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  • Youth Sports: What are the age requirements for participation in Youth Sports programs?

  • Youth Sports: My child will meet the proper age limit in a couple of months. Can he/she still sign up for the class/program?

  • Youth Sports: Are scholarships available for individuals seeking financial assistance for recreational programs?

  • Youth Sports: What is the proper attire to participate in a sports program?

  • Youth Sports: What type of equipment do participants need to bring to class?

  • Adult Sports: What are the age requirements for participation in Adult Sports programs?

  • Adult Sports: Are uniforms required in adult sports team participation?

  • Adult Sports: Why are the fees set at this level for the adult leagues?

  • Aquatics: What are the age requirements for swim classes?

  • Aquatics: Is there a maximum age for swim classes?

  • Aquatics: Should I sign up my child for Level 1-6 in successive sessions? Aren't they goign to advance after each session?

  • Aquatics: What level should I register my child if I cannot remember if they passes their swimming class last year?

  • Aquatics: Why is there no Level 7?

  • Can I sign up for classes online?

  • What is "ActiveNet"?

  • Is there a discount for reservations and registrations if I live in Santa Maria?

  • Where can I register for classes and reserve facilities and parks in person?

  • Are scholarships available for individuals seeking financial assistance for recreational programs?

  • Is there a fee if I cancel a reservation or a class?

  • How much does it cost for youth to use the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center?

  • What age do you have to be to become a member of the Youth Center?

  • How far in advance do I have to book (reserve) a facility?

  • Can adults come into the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center during teen hours?

  • What hours can adults use the Fitness Center? How much does it cost for adults?

  • Is there Tutoring at the Youth Center? What hours are the tutors available?

  • How do I find out about ongoing programs at the Youth Center?

  • When is Los Flores Ranch Park open?

  • How do I get to Los Flores Ranch Park?

  • Is there an entry fee to Los Flores Ranch Park?

  • Are dogs allowed at Los Flores Ranch Park?

  • How do I find information on the park, events, and programs at Los Flores Ranch Park?

  • What is PLAY, Inc.?

  • What are some programs and events sponsored by PLAY, Inc.?

  • How may I donate to PLAY, Inc.?

  • What is the "Tree of Life"?

  • Do I need a typing certificate?

  • How do I obtain a General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate?

  • What is a cover letter?

  • Should I attach a resume to my employment application?

  • Where do I turn in my completed employment application?

  • Where can I find information on job openings with the City of Santa Maria?

  • Where do I file divorce papers or get a copy of my divorce decree?

  • I need to change my court date? Where do I pay a traffic ticket? Who do I call about jury duty?

  • Where do I get a copy of a birth certificate, death certificate or a marriage license?

  • How do you file a claim against the City for damages?

  • How do I get something on the City Council agenda?

  • Can I solve my dispute without involving the City Attorney?

  • What is the Code Compliance division? Where can I get a Code Compliance Service Request Form?

  • Who can I go to for legal advice?

  • What is the difference between the City Attorney and the District Attorney?

  • What does the City Attorney do?

  • City Facilities

  • City Sidewalk / Potholes

  • City Lights / Traffic Signals

  • What is the status of my project?

  • How long does it take to get a permit?

  • What do I need to obtain a permit?

  • What requires a permit?

  • Can I pay my Utility Bill by phone?

  • Who do I call if my water has an odor or taste problem?

  • There is a leak at my water meter. Who do I call?

  • Does the City offer any water conservation rebates, like for turf or toilets?

  • Does the City have water restrictions in place right now?

  • What should I do if someone is wasting water?

  • Is there anyone who can help me conserve water in my home?

  • What hours is the landfill open?

  • How much does it cost to use the Landfill?

  • How do I obtain a "Landfill Free Day" pass?

  • Do you pick up bulky items at the curb?

  • What can I do if my trash, recycling, or green waste was not picked up?

  • Where can I take household hazardous waste like old paint and cleaners?

  • Is there somewhere else I can go to dispose of household hazardous waste?

  • Where can I take old medicine and sharps for safe disposal?

  • The Landfill Rate Schedule has a fee for mattresses, but I thought mattresses were free to bring to the Landfill.

  • What can be recycled?

  • How do I access the library catalog from home?

  • How can I schedule a tour of the library?

  • How do I get a library card?

  • How can I renew my library items (via phone or online)?

  • I live in Arroyo Grande but work in Santa Maria; can I still get a library card in Santa Maria and check out books there?

  • Can my child get a library card?

  • I see items in the library catalog marked “Rental” – what does that mean?

  • How can I check the due date on my library materials?

  • Does the library offer computers for word processing?

  • Do I have to pay anything at the library?

  • Can you show me how to use the library catalog?

  • What are some facts about the Main Public Library?

  • I am a teacher and would like to bring my class to the fire station for a tour. Is this possible?

  • I am buying a new home in Santa Maria and my insurance company is asking me which Fire Department is responsible for responding to my address, where the nearest fire hydrant is located, and what protection class my address falls under?

  • I was told I need to order a Knox Box for my business. What is a Knox Box and how do I order it?

  • What type of fire extinguisher should I get and where should I put it?

  • My smoke detector keeps going off and I don't know why. Can you help?

  • How do I dispute a citation if I do not think I was wrong?

  • How do I get a copy of my Police report?

  • Where do I go to pay my ticket? How can I contact the court about my ticket?

  • My friend/family member was arrested (just now, today, yesterday or last week), are they in your custody and when will they be released?

  • How can I pick up my vehicle that has been impounded/stored?

  • Whom do I contact to schedule a Live Scan (fingerprint) appointment?

  • Can the City tell Comcast to change its rates or its programming?

  • I want to dispute my Comcast bill or request other customer service. Who do I call?

  • Which companies provide cable television service to Santa Maria?

  • I am low-income and need help finding affordable housing. What are my options?