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1. Why Should I Compost?
2. What Do I Need to Get Started?

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1. When does Boone’s face mask order take effect?
2. Who has to wear a mask under Boone’s order?
3. What is considered a commercial business?
4. Where else are face coverings required?
5. What kind of face covering do I have to wear?
6. What if I don’t know how to make a face mask?
7. Do I have to wear a face mask when I go for a walk or run?
8. Do people who work in stores have to wear face masks?
9. Will businesses require me to wear a face mask when I go inside?
10. Do kids have to wear a face mask?
11. If I have to wear a face mask inside a restaurant, how can I eat?
12. Who is exempt from the face mask order?
13. How long is Boone's face covering order in effect?
14. What happens if I don’t wear a face mask?
15. What do I need to do to expand or create temporary outdoor dining for my restaurant?
16. How do I determine the Emergency Maximum Occupancy?
17. What businesses are exempt under Governor Cooper’s Executive Order to Stay at Home?
18. Are hotels, short term rental and Airbnbs open?
19. Are parks and playgrounds in Boone open?
20. I have concerns about my water being turned off or I’m having trouble paying my full bill.
21. Is trash and recycling pick up on schedule?
22. How have other Town of Boone operations been impacted?

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1. How can you reduce the chance of being stopped by law enforcement officers?
2. How do you know if you’re being stopped by law enforcement? What are you supposed to do?
3. What does the officer do before getting out of the patrol car? What should you do?
4. What will the officer ask you to do?
5. What happens if you don’t have a valid driver’s license?
6. What do you do if you’re given a warning?
7. What do you do if you’re given a ticket?
8. What can you do if you don’t understand the officer?
9. Will the officer report you to ICE?
10. What should you do if you are in an automobile accident, no injury?
11. What should you do if you’re in an automobile accident, with injuries?
12. What information are you required to give to the police, to the other driver?
13. If you are hurt, will someone contact your family or friends? Will someone help you if you don’t understand?
14. Why are there patrol cars parked in some neighborhoods?
15. What branches of local law enforcement are involved in check points?
16. How can you be informed about police activity in your neighborhoods and not be afraid?
17. What can you do if you think that the officer did something wrong or inappropriate?
18. How can you get a legal, officially recognized ID card?
19. What other forms of identification should you have?
20. Where can your community groups meet that you feel safe? We have been told that some of you don’t feel safe traveling to and from gatherings.
21. How can you get help for your children if they are bullied in school or community activities?
22. How can you get protection if you are bullied in your workplace?
23. Does ICE seek help from local law enforcement personnel, parole officers and court officials, or other officials? If a person is detained, what is the processing procedure, how can you get immediate h
24. If someone from ICE comes to your home, work, or stops your car, what should you do? Are they supposed to show identification? Do you have to answer questions? Who can help you if you don’t understand
25. How can you get help if you are physically attacked or victim of a crime? Can you get someone to be with you who can help you understand and get the help you need?

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1. ¿Cómo reducir la posibilidad que la policía lo detenga?
2. ¿Cómo saber si la persona que lo esta parando es un policía? ¿Qué debe hacer?
3. ¿Antes de salir de su carro patrulla, qué hace el policía? Y que debe hacer Ud?
4. ¿Qué le va a pedir el policía?
5. ¿Que ocurre si no tiene una licencia vigente?
6. ¿Que hacer si le dan una advertencia?
7. ¿Qué hacer si le dan una multa?
8. ¿Que hacer si no comprende Inglés o al policía?
9. ¿El policía lo va a reportar a ICE?
10. ¿Que hacer si está involucrado en un accidente automovilístico y nadie está herido?
11. ¿Que hacer si está involucrado en un accidente automovilístico y alguien esta herido?
12. ¿Que información necesita mostrar a la policía y al conductor del otro auto?
13. ¿Si esta herido, tiene quien contacte a su familia o amigos? ¿Tiene quien le pueda ayudar si no entiende Inglés?
14. ¿Por qué las patrullas están estacionadas en algunas áreas residenciales?
15. ¿Cuáles divisiones de la ley local están involucradas en conducir puntos de control?
16. ¿Cómo nos podemos mantener informados de la actividad policial en nuestra área residencial sin temor?
17. ¿Si piensa que un policía hizo algo incorrecto o equivocado, que puede hacer?
18. ¿Cómo puede obtener una tarjeta de identidad legal y oficial?
19. ¿Que tipo de identificación debe tener?
20. ¿Qué lugares son seguros para reuniones comunitarias?
21. ¿Cómo puede ayudar a sus hijos, si los están intimidando o acosando en la escuela o en las actividades comunitarias?
22. ¿Cómo protegerse si lo están intimidando o acosando en el trabajo?
23. ¿ICE puede pedir ayuda a la policía local, a los oficiales de la libertad condicional, a los oficiales del tribunal o a otros oficiales locales? ¿Si detienen a alguien, cual es el proceso de procesami
24. ¿Ellos se tienen que identificar? ¿Tiene que responder a sus preguntas? ¿Quién le puede ayudar si Ud. no los entiende?
25. ¿Cómo puede obtener ayuda si lo atacan físicamente o si es victima de un delito? ¿Tiene a quien recurrir para ayudarlo a entender y obtener la ayuda necesaria?

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1. What is 'wastewater'?
2. Who is responsible for water leaks?
3. I have an unusually large water bill. What should I do?
4. Where does the Town of Boone's water come from?
5. My water is cloudy and/or tastes bad. Who should I contact?
6. I have low water pressure in my home. Who should I contact?
7. What is the range of water pressure in Boone?
8. Who should I contact if I see a water leak or a water main break?
9. Who should I contact if a fire hydrant is leaking?
10. What should I do if I witness a sewage overflow?
11. Who should I contact if I have sewer backed up in my home?
12. Is the Town of Boone under any water restrictions?
13. Why would the Town of Boone change my water meter?
14. Why do Town employees operate hydrants?
15. Why is there a hole being dug in my street?

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1. Where Should I Place My Garbage Container and Recycling Bin?
2. What Should Go in My Recycling Bin?
3. What Shouldn't Go in My Recycling Bin?
4. My Recycling Bin is Damaged/Lost. What Should I Do?
5. Where can I Drop Off Recyclables That Don't Fit in the Bins/Aren't Accepted in the Recycling Bins?

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1. Is my property located within the Special Flood Hazard Area?
2. Is there an elevation certificate available for my home or business?
3. Is maintaining the drainage system on my private property my responsibility or the Town’s responsibility?
4. What are some tips for on how to reduce the chance of stormwater from ponding on my property?

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1. What is a WaterSense® High Efficiency Toilet?
2. Do I have to hire someone to install the toilet?
3. Can I participate even if I don’t own my home/rent from a homeowner?
4. Do I have to buy the toilet at a particular store?
5. Is there anything else I need to buy with the toilet?
6. How will I receive the rebate?
7. When will I receive my check?
8. Will the Town be checking to see that my toilet has been installed?
9. How long will the HET toilet rebate program last?
10. Are all of the toilets on the EPA WaterSense® list available at all retailers?

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1. When are bills due?
2. When are bills sent out?
3. Why can't I access my account online?
4. I prefer email bills. Is there a way to only receive billing statements via email?
5. Is the Town of Boone in Charge of Electric Utilities?