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1. What is the starting salary?
2. What is the shift work schedule?
3. Will I need to go through a background investigation?
4. Would I be part of a retirement program?
5. Are the employees represented by a Union or Bargaining Unit?
6. How can I get more information?

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1. What is the Adopt-A-Road Program?
2. How often do we clean our adopted roadway?
3. How much does it cost to join?
4. How do I join?

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1. How can I adopt a pet?
2. I am a county teacher and I would like to plan an animal care instruction lesson. Where do I call for information?
3. How do I obtain a pet license?
4. Where do I call to report a missing, vicious, or injured animal?
5. Where can I have my pet spayed or neutered?

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1. What happens if I do not pay this citation?
2. What if I lost my citation?
3. Why did I get this citation?
4. Is this citation a "moving violation"?
5. Can I contest this violation?
6. How do I arrange for accommodations for persons with disabilities?
7. What is an ombudsman?
8. What types of concerns or questions can be addressed by the ombudsman?
9. How will the ombudsman respond to my questions or concern?

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1. What health benefit plans does the County offer?
2. What is the employee’s cost for these health benefits?
3. Is there a waiting period before coverage begins? What happens when I leave?
4. Is it mandatory to participate in the health plans? Can I be enrolled in more than one medical plan?
5. How are health benefit premiums paid?
6. Who can be covered under my health plan?
7. Can I make changes to my health plans at any time?
8. Can I continue my health benefits coverage after I terminate (not including retirement) from the County?
9. What is the cost for continuing medical coverage under COBRA?
10. How do I initiate COBRA?
11. Does the County offer life insurance?
12. What are accidental death benefits?

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1. Who are Breastfeeding Peer Counselors?
2. What is a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (PC)?
3. What does a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor do?

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1. What is the Business Development Reserve Program (BDRP)?
2. What is the goal of the BDRP Pilot Program?
3. How do I register my company profile?
4. Can a not-for-profit organization qualify for the BDRP Pilot Program?
5. What are the 5 industries selected for the lottery system?
6. What are the requirements?
7. What are the requirements for the application enrollment process?
8. What is included in the Mandatory Boot Camp Classes?
9. Do I have to be certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) to participate?
10. What businesses identify as Minority Business Enterprises?
11. How can I participate in the County’s Supplier Diversity Program?
12. How can I participate in the County’s Supplier Diversity Program?
13. What is the benefit of the Business Development Reserve Program (BDRP)?
14. What is CB 17?
15. Where can I find more information about upcoming LSMBE events and opportunities?

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1. How long will the lottery process take?
2. How do I check the status of my pre-application?
3. How do I report changes in contact information for the Waiting List?

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1. How can I become a Foster Parent?
2. When can I leave my child home alone?
3. How do I make a Child Protective Service or Adult Protective Service report?
4. I made a Child Protective Service or Adult Protective Service report, why haven’t I heard anything?

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1. What happens after a Grand Jury votes for an indictment?
2. What is a motions hearing?

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1. Who may file a complaint?
2. How do I file a complaint?
3. When can I file a complaint?

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1. Must the applicant organization be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit?
2. Must the applicant agency be located in Prince George's County?
3. Does the designation of specific revitalization focus areas exclude applications from other areas in the County?
4. The Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development covers the years 2000 through 2005. Does this mean that proposals should be for that five-year period?
5. If a CDBG-funded Operating Agency has not spent its existing grant, can it still apply for new funds for next year?
6. Can CDBG funding be used to provide group homes (or assisted living facilities/congregate housing) for senior citizens?
7. Are start-up funds available through CDBG?
8. What are the steps of the proposal application approval process?
9. The proposal form refers to but does not provide the State's definition of "slums or blight." Could you give us that?
10. If your project has two components, should you use two application forms?
11. Can you explain the reimbursement process?
12. Are grant awards all or nothing? Is there any negotiation?
13. Will proposals for large projects, say $750,000, be considered?
14. What is my agency's chance of being funded?

