my water tested?
2. What is a perc test?
3. If I have a cesspool, is this an automatic failure for a Title V inspection?
4. Does the Board of Health have a list of engineers and inspectors?
5. Does the Board of Health have a list of installers and haulers?
6. When do I pump my septic system?
7. How can I protect myself from ticks?
8. How can I get my property sprayed for mosquitoes?
9. How do I volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corp?

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1. Do Board members have regular office hours in the Town House?
2. How do I apply for an appointment to a town board or committee?
3. How do I get a copy of past meeting minutes?
4. How do I request a copy of a public record?
5. When is the next Selectmen’s meeting?
6. What is going to be discussed at the next Selectmen’s meeting?
7. How Do You Contact Or Meet with a Selectmen?
8. How Do You Request Placement On A Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda?
9. How Do You Contact Or Meet with the Town Administrator?
10. How Do You View Board of Selectmen Meeting Agendas and Minutes?
11. How Do You Place An Article On the Annual Town Meeting Warrant?
12. How Do You Change a Town Bylaw?
13. How Do You Become a Member of a Board or Committee?
14. How Can You Volunteer in Town?

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1. Do I need a building permit for my project?
2. Do I need a permit for a fence?
3. Do I need a permit for a shed?
4. How do I calculate the height of a roof?
5. What are the setbacks for any structure?
6. What is electrical work on PV installations?

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1. What space is available for use?
2. How do I rent room space at the Caryl Community Center?
3. What is the fee for use of space?
4. What types of activities do people rent space for?

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1. How do I contact Comcast?
2. How do I contact Verizon?
3. Can you watch Dover government events on cable TV?

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1. What spaces are available to rent at the Caryl Community Center?
2. What types of activities do people rent space for?
3. How much does it cost to rent a space?
4. How do I rent a space at the Caryl Community Center?
5. During what hours/days of the week may I hold an event at the Caryl Community Center?
6. What are my responsibilities as a renter?
7. What equipment is available to use in the rooms?
8. May I put up decorations?
9. May I bring in food and drink?
10. Is alcohol allowed on the premises?
11. May I hire an entertainer to perform in the room I am renting?
12. What cleaning equipment is available for me to use?

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1. Who is eligible to purchase a cemetery plot?
2. Who is eligible to be interred?
3. How do I buy a plot?
4. How do I arrange for interment and arrange for a memorial headstone or marker?
5. Can I walk my dog?

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1. How do I know if I have wetlands on my property?
2. Where can I find a qualified wetlands professional to do this work?
3. How long does the filing process usually take?
4. What are the filing fees?
5. Where can I go for a walk in Dover?
6. Are dogs allowed in Wylde Woods?
7. Are horses allowed in Wylde Woods?

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1. Where is the Dover Senior Center?
2. What hours are you open?
3. What programs and activities does the Senior Center offer, and how do I sign up?
4. I am younger than 60; can I attend your programs?
5. How can I stay in touch if the power goes out if I have Verizon FIOS?
6. What is The Friends of Dover Council on Aging (COA)?
7. How do I sign up for classes and programs?
8. Isn’t the purpose of the Dover Council on Aging to serve infirm, disabled and other senior members of the community with limited means?
9. As a caregiver what can the Dover Council on Aging do for me?
10. Does the Council on Aging offer medical equipment ?
11. Does the Council on Aging offer fuel assistance?
12. What about Veterans benefits, Medicare and Social Security advice?

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1. What does the Dover Cultural Council (DCC) do?
2. Where does the money come from?
3. Who can apply for grants?
4. What is the average size of Local Cultural Councils (LCC) grant awards?
5. Where do I get an application?
6. When do I find out if my grant has been approved?
7. How can I become involved with the Dover Cultural Council (DCC)?

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1. When will Dover have affordable elderly housing? Where?
2. Will Dover plan to build more family affordable housing?

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1. What is the Dover Emergency Management Agency?
2. Who does the Emergency Management Department report to?
3. As a citizen, how do I call Dover Emergency Management Agency?
4. When should I call Dover Emergency Management Agency?
5. Where is the Dover Emergency Management Agency office located?

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1. How do I get my smoke detectors inspected?
2. How many smoke detectors do I need in my home?
3. Does the Fire Department operate an ambulance service?
4. Can I burn my brush?
5. Can I burn my leaves and old building material?
6. Why do we need such large firetrucks?

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1. How many miles of road are in Dover?
2. What do I do if I want to relocate my driveway ?
3. When will my street be re-paved?
4. When will my street be swept after the winter?
5. Where / when can I get a Transfer Station sticker?
6. What do I do if my power goes out?
7. What do I do if I have a tree problem such as a dead tree or downed limb along the street?

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1. What do I do with my trash?
2. Where / when can I get a Transfer Station sticker?
3. Who has the access to the Dover Transfer Station, where is it and what are the hours?
4. What should I do with food waste?
5. What is the Deposit Trailer?
6. How do I get rid of a mattress or box spring?

