Hancock will now offer free city transportation for veterans. The ride share program is now under way and drivers have been trained on what id’s qualify for a free ride. The winter tax bills for the city of Hancock will also be sent out soon. Those will need to be paid in full by February 14th. You can pay taxes at the city office, located at 399 Quincy Street.
During Hancock council last night members reappointed many to their committees and position within the city’s operations. Paul Nelson will rejoin the Cemetery Committee until May of 2026. The Recreation Commission had several reappointments. Those that will sit on the Hancock Recreation Commission are Michael Lancour, Dave Dow, John Diebel, John Haeussler Deb Mann Craig Pellizaro, and John Erickson. All will be on the commission for 1 year. Jim Hainulat was renamed the Local Development Finance Authority, he will hold that position until June 2023. Hancock also went onto approve the adoption of ordinance 308. Aligning the city more with the state’s ordinance on dangerous buildings. The city did change the penalty of owning a dangerous building from a misdemeanor to a citation. hammock city council will not meet on January 5th of 2022. City Manager Mary Babcock will be out of town and the city plans to decide on their meeting schedule for next calendar year sometime during their December meeting.