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1. Are there any changes to the Community Partnership Grant Program (CPG) this year?
2. Who is eligible to apply?
3. How do I apply?
4. Can I use a prior year or last year’s application to apply for funding this year?
5. Is there an application deadline?
6. Is there a limit on the number of years an organization can receive a Community Partnership Grant?
7. My organization has multiple program initiatives. Is there a limit on the number of grant applications we can submit for consideration?
8. Can I submit multiple grant requests in one application for consideration under the County Executive’s Community Partnership Grants?
9. Who do I contact if I have application or documentation questions?
10. Can a non-profit submit a letter instead of an application for the 2017 CPG?
11. Can I use this same application to apply for grants offered by the Prince George’s County Council (Legislative Branch)?
12. Do you accept proposals from organizations using a fiscal agent/fiscal sponsor?
13. Is there an overall amount of funding available for grants?
14. Will applications that offer programs and/or services in the nine (9) TNI areas receive additional consideration?
15. My organization will be partnering with and/or operating in a Prince George’s County Public School. Is a letter from the school’s principal sufficient evidence of this partnership?

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1. How will I be notified if I receive an award?
2. What is the award range for the Community Partnership Grant?
3. Will my nonprofit receive the amount of funding requested in our proposal?
4. I received an award letter. When I can I expect my award distribution?
5. Will award funds be disbursed at once or in increments throughout the year?
6. We received an award however, it is not sufficient to implement our requested project, what should we do?

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1. How will I know the status of my application once I have submitted it?
2. I received a letter indicating my application was “complete.” Does that mean my proposal is being reviewed?
3. If my request for funding is denied, is there an appeal process?
4. I received notification that my proposal was not funded. How can I obtain feedback on my overall proposal submission?

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1. Can my organization apply if we've submitted IRS Form 1023 under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code for consideration, and have not received our IRS Tax Determination Letter?
2. What does it mean to be in “Good Standing?”
3. Where can I obtain proof of my “Good Standing” documentation for my jurisdiction?
4. My non-profit is based in the District of Columbia. However, we also provide services in Prince George’s County. Which entity should I contact to obtain proof of my “Good Standing?”
5. I have a copy of a Certificate of Status; however, it is from a year ago. Is this acceptable?
6. Is my proof of Charitable Registration indicating that my organization is in good standing with the Office of the Secretary of State the same as "Good Standing?"
7. What does the State of Maryland Certificate of Status document look like?

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1. Are there any reporting requirements?
2. Are there any site visits and/or audit requirements?

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1. How do I apply for help paying my energy bills?
2. What happens after I submit my application?
3. How much assistance will Energy Assistance provide?
4. Who is eligible to apply?
5. Are there any other energy assistance programs?
6. I’m homeless. Where can I go?
7. I’m facing a foreclosure. Where can I go?
8. How can I donate to the Department of Social Services?

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1. How do I find out about current Procurement Opportunities?
2. How can I get on the County's bid list to receive solicitations?
3. Who should I contact in the Contract Administration & Procurement Office to obtain information concerning current contracts such as the expiration date, incumbent vendor or contract administrator?
4. What number can I call to get more information about the Office of Purchasing?
5. How do I request clarification on bids?
6. Do I have to read the entire solicitation package, including all the attachments and fine print?
7. What is a Multi-Step Bid?
8. Would the County accept a bid that is received late
9. How can I obtain bid results?
10. Does the County use a Credit Card for Purchasing?
11. What is the County’s small procurement threshold?
12. When will my invoice be paid?

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1. What is Prince George’s CountyClick 311 and hours of operation?
2. What hours does the 311 call center operate?
3. How do I reach 311 if I am outside of the County?
4. Where may I request services and information online?
5. Will I need to give my name when calling or emailing?
6. When there are emergencies, will 311 be available?
7. Will 311 services be accessible to callers with limited English proficiency?
8. What happens after I contact 311 or need to followup on my request?
9. What happens after I contact 311?
10. May I call a department directly if I know the number?
11. How will police, fire or medical emergency calls be handled?
12. What happens if I live in a municipality within Prince George’s County?
13. May I sign up to testify at a public hearing by calling 311?
14. How may I find job openings in Prince George’s County Government?

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1. What is Prince George's CountyStat?
2. Where is CountyStat on the organizational chart?
3. Is this all about statistics and number crunching?
4. Aren't there other programs like this around?
5. What are CountyStat’s issue priorities?
6. How does the CountyStat process work?
7. Can CountyStat really make a difference?
8. Is CountyStat worried about finding something embarrassing?
9. Is CountyStat confrontational to county government departments and employees?
10. How can the public be involved?

