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1. Why do communities receive cable royalties?
2. Which cable companies operate in Canton?
3. Who regulates cable companies?
4. Whom do I call if I have a cable complaint?

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1. Does the Clerk's Office Accept Passport Applications?

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1. How do I find out more about project development in Canton?
2. I need help with building and ordinance issues. Whom can I call?

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1. When and why was Canton’s dial-a-ride transportation program started?
2. If Canton were in the SMART system, what would it cost the average tax payer?
3. How is the system funded?
4. Is there a transportation advisory committee, how many members, how are they selected?
5. What is the cost of a ride?

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1. How do I apply to become a vendor at the Canton Farmers Market?

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1. Does Canton have a budget?
2. What are the major funds?
3. Can funds be transferred between funds for operating purposes?
4. How is the Finance Department different from the Treasurer?
5. Describe the budget approval process.
6. What is a CAFR?
7. Do all communities create a CAFR...how many do?
8. How many years has Canton prepared a CAFR?
9. When and how does Canton borrow money?
10. What is Canton's allocation of local property taxes?
11. What is Canton's millage history?
12. What are enterprise activities?
13. How is the sewer and water funds administered?
14. How is State of Michigan revenue sharing calculated?
15. What is the difference between Constitutional vs. statutory revenue sharing?
16. What is the allocation of property tax collections by fund?
17. What systems are used for the various Township functions?

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1. What is a homeowners' association?
2. Where do I get an official, recorded copy of my subdivision's covenants & restrictions?
3. Where can our association hold meetings at no charge?
4. How do we get traffic codes enforced in our development?
5. Private Roads
6. Who replaces the street signs in our subdivision?
7. How does the timing of a traffic light get changed?
8. Who repairs our roads in our subdivision?
9. When do we get the final top coat of asphalt for our roads?
10. Can we change our clustered mailboxes to individual ones in front of our property?
11. What about block parties?

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1. How do I apply for a job?
2. What positions are currently open?
3. Are Union contracts available online?
4. Who should I contact if I have a problem submitting my online application?
5. Are paper applications still available?

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1. How long can I leave my child in Kid's Corner?
2. Are reservations required?
3. Will child care staff change my child’s diaper?
4. Will staff members provide my child with their medication?
5. Am I allowed to run out in Heritage Park or leave the facility while my child is in Kid's Corner?
6. Can my child bring a snack or drink in to Kid's Corner?
7. If my child is sick but seems to be recovering, am I allowed to bring him/her to Kid's Corner?
8. What type of games and activities are there for kids?

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1. What is the history of Canton Leisure Services?
2. What is accreditation and why does Leisure Services Pursue it?
3. What is the Leisure Services Budget and how much tax support does Canton receive for operations?
4. What is the Leisure Services Advisory Committee?
5. How does Leisure Services plan for the future?
6. What is the history of the Summit on the Park?
7. How do I become a member of the Summit and what does it cost?
8. Does the Summit provide child care services while I am using the facility?
9. How do I register for a program of class sponsored by Leisure Services?
10. Can I get my money back if I don't like a program?
11. If I am interested in renting one of Canton's rooms or facilities, how do I do it?
12. Besides rooms, what other types of equipment does Canton Leisure Services rent?
13. What is the history of Canton Parks?
14. What is Victory Park?
15. What is the history of Fellows Creek Golf Club?
16. What is the history of Pheasant Run Golf Club?
17. What is the history of the Village Theater?
18. How do I purchase tickets for any event at the Village Theater?
19. Can I rent the Village Theater?
20. How does the Cultural Commission involve the community in developing the arts?
21. What is Cherry Hill School?
22. Can I rent one of Canton's historical buildings?
23. What is the history of the Travis Bartlett House?
24. Who are some of Canton's residents who shaped our history?
25. What is the Block?
26. What types of programs are offered at the BLOCK and how can I get to them?
27. What type of special events does Canton have for its residents?
28. What are the different youth sports groups in Canton and how can we become involved?

