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1. Who is conducting the 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Survey?
2. When will Banister Research be calling residents?
3. How long does the survey take?
4. Why is this being done?
5. What if I am not called? Can I still participate in the survey?
6. Will Banister Research call cell phones?
7. What happens to the data that is collected?
8. Are there any incentives for me?

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1. Why do we see coyotes in the city?
2. Why not remove coyotes from cities?
3. What is being done about coyotes in the city?
4. How can I reduce the chances of coyotes returning to my neighbourhood?
5. What should I do if I see a coyote?
6. What should I teach my child about coyotes?
7. Why do coyotes visit schoolyards?
8. Is it normal to see coyotes in packs?
9. Is it typical to see coyotes during the day?

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1. What is annexation?
2. Why annexation?
3. Does ownership of the land change?
4. How did Beaumont cooperate with the other municipalities involved?
5. What agreements, commissions and organizations does Beaumont and Leduc County cooperate on?
6. Was Beaumont given 100 years-worth of land by the province?
7. Is Beaumont able to service their new lands?
8. Can Beaumont support the needed transportation network for these new lands?
9. I raised concerns about certain items respecting my land (located in the annexation area) during the MGB hearings. How is Beaumont going to address them?

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1. What is the taxation year?
2. What is meant by assessment and taxation?
3. How was my assessment value determined?
4. Why does my assessed value differ from my bank mortgage appraisal or real estate appraisal?
5. How are my property taxes determined?
6. When are my taxes due and how can I pay?
7. How do I appeal my assessment if I believe that my property assessment is unfair or inaccurate?
8. What is the supplementary assessment?

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1. What is this project all about?
2. Did the name change?
3. When will the Aqua-Fit Phase 2 construction begin?
4. How long will the project take?
5. What is the cost to the taxpayer?
6. I have a pass, when will more information about my membership be available?
7. I require assistance to access the building. How does construction affect accessibility?
8. What happens to the temporary dog park?
9. What happens to my membership or punch pass?
10. How do I put my membership “on hold”?
11. How do I request a refund for my membership or punch pass?
12. Can I use my membership or punch pass at the LRC (Leduc Recreation Facility) during the closure?
13. Can I use my membership at both the LRC and BSR?
14. Can I have a refund for my Playtime pass?
15. Will there be any memberships or punch passes to purchase?
16. Is there an October membership sale or incentive?
17. When will you stop taking bookings in the Multi-Purpose room?
18. Are there still fitness classes running at the centre?
19. Will swimming lessons be effected?
20. How can I stay up to date?

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1. What is the Beaumont Transit schedule?
2. Where can I buy tickets?
3. How much is the fare?
4. Will there be a fare machine at the Park & Ride?
5. Can I pay cash? Debit card? Credit card?
6. Where can I catch the Beaumont Transit bus?
7. What are the scheduled non-operational days for Beaumont Transit?
8. Can I take my bike on the bus?
9. Can I take a stroller on the bus?
10. Are the busses wheelchair accessible?
11. Can my business advertise on the buses?
12. Does Beaumont own the buses? Who provides the service?
13. What is the longer term plan for transit in Beaumont?
14. How can I get more information?
15. Does Beaumont Transit accept U-Pass?

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1. Where can I consume Cannabis?
2. I use cannabis for medical purposes, can I consume it in public?
3. Can I carry Cannabis on me in public?
4. What is the legal age?
5. Are edibles included as part of legalization?
6. Can I grow my own cannabis at home?

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1. Who owns the carts?
2. Why has there been a delay?
3. What do I need to do?
4. What about my waste collection service? Will there be any disruptions?
5. When will my carts be replaced?
6. Where can I get more information?
7. Why did we change waste service providers?
8. What about the waste app? Will it be used to provide updates?
9. How do you plan to inform residents about the changeover?
10. Are the new carts the same size as the old carts?
11. I’ll be away when the carts are replaced. What should I do?
12. I have a second waste cart. Will my second waste cart be replaced at the same time?
13. What about the mini organic compost that we received originally in 2009-10 for kitchen?
14. How much will the cart replacement cost? Will my utility bill increase?
15. Why does Beaumont collect garbage every second week instead of weekly?