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1. What types of charges are there in Maryland?
2. What is the function of the courts?
3. What is the function of the State’s Attorney’s Office?
4. What is an arraignment?
5. What is bail and how is it set?
6. What are Citizen Complaints?
7. What is a preliminary hearing?

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1. Has Ebola been identified in Maryland?
2. Does Ebola pose a significant risk in the United States?
3. How is Ebola spread from person to person?
4. After a person is infected with the Ebola virus, how soon do symptoms begin?
5. When is someone able to spread the disease to others?
6. What should I do if I've traveled from an Ebola affected country?
7. What are the signs and symptoms of Ebola?
8. What treatment is available for persons infected with the Ebola virus?
9. How do I protect myself?
10. Where can I learn more?

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1. What are the procedures for applying for a grant/loan?
2. Will the funds be available as loans or grants?
3. Who is eligible to apply for funds from the EDI Fund Program?
4. How much is in the EDI Fund?
5. Will there be disclosure of how the funds are used?
6. How will we ensure that those who receive funds will live up to their promises (such as creating a certain number of jobs)?

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1. What if I move to another address in Prince George's County?
2. If I move from another county to Prince George's County, do I need to reregister?
3. Can I register on election day?
4. What about joining a Political Party?
5. I didn't vote in the Primary. Can I vote in the General Election?
6. How may I receive an absentee ballot?
7. Must I vote by absentee ballot if I apply?
8. Do I need my voter's card to vote?
9. How may I obtain another voter's card if I lost my original one?
10. Does a change of address at the MVA change my voter registration?
11. Can I vote at any voting location that I pass on election day?
12. May I use my sample ballot in the voting booth?
13. I'm a member of the armed forces stationed overseas. How can I vote by absentee ballot?

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1. Is an Electrical Permit required for a low voltage device to be plugged into the existing receptacle?
2. Can the homeowner perform electrical work on his or her premises?
3. When is an Electrical Permit required?
4. Is the Electrical Permit Application available online?
5. What is the Application Process?
6. After the issuance of a permit, is an inspection required?
7. What is the cost of an Electrical Permit, and how will it be calculated?

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1. Who do I contact regarding work permits and work restrictions for minors?
2. Who do I contact if I am having problems with discrimination on the job?
3. Who do I contact if I am being harassed?
4. How do I become an American citizen? Where do I go to apply for a green card?
5. Where should I call if I have questions about being terminated from my job?
6. Where should I call if I have questions about unemployment compensation?
7. Where should I call if I have questions about wage and hour?
8. Where do I call if I have questions about worker's compensation?

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1. When will the Prince George's County Implement Transport Fee billing?
2. How much are the Transport Fees?
3. If I don't have health insurance and can not pay, what options do I have?
4. How does billing work?
5. What if my insurance company will not cover the transport fee?
6. Will Medicare pay for transport fees?
7. If the co-payment for EMS Transports are being waived, are their any other out-of-pocket expenses incurred?
8. If there is an ambulance call to a school, business or workplace, what procedures will be followed?
9. How will my Privacy be protected?

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1. What are the symptoms of Enterovirus D68 infection?
2. How does the virus spread?
3. Who is at risk?
4. How is it diagnosed?
5. What are the treatments?
6. How can I protect myself?

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1. Where do I report an abandoned vehicle parked on public property?
2. How does your Budget and Procurement Section help my community?
3. Our organization is planning a public meeting to include a discussion on the services provided by the Department of the Environment. Can you help?

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1. How do I apply for services?
2. I'm married. Do I qualify for assistance?
3. How long does it take to process an application?
4. What can I do while I’m waiting a decision?
5. I have a change in circumstance or have moved, what do I do?
6. What do I do if I don’t agree with a decision about my case?

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1. Do I need a permit if I am modifying less than 10 sprinkler heads?
2. Do you review plumbing drawings?
3. What are the fees for a fire alarm or sprinkler system?
4. What are the current editions being used for applicable NFPA standards?
5. What is the maximum distance allowed from the fire department connection to the nearest fire hydrant?
6. How do I schedule a Fire Inspection?
7. Do single family homes (one- and two-family dwellings) require automatic sprinklers?
8. Do I need to file plans for a sprinkler monitoring system?
9. Do I need to file fire alarm shop drawings to change a fire alarm panel?
10. What adjustment to the water supply is required?
11. When do I need to request a water test from Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) with my automatic sprinkler system?

