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1. Why does the Assessor's Office exist?
2. Who determines my property tax?
3. What factors affect my property taxes?
4. Why has my property value changed?
5. Does a change in market value mean that my taxes will change?
6. How does the Assessor determine the estimated market value?
7. Are there any limits as to how much the estimated market value of my property can change in one year?
8. Does the estimated market value increase at the same rate on all properties?
9. Can the estimated market value change even if the appraiser has not been inside my property?
10. What will happen to my value if I improve my property?
11. Will my value go up if I repair my property?

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1. How often must an appraiser view my property?
2. Why must an appraiser view the interior of my property?
3. What if I don't let the appraiser inspect my home?
4. What if I'm not home?
5. How will I identify an appraiser?
6. Am I notified if my property is going to be appraised?
7. How long does an appraisal take?
8. When will I find out what value the appraiser has put on my property?
9. How do I know if my valuation is correct?

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1. What is considered an accurate assessment?
2. What method is used to measure the assessor’s appraisal performance?
3. How is a sales ratio calculated?
4. Does one sale tell us something about the assessment level of properties?
5. Are individual sales ratios also used to reveal the degree of assessment uniformity?

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1. What is the Green Acres program?
2. Why do some counties administer the Green Acres Program?
3. Who qualifies for the Green Acres Program?
4. How will Green Acres benefit an agricultural property owner?
5. How does the Green Acres Program work?
6. What is the agricultural value of a property?
7. Can special local assessments be deferred under the program?
8. If a property no longer qualifies for Green Acres, how many years can the County Auditor-Treasurer go back to collect additional taxes on the deferment?
9. What if a property loses its eligibility prior to the expiration of the three-year period?
10. If a property has deferred special local assessments and loses its Green Acres eligibility, when does the deferment become due?
11. Are deferred taxes and special assessments considered a lien on the property?
12. What if only part of the property is sold or ceases to be used for agricultural purposes?
13. Does the tax deferment continue if the property is sold and used for agricultural purposes?
14. What if the property no longer qualifies for Green Acres because it loses its agricultural classification?
15. How do I qualify?
16. How do I apply?

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1. What is the Regular Homeowner’s Homestead Credit Refund?
2. What is a Special Homeowner’s Homestead Credit Refund?
3. How do I file for homestead?
4. How do I know if my property is classified as a homestead?
5. What else should I know about homestead?

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1. What is Managed Forest Land?
2. Who is eligible for Managed Forest Land?
3. What information do I have to supply to apply for Managed Forest Land?
4. Is there an application deadline for Managed Forest Land?

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1. When was the new classification created for non-profit community services organizations?
2. What types of organizations are eligible for the new classification?
3. What is a non-profit community service oriented organization?
4. What are considered charitable contributions and donations?
5. What activities are classified as revenue-producing activities?
6. How do I apply for the new classification?

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1. What is the Rural Preserve Program?
2. How does the Rural Preserve Program work?
3. What is the agricultural value of a property?
4. How do I qualify for the Rural Reserve Program?
5. How do I apply for the Rural Reserve Program?
6. What else should I know about the Rural Preserve Program?

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1. Can you provide me with legal advice?
2. I received a subpoena; what does it mean?
3. What happens if I do not respond to a subpoena?
4. I have responded to a subpoena; what can I expect in court?
5. I already gave a statement to law enforcement; why do I have to testify in court?
6. As a victim or witness, do I have to go to court?
7. I am a victim of a crime; how do I drop the charges?
8. What is the difference between restitution and reparations?
9. What is the difference between bail and bond?
10. Who do I contact regarding a landlord/tenant issue?
11. How do I determine if a defendant is still in custody?
12. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
13. I have been called for jury duty; what do I do?
14. How do I contest or pay a traffic ticket?

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1. Who can be prosecuted in juvenile court?
2. If a juvenile is adjudicated (found guilty) of a crime, what happens next?
3. What are the rights of a victim of a juvenile crime?
4. Are juvenile proceedings public?

