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1. How do I request information about American Disabilities Act (ADA) service?
2. How soon may I receive service?
3. Must I be permanently disabled to receive service?
4. What if I need American Disabilities Act service only during cold weather?
5. What says can I expect to get Americans Disabilities Act transportation?
6. How far in advance may I schedule appointments for rides?
7. Can I make a request for a ride after regular hours?
8. What if I'm hearing impaired?
9. What if I need a personal aid to travel with me?
10. Must I give the reason for my trip?
11. Who do I call if I have a problem with American Disabilities Act eligibility?
12. Who do I call if I have trouble with scheduling or busing?
13. What if I have someone who is coming to visit and needs American Disabilities Act transportation?

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1. Why has my value gone up?
2. How does the assessor determine the estimated market value?
3. Does the estimated market value increase at the same rate on all properties?
4. Can my estimated market value change even if the assessor has not been inside my house?
5. What will happen to my estimated market value if I improve my property?
6. Will my estimated market value go up if I repair my property?
7. What can I do if I think the estimated market value is too high?

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1. Why is the city switching to the new system?
2. When will the new automated system start?
3. Can you explain how will the new automated process will work?
4. What are the three sizes of the new trash containers?
5. Can I get help if I’m physically unable to move the new containers to the curb by myself?
6. Can I leave the new container by the curb all the time, or do I have to remove it after the trash is collected from it?
7. What if I change my mind about which size of container I want to use? How do I switch containers?
8. If my container is stolen or damaged, do I have to pay for a new one?
9. If I put my trash on the curb in a different container than the city approved one, will the sanitation crews collect it?
10. Will switching to the new system cause my monthly sanitation fee to rise? If so, how much?
11. Will the city still pick up tree branches?
12. Will the city still pick up old appliances and other large items?
13. What items are prohibited in city issued waste carts?
14. Will the city continue to pick up garbage twice a week under the new automated system?
15. Will the new system mean some city sanitation workers will lose their jobs?
16. How many new sanitation trucks did the city have to buy?
17. Other than new trucks and trash carts, will the city have to purchase any other equipment to make the new system work?
18. Will the new system have to change again when Minot begins recycling efforts? If so, why don’t we wait until then to change instead of changing everything twice?

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1. What is carbon monoxide?
2. What is the effect of exposure to Carbon Monoxide?
3. What is your risk of Carbon Monoxide poisoning?
4. How can you protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide poisoning?
5. What are Carbon Monoxide alarms?
6. Do I need a Carbon Monoxide alarm?
7. What causes Carbon Monoxide nuisance alarms?
8. What do I need to know if I buy a Carbon Monoxide alarm?
9. What do I do if my Carbon Monoxide alarm sounds?
10. Is there a Carbon Monoxide safety checklist?
11. What additional safety tips should I know?

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1. What is the total preliminary budget for 2019 in dollars?
2. How will my property taxes be impacted?
3. Why are property taxes increasing again after an increase in 2018?
4. Why is the 2019 budget higher than the 2018 budget?
5. Why does the budget include so much money for NAWS?
6. What is NAWS?
7. Why is NAWS needed?
8. How much money is needed to complete NAWS?
9. How is the City paying for NAWS?
10. Why do taxes seem to go up every year?
11. What is the total mill levy for 2019?
12. Why is the mill levy higher than 2018?
13. What is a mill?
14. What does the City portion of my property tax bill actually pay for?
15. Has the City reduced its operating budget for 2019?
16. What else has the City done in recent years to save money?
17. Has the City cut its number of employees for 2019?
18. Have any fees been raised for 2019?
19. What happens next in the process to approve the budget?

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1. What is the Minot Fire Department Hierarchy?
2. Who does the Minot Fire Department Service/Support?
3. What is the History of the Minot Fire Department?
4. What are the Guidelines for Recreational Fires?

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1. Where can I get information about flood protection?
2. What is CodeRed?
3. Where can I find information on road closures, detours and construction in the city?

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1. May I use cash?
2. Are the buses smoke free?
3. May I still use tokens if I have them?
4. Are pets allowed on the bus?
5. May I bring groceries or other packages on the bus?
6. Are buses equipped with bicycle racks?

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1. What animals are prohibited in Minot?
2. What is the noise ordinance in Minot?
3. How do I obtain a concealed weapons permit?
4. What is the number for the jail?
5. Where can I get my fingerprints taken?
6. What is the number for Municipal Court?
7. What is the number for District Court?
8. What is the number for the Motor Vehicle Department?
9. What is the number for the Driver’s License Division?
10. How many pets are you allowed to have in the City of Minot?
11. Are Pit Bulls allowed in Minot?
12. When is the Animal Control Officer available to help me with an animal related issue?
13. How do I get a restraining or protection order?
14. What is the process for an involuntary committal?

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1. When will my street be plowed?
2. How is it determined what parts of town are plowed and when?
3. When will downtown be plowed?
4. When are snow gates used?
5. Why are snow gates used?
6. When can snow gates not be used?
7. Who do I call if a vehicle is parked in front of my house and the plow cannot get through?
8. What happens to vehicles that are parked on emergency snow routes during a snow emergency?
9. Whose responsibility is it to keep sidewalks cleared off?
10. Who enforces sidewalk snow removal?
11. Can I shovel snow from my property into the street for the plow to get when it comes by?

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1. What will be picked up during Clean up Week?
2. What will the City not collect during the Clean up Week?
3. Where should I place the discarded materials during the Clean up Week?
4. What if I miss my day or have additional waste after my collection day?
5. My trash can has been emptied, but my extra refuse is still there, what gives?
6. I have a large amount of tree trimmings and yard waste, will that be picked up?
7. What if I have bulky waste between the two Clean up Weeks?
8. I live in an apartment with private collection, can I still participate?

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1. Where is the Minot landfill located?
2. How long has the Minot landfill been in its current location?
3. What types of waste does the Minot landfill accept?
4. What is MSW?
5. How much MSW is disposed at the Minot landfill each year?
6. Why does the City need to explore options for MSW disposal?
7. As a Minot City resident, what do I currently pay for MSW collection?
8. As a Minot City resident, what do I currently pay for MSW disposal?
9. Do other communities pay for garbage disposal at the Minot landfill?
10. What options has the City explored for future MSW disposal?
11. How much would the future options of the landfill cost?