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1. My mortgage company informed me that I am in a designated Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). What is a SFHA?
2. Why is my lender requiring the purchase of flood insurance?
3. How can a property owner determine if the property is in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)?
4. What if I disagree with my lender's determination that I am in the flood zone?
5. Who can purchase a flood insurance policy?

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1. What is Influenza?
2. What is Avian Flu?
3. What are the symptoms of the Flu?
4. What is a Pandemic Flu Outbreak?
5. How can I reduce my risk of getting the flu?

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1. How long will it take for a review of my plan submittal?
2. How soon can a preopening or a site installation inspection be scheduled?
3. What needs to be submitted for a plan review?
4. How do I obtain a raze permit?
5. Can I open a food service facility in my home?

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1. How long will it take for a review of my plan submittal?
2. How soon can a preopening or a site installation inspection be scheduled?
3. What needs to be submitted for a plan review?
4. How do I obtain a raze permit?
5. Can I open a food service facility in my home?

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1. What are the tax increases proposed by the County Executive related to education?
2. What gives the county the ability to raise real property taxes? Isn’t there a tax cap?
3. Many residents in the county are senior citizens living on a fixed income, or are going through foreclosure and struggling to pay bills. Is there any relief for lower income families and individuals?
4. Many homeowners in the county are underwater. What could this do to help?
5. Prince George’s County residents are already paying the second highest taxes in the state. Why aren’t these enough to adequately fund education?
6. Gaming and casinos, including MGM when it is built, were supposed to provide money for our school system. What happened to those funds?
7. How will the county ensure that this money goes to education, and how will we know that our school system spends it wisely and gets results?
8. What is our school system going to do with this money?
9. Why now?

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1. Are you accepting applications for employment as Prince George's County Police Officers? If not, when will you start?
2. What is the current starting salary for a Prince George's County Police Officer?

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1. What is CB-17-2011 “Jobs First Act”?
2. When does CB-17-2011 “Jobs First Act” go into effect?
3. Who is the CB-17-2011 “Jobs First Act” going to benefit?
4. How will people know where to register/apply for the First Source Registry?
5. What is the obligation of the bidder to stay local after being certified?
6. How are procurements being tracked in each agency?
7. How is the success of the business measured pertaining to Local status to remain qualified for certification purposes? Some County-based businesses do business outside of the County.
8. Are there certain contracts in Prince Georges County that will be exempt from the CB-17-2011 “Jobs First Act”?
9. What is the thought process behind this law if smaller businesses no longer have an advantage?
10. Under what circumstance would a business be granted a waiver with regard to CB-17-2011 “Jobs First Act” requirements?

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a deed?
2. Can I purchase property at the assessed value?
3. Who should I contact to get a County-owned property cleaned?
4. How often does the County conduct surplus property sales?
5. How is County owned property surplussed?
6. When is the County tax sale held?
7. Can the County donate property to non-profit organizations or citizens?

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1. How do I list a property to rent with the Housing Authority?
2. What is "FAS"?
3. When can I expect to receive my check each month?
4. I did not receive my check this month. Why? What do I do?
5. My monthly check amount has changed, why?
6. My mailing address has changed. How do I have the address changed on your records?
7. Why is it necessary to submit a W-9 form?
8. When can I expect to receive my 1099?

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1. What are the symptoms of measles?
2. Is everyone at risk for getting measles?
3. If you think you have measles or have been exposed to someone with measles?
4. Can measles be prevented?
5. Is there a treatment for measles?

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1. When is a Mechanical Permit Required?
2. What are the current, applicable Mechanical Codes used in Prince George's County?
3. Who can apply for a mechanical permit?
4. What is the cost for a mechanical permit?
5. Do I need a mechanical permit for just ductwork?
6. Can you issue permits for boilers?
7. Do I need a smoke detector?
8. Do I need a mechanical permit for walk-in coolers and freezers?
9. Do I need a building permit to get a mechanical permit for walk-in coolers and freezers?
10. What are the ventilation requirements?
11. Where can I look up the status of my permit?
12. Can an architect sign and stamp mechanical drawings?
13. Is a digital stamp and signature okay?

