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1. Who are Arts on a Roll teaching artists?
2. What is an average day like for Arts on a Roll teaching artists?
3. Are teaching artists required to provide or pay for their own materials?
4. Can Arts on a Roll accommodate different schedules?
5. Is a background check required?
6. How much do Arts on a Roll teaching artists get paid?

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1. What does it mean to me if I received a letter on blue paper that said that my property is located within or directly adjacent to a land use designation called the “Chesapeake Bay Critical Area”?
2. What does it mean to me if I received a letter on white paper that said that my property is located within 1 mile of a land use designation called the “Chesapeake Bay Critical Area”?
3. What is the County going to do on my property?
4. Will the mapping change impact my flood insurance?
5. Will the mapping change impact the value of my property?
6. Will the mapping change increase my property taxes?
7. Are my existing structures grandfathered?
8. Do I need to do anything now because of the mapping change?

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1. Who can participate?
2. What are the benefits?
3. Where and when do you walk?
4. What are Club 300 group walks?
5. When and how do I register?
6. What if I register and am unable to walk all the way across America?
7. How do I track and log my miles?
8. How do I record my miles online if I do not have an email address or access to a computer?
9. What if I am unable to log into the Club 300 webpage successfully?
10. Are there rewards?
11. What are some walking tips?

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1. What is a Podcast?
2. How do I listen to a Podcast?
3. Is there a cost to subscribing?
4. How do I subscribe?
5. What is an RSS feed?
6. How do I get an RSS feed reader?
7. How do I subscribe using iTunes?

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1. What is land use planning?
2. Whom can I contact regarding planning issues in my area?
3. Can your staff provide planning / design assistance to our city, town, or community?
4. What are functional plans?
5. How are plans prepared?
6. What is a sectional map amendment (SMA)?
7. What are sector plans?
8. What are the basic components of subregion and area plans?
9. What are subregion and area plans?
10. What issues and subjects are addressed in the 2002 General Plan?
11. What is the General Plan?

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1. Do I need a permit to cut down trees in my yard?
2. Do I need a Tree Conservation Plan or can I receive a waiver?
3. What information do I need to apply for an exemption?
4. What environmental information is available on the web?
5. Is my property in the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area?
6. Are there wetlands on my property?
7. Is there a floodplain on my property?
8. My basement has flooded from all this rain! What can I do?
9. How do I register my boat or obtain information about hunting and fishing licenses?
10. When are the Hunter Safety Courses?
11. What can I do about nuisance or injured wildlife in or around my home?

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1. What is historically significant in Prince George's County?
2. Who can answer my questions regarding county history and property research?
3. When do I need a Historic Area Work Permit (HAWP) for work on my historic property?
4. How do I find out whether my property is designated as historic?
5. How are historic sites and historic districts created?

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1. How do I know which categories my property is in?
2. Why is it important for me to know a property's water and sewer service category if I am going to build a house or develop a piece of land?
3. Which school will my child attend?
4. What does the "school facilities surcharge" mean?
5. When will a school be built in my neighborhood?
6. What is the "sewer envelope"?
7. What is meant by Adequate Public Facilities?
8. When are the planned facilities on the Master Plan going to be built?
9. How can I find projections for future population, dwelling unit, household, and employment growth for the county?

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1. What fire station serves my community?
2. What county police station serves my community?
3. Which jurisdictions have their own police departments?
4. What is the COPS Program?
5. What does “public safety surcharge” mean?

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1. How do I obtain traffic counts along roadways?
2. How can I find out how many accidents occur along a particular roadway?
3. What is the existing, or planned, right-of-way for a particular street?
4. Why has the county proposed a Master Plan facility across, or adjacent to, my property without informing me?
5. What is the Master Plan of Transportation?

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1. I noticed a sign posted at the end of my street advertising a hearing. Can you please tell me what this is all about?
2. Why do I have to provide off-street parking/loading facilities? My business doesn't need any!
3. I don't agree with your interpretation of the regulations. How do I get a legal opinion?

