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1. How is the Assessor appointed?

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1. What is an Equalization Order?
2. Why is equalization necessary?
3. How is an Equalization Order determined?
4. How will I know if my property receives an Equalization Order?

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1. What is a Homestead Credit?
2. What is a Military Exemption?
3. How do I apply for Homestead Credit or Military Exemption?
4. Do I need to sign up for the Homestead Credit every year?
5. I know I applied for the Homestead Credit and/or Military Credit, why is it not on my tax statement?
6. What is the Business Property Tax Credit, and how can I apply?
7. What Credits and Exemptions might I be eligible for?

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1. What is classification?
2. When are assessment notices mailed?
3. How is my property value determined?
4. What if I disagree with the assessed value of my property?
5. My assessment has not changed, so why have my property taxes increased?
6. What is taxable value?
7. What is a rollback?
8. What is a Levy Rate?

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1. When does the Board of Supervisors meet?
2. How do I place an item on the Board’s agenda?

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1. What happens if I don’t pay my assessment?
2. Can I make payments?

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1. Can the construction company be on my property?
2. Can I be reimbursed for property damages caused by construction?

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1. Can Trustees make repairs without my consent?
2. Can I get out of the drainage district?
3. Who pays for drainage district repairs?

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1. How do I check to see if I am registered to vote?
2. How do I obtain an absentee ballot for an upcoming election?

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1. I lost my passport. What do I need to get a new one?
2. My birth certificate is issued from the hospital where I was born. Is that okay?
3. Do I need an appointment to apply for my passport?
4. I need a passport fast. I’m traveling in five days. What are my options?

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1. How do I remove or add a person to my property?
2. How can I research the history of a property?

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1. Who is eligible for funding?
2. How do I apply for funding?
3. What if I need help filling out the Community Services Application for Mental Health/Developmental Disability Services?

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1. How do I find out about road construction and/or closures?
2. How do I make a work request?
3. How do I report a broken or missing sign?
4. How do I get a new 911 address?
5. How do I report a damage claim?
6. If my mailbox is damaged, what steps do I take to getting it fixed or replaced?
7. Will the county fix my drainage tile?
8. How do I get Section Corner Certificates?
9. How can my organization participate in Adopt-A-Highway?

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1. Will Hardin County Secondary roads apply dust control to my residence?
2. Will Hardin County let me know when dust control will be applied to my area?
3. Can I still get dust control after the deadline?

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1. How can I register my vehicle if I owe on past due fines?
2. Who do I call if I have a road visibility/other concern?

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1. What permits are needed when building a new house?
2. What do I need to obtain a driveway permit?
3. Do I need a permit to build a structure other than a home?
4. Are there inspections required when building?
5. What is the minimum acreage required for building?
6. Does Hardin County have floodplain maps?
7. How do I get a 911 Address?

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1. What is roadside wildlife habitat?
2. Can I plant native plants in my roadside? What are the policies/procedures?
3. What can I plant into the Right of Way?
4. Who do I call if I have a road visibility/other concern?
5. What do I do if I have noxious weeds in the roadside?
6. How do I get a "Do Not Spray" sign?

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1. Who controls noxious weeds in Hardin County?
2. Why should I control noxious weeds?
3. How do I contact the County Weed Commissioner?

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1. When do I need to fill out a Department of Motor Vehicles accident form?
2. How soon do I need to file the Department of Motor Vehicles accident form?
3. Do I need to file a Department of Motor Vehicles accident report if I reside out of the State of Iowa?
4. Do I need to fill in the other driver's information on the form?

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1. Do I have to serve my time on weekends?
2. Can I get an extension on my time in which to serve?
3. How much will I have to pay?
4. Can I serve my time in increments other than what is ordered by the court?
5. Can I go out for work while serving my time?
6. What happens if I don’t get my time served by the court ordered date?