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1. What is mediation?
2. Who are the mediators?
3. CMPG mediations are mediated by staff and volunteers from the who have been extensively trained to lead mediation sessions.
4. When and where do mediation sessions take place?
5. How long does mediation take?
6. How do I schedule a mediation session?
7. What information is needed to request mediation?
8. CMPG will need to have contact information for the other person involved in the dispute. When you call, it is helpful to have the name, address and phone number of the other person.
9. Can I use mediation if I have a pending case in court?
10. Can I bring my attorney with me?
11. Will the mediators give me legal advice?
12. Are the agreements made in mediation binding?

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1. What is mediation?
2. When and where do mediation sessions take place?
3. What types of disputes may be mediated?
4. What information is needed to request or schedule a mediation?
5. Why am I asked for my demographic information?
6. May I bring my attorney with me?

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1. Why is the county moving to a once-a-week trash collection program?
2. What is the county going to do with the cost savings?
3. Who should I contact with additional questions?
4. Are there any other jurisdictions offering once-a-week trash collection?
5. Will trash collection days change and where do residents find out their trash collection day?

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1. What kinds of retirement programs are offered to County employees?
2. Is an employee required to make contributions to these Pension Plans?
3. At what point does an employee have a vested benefit in the pension plans? Does this mean an employee has a guaranteed pension benefit at retirement?
4. Is there any other way to save money for retirement?
5. How much money can an employee defer under the 457 Plans?
6. Is the County's deferred compensation plan equivalent to a 401K plan?
7. Can an employee transfer funds from a deferred compensation plan sponsored by another employer?
8. Can an employee request a withdrawal of contributions while employed with the County?

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1. Who do I call to register a complaint regarding a vacant lot that needs to be cleaned?
2. My neighbor’s grass is knee high. Who should I call to report this problem?
3. Who do I contact about repairs that need to be made in my apartment?
4. Can I operate an auto repair business out of my house?
5. How many unlicensed vehicles can I keep on my property?
6. How do I obtain a Rental License to rent my single-family house?
7. Where can I apply for a construction permit?
8. How do I obtain the necessary information to prepare my permit application?
9. I just bought a lot and want to build my own house. Can I do this?
10. What is the easiest way for me to schedule an inspection of my work?
11. Water enters my basement every time it rains. What actions can I take to correct the problem?
12. Our organization is planning a public meeting to include a discussion on the services provided by the Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement. Can you help?
13. How do I apply for a permit online?
14. What is needed to apply for each type of permit?
15. What fees are associated with my permit?
16. How long can I expect the process to take?
17. Who needs a Site/Road permit and why?
18. What types of Site/Road permits does DPIE issue?
19. What can I do when I see a problem in the roadway in a residential subdivision or commercial development that is under construction (i.e., safety issues, drainage problems, potholes, etc.)?

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1. How long will it be before residents can drive back on Piscataway Drive?
2. What is the timeline for the road repair?
3. Are the utilities going to be cut off in the area?
4. What is going to be the preferred form of communication with the residents, email or cell phone?
5. When will residents be able to return to their homes?
6. The insurance company has asked if this evacuation is mandatory or voluntary. What is the response?
7. Are renters still obligated to pay rent on the home if they can't stay there?
8. Will there be an opportunity to empty the refrigerator, trash and recyclables?
9. Who is going to protect the homes?
10. What should be done about mail delivery?
11. When will the water be turned back on?
12. Who do residents call and where do they go for updates on this situation?
13. What is the County going to do to make sure that this doesn't happen again?

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1. I understand the Police Department has a community based police program. What is this program? How can I get more information about it?
2. How do I report suspicious neighbors or drug activity?
3. How can I get someone to speak to a group about drugs or other police related topics?
4. My car has been impounded in Prince George's County. What information will I need to obtain a vehicle release?
5. How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
6. Are reports written for all automobile accidents, and do the police need to be called for all automobile accidents?
7. How can I obtain a copy of a fatal accident reconstruction?
8. When are the Police District Stations open?
9. Why does it sometimes take the police so long to respond when I call?
10. How do I obtain crime statistics for the neighborhood where I reside, or am considering moving to?
11. I own a business, or want to buy a business, in a particular area. Who do I call about crime statistics for the area?
12. Can I obtain, on a regular basis, the statistics for crime trends in Prince George's County?