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1. I purchased my home years ago because the land behind me was wooded. Does anyone have the right to come in now and develop this property?
2. How long does it take to process my permit application?
3. What can I do to quicken the processing of my permit application?
4. What is a site plan, and why do I need to submit one with my permit application?
5. Does Park and Planning issue my permits?
6. Why does Park and Planning need to see my permit application anyway?
7. May I have a business in my home, and do I need a permit for it?
8. May I walk my permit application through the process?
9. Why won't you pull my permit application out of the pile and put it on top to review before the others?
10. What happens to my non-walk-through permit application after you complete your review?

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1. How do I find out the zoning classification of my property?
2. As a county resident, how can I participate in the development review process to ensure the protection of my home and community?
3. What can I do on my property?
4. I have a large parcel of land. Can it be subdivided into smaller lots?
5. My lot has no frontage on a public street. Is there any way I can build on it?
6. Is there a floodplain on my property?

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1. How does the Prince George’s County Planning Department define diversity?
2. What is the Culture Change Initiative (CCI)?
3. What makes diversity and inclusion important at the Prince George’s County Planning Department?
4. What kinds of programs does M-NCPPC have to accommodate diverse lifestyles?
5. What types of diversity events is M-NCPPC currently sponsoring?

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1. Do I need to pay a deposit?
2. What if I have to cancel my event or change the date?
3. Can I transfer my event to another M-NCPPC venue?
4. How early can I have access to the venue?
5. When can I schedule a rehearsal?
6. Do you have an on-site caterer or can I use my own?
7. Who is responsible for the setup and breakdown?
8. Can I decorate the venue?
9. Is alcohol allowed?

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1. What is the ERS?
2. Are employee contributions required?
3. What does a defined benefit retirement plan mean?
4. Does the Commission make a contribution?
5. How does being IRS qualified affect you as a member?
6. Who oversees the ERS?
7. Where is the money; is it protected?
8. How much of my pension benefit comes from my contributions?
9. Is there a maximum amount of credited service I can earn?
10. When do I start paying income taxes on my retirement annuity?
11. How does accumulated sick leave affect my benefit?
12. Are loans possible from the plan?
13. What if I don’t leave a surviving spouse or children?
14. When can I expect to receive my first retirement check?
15. How do I apply for retirement benefits?
16. Is there a cost-of-living adjustment to protect against inflation?
17. Is there life insurance when I retire?
18. When is the best time to retire?
19. Cost-of-Living Adjustments.
20. Payout for Annual Leave, Holiday and Comp Time.
21. What deductions are taken from my retirement check?
22. Can I have my benefit check directly deposited into my bank?
23. Is there Disability Retirement?

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1. How do I apply for a position with M-NCPPC?
2. How do I find out what jobs are available?
3. Can I get help with completing the online application?
4. What if I do not have a computer or access to the web?

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1. Where in time is the Dinosaur Park?
2. What was Cretaceous Maryland like?
3. Where do fossils come from?
4. How do we identify incomplete fossils?
5. What animals and plants lived at Dinosaur Park?

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1. What are functional plans?

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1. What is the MIOZ?
2. What is the MIOZMA?
3. What are the Safety Zones?
4. When will the MIOZ take effect?
5. Why do these regulations extend beyond the Clear Zone?
6. What kind of accidents are possible in the Safety Zones?
7. After all the development that has been allowed, why is this legislation being proposed now?
8. The MIOZ refers to the need to have a Use and Occupancy Permit. I heard that such permits were not required for churches. Is this true?
9. All the MIOZ make my use or structure nonconforming? Can a nonconforming use be replaced by the same use after the MIOZ is enacted? Are uses prohibited by the MIOZ “grandfathered” in?
10. Are new churches allowed?
11. Why aren’t we restricting JBA activity instead of many of the prohibited uses in the MIOZ?
12. I live in a single-family home. The MIOZMA establishes height limits that may be as high as several hundred feet. How does this affect me and why am I being placed in this zone?
13. The letter I received contained a reference to an affidavit requirement and the intensification of zoning. Can you provide more information?
14. What are the restrictions outside of the APZs?
15. How can the zoning be seen at the "street" level?
16. At what point in the development approval process is a project considered "vested?"

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1. What if I have never performed before?
2. What should we wear and bring to class?
3. Where are classes held?
4. What will the Spring Session include?