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1. What is Accreditation of Early Learning and Care Services?
2. What is the difference between accreditation and licensing?
3. How does a centre become accredited?
4. How would an accredited program meet my family’s needs?

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1. Beaumont’s history with Child Care Services
2. Why is Beaumont assessing the sustainability of the program?
3. How is Beaumont reviewing the program?
4. Who is Grant Thornton?
5. Why Grant Thornton?
6. What is Grant Thornton assessing?
7. How is Grant Thornton conducting the review?
8. What are the ways forward being considered?
9. Where are we in the process?
10. Hasn’t the decision already been made?
11. When will the public be notified of the findings?
12. Where can the public access information?
13. As a resident and family who currently uses Beaumont’s Child Care Services, how might I be impacted?
14. How can I voice my opinion?

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1. When should I register my children for the waitlist?
2. What is the average or typical wait times before my child(ren) will be placed within Child Care Services?
3. Where are my kids on the waitlist?
4. Are there any child care spaces available?
5. What is the possibility of having siblings placed together?
6. What if I refuse a suitable space when I receive a referral?

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1. What is the issue?
2. Why was Beaumont’s MDP not approved?
3. What are the next steps?
4. Why did Edmonton block our MDP?
5. What is Edmonton proposing as a solution?
6. Global TV reported that Edmonton was granted the nine quarter sections north of TWP510. Is this true?
7. Global TV reported that Edmonton was granted the nine quarter sections north of TWP510. Is this true?

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1. What can residents do to increase composting and recycling?
2. Why wasn’t my cart emptied on collection day?
3. I have a new home in Beaumont, how do I get carts?
4. How often are green carts emptied?
5. Diapers use up space in my grey waste cart. What can I do?
6. Where do you I dispose of my real Christmas tree?
7. Does the City of Beaumont provide kitchen organics bins?

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1. Why Did Beaumont Create the Downtown Urban Design Concept Plan (DUDCP)?
2. Will Landowners Be Forced to Move?
3. How Will the Plan Support Businesses?
4. What Will Change Now That the Plan is Approved?
5. Was the Public Consulted on the Plan?
6. Who can I contact for further information?

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1. Does Beaumont have a ban on drive-thrus?
2. What is the Centre-Ville District in Beaumont?
3. Why would we not allow drive-thrus in the Centre-Ville District?
4. Does Beaumont allow for drive-thrus everywhere else in the community?
5. I heard Beaumont has specific rules around drive-thru speakers? What is this about?
6. Beaumont is making changes to its Land Use Bylaw. With the upcoming changes to the Beaumont Land Use Bylaw are there any changes around drive-thrus being proposed?
7. What is the Land Use Bylaw?
8. What is the Municipal Development Plan?
9. How can I ask more questions or get more information?

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1. What is this project all about?
2. How does this project effect the fitness centre and fitness classes?
3. Are there still fitness classes running at the centre?
4. Where will the fitness classes be located starting in January 2019?
5. When will classes start in the New Year?
6. What programs will be offered at the Beaumont Community Centre?
7. Do I need a membership to attend the classes?
8. How much do the fitness classes cost if I don’t have a membership?
9. What payment type can I use at the Beaumont Community Centre?
10. How do I get a membership?
11. Can I use the membership at the pool and for fitness classes?
12. Is there registered fitness classes that I can register for to ensure I reserve a space?
13. Can I pre-book for a space in the drop in classes?
14. Is there any gym equipment I can use at the Beaumont Community Centre?
15. Are there change rooms at the Beaumont Community Cente?
16. What happens to my membership or punch pass?

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1. Why is Beaumont spraying to control weeds and Sawfly larvae?
2. Who is doing the spraying?
3. When will spraying take place?
4. How do I know if the products being used are safe to humans and pets?
5. What are we spraying for?
6. Where will the spraying happen?
7. How will I know if spraying is happening in my neighbourhood?
8. What products are being used?
9. What’s the plan for the future?

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1. How much land did Beaumont purchase?
2. What does Beaumont plan to do with the land?
3. Has Beaumont done this before?
4. Where is the land located?
5. Why is Beaumont buying this land?
6. How will this purchase be financed?