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1. What is a lawful arrest?
2. What happens when someone is arrested?

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1. What are post-trial rights of the defendant?
2. Who can appeal?
3. What is a motion for reconsideration of sentence?
4. What is a 3-Judge Panel?

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1. My neighbor’s grass is very tall. Is this a violation and who should I call to report this?
2. How many unlicensed vehicles can I keep on my property?
3. Can I operate an auto repair business from my house or garage?
4. A house in my neighborhood is in disrepair and may be abandoned. What should I do?
5. I am cleaning out my basement. Can I pile the unwanted debris in the rear yard until I am finished?
6. There is a vacant lot with a large amount of debris. Who would handle getting the debris removed?
7. My neighbor has a pool with stagnant water. Is this a violation?
8. I am moving and would like to rent my house out. Do I need a permit to do so?
9. I live in an apartment, and I have problems inside the unit. Who do I report this to?
10. How do I file a complaint?

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1. Where do I send my payments?
2. Do you accept cash?
3. Who should I make my payment payable to?
4. Who should I contact when my rent amount is incorrect?
5. When is rent considered late and what is the late fee amount?
6. Do you need a statement to mail your rent?
7. Who should I notify when I have a change in income or need questions answered relative to my rent change?
8. Will the Housing Authority accept a check to replace a returned check? And, what is the returned check fee?
9. Will personal checks be accepted for non-payment of rent legal cases?
10. What if I need a verification of Rent and Living Arrangement Form completed for Department of Social Services or Landlord rental application process?

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1. How can a Department representative attend our event?
2. How can I find out what events Department of Social Services will host or attend?

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1. What is the Rain Check Rebate Program?
2. Who is eligible for a rebate under this program?
3. What stormwater management practices are eligible for rebates?
4. I’m concerned about operation and maintenance of the practice once it is installed.
5. Am I still subject to the Clean Water Act Fee if I have stormwater management practices on my property?

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1. How do I apply for a position in Prince George's County?
2. How can I find out about available positions in Prince George's County?
3. What types of jobs does the County offer?
4. Does the County offer part-time employment?
5. If selected for a position, how will I be notified?

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1. How much is the fine for running a red light?
2. What is running a red light?
3. Isn’t the purpose of red light cameras to make money?
4. What company provides the red light camera program in Prince Georges County?
5. What are the benefits of red light cameras?
6. Do red light cameras violate motorist privacy?
7. Does someone review the photographs before motorists are mailed citations?
8. Where can I make my payment to a citation beginning with the number 25?
9. Where can I make my payment to a citation that begins with PGR?

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1. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program to buy any house?
2. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program to buy a second house or one that is more affordable?
3. How do I find out if my income qualifies?
4. If I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program, does this mean that I can buy a house without any money of my own?
5. Where do I get an application for the Down Payment on Your Dream Program?
6. How does a lender become a participating lender?
7. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program with other down payment and closing costs assistance programs?
8. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program with a Section 8 Homeownership Voucher?
9. How do I find a vacant foreclosed property?
10. My real estate agent has found a property that is a “short sale”; can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program for this purchase?
11. How do I know how much house I can afford?
12. I have taken a housing counseling course before; can I use the same certificate to qualify for the Down Payment on Your Dream Program?
13. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program to purchase a home if I have had a home that was foreclosed upon?
14. Can a parent or relative co-sign for an individual who is a first-time home-buyer?
15. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program to catch up with my mortgage payments?
16. Can I use the Down Payment on Your Dream Program to pay closing costs to refinance my existing home?
17. I own a home in another state; can I still qualify for the program?
18. Are Coops eligible for the program?
19. I am buying a vacant foreclosure located within 3 miles of employment, but the property isn't located in an eligible zip, can I qualify for higher workforce housing under the Down Payment Program?

