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1. What is my mill rate?
2. What period of time does my motor vehicle tax bill cover?
3. I received a tax bill for a motor vehicle I no longer own; doesn't the Department of Motor Vehicles notify the town when a motor vehicle is sold?
4. Do I have to pay the entire tax bill if I no longer own the vehicle?
5. How did you arrive at the value of my vehicle?
6. How do I appeal the assessment on my vehicle if I believe that the value is incorrect?
7. What is the assessed value of real estate based on? How can I find out what my assessment is?

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1. How much does a building permit cost?
2. What inspections are required for a typical construction project?
3. Which inspector should I contact for the various building inspections and construction approvals I need?

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1. Can you help me with fuel assistance?
2. Do you offer food for Thanksgiving and Christmas?
3. What if I get an eviction notice?
4. Do you offer rental or mortgage assistance?
5. Do you have a listing of apartment rentals?
6. Where do I go for welfare services?
7. Do you provide medical, mental health, or alcohol and drug counseling?
8. Do you provide scholarships?
9. What types of events does the Keefe Center offer?
10. Can local groups use the Keefe Center?

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1. How old do you have to be to participate in activities at the Senior Center?
2. What activities are offered at the Senior Center?
3. What are the hours of the senior center?
4. Where is the Miller Senior Center located?
5. Are meals served at the senior center? Where do I find the menu?
6. When does the Wellness Clinic occur?
7. When are the Safe Driving classes?
8. What is a Gold Key Card and how do I get one?
9. Where do I go for income tax assistance?
10. Are there Adult Day Care centers in Hamden?
11. How do I find out about computer classes for senior citizens?
12. What is the Elderly Outreach Office and where is it located?
13. When do I apply for Fuel Assistance?
14. I heat with a utility; can I still apply for fuel assistance?
15. What are the income requirements?
16. What income documentation do I need to bring when I apply?
17. What is the Renter’s Rebate Program?
18. When do I apply for Renter's Rebate Program?
19. What are the income guidelines?
20. What documentation do I need to bring when I apply?
21. How can I apply for Title 19 (state medical assistance) or other state programs?
22. How can I arrange a ride on the Hamden Elderly Services Mini-bus?
23. Is there any elderly housing in the Town of Hamden for low-income households?
24. What medigap policies are available to me?

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1. Can someone tell me where my property line is?
2. Who is responsible to repair the sidewalk/curb in front of my house?
3. Is my house connected to the sanitary sewer system?
4. Who is responsible to maintain the sanitary lateral?
5. Where do I get information regarding water, gas, and telephone services?

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1. What does the Finance Department do?

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1. Where are the Administrative offices of the Hamden Fire Department?
2. How can I reach the Fire Chief's office?
3. Where are the Fire Marshals offices?
4. How do I reach the Fire Marshal's office by phone?
5. How can I reach the Hamden Fire Department Training / EMS Officer?
6. How do I get a copy of a fire or emergency medical service report?
7. Can I take a tour of a Fire Station?
8. Why is it necessary for Fire Fighters to break windows and cut holes in a roof?
9. Why does a fire truck or fire rescue vehicle respond with the ambulance?
10. But what can a fire rescue truck do for me if I am sick or hurt?
11. Why do I sometimes see fire trucks or ambulances running with their lights and sirens on, and then suddenly they turn them off?
12. When I am driving and I am approached by an emergency vehicle, what should I do?
13. How do I check my smoke alarm?
14. Does the fire department provide free blood pressure checks?
15. How do I refill or check my fire extinguisher?
16. Why do we see fire department crews at the grocery store?
17. Does the Fire Department provide child locator decals?
18. How many smoke alarms do I need in my home and why is my smoke alarm making a funny sound (chirping)?
19. What is the best kind of fire extinguisher for my home?
20. Why did so many fire trucks come when I just had a fire on my stove?

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1. When does the Council meet?
2. Are Council meetings open to the public?
3. When can I address the council?
4. How can I get a copy of the Committee Agenda and the Full Council Agenda Each month?

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1. What zone is my property in, and is this particular use allowed?
2. Is my property in a flood zone?
3. What is CRS?
4. How soon can I get on a Planning and Zoning agenda?
5. What can be done about my neighbors poorly maintained property?
6. How do I determine if I need a variance?

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1. Why do Probate Courts become involved in the settling of decedents' estates?
2. When is it necessary to open an estate?
3. Is it necessary to have a lawyer or other professional help Probate an estate or file the required tax returns?
4. What is the Probate Court hearing?

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1. When is the Transfer Station open?
2. How do I get to the Transfer Station?
3. What do I need to get access to the Transfer Station?
4. What materials are accepted at the Transfer Station?
5. When is Bulk Trash pick-up?
6. When is Leaf pick-up?
7. Which Holidays affect trash and recycling pick-up?
8. How can I dispose of my grass clippings?

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1. What is the distance of the Farmington Canal Greenway?
2. What do the numbers painted on the greenway represent?
3. How does one use the town swimming pool?
4. What are the pool hours?
5. What camps are available to children?
6. Are there playground areas in Hamden?
7. Is camping allowed at Brooksvale Park?
8. When is the Brooksvale Fall Festival?
9. Are dogs allowed at Brooksvale Park?
10. Is the Brooksvale Pavilion available for rent and how do I do it?
11. The weather has taken a turn for the worse. How do I find out if games for this evening are still being played?
12. I would like to get a permit for Sleeping Giant. Can you help me?
13. Who do I call to have my leaves picked up?
14. There is a tree that is damaged and is in danger of falling down on the street. Who do I call?

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1. Am I on the Hamden voting list?
2. Where do I vote? What is my voting district?
3. How do I register to vote?
4. Can I vote in the next primary?
5. How do I vote by absentee ballot?
6. Do I have to re-register if I move or change my name?
7. Who are my representatives on the Town Council and in the State Legislature?
8. How do I remove my name from the Hamden Voting List?

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1. What are the hours of operation for the Tax Office?
2. Where is the office located?
3. When are payments due?
4. Is tax bill information available online?
5. Is there a fee for copies of bills and payment history?
6. Are credit card payments or electronic payments accepted?
7. How do I make out my check for tax payments?
8. Where are payments mailed?
9. What does the notation on your bill “Back Taxes Due” mean?
10. What form of payment is acceptable when a motor vehicle release is needed?
11. Who do I contact with questions regarding assessments, exemptions or adjustments to a bill?
12. What is the current Mill Rate?
13. Who should I address sewer use inquiries to?

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1. Do you collect for water and sewer?
2. Do you have fire district taxes in Hamden?
3. Do you charge a duplicate bill fee?
4. Do you accept postmark?
5. Do you have separate school taxes in Hamden?
6. Do you have county taxes in Connecticut?
7. Do you require certified funds?
8. What is your physical mailing address?
9. Is this account with an attorney for collection?
10. Are there any exemptions on the property?

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1. What are the criteria for having a traffic signal installed?
2. What are the criteria for having a Stop sign installed?
3. What are the criteria for having slow children or children at play signs installed?
4. What are the minimum/maximum speed limits in Hamden?
5. What action is required to have a ‘NO THRU TRUCK" sign installed on my street?