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1. How do I apply for an examination?
2. How do I apply for a fee waiver?
3. Will my application processing fee be refunded if my examination application is disapproved?
4. Do I have to be a Town of Hempstead resident to apply for the examination?
5. How do I know if I am qualified to take an exam? What happens if I am disqualified?
6. What should I submit as proof if the examination requires a high school diploma/equivalency or education beyond high school?
7. When will I receive my admittance notice?
8. Where are the examinations held?
9. What if I am signed up to take multiple examinations from different municipalities on the same day?
10. How do I request special arrangements for an examination?
11. Are there study guides available for the examinations?
12. What happens after I take the examination?
13. What happens if I move to a new address?
14. How do I claim Veterans Credits for military service on an examination?

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1. Does my child have to be a Town of Hempstead resident to participate in the Lacrosse Academy?
2. Does the Town of Hempstead provide any equipment?
3. What equipment is needed for boys and girls to participate in the program?
4. Does the Lacrosse Academy teach beginners in the program?
5. Does the Academy provide goalie instruction?
6. Does the academy conduct its sessions rain or shine?
7. How will I be informed of any schedule changes due to weather?
8. Can my child participate in more than one week of the Academy?
9. How old do the participants have to be in order to attend the Lacrosse Academy? Is there an age limit for participation?
10. Do the boys and girls play together?
11. How are the players grouped together?
12. Who are the instructors who coach at the Lacrosse Academy?
13. Do I have to attend the week-long clinics before I can sign up for the One-on-One instruction?
14. How much does the One-on-One instruction cost?
15. What does it cost to participate in the Lacrosse Academy? Are there discounts for multiple-child families?
16. Is there a refund policy if my child does not participate?
17. When are payments due and who do I pay?

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1. Is there a waiting period?
2. How long is the license valid?
3. Is a pre-marital physical exam required?
4. Where can a marriage take place?
5. What about the ceremony?
6. Who can perform a marriage ceremony?
7. Where can I get copies of my records?
8. What are the age and consent requirements for minors?
9. What are the surname options?

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1. Can Non-Hempstead Town residents use Hempstead Town Park's facilities?
2. Who is Considered a District or Non-District Resident?

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1. How long is my passport valid for?
2. How long will it take to receive my passport?
3. What do I need to apply for a passport?
4. Where can I get my passport photographs taken?
5. Are there special requirements for children's passports?
6. What are acceptable forms of identification?
7. How do I renew my expired passport?
8. What are the requirements to renew my expired passport?
9. What happens if my passport is lost or stolen?
10. What are the fees for a passport?
11. I plan to travel outside the United States. How do I find out if a Travel Alert or Travel Warning has been issued for a specific country?

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1. What is pet microchipping?
2. What are the benefits of microchipping?
3. What is the cost?
4. When can we bring our pets to the shelter to be microchipped?
5. Are there any specific requirements for microchipping?
6. How can I find out more about microchipping?

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1. Where is the tax office located?
2. What is the tax office phone number?
3. How do I get to the tax office?
4. What taxes does your office collect?
5. I live in the City of Long Beach. Do you collect taxes there?
6. What is the penalty for making a late payment?
7. Must I notify your office if I buy a home in Long Beach?
8. What should I check before remitting payment?
9. Why is my check payable to Jeanine C. Driscoll Receiver of Taxes?
10. How can I view my tax bill online?
11. What are my payment options?
12. What should I include when paying by mail?
13. What should I bring when paying in-person?
14. Do I get a discount for paying the taxes in full?
15. When do I get my tax receipts?
16. What happens if my check is returned from the bank? Do you re-deposit checks?
17. How can I avoid paying penalty?
18. I keep forgetting to pay my taxes; what can I do?
19. What kind of tax exemptions are there and when do I file?
20. I'm buying a house in the Town. What should I ask the owner concerning his property taxes?
21. I'm a new homeowner. Do I have to contact the tax office?
22. What information do I need when calling the tax office?
23. What is a property description? Where can I get my property description?
24. How long after second-half school and general taxes are due can I pay them at the Town Receiver's Office?
25. Are Town and County penalties for late payments the same?
26. What are tax arrears? What should I do if tax arrears is printed on my tax bill?
27. What is AutoPay and how do I sign up for that program?

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1. What if the state requests more information or denies my eligibility?
2. How do you calculate your income for STAR?
3. How do you apply for or switch to the STAR credit?

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1. Who may obtain a birth certificate?
2. What are the acceptable forms of identification when requesting a birth certificate?
3. Who may obtain a death certificate?
4. What are the acceptable forms of identification when requesting a death certificate?
5. What is the fee for a certified copy of a Birth or Death certificate?
6. May I request expedited shipping?
7. What are acceptable forms of payment?
8. What is the processing time for birth and death certificate applications?
9. Facilities under Hempstead Town's jurisdiction are?

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1. How long do I have to repair my sidewalks?
2. Under what code am I required to complete this?
3. What is the enclosed sketch?
4. If I opt to complete the work myself, how do I notify the town upon completion?
5. If I opt to have the Town of Hempstead complete my sidewalks, what is the procedure?
6. When will the town contractor complete my repairs, and do they work year round?
7. Who is the town contractor?
8. Does the town have a payment plan program?
9. How does the payment program work?
10. Can I pay the town contractor directly?
11. What about my curbside trees?
12. What about my curbing?

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1. How can residents tell if a sign is a Town of Hempstead sign or not?
2. Does the Town of Hempstead install Speed Bumps or Speed Humps?
3. Does the Town of Hempstead maintain Red Light Cameras or Speed Cameras?
4. Does the Town of Hempstead Traffic Control Division issue Traffic Tickets?
5. Does the Town of Hempstead enforce posted signs?
6. How do I request an additional street light?
7. Why is a Town of Hempstead crew or contractor working in my yard?
8. What are easement rights?
9. Does Street Lighting maintain lights on all roadways?
10. What if a tree is blocking the light from the roadway?
11. Can I hang an attachment to a lighting pole or utility pole?
12. Can I use electric from any of Street Lighting's equipment?

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1. What is Swift911?
2. How does Swift911 work?
3. Who activates the system?
4. I have an unlisted phone number. Will I be listed in the database?
5. If I do not have internet access, how can I sign up?
6. How can I get a text message?
7. I'd rather not be listed - how can I take my name off of the system?

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1. Will my claim receive the attention it deserves? Is my representative concerned about me and my claim?
2. Which veterans are eligible to receive these benefits?
3. Do I have to be a resident of the Town of Hempstead to receive this assistance?
4. What is the goal for veterans?
5. I just got out of the military and have medical conditions that are affecting me. What should I do?
6. Where is the Veterans Benefits Counselor's office located? What are the office hours? How can I reach the counselor when I have a question or want to schedule an appointment?
7. What do I need to bring to our first meeting?
8. How much does this service cost?

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1. Need to report water coming up in the roadway or other water emergency?
2. How do I report a leaking water meter?
3. How can I pay my bill online?
4. Buying or selling a home? Need to schedule a final reading?
5. How do I establish a new account?
6. How is my water rate calculated?
7. Need help paying your water bill due to COVID-19?
8. Disconnecting or upgrading your water service? Doing renovations to your home in excess of 50%?
9. Need information on backflow devices?
10. How do I find out what’s in my water?
11. Where do I find more information about contaminants?
12. Interested in a water conservation kit for your home or business?

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1. How do I navigate the website?
2. Where is the Town Calendar of Events?
3. Something on the page is broken/outdated, who can I contact?
4. How do I conduct a search?