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1. When will my check post to my bank account?
2. How do I change banks?
3. Can I have my check deposited to separate banks?
4. How do I change my address?
5. If I move out of Maryland, can I still have state taxes deducted?
6. I'm trying to buy/refinance a home, how can I get a pension verification letter?
7. How do I change my personal information in the deferred compensation plan?
8. How do I withdraw funds from my deferred compensation plan?
9. Can I continue to work after retirement?
10. How do I make changes to my health and dental insurance coverage?
11. What is a qualified family status change?
12. How much is my life insurance worth?
13. How can I find out who the beneficiary(ies) are on my life insurance?

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1. Which of the 15 surges will be most impactful to the County?
2. Will "TheBus" services be impacted by SafeTrack?
3. When will updates be provided?

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1. Am I allowed to sell food I prepared at home to the public?
2. What types of food am I allowed to prepare?
3. What are the requirements for serving homemade baked goods and other cottage foods?
4. What if I want to give samples?
5. Will I need to apply for a health permit?

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1. What types of sentences may be imposed if a person is found guilty?
2. What are sentencing guidelines?
3. What is probation?
4. What is probation before judgment?

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1. What are Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?
2. How do I know if I have an STD?
3. Am I at-risk for an STD?
4. What happens if I have an STD?

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1. When will my street be plowed?
2. Where do I call to report my street has not been plowed or treated?
3. My driveway is blocked with plowed snow, what do I do?
4. I have a medical condition and need my street plowed right away.
5. Where should I park my car?
6. I live in a new development and I haven't seen a snow plow yet. Who do I call?

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1. How do I get to the State's Attorney's Office?
2. Where do I park?
3. What information do I need when calling or visiting the State's Attorney's Office?
4. How do I know which Division is handling my case?
5. When is my court date?
6. How can I get a speaker from the State's Attorney's Office?
7. How can I get authorization for a disinterment?
8. Do I have to come to court?
9. How can I drop charges?

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1. The storm drain inlet in front of my house is clogged. Who do I contact to clean it out?
2. The stormwater management facility (pond) behind my house is full of trash and debris. Who is responsible for maintenance of the facility?
3. The stream behind my house is blocked with tree limbs and debris. Who is responsible for cleaning the stream?
4. Sinkholes have formed in my yard. Who is responsible for filling them?
5. The small drain near my basement door is blocked and causing my house to flood. What can be done?
6. The opening to the storm drain in front of my house appears to be large enough for a child to go through. Who is responsible for fixing this?

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1. What is the Clean Water Program?
2. Are any properties excluded from the Clean Water Act Fee?
3. What if I have multiple tax accounts and want to combine them into one account?
4. How does this relate to the County Stormwater Management Ad Valorem Fund?
5. I don't have any stormwater problems. Why do I pay the fee?
6. Why am I being charged for stormwater when I already pay for water and sewer service?
7. Do I have to pay the Clean Water Act Fee if I have my own well and septic system?
8. What is stormwater runoff pollution?
9. Hasn’t the county always had storm drains?
10. When does the fee go into effect?
11. Can the fee be modified or reduced?
12. Do tax-exempt properties have to pay?
13. Are the fees fair and equitable?
14. Will there be a program for financial hardship?
15. Is the Clean Water Act Fee tax deductible?
16. How will the Clean Water Act Fee be collected?
17. What happens if I do not pay my Clean Water Act Fee?
18. Do I have to pay for any unimproved (with no impervious area) properties that I own?
19. Do I have to pay for any unoccupied developed properties that I own?
20. Do agricultural properties pay the fee?
21. Don’t I already pay for a stormwater program?

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1. What are the building codes in Prince George's County?
2. What work is exempt from obtaining a permit?
3. How long is the permit valid?
4. What is the design snow load for Prince George’s County?
5. What is the required frost depth?
6. What are the minimum plan submission requirements for residential projects?
7. I want to build a deck. What is the Application Process?
8. I want to put up a shed. When is a permit required? And what is the Application Process?
9. I want to finish my basement. What is the Application Process?
10. Where can I get my site plan? When do I need a site plan?
11. Where can I get zoning information for my property?

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1. Water enters my basement every time it rains. What actions can I take to correct the problem?
2. What’s the best way to filter stormwater in my yard?
3. What is a rain garden?
4. What is a rain barrel?
5. What is BayScaping?
6. Who do I call for information about flood prevention?

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1. When can I expect to receive my utility assistance check each month?
2. I did not receive my check this month, why? What do I do?
3. I lost my check. What do I do?
4. I am having problems with the Post Office getting mail to me. Can I pick up my check each month?
5. My monthly check amount has changed, why?