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1. What is Internal Audit?
2. What are the roles of internal auditors?
3. Why does M-NCPPC have an internal audit function?
4. Where does the audit function fit in the organization?
5. What's the difference between external and internal auditors?
6. How are units selected for audit?
7. What are internal auditors looking for?
8. What if something isn't handled correctly?
9. Can a department request an audit?
10. How long does an audit take?
11. What if I don't have the time to deal with the auditors?
12. Who will receive my audit report?
13. Who audits the Audit Office?
14. If I call you with information about a possible irregularity, will my identity be kept a secret?

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1. How do I apply for a job at the Prince George's County Planning Department?
2. Where is the Prince George's County Planning Department's administration building located?
3. Why are you called "the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission" when you only serve Prince George's and Montgomery counties?
4. What potential is there for career growth at the Commission?
5. Are you part of Prince George's County or Maryland State government?

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1. What is a form-based code?
2. How is a form-based code different from existing zones in Prince George's County?
3. What are the benefits of a form-based code?
4. What is the New, Mixed Use Zone?
5. What are the goals of the Urban Centers and Corridor Nodes Development Code?
6. How was the Urban Centers and Corridor Nodes Development Code developed?
7. Where can the Urban Centers and Corridor Nodes Development Code be applied?
8. What are the next steps in the process?

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1. How are all those parks and recreation facilities developed?
2. What is the difference between the Planning Department and the Park Planning and Development Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation?
3. Is there a park in my community?
4. How do you decide where to put new parks?
5. As a Prince George's County resident, how do I request funding for a new park or for the renovation of facilities in an existing park?
6. How long does it take to design and construct a new park or recreation facility?
7. Are all recreation buildings in the park and recreation system in Prince George's County required to provide access to and be usable by people with disabilities?
8. As an interested contractor or bidder, how do I learn about the Department's design and development projects?

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1. How do I report a crime?
2. How do I claim property/vehicles?

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1. How were the training course assignments for my position determined?
2. Who should I contact for help with training questions?
3. Where can I find the Course Catalog?
4. How often do I need to take classes such as CPR and First Aid training?
5. Why are we required to take skill assessments?
6. How will trainees be notified of changes to courses for which they’re scheduled?
7. Who should I contact if I have technical issues with the online courses?

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1. I am a volunteer with the Department of Parks and Recreation but I’ve forgotten my password to log in. Can you help me?
2. How do I sign up to volunteer?
3. Can I earn Student Service Learning hours for volunteering?
4. I have been court-ordered to volunteer. Can I volunteer with the Department of Parks and Recreation to satisfy the court order?
5. Do I need a criminal background check to volunteer with Parks and Recreation?
6. How can I volunteer during the summer?

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1. What is a preservation easement?
2. Who is required to grant an easement to the M-NCPPC?
3. What are M-NCPPC’s responsibilities?
4. How long does an easement last?
5. Why grant a preservation easement ?
6. What are the benefits to the general public in the award of historic property grants to individual owners?
7. How does an easement work?
8. What changes are allowed to my historic property?
9. Does the preservation easement take precedence over the county preservation ordinance?
10. Are we talking about the entire house and property?
11. Will the easement cover interior features as well as the exterior of the property?
12. How is the easement applicable if I use the grant award to purchase a historic property?
13. What is the financial value of the easement and how is it determined?
14. What document does a pro perty owner file to obtain the federal tax benefit?
15. What are my out-of-pocket costs in donating an easement?
16. What are the legal and real estate implications?
17. Are easements a well-proven idea?
18. What are the benefits of granting an easement?
19. Do typical non-cash charitable contributions rules apply to the donation of a preservation easement?
20. Must an easement require some type of public access?
21. What are the basic tax code requirements for an easement?

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1. How long will it take to review and approve development applications?
2. Why does the Planning Department have so much control?
3. Why is there no appeals process to the County Council? Or by the County Council (example: site plan “call-up” authority)?
4. Why are there so many exemptions from the Urban Centers and Corridor Nodes Development Code?
5. Does this code allow the Planning Director to reopen and reconsider approved site plans?
6. What are administrative deviations, and how do they ensure certainty?
7. What is the process for variances?
8. What role does the public have with regard to administrative deviations and variances?
9. Why are text amendments authorized by the legislation?
10. Why does the code amend the common law definition of “accessory use?”