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1. I have past due fines. How can I get on a payment plan?
2. What if I am on disability?
3. I live out of state but have past due fines in Iowa. What options do I have?
4. Can I have my employer take money out of my check to pay my fines?
5. How do I know if my employer is taking my wages out for payment of fines?
6. How do I stop the wage assignment once the fines are paid in full?

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1. How do I apply for a Permit to Acquire?
2. How much does a Permit to Acquire cost?
3. How long is a Permit to Acquire good for?
4. How long does it take to receive my Permit to Acquire?

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1. What is the fee to obtain a Permit to Carry?
2. How long does the process take for a Permit to Carry?
3. Do I have to renew my Permit to Carry?
4. What do I need to do to renew my Permit to Carry?
5. Do I need to complete another training course to renew my Nonprofessional Permit to Carry?
6. What happens if I do not submit my application for renewal at least 30 days prior to the expiration of the current permit?
7. I am a military veteran and I obtained my Nonprofessional Permit to Carry by presenting my DD-214 discharge to satisfy the training requirement. Can I show that DD-214 again to renew my permit?
8. I am currently serving in the Armed Forces (or National Guard) and hold a Nonprofessional Permit to Carry Weapons. Can I use my military service record to renew my Permit to Carry Weapons?
9. What happens if I move into Hardin County with an existing Permit to Carry issued from another county?
10. I lost my permit or my permit was damaged beyond recognition. Can I obtain a duplicate?
11. I have moved since my permit was issued. Am I required to notify anyone of the change of address and/or am I required to obtain an updated permit showing my new address?

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1. What fine amounts are included in a County Attorney Pay Plan (CAPP)?
2. What if I owe a Civil Penalty?
3. Do I need insurance in order to enroll in a CAPP?
4. How long before I will get my license?
5. What is the minimum amount of money I have to pay per month?
6. How important is it that I make my monthly payments?

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1. Can anyone get a report on any person?
2. Do I need a case number to get a report copy?
3. Are all reports open to the public?
4. Can I get a copy my driving record?

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1. Do I have to pay the full amount of my bid on the day I purchase?
2. How do I pay for a purchase at a Sheriff's Sale?
3. If I purchase at a Sheriff’s Sale, who is responsible for back property taxes?
4. Can I enter the residence I plan to purchase before the sale?
5. How does the bidding start?

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1. Why can’t I register my vehicle?
2. How can I register my vehicle if I owe on past due fines?
3. Do I have to have a lift issued every year?

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1. Who needs to certify their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and how do I certify?
2. How can I change my certification?
3. Where can I get a physical examination?
4. If my chosen medical examiner does not have the appropriate forms, where can the forms be obtained?
5. What will happen if I remain a nonexcepted interstate driver, but fail to renew my Medical Examiner's Certificate?
6. When do farm drivers have to meet physical qualifications?
7. Do I need a CDL?
8. What do I need to get a CDL?
9. Do I need a Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP)?

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1. Where can I find a study guide for the operator's test?
2. How do I get a "veteran" designation on your driver's license or non-operator identification card?
3. What is required to get a Motorcycle Driver's License?
4. How do I obtain an Iowa Driver's License?
5. Where can I find the new Minor School License Form?
6. I have misplaced my Iowa license. How can I get a duplicate?
7. How can I obtain a copy of an Iowa driving record, traffic ticket or other document?

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1. When can I renew my registration?
2. What is the penalty if my vehicle registration is not paid on time?
3. What is the “enforcement date”?
4. How do I get personalized plates?
5. How do I register a truck weighing 28 tons or more?
6. How do I register a homemade trailer?
7. How do I store a vehicle?
8. I have lost my validation sticker and/or registration, where do I go to obtain a new one?

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1. When are property tax statements sent out?
2. When are my taxes due?
3. How can I change the mailing address on my tax statement?
4. How can I pay my taxes?
5. Can I pay a full year of my property taxes in September?
6. How do I avoid paying penalties or additional costs?
7. What is the penalty and cost on delinquent taxes?

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1. How do I get information on the Iowa Veterans Home?
2. How do I get a copy of my DD214?