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1. What is the function of a Grand Jury?
2. What can a Grand Jury do?
3. Are Grand Jury proceedings open to the public?

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1. What is a trial?
2. How is a jury selected?
3. How does a trial proceed?

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1. How do we get multi-way stop signs installed on our roadway?
2. How can we have a "Children at Play" sign installed in our neighborhood to help protect our children?
3. Why can't we get a striped crosswalk since some people cross the roadway at this point?
4. How do I get a street light repaired or replaced?
5. I live in a new development. When will the street lights be installed?
6. How can I have new or improved lights installed on my street?
7. Criminal activity is occurring at night on my street. Can you help me?
8. People are running off the road and into my yard. Would a light help?
9. There are trees blocking the light near my house. Can they be trimmed?
10. How can I get one of those security lights like my neighbor has?
11. The light in front of my house shines in my window. How can I have this corrected?
12. I live in a townhouse development and the utility company tells me that they are not responsible for my street lights. How can I have a light fixed?

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1. What is Call-A-Bus?
2. Who can use Call-A-Bus?
3. How do I schedule a trip with Call-A-Bus?
4. What is the fare for Call-A-Bus?
5. How would I use Call-A-Bus?
6. What is Senior Transportation Service?
7. What transportation services are provided by Senior Transportation Services (STS)?
8. What is Call-A-Cab?
9. How does Call-A-Cab work?
10. How many coupon books can I purchase?

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1. Who is eligible for services?
2. What does Tuberculosis treatment cost?
3. What is Tuberculosis?
4. What does a positive Tuberculin Skin Test mean?
5. Can TB be cured?
6. How can I access care for Tuberculosis?

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1. Are there laws that cover victims’ rights?
2. How does the State’s Attorney’s Office assist victims as well as witnesses?

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1. What is the Housing Choice Voucher program?
2. How do I apply for the Housing Choice Voucher Program Wait List?
3. How do I get a voucher?
4. Why is the HAPGC opening its Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List? And when is it opening?
5. Who may apply for the Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List?
6. When can I apply for the Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List?
7. What happens after I submit the pre-application?
8. I received an email that my pre-application has been received. Does that mean I am on the waiting list?
9. My pre-application was selected in the lottery. How do I know where I am on the waiting list?
10. My pre-application was not selected in the lottery. What does this mean and when can I get a voucher?

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1. Where do I call to obtain information about the recent changes in trash collection services for county residents?
2. Where can I review frequently asked questions regarding the county's new ban policy on plastic bags/film in the Residential Curbside Single-Stream Recycling Program?
3. If my refuse or recycling collection day falls on a holiday, when is the next collection day?
4. What happens to recyclables after they are collected from the curb?
5. Who do I call to find out my recycling and trash collection days?
6. How can I get bulky trash items picked up?
7. How do I dispose of items such as oil-based paints and pesticides?
8. Is it ok to leave grass clippings on our lawn?

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1. What is the System Benefit Charge (SBC)?
2. What is the background of the SBC?
3. What costs are covered by the SBC?
4. My property is residential. Why is it being assessed a SBC?
5. When do I pay my SBC?
6. When does the SBC take effect?
7. Why did I receive a new or revised Tax Bill with an SBC during the fiscal year?
8. What can I do if I disagree with my Building Type or Enclosed Area?
9. If I receive a Tax Bill at the beginning of the fiscal year, how long do I have to request reconsideration?
10. If I receive a Tax Bill during the fiscal year with an SBC, how long do I have to request reconsideration?
11. When will my reconsideration request be reviewed?
12. If I have requested reconsideration, am I still required to pay the solid waste charge shown on my County Tax Bill?
13. How much is the interest rate?
14. How long would it take to receive a refund?
15. How can I find out about the status of my reconsideration?
16. My property doesn't generate that much waste. Why am I being charged at the High (or Medium) rate?
17. What if my property cannot be occupied because it has been declared unfit or unsafe to occupy?
18. What if I have questions about other parts of the County Tax Bill?
19. If I pay my SBC will the county collect my garbage?
20. Do I have to pay my SBC if I contract for garbage service that disposes of my waste outside of the county?