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1. What is in outdoor smoke that's dangerous?
2. What health problems does smoke cause?
3. Who is especially sensitive to smoke?
4. How can I tell if smoke is affecting the air quality in my community?
5. How can I tell if smoke is affecting my family?
6. What can I do to protect myself and my family from outdoor smoke?
7. Should I use a face mask when there is outdoor smoke?
8. Can I use an air filter in my home to improve indoor air quality?
9. Should I exercise outdoors when it’s smoky?
10. What should I do if I have to drive when it's smoky?

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1. Do you accept debit/credit cards for payment in the Auditor's Office?

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1. When do the County Commissioners meet?
2. Can I provide public comment during a County Commissioner meeting?

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1. What are the hours of operation?

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1. How do I permit an addition to an existing house?
2. Do I need a permit for a small picnic pavilion on my property?
3. How long is a SPAAD effective?
4. Who do I talk to about preliminary questions about building a home in Jefferson County?

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1. Can I make an appointment just to talk about different birth control options?
2. Do I have to get a pap smear before starting birth control?
3. Do I need a pap smear every year?
4. Do you only see women?

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1. How do I apply for a job at Jefferson County?

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1. What are my constitutional rights?
2. Should I talk to a lawyer before entering a plea?
3. How do I obtain a lawyer if I cannot afford one?
4. If I plead guilty, what happens?
5. What happens if I plead not guilty?
6. What alternatives are there for serving a jail sentence?
7. What must I do if I can't pay my fine today?
8. What is a suspended sentence?
9. What if I have a change of address?
10. How do I know what court to go to?
11. What is the address of District Court?

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1. What is domestic violence?
2. What is the legal definition of domestic violence?
3. What is a no contact order?
4. What is an order for protection?
5. What is a restraining order?
6. What is an anti-harassment order?
7. Can domestic violence charges be dropped?
8. Why did the police make an arrest?
9. Is it a crime to interfere with a 911 call?

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1. Why is jury duty important?
2. What is my duty as a juror?
3. How was I selected for jury duty?
4. Who is eligible for jury duty?
5. How long does jury duty last?
6. Who can be excused from jury service?
7. Can jury duty be rescheduled?
8. What type of cases are heard by jurors?
9. Are jurors paid for jury service?
10. Must my employer pay me while I am on jury duty?
11. When and where do I report for jury duty?
12. What is the order of events in the trial?

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1. Who can sue and be sued?
2. How much does it cost to file a claim?
3. How do I file against a corporation?
4. How do I file against a sole proprietorship, partnership or a DBA?
5. Can I counterclaim a charge?
6. How is the Notice of Small Claim form served?
7. When will the case be heard?
8. What is a typical case?
9. What if we settle?
10. What is first appearance mediation?
11. What happens at the trial?
12. How do I collect my money?
13. Can I appeal a decision?
14. Can you appeal a case if you lose?

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1. Can I keep my traffic ticket “off my record”?
2. How do I ask the court to defer my infraction?
3. When must I appear to request a deferral?
4. What does it cost to defer my infraction?
5. What if I fail to pay the administrative fee for my deferral?
6. What if I commit a new traffic infraction?
7. What infractions do not qualify for deferral?
8. May I have a lawyer at a contested hearing?
9. Will a traffic infraction appear on my driving record?
10. What about a "no liability insurance" ticket?
11. What if I cannot afford to pay the penalty in full?
12. What happens if I don't respond? I don't appear in court? I don't pay?
13. I forgot about my ticket. What do I do now?
14. Is there a right to appeal?
15. How do I know what court to go to for my traffic ticket?

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1. How does someone make a complaint or file a crime report?
2. How is a restraining order filed?
3. Where should people go to get legal advice on personal matters?
4. Where should people go to get advice on what to do about a potentially criminal situation?
5. Does the Prosecutor's Office provide copies of police reports?
6. How can someone find out about court date times?
7. How can someone find out who the defense attorney is on a particular criminal case?
8. Where are the various courts located? (Divorce Court, Custody Court, etc.)

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1. Is someone available to answer my questions?
2. I want to know about wells in the area and need to find a well log or water well report. How do I do that?
3. How do I find a well driller?
4. Why is the State Department of Ecology in charge of water wells?
5. How is Jefferson County involved with drilling of wells?
6. How do I obtain a variance for a well?
7. I need to test my well water to get a building permit, what should I do?
8. I just want to test my well water for my own reasons. What should I test for and how?
9. How do I decommission a well?
10. I want to store water in containers. Do I need to add something like chlorine to the water? How do you purify your water? How long is it safe to keep in bottles?
11. How far does a well have to be from a septic system?
12. What information do I need to know about as a private well owner?

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1. How Do I Apply for a Position at Jefferson County?

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Send completed employment application form to the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners by 4:30 pm of the  listed announcement closing date. Applicants are always highly  encouraged to submit a resume with their application.