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1. What is the purpose of the Demolition Review Bylaw (Chapter 96 of the Dover Town General B-laws)?
2. How does it do this?
3. What action begins the process?
4. Which structures come under the Bylaw?
5. What does the Commission do next?
6. What makes a structure historically significant?
7. What happens if my building is not historically significant?
8. What if the Commission decides my building is historically significant?
9. What is involved in a demolition plan review?
10. After I submit this information, what happens?
11. What is a “preferably preserved” structure?
12. What happens if the Commission decides my building is preferably preserved?
13. What happens during that year?
14. What if all this fails and the one-year moratorium expires?
15. When does the Commission meet?
16. Who appoints the members of the Commission?

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1. How do I get an item on the Town Meeting Warrant?
2. How do I get recognized to speak at Town Meeting?

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1. What lands are open to the public for passive and active recreation?
2. How can I access the Charles River for boating?
3. Where can I walk my dog?
4. Are there biking rules in Dover?
5. How do I protect my land?
6. Where can I ride my horse?
7. Is hunting allowed in Dover?

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1. How can I get a sticker for the boat landing?
2. When is Dover Days Fair?
3. Can anyone use the tennis courts?
4. What programs are available for children?
5. Are there walking trails?
6. How can I get approval to put a sign on the Town Common?

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1. What zoning district is my property located in?
2. What is the procedure for approving a subdivision?
3. How do I know if my property is on a scenic road?
4. What is the procedure to determine the need for a Scenic Road Hearing?
5. Can I cut down trees on my property?
6. What changes to my property require a Special Permit?
7. Can I put up a sign on my property?
8. What is the Perfect Square?
9. What are the filing forms and fees for activities subject to Planning Board jurisdiction?
10. How do I know where my property line is along my frontage?
11. How do I swap a piece of land with my neighbor?
12. Who is on the Planning Board and What is its Authority?

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1. What animals need to be licensed?
2. How do I report a lost or loose pet/animal?
3. How do I report an injured or dead animal?
4. Is there a leash law in Dover?
5. What do I do about noisy pets or animals?
6. Does my farm, barn, or farm animals need to be inspected?

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1. How should I dispose of prescription drugs?
2. Is there a noise by-law in Dover?
3. What is the speed limit in Dover?
4. Is Dover a safe community?
5. Can we restrict the number of cars coming through town?
6. Are there biking rules in Dover?

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1. Will I be sent a confirmation?
2. What is the cancellation policy?
3. What if an individual class is cancelled?
4. What is the refund policy?

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1. How do I get an Absentee Ballot?
2. How do I obtain a Birth Certificate?
3. How do I obtain a Business Certificate?
4. How do I obtain a Death Certificate?
5. How do I obtain a Dog License?
6. What is the form of government In Dover?
7. How do I obtain a Marriage Certificate?
8. How do I obtain a Marriage License?
9. How do I obtain a Raffle Permit?
10. How and when and where do I register to vote?
11. What is the Town Meeting all about, and when and where does it take place?
12. How and when and where do I vote?

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1. When are Real Estate tax bills due?
2. What is the charge for overdue bills?
3. I sold the property. Why do I still get tax bills in my name?
4. My mortgage company pays my tax bill. Can you bill them directly?
5. If I mail my bill before the due date but you receive it after the due date is the postmark date accepted?
6. How much is the charge for a municipal lien certificate?
7. I just found an old bill. What should I do?
8. I lost my W2. How do I get a replacement?
9. What kind of tax relief programs are available for abatements and exemptions?

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1. Is the tree in front of my house a town tree?
2. Can I remove the tree or trees on town land?
3. Will you look at a tree to check its condition?
4. Can I remove a tree on my land?
5. Can I remove a tree on my land?

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1. Is the tree in front of my house a town tree?
2. Can I remove the tree or trees on town land?
3. Will the Tree Warden look at a tree to check its condition?
4. Can I remove a tree on my land?

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1. When does the Warrant Committee meet?
2. Are Warrant Committee meetings open to the public?
3. How does one get on the Warrant Committee?
4. How does an article get on the Warrant?
5. Is it possible for citizens to review Articles prior to Town Meeting?
6. Is the blue book available online?
7. How long does a member of the Warrant Committee serve?

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1. What authority does the Town of Dover have to implement and enforce water use restrictions?
2. How does Dover determine when to recommend special water conservation actions?
3. How do I find out information about the present level of recommended water conservation actions?
4. What are the drought levels used by the Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force and what do the levels mean?
5. It just rained X inches this weekend. How can we still be in a drought?
6. Why is outdoor water conservation focused on irrigation systems?
7. What features should a lawn irrigation have in order to reduce unnecessary water usage?
8. What actions can I take to reduce my outdoor watering?
9. What about watering new lawns and landscaping?
10. What can I do to conserve water indoors?