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1. Will I be charged a fee to register online?
2. How do I obtain a user name and password?
3. What is Active.com?
4. How can I find my password?
5. Can I use my credit voucher online?
6. How do I know if I qualify for the resident rate?
7. How do I obtain a receipt?
8. What credit cards are accepted?
9. Whom can I email for online registration information?
10. Can I transfer classes online?
11. Can I make a partial payment online?
12. What do I do if my email address or other pertinent information has changed?
13. What should I bring the first day of class?
14. How do I register if I don't have or choose not to use a credit card?
15. How do I make sure my credit card has not been charged if I decide not to register?
16. What if I am not a resident of Canton?
17. Can I request a refund online?
18. If there is no space online for a particular class, how can I be placed on a waiting list?
19. How can I confirm that I am enrolled in a particular class?

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1. How do I contact a Township Department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

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1. Does Canton provide meeting space for residents?
2. Who qualifies for use of the space?
3. What days and times are meeting rooms available?
4. Can my group offer refreshments?
5. What other facilities are available to use, including those that charge a fee?

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1. Where do I find information about sidewalks?
2. How do I report a water main break?

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1. Can I use the pavilion if no one else is using it?
2. Where are there pavilions in Canton?
3. Can I bring my dog with me to walk in the park?
4. Can I skateboard in the parks?
5. Where do I call to make a rental reservation for a pavilion, gazebo, or amphitheater?
6. Can we bring alcohol to a Canton park?
7. What is the distance of the walking paths in the different parks?
8. Is a fishing license required for the ponds in Heritage Park?

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1. What is the Planning Services Division responsible for?
2. What is Land Use Regulation?
3. What is the role of the Planning Commission?
4. What is a comprehensive or Future Land Use Plan (FLUP)?
5. Why does a community need such a plan?
6. How is the comprehensive or Future Land Use Plan developed?
7. What is zoning?
8. Why does a community use zoning?
9. What is the process for establishing zoning?
10. How is the zoning map changed?
11. What are zoning districts?
12. How much of each zoning district does a community need?
13. How is the Zoning Ordinance used?
14. What is the Subdivision Control Ordinance?
15. What is the subdivision plotting process?
16. What are site condominiums?
17. What are Planned Unit Developments and Planned Development Districts?
18. What are the advantages of a Planned Development District (PDD)?
19. What is cluster development?
20. What are the limitations on Building Permits?
21. What is a building moratorium?
22. What are Land Use Exclusions?
23. What is a non conforming use?
24. Can you please describe the Planning Process?

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1. What do I do in the event of a power outage or gas leak?

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1. My child doesn’t quite meet the age requirement for a program but is close, can I still register her for the class?
2. My child is almost potty-trained, but not quite, should I register him for a class?
3. My preschooler has a sibling that is an infant/baby. The baby won't be participating, but I would like to bring him/her to class with us. Is this permitted?
4. I would really like to register my child for a class, but the class is full, what should I do?
5. What is an Independent Child Class?

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1. Where is the Public Safety Administration Building located?
2. What District Court serves Canton residents?
3. What hospitals are patients transported to by the Canton Fire Department?
4. Who should I call if I see a coyote in Canton?
5. Who do I call to report a stray domestic animal or a sick/injured wild animal?
6. How do I make a complaint against a member of the Canton Public Safety Department?
7. How do I purchase an accident report?
8. How do I submit a tip to the police department?

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1. What is Public Works responsible for?
2. Who has jurisdiction over Michigan roads?
3. What's considered a "state" highway?
4. What jurisdiction does the County Road Commission have?
5. What about city and village streets?
6. How are roads funded?
7. What are federal dollars used for?
8. How does this affect Canton?
9. How do I report a streetlight that is burned out?
10. How does Canton’s water system work?
11. What happens to the waste water in Canton?
12. What is Canton’s strategy towards watershed management?
13. What is ARC?
14. What is a Detention Basin?
15. What are the different types of detention ponds?
16. How are detention basins maintained?
17. How should detention basins be inspected?

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1. When a subdivision is constructed, who pays for the construction of the subdivision roads?
2. Who decides if the subdivision roads are public or private?
3. What about condominium roads?
4. Who pays for the maintenance of private subdivision roads?
5. Do homeowners in private road subdivisions pay twice for road maintenance: once through County taxes and a 2nd time through association fees?
6. How much maintenance does Wayne County do on public subdivision roads?
7. What about snow removal by the county on public subdivision roads?
8. Is it true that most Canton homeowner associations assess their residents for snow removal?