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1. What is recyclable in Jefferson County?
2. What should I do if I see an algae bloom in a pond or lake?
3. Are there any open positions on the Environmental Health Team?

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1. Do I have to get a pap smear before starting birth control?
2. Can I make an appointment just to talk about different birth control options?
3. Do you only see women?
4. What is WIC?
5. How Do I Sign up for WIC?
6. Do I qualify for WIC?
7. What is NFP
8. Where can I find support for pregnant and new moms?
9. What is the Breastfeeding Tea?
10. Can I get WIC in Chimacum or Quilcene?
11. What do I bring to my WIC appointment?
12. What happens to WIC if my income changes?
13. How do I make a WIC appointment?
14. What kinds of foods are on WIC?
15. Do I need proof of citizenship to qualify for WIC?

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1. As a manufacturer or dealer of fleet vehicles, equipment or parts, how do I start doing business with Fleet Services?
2. How do I purchase surplus vehicles and equipment?

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1. How much time does it take to do the GAL job?
2. Exactly what does a GAL volunteer do?
3. What kind of support will I receive?
4. I'd like to apply but I'm not sure this will be a good fit, how will I know?

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1. What forms of payment are accepted for vehicle/vessel licensing?
2. Do you accept debit/credit cards for payment in the Auditor's Office?
3. Can I send someone else in to renew my tabs?
4. Is this where I get my Drivers License?

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1. There are weeds on property next to mine which keeps infesting my property, what can I do?
2. I keep removing weeds but they keep coming back up each year, what can I do?
3. I have removed noxious weeds, what do I do with the plant material?
4. I have a plant in my garden and I do not know the species. How do I identify it?
5. I have a noxious weed in my garden and I know the species, how do I control it?
6. What does the Jefferson County Noxious Weed Control Board do?
7. What are Noxious Weeds?
8. Who Decides What is a Noxious Weed?
9. Who Should Control Noxious Weeds?

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1. Where can I get my passport photo taken in Port Townsend?
2. Can I renew my passport in your office?
3. Does my minor child have to be present when applying for their passport?
4. What methods of payment are accepted for passport applications?
5. Can I use my hospital birth certificate?
6. Can I take my own passport picture?

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1. How Do I Apply for a Position at JCPH?

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1. How to get garbage pick up?
2. How to get Power and Water?
3. What hours are you open?
4. Who to contact about a State Highway?

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1. Get a deceased animal picked up?
2. How do I report a pothole?
3. How do I report a ditch or culvert concern?
4. How do I request my road be graded or graveled?
5. What is the schedule for mowing and brush cutting?
6. Request a County Road be swept?
7. When will my road be resurfaced?
8. When will my road be snow plowed?
9. How do I report a problem with a road sign?
10. How do I get wood chips delivered to me?
11. How do I sign up to do volunteer litter control?

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1. How often do I need my septic tank pumped?
2. Who should I call to pump my septic tank?
3. How much does it cost to have my tank pumped?
4. What can I plant on my drain field?
5. Where else can I go for information?

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1. If people are living on a property without an on-site sewage system, what can I do about that?
2. I see sewage running into the ditch or onto the beach, what can I do about that?

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1. My septic system is working fine. Why do I have to have it inspected?
2. How often does a septic system need to be inspected?
3. Does my tank need to be pumped every time it is inspected?
4. Do I need to be present at the time of the inspection?
5. How much does an inspection cost?
6. Who pays for the monitoring inspection?
7. How do I prepare for the monitoring inspection?
8. What will the county do if I don’t have my system inspected?
9. What septic system upgrades are required by the county?
10. What happens if the inspection reveals that something is wrong with my septic system?
11. How does the County know if I do a monitoring inspection or not?
12. Does the title company record the monitoring inspection?
13. Can I inspect my own system?
14. What kinds of septic systems can be inspected by homeowners?
15. What kinds of septic system cannot be inspected by homeowners?
16. Are other counties doing the same thing?

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1. Is someone available to answer my questions?
2. I am looking at a piece of property to buy. What kind of system will I need?
3. How do I find a designer?
4. How do I find out how much a septic system will cost?
5. Where do I get a permit?
6. How much does a permit cost?
7. How long will it take to get a permit?
8. How long is a permit valid?
9. How do I find an installer?
10. Can I use a gray water only system if I have a composting toilet?
11. What brands of composting toilets can I use?

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1. What is unlawful harassment?
2. What is a course of conduct?
3. Do I need a lawyer to get an order for anti-harassment?
4. How much will it cost to file?
5. What if I have previously filed for an anti-harassment order against the respondent?
6. What happens if the order is violated?
7. Are there restrictions on where you can file?

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1. What is WIC?
2. How Do I Sign up for WIC?
3. Do I qualify for WIC?
4. Can I get WIC in Chimacum or Quilcene?
5. What do I bring to my WIC appointment?
6. What happens to WIC if my income changes?
7. How do I make a WIC appointment?
8. What kinds of foods are on WIC?
9. Do I need proof of citizenship to qualify for WIC?