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1. As a foster care provider, would I be responsible for medical bills accrued by the individual placement?
2. Can a single person be a foster care provider?
3. Can foster parents adopt the children in their care?
4. Can I choose the age group?
5. Do I have to own my own home to do foster care?
6. If I have a child in placement, will the family know where the child is? May they have contact with the child?
7. What kind of experience or training do I have to have?

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1. How do I recognize child abuse?
2. Why should I report child abuse?
3. What if I'm not sure if the situation is serious enough to report?
4. How do I report suspected child abuse?
5. Who must report child abuse?
6. Are there penalties for a mandated reporter who fails to report child abuse?
7. If the allegation of child abuse cannot be proven, will I get into trouble for making the report?
8. What should I do if a child tells me about abuse?
9. As a parent, what can I do to prevent child abuse?
10. I don't want to make my children fearful by talking about sexual abuse or I don't want to talk to my children about sexual abuse because they are too young. Is it really necessary?

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1. What is the CodeRED Emergency Communication Network?
2. Can I receive a notification via text, email, VoIP or cellular telephone?
3. Does CodeRED support TTY for the hearing impaired?
4. Does this mean the County will be calling me constantly?
5. Does Mille Lacs County CodeRED ECN already have my telephone number or do I need to sign up to receive Mille Lacs County notifications?
6. Can I arrange to have CodeRED call my place of business?
7. Is there an app for CodeRED?
8. Is this service available to only Mille Lacs County residents?
9. Will I be contacted for all emergencies in the County?
10. What is the purpose of the map on the Self-Registration Portal screen?
11. What is CodeRED and why is it important to me?
12. Am I in the CodeRED system?
13. How do I get signed up?

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1. What is the Alternative Care Program?
2. What types of services are available in the Alternative Care Program?
3. Who is eligible?
4. How can I enroll?

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1. What is the Elderly Waiver Program?
2. What types of services are available in the Elderly Waiver Program?
3. Who is eligible in the Elderly Waiver Program?
4. What alternatives exist for people who are eligible for Elderly Waiver?
5. Where can I learn more about the Elderly Waiver program?
6. Where can I learn more about managed care for seniors?
7. How can I enroll?
8. How do I obtain more information as a provider of home- and community based services?

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1. What are Long-Term Care Consultation Services?
2. Who provides Long-Term Care Consultation (LTCC) Services?

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1. When and where will members serve?
2. What are the benefits?
3. How do I apply?

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1. When should I call 911?
2. What if I call 911 accidentally?
3. Why do the dispatchers ask so many questions?
4. If I call 911, what will they ask me?
5. If I call to report a fire, what should I tell the dispatcher?
6. If I call to report a medical emergency, what should I tell the dispatcher?
7. What agencies does the Sheriff's Office dispatch for?
8. When I call 911, why do I get asked to hold on?

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1. What is available at the Page Community Park?
2. How is the Page Community Park funded?
3. Who is responsible for the Page Community Park?
4. Is the Page Community Park available for rent?
5. What's planned for the future of the Page Community Park?

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1. How do I go about getting a driveway and culvert?
2. I had a sign out on the State Highway, where did it go?
3. When is the next Household Hazardous Disposal?
4. How do I get a 911 street address?
5. What is the right-of-way width of my road?
6. Where do I call to schedule driver's license exam?
7. Where do I report a dead animal?
8. When will spring load restrictions begin or end?
9. I would like a Mille Lacs County map, where can I find one?
10. My mailbox got hit by the snowplow, what do I do?
11. I would like to purchase a swinging mailbox, what do I do?

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1. What is radon?
2. What are the health affect associated with radon?
3. Where is your greatest risk of exposure to radon?
4. Is radon a serious problem in Minnesota?
5. How does radon get into our homes?
6. How can I find out if my home has a radon problem?
7. How can I fix my home if it does have elevated levels of radon?
8. How do I choose a radon mitigation contractor and how much will it cost?
9. Where can I get a radon test kit?