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1. Who can I contact if I have more questions about Single Stream Recycling?
2. Who do I call if my house gets missed?
3. What is single stream recycling?
4. What are the advantages to single stream recycling?
5. What do I have to do?
6. How is this better than my old way of recycling?
7. Will I receive a new bin?
8. Will my recycling pickup schedule change?
9. What items go in the recycling bin?
10. What items will not be collected?
11. Do I need to clean items before putting them in the bin?
12. Can I contain my newspapers in clear plastic grocery bags so they don't escape the bin on my refuse pickup day?
13. Can shredded paper be recycled?
14. Does cardboard need to be placed in the bin or can I just place it off to the side?
15. If I need to use a clear plastic bag for items that exceed my bin, can all recyclables be mixed together in that bag?
16. Do I need to remove the plastic from the top of my tissue box before placing it in the bin?
17. What happens if I place an unacceptable item into the bin (i.e. Styrofoam)?
18. Can I get additional recycling bins?

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1. How will Camp Canton staff communicate with me?
2. What if my child is going to be late or is not attending Camp Canton for the day?
3. What should I do if I am picking my child up from Camp Canton early?
4. What do I do if a person other than myself needs to pick up my child from Camp Canton?
5. What if my child is sick?
6. How do you split up the campers? Will my child be separated from his/her sibling?
7. What if I need to get a hold of my camper on field trip day?
8. How will the campers be transported to field trips?
9. Will my child be watching movies?
10. What if my child needs to eat a snack?
11. What if I pick up my child after 6:00 pm?
12. Will my child need money for the field trip?
13. Where does my child put his/her belongings during camp?
14. How many Camp Canton shirts does my child receive?
15. I am interested in enrolling my child but camp is full and I was placed on the wait list. Now what?
16. If my child leaves something at camp, where could it be found?
17. What is a C.I.T.?
18. Are parents allowed to join Camp Canton on field trips?
19. I need a receipt of child care and a tax identification number for my taxes/work flex account. Where do I get this information?
20. I would like a refund for camp. How do I get one?
21. If my child misbehaves, what sorts of discipline policies are in place?
22. What feedback mechanisms are in place?
23. I registered for Camp Canton but my schedule has changed, how do I get a refund?
24. What should my camper bring to Camp Canton with them? What should leave at home?

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1. When are my taxes due?
2. Does Canton accept credit cards for tax payments?
3. I need a copy of a paid receipt. Where can I get one?
4. Who receives the funds from my tax bill?
5. What do the terms "Assessed Value," "State Equalized Value" and "Taxable Value" mean on my Notice of Assessment?
6. How does the assessor determine my assessed value?
7. What determines the taxable value?
8. Property values in my neighborhood have been decreasing. Will my property valuation be decreasing as well?
9. Does that mean I’ll pay more property taxes instead of less?
10. Why won’t my taxes decrease if my property value is going down?
11. Will my taxes ever go down?
12. What are some of the disadvantages about the Proposal A legislation?
13. What is a principal residence exemption?
14. Can I contest my assessed value and taxable value?
15. How can I estimate my taxes from the assessment change notice?

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1. What is the cost to the taxpayer for utilizing this service?
2. Why do I have to pay a convenience fee for credit and debit cards but not for ACH payments?
3. Why doesn’t the township cover the convenience fee?
4. Why would I want to pay by credit or debit card and pay an extra fee?
5. Can I pay with a credit or debit card at the Treasurer’s Office?
6. Can I schedule a payment for a future date?
7. Can I register as a user like I do when paying my water bill?
8. Will my login for making water payments work on the tax program?
9. Can I cancel a payment after I’ve entered it?

