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Civil Service

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1. How do I apply for a City job?
2. What if I am looking for a temporary or part-time job?
3. How do I know when the City is accepting applications?
4. If I file an application, does this make me eligible for different examinations?
5. Do I have to submit any other papers along with my application?
6. How are the job specifications determined?
7. Are job requirements ever waived?
8. Who decides whether an applicant is accepted for an examination?
9. What is the best way to assure that my application will be accepted?
10. What are some of the reasons for rejection of my application?
11. If I have a police record, does that make me ineligible for employment with the City of Pueblo?
12. If my application is rejected, do I have any right of appeal?
13. If my application is rejected, does that mean that I can't apply for other civil service examinations?
14. What happens if my application is approved?
15. After I take the Civil Service Exam, am I eligible for federal, state, and county jobs?
16. What types of exams are given?
17. What happens after I take the examination?
18. So if I pass the exam, does that mean that I get a job?
19. If I am offered a City job, are there any other conditions that I must meet before I can begin work?
20. Does the City of Pueblo have a quota system?

Finance

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1. What is the City's Tax Exempt Number?
2. What is the City's Employer Identification Number (EIN)?

Finance - Sales Tax

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1. Who is required to obtain a business license with the City of Pueblo?
2. How much does a business license cost?
3. Why am I required to obtain a business license when I do not sell anything?
4. What is the City sales and use tax rate?
5. What is use tax?
6. Am I still required to file a return even if no tax is due?
7. Do I need to notify your office if my business closed?
8. Do I need to have a separate license for each business location?
9. Do I need to notify your office if my business name or address changes?
10. If my business goes through a change of ownership, can the new owner operate with my license?
11. Is a state tax-exempt license sufficient for both state and city tax?
12. I am a contractor doing a job for an exempt organization. Am I still required to pay sales tax?
13. I would like to set up as a temporary street vendor. Do I need to obtain a license?

Finance - Sales Tax - PIF

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1. When is the PIF due?
2. Is a postmark of the 20th acceptable as proof of a timely filing?
3. What happens if I don't file on time?
4. How does the PIF relate to sales tax?

Fire Department

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1. How do I report non-emergencies?
2. How do I obtain a copy of a fire report?
3. How do I obtain a copy of a medical report?

Fleet Maintenance

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1. Does the City of Pueblo sell vehicles and equipment that are retired from service?
2. How can my business bid on vehicle and equipment purchases being planned by the City of Pueblo?
3. How do I find out if there is an employment opportunity in Fleet Maintenance?
4. Is there a procedure for my business to follow to sell products or services to the City of Pueblo?

Human Resources

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1. How do I become a City employee?
2. When is the next application cycle for police patrol officers?
3. When is the next application cycle for firefighters?
4. What type of benefits do City employees enjoy?
5. How do I get information about LEAP, food stamps, Medicare, and other similar programs?

Law Department

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1. Does the City Attorney represent the citizens of the City?
2. Who do I contact concerning a Municipal Court matter?
3. Who do I contact when I have questions about the status of a police matter that has already been reported, or a charge against me?
4. Who can I call if I need legal advice that doesn't relate to a City matter or City property?
5. Who do I contact if I have a complaint related to the City?

Parks & Recreation - Aquatics

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1. Do you offer scholarships for your swim programs?
2. How do I know what swimming level is right for my child?
3. What if the class I want is full?
4. Can I register for more than one swim class?
5. Do I need to get in the water with my child?
6. Do I need to stay on deck while class is in progress?
7. Can I request my child be with a friend or family member for their lesson?
8. Can I request my child be in a specific instructor’s class?
9. How can I schedule a private lesson?
10. During what times of the day can private lessons be scheduled?
11. Is it okay to wear shorts and a T-shirt or are swim suits required?

Planning & Community Services

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1. Where can I obtain zoning information for Pueblo County?
2. What are your sign-off hours for permits and applications?
3. What is the zone district for my property?

Police Department - 9-1-1 Communications Center

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1. Does your 9-1-1 Communications Center have the ability to assist someone who doesn't speak English?
2. In an emergency, what can I do to assist 9-1-1 in getting me the help I need?
3. Can I text 9-1-1 during an emergency?

Police Department - Code Enforcement

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1. Do I have to maintain the alley behind my home?
2. How tall must weeds be on my property to be in violation of City code?
3. What is the next step if a property owner does not clean up the property?

Police Department - Property & Evidence Section

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1. When are Property and Evidence personnel available to help me?
2. What should I do if my property is lost or stolen?
3. When can I claim my property that was taken for safekeeping?

Police Department - Records Section

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1. What are the hours of operation for the Records Division?
2. How do I contact the Records Division?
3. What is a background check and how do I get one?

Public Works - Engineering Division

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1. Who's responsible for maintaining sidewalks?
2. Can a property owner obtain a concrete permit to construct sidewalks and driveways within the public right of way adjacent to their property?

Public Works - Stormwater Utility Division

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1. Why does my water bill include a City stormwater fee?
2. How is my billing rate determined?
3. Why am I paying more then my neighbor when our homes are the same size?

Public Works - Transportation Division

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1. I'm interested in finding out more about the I-25 Project. Who should I contact?
2. I'm disabled and need a handicap parking sign posted outside my house. Who should I contact?
3. The streetlight in my neighborhood is out (or going on and off). I would like to contact someone to get the light repaired.

Purchasing

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1. Do you take online bids?
2. How do I tell who was awarded a bid?
3. How long after a bid opening are projects awarded?

Wastewater

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1. My monthly wastewater bill is higher than my monthly drinking water bill. Why is that?
2. Who do I call in the event of a sewer emergency?
3. Who is responsible for maintaining my sewer service line?