Last night, the Hancock Council meeting had communications from Patrick O’Keefe, receiver of Finlandia, who sent a letter informing entities how to contact the company with any claims against the university.
Irma Boyd from Nisu Bakery sent a letter to the city thanking them for their support.
If you were not able to attend the Hancock Master Plan sessions last week, there is still a survey available online for those who wish to submit their input. Click here for the link.
There are many rumors going around about who will purchase the parcels from Finlandia, but no final decisions have been made yet. We will continue to monitor the story.
The council approved the firework application for Bridgefest, and the Redevelopment Ready Communities Technical Assistance Match Funding Grant for the Master Plan process. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will cover 75% of the cost at $25,000, and the city portion will be $8,500.
There was also the announcement of a tire recycling event and local park cleanups.
The Hancock City Council will now meet once a month on the third Wednesday of each month.