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1. What days and times is the BLOCK open?
2. Are there scheduled activities?
3. My child is not yet 11 years old. Can he/she still register?
4. What forms required for my child to attend?
5. Can my child drop in for the day?
6. What is served in the cafeteria?
7. I don’t see my child’s school listed. Can you pick him/her up?
8. Registration is full for my child’s school. Can I still register?
9. My child stays after school on some days for sports/clubs/etc. Can you pick him up later than
10. My child will not be attending every day. Do I need to call and let you know?
11. If I register for the After School Program, do I need to register for the Canton Express?
12. Do you offer a payment plan?
13. If I register my child after the semester begins, will you prorate the price?
14. Can you pick up my child and take them home immediately?
15. Do I need to register in advance for the Teen Night Out events?
16. Do I qualify for the free Outreach Program?
17. Can I come take a tour of The BLOCK?

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1. What is 'Therapeutic Recreation'?
2. How old do participants need to be in order to participate in Leisure Club programming?
3. Are Therapeutic Recreation programs available to individuals residing outside of the Canton community?
4. How do I request a reasonable accommodation?
5. Are there personal requirements that individuals must be able to accomplish in order to participate?
6. If an aide will be attending alongside a participant, should they register for the program too?
7. How can I help support the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) program in Canton?

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1. My garbage wasn't picked up, what happened?
2. How is Canton’s trash hauler selected?
3. What trash services are offered at the curb?
4. How can I get / replace a recycling bin?
5. What is the solid waste collection fee for Canton residents and when is it billed?
6. What services are offered at the Rizzo Environmental Services Yard?
7. How much trash do Canton residents produce yearly?
8. Why doesn’t Canton pay for disposal of trash?
9. What are the 5 or 10 most important guidelines to be followed?
10. Who do I call if I have a concern regarding trash service?
11. Why am I being charged a fee for solid waste collection?
12. How long will the current solid waste collection rates be in effect and will it change annually?
13. Is there a solid waste collection fee discount available for senior citizens?
14. What's included in the annual solid waste collection fee?
15. How is the solid waste collection fee calculated?
16. What legal basis allows Canton to charge for solid waste collection service?

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1. What is the purpose of the Forest Preservation Ordinance?
2. What does the Tree Fund have to do with the ordinance?
3. Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
4. Are there any exemptions to the tree removal permit?
5. How do I obtain a tree removal permit?
6. Once a tree is removed am I required to replace it?
7. What about landmark tree replacement?
8. What are the replacement standards?

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1. Who operates the Village Theater?
2. How can I find out about performances, classes, volunteering and auditions?
3. How many seats at the theater?
4. Are there senior citizen and student rates?
5. Do I have to be a resident to participate or us the theater?
6. I'm an artist or performer, how can I get to show my work or perform at the theater or in other Canton venues?
7. Can I just come look around and find out in person what you do?
8. How can I get a job at the theater?
9. Where can I park at the Village Theater?
10. Who may I contact with more questions?

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1. My transaction was cancelled mid-sale. Did it go through?
2. I accidentally bought tickets to the wrong show. May I exchange them?
3. I haven’t received my e-tickets. What should I do?
4. I asked for my tickets to be mailed to me. How long will it take?

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1. Why does Canton have a Volunteer Events Coordinator?
2. How long has the position been in existence?
3. What type of events need volunteers?
4. What relationship do we have with area schools?

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1. What are the current water rates?
2. Where does the water used by Canton residents and businesses come from?
3. What to do in the event of an emergency?
4. How do the water rates charged by the DWSD affect Canton?
5. What factors help to determine whether DWSD will raise water rates or maintain the current level?
6. How much of my water bill are the charges from DWSD?
7. Who in the township approves the rate increases?
8. What are the current water and sewer rates for Canton?
9. Why are my sewer charges more than my water charges?
10. How does the township determine my water and sewer usage?
11. My water meter is outside, why does the DPW serviceman need to come inside my home?
12. Why is my bill so high?
13. Why am I being charged fixed charges on my water and sewer bill?
14. What are the fixed water charges on my bill?
15. What are the fixed sewer charges on my bill?
16. What is the minimum bill for Canton Township?
17. How often will I receive my water bill?
18. What are my options for payment?
19. Is there a fee for online payment?
20. Can I make partial or extra payments on my water and sewer account?
21. What is the penalty for late payment?
22. What do I do if I am selling my home and need a final meter reading?
23. Can I have a separate meter for my outdoor irrigation system?
24. I think I have a leak in my water system, how do I know?
25. How much water can be lost from a leak?
26. How can I conserve water and reduce my water bill?