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1. How many streetlights does FortisAlberta own and operate?
2. Why did FortisAlberta introduce an LED Conversion Streetlight Option?
3. Why did FortisAlberta change its lighting standards?
4. Will HPS streetlights still be available to FortisAlberta customers?
5. What are the benefits of converting to LED technology?
6. How many streetlights does FortisAlberta plan to convert under the LED Streetlight Conversion Option?
7. Why are municipalities switching to LEDs?
8. Why does our community look different with LED streetlights? Why do LEDs appear brighter, but my street is darker?
9. How do LED fixtures impact light pollution?
10. What does LED mean?
11. What does HPS mean?
12. What does CRI mean?
13. What is a BUG rating?
14. Why did FortisAlberta change the colour temperature of their LED lights?
15. Will the 3,000K LED lights make everything look orange like the old HPS lights?
16. Why does the colour temperature of streetlights matter?
17. Have the health impacts of the blue/white light associated with LEDs been considered?
18. I’ve heard the new LEDs disrupt sleep patterns. Is that accurate?

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1. Why does Beaumont conduct a municipal census?
2. When does the municipal census take place?
3. What types of questions will be asked?
4. What is done to ensure privacy of the information collected?
5. Where can the municipal census results be found?
6. How do I become a census enumerator?

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1. What’s the purpose of the Plan?
2. What work was done?

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1. Why is Beaumont concerned about false alarms?
2. What is Beaumont doing to reduce false alarms?
3. How does the Police False Alarm Bylaw affect me?
4. What can you do to avoid police false alarms?

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1. What is a brand?
2. Why is Beaumont branding now?
3. How much has the project refresh cost?
4. When will a new brand launch?
5. How can I request the new brand and logo guidelines?
6. Community Representatives (Team Refresh)

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1. Which streets are the first to be maintained?
2. Why are cul-de-sacs cleared last?
3. Who do I contact with questions or concerns about snow or ice issues?
4. Who do I contact if my neighbour is dumping snow onto my property?
5. Who do I contact if my neighbour is not clearing their sidewalk in front of their house?
6. What determines the Snow and Ice Control schedule?
7. Why does it seem to take a long time for certain streets to be plowed?
8. After the street is plowed, who is responsible to clear the windrow (ridge of snow) off my driveway approach?
9. Where does all the snow go?
10. What type of equipment does Beaumont use for Snow and Ice Control on the roads?
11. The street was not cleared as scheduled. When will it be cleared?
12. My street isn't cleared yet. What if emergency vehicles need access?
13. Who is responsible for clearing snow away from fire hydrants?
14. Who is responsible to clear a pathway on my boulevard so I can access the street?
15. Can I dump snow onto a vacant lot?
16. Definition - What is a boulevard?
17. Definition - What is ice control?
18. Definition - What is sanding?
19. Definition - What is snow drifting?
20. Definition - What is snow plowing?
21. Definition - What is snow removal?
22. Definition - What is snow rutting?
23. Definition - What is a windrow?

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1. What is a Special Permission?
2. What situations require a Special Permission?
3. Why do I require a Special Permission for my event?
4. Who is consulted in the granting of a Special Permission?
5. How do I apply for a Special Permission?
6. Special Considerations
7. How long will it take to complete my request?

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1. How do I setup Utility Services in Beaumont?
2. I will be renting my home can the utility account be in my renter’s name?
3. What if my utility bill is higher than normal?
4. What are my payment options?
5. What do I do and what does it mean when I receive a coloured tag on my door?
6. I go away every winter, am I able to put my account on "Snowbird" status?
7. Where do we get our water from?
8. Where do I find water conservation and ban information?

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1. What is an access point?
2. What is a front floor cleanout?
3. What is a mainline?
4. What is a service line (service lateral)?

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1. Where do we receive our water from? Who is in charge of the pipe and what necessitates flows up and/or down?
2. How do we receive our water? How many pipes come to Beaumont, and, where do they come from?
3. How do we store our water? What is our storage capacity?
4. How can we avoid water bans in the future?
5. Is there any plan to upgrade Beaumont's water system?
6. How can I conserve water around my home?
7. How can I check for leaks around my home?
8. What do I need to know about watering bans?