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1. Do I need additional permits if I live in a historic district?
2. Do I need a permit to put a fence in my yard?
3. Where do I go to get a variance?

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1. What is the Brookings City Council?
2. Who are the current members of the City Council and how do I contact them?
3. Where are City Council meetings held?
4. When are City Council regular meetings and can I attend them?
5. What are City Council study sessions and can I attend them?
6. What is the difference between a resolution and an ordinance?
7. What is the difference between a “first reading” ordinance and a “second” or “final reading” ordinance?
8. How can I watch City Council meetings?
9. How do I know what is on the City Council agenda?
10. What is eComment and how can I make one?

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1. Do I need a permit to put a fence in my yard?
2. Who is responsible for the sidewalk in front of my house?
3. Where do I go to get a variance?

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1. Is open burning allowable within the City of Brookings?
2. Does the Fire Department recharge or maintain portable fire extinguishers?
3. What can I do if I think the property that I rent is unsafe?
4. What happens if a fire truck is called, but it is a false alarm?

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1. Does the City plant boulevard trees?
2. A boulevard tree in front of my house has a large broken branch. Will the City remove it?
3. An American elm in my yard looks sick. How can I find out if it has Dutch elm disease?
4. Are woodchips available for use in my yard?

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1. How do I apply for employment with the City of Brookings?
2. Where is the City of Brookings Human Resources Office located?
3. Do I need to complete a separate application for each position I apply for with the City?

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1. What day is my garbage collected on?
2. What are the landfill operating hours?
3. What day do you pick up yard waste bags?

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1. How can I keep up with what is going on at the library?
2. Does the library have e-books to check out?
3. Are there any meeting rooms at the library I can use?

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1. Are masks required for outdoor events/activities?
2. Do I have to wear a mask if there is a plastic/acrylic barrier?
3. Are business owners required to enforce the mask mandate?
4. What if a customer refuses to wear a mask?
5. Do I have to provide masks to customers?
6. Do I have to post signage stating that masks are required?
7. How do I report people I know are not following the ordinance?
8. What does it look like if I get “caught” not following the ordinance?
9. If I maintain 6’ between my coworkers and myself, do we have to wear masks?
10. Is the mandate enforceable at private events within a business or after hours?
11. What is a City-sanctioned event?

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1. Can I bring my dog to City parks?
2. Can I reserve a picnic shelter at Hillcrest Park?
3. The weather is bad; is my recreation activity canceled for today?