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1. What is the Commission’s overall purchasing policy?
2. What types of Items does the Commission purchase?
3. How do I learn about specific Commission procurements?
4. Who does the purchasing for the Commission?
5. Who should I market to?
6. How do I request clarification on bids?
7. Are bid or contract security bonds required?
8. Can I withdraw or modify my bid after submission?
9. What happens if my bid is late?
10. How are purchasing decisions made?
11. Will I be notified about the bid award if I am not selected for award?
12. Do I have a right to protest an award of a purchase?
13. How do I get paid?
14. How do I get paid if I am a subcontractor?
15. Can firms be debarred or suspended from Commission purchases?
16. What should I do if I have more questions?

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1. Can I reserve a location online using my SMARTlink account?
2. Can I view the building before I make my reservation?
3. When can I pick up the key for my reservation?
4. How soon will my security deposit be returned?
5. How soon can I enter my rental location?
6. What comes included with my rental location?
7. Is alcohol allowed?
8. Are there any cancellation fees?

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1. How does the code relate to the Central US 1 Corridor Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment?

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1. What is the Senior Green Team?
2. Who can join?
3. When does the Club meet?
4. What type of projects will the Green Team be doing?
5. If I join, do I have to help out with every project?
6. How do I register to be a part of the Senior Green Team?

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1. What are acceptable proofs of residency?
2. What are acceptable proofs of identity for parksdirect registration?
3. What are acceptable proofs of age for parksdirect registration?
4. Who can I register for parksdirect?

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1. How can I find projections for future population, dwelling unit, household, and employment growth for the county?
2. How can I find current or historical population statistics for the county?

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1. Why is Leadership through Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification not required?
2. How does this code address issues of sustainability?
3. How does the code address adverse impacts?
4. Does the code protect existing single-family neighborhoods?
5. How does this code relate to Government Service Agency (GSA) security requirements for government facilities?

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1. What is the role of the public in the proposed Urban Centers and Corridor Nodes Development Code?
2. What is the role civic organizations?
3. What is the role of municipalities?
4. What is the role of the Planning Department?
5. What is the role of the Planning Board?
6. What is the role of the County Council?
7. Does the code favor developers at the expense of citizens?

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1. What does the term transit-oriented development mean?
2. Why is the State involved in transit-oriented development?
3. What does it mean to be a designated transit-oriented development (TOD) in Maryland?
4. Why designate some Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) projects and not others? Should all TODs be designated?
5. What are the benefits that designation brings to a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) project?
6. What is the process for designating a TOD pursuant to Section 7-101(m)?
7. Do the State and local government designate a project, a zone, a planning effort, or something else?
8. Have any projects been designated TODs yet?
9. Is there a limit to the number of TOD designations that can be made?
10. What new financial tools did the 2009 TOD legislation grant to local governments for use solely at designated TODs?
11. What is tax increment financing (TIF)?
12. What is a Special Taxing District?
13. What is the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) and what role does it plan in TOD?
14. Are there dedicated funds in the State budget for TODs?
15. What are the characteristics of a good candidate for TOD Designation?
16. What types of transit stations make a TOD project eligible for designation?
17. Is there any new State legislation that might help support TOD projects?
18. How do Designated TODs relate to Smart Sites and other programs?
19. Whom do I contact to learn more about TOD and TOD Designations?

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1. What is the Master Plan of Transportation?
2. What is the existing, or planned, right-of-way for a particular street?
3. What is meant by Adequate Public Facilities?
4. How do I obtain traffic counts along roadways?
5. How can I find out how many accidents occur along a particular roadway?
6. Who can I call about a maintenance problem on a roadway?

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1. What steps have been taken since the fire in January?
2. What are the plans for rebuilding TRIR?
3. Do any ice rink scenarios include two sheets of ice?
4. Once the new TRIR is built, will historical user groups maintain their priority ranking when it comes to booking ice time?
5. How much funding is available for the reconstruction of the Tucker Road Ice Rink?
6. How much insurance money will there be to help with the replacement cost of a new building?
7. How does the insurance work?
8. Is there a maximum settlement amount?
9. Will insurance pay for expanding the facility?
10. How is replacement cost value determined?
11. When will the insurance settlement be known?
12. What impact does the insurance settlement have on replacing the rink?
13. As a user group/citizen, is there anything we/I can do to help secure funding for this project?
14. Can M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation provide a timeline of next steps?
15. How can the community have their voices heard throughout the process by M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation?