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1. When are the City Council meetings?

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1. Do I have to pay admission even though I am not going to swim?
2. Do you allow floatation devices?
3. What age do you need to be in order to visit the pool without a parent or guardian?
4. Are there additional fees once I get in to the Edina Aquatic Center?
5. Does the Edina Aquatic Center accept personal checks?
6. How warm is the water?
7. Are swim diapers required on tots?
8. Do you have lifeguards on duty?
9. How deep is the water playground for small children?
10. Do you have locker rooms and lockers?
11. What rules are there concerning dress code?
12. I lost an item by the pool, where can I find it?
13. I forgot some important swimming related items at home!
14. Can I bring in food or a cooler?
15. Can I bring a portable sun umbrella?
16. How do I make a birthday party reservation?
17. How do you notify people if you close in inclement weather?
18. How do I get a job at the Aquatic Center?
19. Will you donate passes for my fundraiser?
20. Do you offer swim lessons?
21. Why does the Aquatic Center open in June and close in August?

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1. What is happening at Arden Park?
2. Why is this being done now?
3. What’s happening with the playground?
4. What’s happening with the shelter building?
5. Why are the Arden Park ice rinks closed this winter?
6. When will the construction take place?
7. Will the park be open during construction?
8. Are trees being removed?
9. Is the waterfall going away?
10. How will fishing change?
11. Will the grassy areas still flood when it rains?
12. Will Arden Park look different when the work is done?
13. How much will this project cost?
14. Who is paying for it?
15. How can I learn more?

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1. Can we bring outside food in for a birthday party?
2. Can I create my own activity for a birthday party?
3. When is pottery open studio?
4. Is there a schedule of Art Center classes?
5. What exhibition is in the gallery?
6. What are the Art Center hours today?
7. Is there a cost to view the gallery exhibitions?
8. Does the Art Center host birthday parties?
9. How does an artist display their work in the gallery?
10. Does the Art Center host scout art badge events?
11. What are the perks to being a member of the Art Center?
12. How old do you have to be to take adult classes?
13. Does the Art Center offer private lessons?
14. Does the Art Center have a Media Conversion Studio?
15. How do you register for classes?
16. Why does the online registration system not work or display correctly for me?
17. Does the Art Center offer scholarships?
18. Is the Art Center open on Sunday?

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1. Who are City appraisers and what are their credentials?
2. What is market value?
3. What does the Assessor's Office do?
4. How is market value determined?
5. What is the difference between 'Estimated Market Value' and 'Taxable Market Value'?
6. How does my property value affect my property taxes?
7. What if I disagree with the assessor’s value?
8. Can I pay my property taxes at City Hall?
9. I just moved into a home and have to homestead my property. With whom can I speak to about this?

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1. How do I reserve a meeting room?
2. How do I inquire about ice availability?
3. How do we reserve a Birthday Party?
4. What do I do if I lost something during my visit?
5. When is Public Skating?
6. How do I pay an invoice for facility use?

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1. Who is the program for?
2. Is this a City of Edina program?
3. What is the Edina Housing Foundation?
4. Why was this fund established?
5. Aren't the taxes in Edina really high?

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1. How do I sign up to receive updates on the Comprehensive Plan?
2. What is a Comprehensive Plan?
3. Why is Edina updating its Comprehensive Plan?
4. Who is responsible for the Comprehensive Plan Update?
5. How does the City use the Comprehensive Plan?
6. The Metropolitan Council has given the city some forecasts about future growth. What if the City doesn’t agree with those forecasts?
7. Who/what is the Metropolitan Council? How are they chosen?
8. What is the Metropolitan Council’s role in the Edina Comprehensive Plan?
9. How can I be involved in the Comprehensive Plan process in Edina?
10. What is the process to prepare Edina’s Comprehensive Plan Update?

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1. What are your hours and locations?
2. Does Edina Liquor offer delivery?
3. What if I have a product request?
4. What is the benefit of shopping at municipal liquor stores?

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1. How do I make a birthday party reservation online?
2. Is the birthday child counted as one of my ten guests?
3. I would like to have more than 20 people attend my birthday party, what do I do?
4. Can kids come early/stay late for my party? What do I do with all my party supplies?
5. If I bring in my own food and it needs to be heated, is there a place I can warm food at Edinborough Park?
6. Can I have food delivered to Edinborough Park? Is food available for purchase at the park?
7. If I have more than ten children attending my party, what is the fee for additional wristbands?
8. Can I decorate my birthday party site?

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1. Is there a fee to use the playpark?
2. What are the playpark hours?
3. What ages are allowed to play in the playpark?
4. Do you have an area for toddlers and younger children?
5. When you say "playpark", what does that include?
6. Can I bring my own play equipment in?

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1. What are your pool hours?
2. Is there a lifeguard on duty?
3. Is there an age requirement to swim in the pool?
4. If I am going into the pool area with my child but not swimming, do I still need to pay admission?
5. Do you provide any water toys, life jackets or towels?
6. What is the fee to use the pool or track?
7. How old do you need to be to use the track?
8. Can I bring a stroller in to the track area?
9. Do you have locker rooms?
10. What are the hours for your track?

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1. What are election judges?
2. What are some of the duties of election judges?
3. Who is eligible?
4. What are Student Election Judges?
5. Are election judges paid?
6. How are judges selected?
7. How are election judges trained?
8. How can I become an election judge?

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1. Why is EAB harmful to Ash trees?
2. How many trees has EAB killed?
3. How will EAB affect Minnesota, and specifically, Edina?
4. Should I chemically treat my Ash trees?
5. Is chemical treatment effective?
6. What are my other management options?
7. What tree company or arborist do you recommend?
8. Is a firewood quarantine in place?

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1. What is a 100-year flood?

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1. Are motor boats allowed on lakes, ponds, and streams?
2. What is done to control mosquitoes?
3. Does my dock need a permit?
4. Do residential lakeshore property owners pay higher taxes than non-lakeshore property owners?
5. I have new sod or recently seeded my lawn. Can I water it daily?

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1. Can I pay my utility bill online?

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1. Where do I obtain a Recreational Fire Permit?
2. Can I have a recreational fire?
3. Can I have a grill on my deck or patio?
4. How do I reserve a public education event?
5. Can I tour the fire station?
6. Can I have a birthday party at the fire station?
7. Does the Fire Department do blood pressure checks?
8. Does the fire department check car seats?
9. How do I pay my ambulance bill?
10. How do I schedule a fire truck to visit my block party?

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1. Where is the Social Security Building?
2. Where do I go to renew my driver's license and get tabs for my car?

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1. My neighbor has discarded materials in their yard. Who do I speak to in order to address this?
2. Where do I get rid of junk, old mattresses and computers?

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1. What benefits am I eligible for?
2. When will my benefits begin (as a new employee)?
3. What jobs are available?
4. What paperwork is needed to get on the payroll system?
5. When and how do I get paid?
6. How can I apply?
7. Can I apply directly with the hiring department?
8. I don't have a NeoGov account. How do I create one?
9. Do I need to submit an application for each job I'm interested in?
10. Is the information on my application secure?
11. How will I know the City received my application?
12. How and when will I be notified if I was selected for an interview?
13. How and when will I be notified if I was selected for the position?
14. How long does the hiring process take?
15. What does Veteran's Preference mean?
16. I'm interested in a position but I don't see a current posting that matches my interest. What do I do?
17. How long do you keep applications on file?

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1. What information should I supply?
2. How do I complete a "Life File" form?
3. Where do I put my "Life File" form once it's completed?
4. Why is "Life File" a good idea?
5. Who should have a "Life File"?
6. Is "Life File" replacing the "Vial of Life"?

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1. Do part-time workers have to buy a permit?
2. Where can employees park?
3. What are the types of permits and their cost?
4. What is the difference between "Regular" and "Premium" permits?
5. Do I have to purchase permits online?
6. How long can I park with a permit?
7. When are parking rules enforced?
8. Why isn't parking free?
9. Why doesn’t my employer pay for my permit?
10. Where do I park if I am not working but shopping at 50th & France?
11. I work on the Minneapolis side of 50th & France. Where can I park?
12. What if I don’t want to park in the ramps?
13. I have a disability plate; where can I park?
14. Where do I place the permit in my car?
15. What happens if I get a new car?
16. What happens if I don't buy a permit?
17. What if I receive a parking ticket?
18. What if I forgot to display the permit?
19. What are the "after hours" rules for the Premium parking stalls?
20. What if I have an idea to make parking better?

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1. Are there specific hours the general park areas are open?
2. Do you have a refund policy?
3. Is alcohol allowed in the parks?
4. Do you have a lost and found?
5. May I reserve a park if I do not live in Edina?
6. Do I have to reserve a park shelter building in order to use it?
7. Do I have to reserve a picnic shelter in order to use it?
8. When I reserve a shelter building or picnic shelter do I have exclusive use of the park as well?
9. What is the capacity for park shelter buildings?
10. What is the capacity for picnic shelters?
11. Is there staff present at the park when I have my event?
12. Does staff take care of setting up a shelter building/picnic shelter when it is reserved?
13. Am I allowed to have an inflatable at my event?
14. Do you close the shelter buildings during the skating season due to cold weather?

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1. Does the City allow vacation rental by owners?
2. How do I locate my corner property irons?
3. How do I find what a property is zoned?
4. What regulations apply to fences?
5. Where can I place a driveway on my property?
6. Where can I build a shed on my property?
7. Where can I park/store recreational vehicles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles, etc.?
8. When does the Planning Commission meet?
9. Does the City require a renter's license?

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1. Is there a curfew for juveniles in Edina?
2. May I park on the street in the winter?
3. Can I get my fingerprints taken?
4. May I schedule a tour of the Police Department for my community group?
5. Are there any predatory offenders in the community, and where do they live?
6. Does the City have an alarm policy?
7. What can I do about my neighbor’s barking dog?
8. What are the regulations about motorized scooters?
9. How do I get property back or contact the lost and found?
10. If I’m in a car accident, do I need to call the police?
11. I have questions about child car seats. Where can I get answers?
12. Who do I call if my car has been towed?
13. How can I make a donation to help prevent crime in Edina?
14. How do I properly dispose of medication?
15. How to get a copy of a police or accident report?
16. How can I get finger printed?
17. Where can I find crime stats about Edina?
18. Where can I report elder abuse?
19. Where can I get help for domestic abuse?
20. How can I keep my kids safe online?
21. Do you allow soliciting in Edina?
22. How do I get a license for my dog and the dog park?
23. How can I be notified when an offender is released from jail.
24. I received a citation, how do I pay it?

