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  • Whom do I call if I see vandalism or graffiti in progress?

  • How do pedestrian signals (walk/Don't Walk) work? They always seem to change before I get a chance to cross the street.

  • Many people cross the street here. Can we get a crosswalk?

  • Can my neighborhood get a "Children At Play" sign posted?

  • Won't speed bumps slow traffic on our streets?

  • How does the City decide when to install a traffic signal?

  • What are the criteria for putting in a STOP sign?

  • Can the City post a lower speed limit on my street to slow down traffic?

  • How do I request a dismissal of charges?

  • How do I submit a request for a Restraining Order?

  • I am planning an event, what do I need to do?

  • Shouldn't the police to respond to every alarm call?

  • Do other cities do this?

  • Who can I talk to about my bill?

  • How do I appeal if I think the bill is wrong or unfair?

  • What happens if I don’t pay?

  • How can I prevent false alarms?

  • Why are you billing for false alarms?

  • My alarm is brand new, is there a grace period?

  • What is the definition of a false alarm?

  • Where can I read the ordinance?

  • Do I have to register my alarm, and what does it cost?

  • What happens to unclaimed property/evidence?

  • Do I have to turn in “Found Property?”

  • How do I arrange for the release of MY property?

  • What if my bike gets lost or stolen?

  • How can I obtain a copy of a traffic collision report?

  • How long property is held?

  • Do you respond to collision reports on private property?

  • Do you tow vehicles from private property?

  • Does my child have to use a car seat?

  • Can bicycles be ridden on sidewalks?

  • How do I register my bicycle?

  • There are speeding cars on my street and my kids play in the street. What can I do? Can I place cones in the street or a "Children at Play" sign in the street?

  • What should I do if I have been involved in a traffic collision?

  • What do I do if I receive a parking ticket?

  • How do I get my vehicle out of impound?

  • What do I do if I lost my traffic citation or have a question about my traffic citation?

  • What are some of the laws I need to be aware of around schools?

  • How Do I Report a Stolen Bicycle?

  • How Do I Report a Traffic Accident?

  • How To Do I Report a Crime?

  • How Do I Make a Counter Report?