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1. What is the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority?
2. How many members are on the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority? When and where does the BRA meet?
3. What is the role of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority in the City of Manistee?
4. What are the goals of the BRA and how does it achieve them?
5. What are some of the redevelopment activities the BRA can assist with, and secure funding for on behalf of city and to the residents?
6. What is Brownfield Tax Increment Financing?
7. What are some of the projects the BRA is currently (2015) working on? What about past projects?
8. Are there any misconceptions about the BRA? If so, what are they?
9. How long it takes to process Brownfield projects.

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1. Has the City adopted an Ordinance for Marihuana Retail?
2. How do I get an absent voter application and ballot?
3. Where do I go to vote in person?
4. How do I rent the City Marina Open Space?
5. How do I rent the Lions Pavilion?
6. Where can I get a dog license?
7. Where can I get a marriage license?
8. Where can I get a copy of my birth certificate?
9. How do I obtain a copy of a death certificate?

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1. When are my taxes due?
2. Where do I pay my taxes if they are delinquent?
3. My taxes seem too high. Why is that?
4. Where do my property tax dollars go?
5. Where can I pay City bills?
6. What fees are charged if I pay a City bill via credit card?
7. What are the current water and sewer rates?
8. My water bill seems high. What should I do?
9. What are my residential garbage options?
10. 10. Where can I find out more information about the City’s finances?

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1. How do I have my water tested for lead?
2. What day does yard waste get picked up?
3. When do we plant trees?
4. When is bulk leaf pick up?
5. What is Alternate Parking?
6. When do we grind stumps?
7. Where do I report a streetlight outage?
8. Can we reserve a park?
9. Where to get boat launch permit?
10. How do I get a bulky item picked up?
11. How do I report a pothole?
12. Where is the recycling location and what is acceptable?
13. Where are the dog friendly locations?
14. What are the Marina fuel prices and slip availability?
15. How do I get my sidewalk repaired?
16. How do I get my street repaired?
17. How do I report/have removed a dangerous tree?
18. How do I request a tree trimming or removal?

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1. Who provides medical services for the City?
2. Who do I contact for a medical billing issue?
3. Are you allowed to have fires in the City?
4. Are fires allowed on the beach?
5. Does the Fire Station provide tours?
6. Does the Fire Department refill / service fire extinguishers?
7. Does the City Fire Department distribute fire alarms?
8. How do I get a fire inspection for a business?
9. How do I make a complaint?

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1. What is the council-manager form, which is used in so many local governments?

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1. Where do I get a dog license?
2. When are my taxes due?
3. Where do I pay my taxes if they are delinquent?
4. Who issues and maintains Vital Records such as Marriage Licenses, Birth Certificates and Death Certificates?

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1. Are there income qualification requirements?
2. How do I apply for housing with the Housing Commission?
3. Does the Housing Commission give rental preference to any group or groups of people?
4. What rental units does the Housing Commission manage?

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1. Is my water safe to drink?
2. Why did the City issue a Public Advisory about lead in our water now?
3. What does this mean for me?
4. Where can I get a filter?
5. How will I know if my water is safe to drink?
6. What is the city doing about this issue?
7. I’m not sure if I have a lead service line. What should I do?

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1. Where is the Police Department located and where do I park?
2. What are the Police Department's hours?
3. I was a victim of a crime and the suspect was arrested. How do I learn if the suspect is still in the jail?
4. I think the people living next to me are selling drugs. Who can I call?
5. How do I register a golf cart?
6. Are side by sides and ORV/ATVs legal in the City of Manistee?
7. How can I report blight?
8. How do I obtain a Personal Protection Order (PPO)?
9. I have some information on a crime that occurred several weeks ago that would probably help solve the case. Who do I call?
10. How do I add information to my police report?
11. Do individuals leave fingerprints on all items that are touched?
12. How long does it take for evidence to be analyzed?
13. Why is there an orange sticker on my vehicle?
14. Can I report an abandoned vehicle?
15. What is the odd / even parking ordinance (Alternate Parking)?
16. How do I get traffic enforcement in my neighborhood?
17. Do I (or someone I know) have a warrant?
18. Where do I pay my traffic or parking ticket?
19. Does my child need to be in a child seat?
20. How do I register a handgun?
21. I inherited a handgun and wish to sell it. How do I proceed?
22. How do I obtain a copy of an accident or incident report?
23. Do I have to have to have a license on my dog?
24. Does the Manistee City Police Department handle cat complaints?
25. If a complaint is made against an officer, are criminal charges dismissed?
26. Charges were not filed against the suspect in my case. Does this mean the officer was not diligent in their duties?
27. Doesn’t an officer have to read me my rights when they arrest me?
28. Do I need to come down to the Police Department to make a complaint against an employee?