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1. Who do I call for problems with my water and sewer service?

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1. Is the work permitted?
2. How will the home be laid out?
3. What do I do if I have concerns about the setback of the new home in relation to my property?
4. How will I know who is doing the project?
5. How can I learn more about the contractor?
6. Why do I have to attend the pre-construction meeting? What is covered in the meeting?
7. Why should I document everything?
8. What are construction management issues? What can I do about them?
9. What are the regulations regarding noise and after-hours work?
10. How can I file a complaint?
11. What should I do if I experience property damage?

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1. What are the Senior Center hours of operation?
2. How old do you have to be to become a Senior Center member?
3. Do I have to be a member to come to the Senior Center?
4. What is the cost for an annual membership?
5. What types of programs and classes are offered at the Senior Center?
6. Where is the Senior Center located?
7. Do you have to be a resident of Edina to become a member?
8. Is the Edina Senior Center open on holidays?
9. Does the Senior Center offer Bridge?

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1. Is the Service Line Warranty Program a City of Edina program?
2. Why am I getting letters about this insurance?
3. Why is the City seal on these mailings?
4. Why would the City make such an agreement with a private company?
5. Is it mandatory I sign up for this insurance program?
6. Do I have to sign up by the deadline listed on the letters?
7. How do I opt out of letters regarding the Service Line Warranty Program?
8. How did the warranty company get my address?
9. Will the company be selling my address to other insurance companies or third parties?
10. Why didn’t the City send an explanation letter first to inform residents of the program?
11. I live in Edina, but get water service from Minneapolis. Can I still sign up?
12. Why would I need this? Isn’t the City responsible if water or sewer lines break or fail?
13. What could go wrong with my water and sewer lines?
14. I have copper pipes. Don't those last forever?
15. Doesn’t my homeowner’s insurance already cover this?
16. How often do these problems happen in Edina?
17. What’s the average cost when there is a problem?
18. How much is the monthly fee?
19. If I sign up, will the cost be added to my utility bill?
20. Does the City get any of the warranty fees?
21. Can you tell me about what’s covered and what’s excluded? What are the coverage caps?
22. What if I have more questions about the warranty program?

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1. How do I submit program on Southwest Television?
2. Will you tweet about my show on the SWTV Twitter feed?
3. I see bulletins running in between programming. May I submit an informational graphic for broadcast?
4. Will Edina Playback Facility (EPF) create a video bulletin graphic for me?
5. You recommend MPEG Streamclip to convert my DVD to a file that can be uploaded. Is this the only program I can use?
6. I use a Mac. MPEG Streamclip tells me I need the MPEG2 Playback Component. What now?
7. I just export my program file directly from my editing software. Is this ok?
8. It takes a very long time to upload my program file. Is this normal?

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1. What is the quality of Edina’s water?
2. What is the hardness of Edina water and what is the recommended setting for my water softener?
3. Sometimes my water smells like bleach. Why? Is that harmful? What can I do to rid the water of that smell?
4. My family from out of state says my water tastes different. Can that be true?
5. I want my water tested. Where do I take it?
6. I have orange spots on my white laundry. Are the clothes ruined?
7. Is “biodegradable” material “flushable” material?
8. When does the City flush the fire hydrants?
9. How long does it take after flushing hydrants for my water to run clear?
10. Why do you flush all the hydrants on my street? Wouldn’t one or two suffice?
11. I had water shooting up out of my lower-level toilets and a sewer gas smell. What happened? Who's going to clean it up?
12. What should I do if there is water bubbling out of the street or from my yard?
13. What is the difference between a water main and a service line?
14. Does the City of Edina have watering restrictions?
15. What happens when a sewer backs-up?

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1. What is TCE?
2. What are the health concerns of TCE in drinking water?
3. What amount of TCE in drinking water is safe?
4. Does Edina have dangerous levels of TCE in its drinking water?
5. Where is the TCE coming from?
6. Should I be concerned about the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group’s report showing TCE in Edina’s drinking water?
7. Does the City do anything to reduce the level of TCE in its water?
8. The Environmental Working Group's report references results of tests in 2011-2015. Can I view more recent tests?
9. Where can I get more information?

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1. How often am I billed?
2. Is water billed by the quantity used?
3. How do I get in touch with another utility company?
4. What if I have further questions?

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1. When is free valet parking available?
2. Where do I drop off my car for the valet?
3. Is there a map of the valet sites?
4. Do I tip the valet?
5. What if I plan to pick up my car after 6 p.m.?
6. Who is paying for the valet parking if it's free to me?
7. Why is there valet parking now?
8. Who do I contact for more information?