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Special Town Meetings,
Emergency Information, and other items of importance to the community.
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Notice Of Public Hearing
TOWN OF HANCOCK, NEW YORK
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the
Town of Hancock at the Hancock Town Hall, 661 West Main Street,
Hancock, New York 13783 on the 6th day of November, 2019, at
7:30 p.m., regarding the adoption of a Local Law to Override the
Tax Levy Limit established in General Municipal Law §3- c. This
law is being proposed to comply with subdivision 5 of the
General Municipal Law §3-c which expressly authorizes the Town
Board to override the tax levy limit by the adoption of a local
law approved by a vote of at least sixty percent (60%) of the
Town Board. At such time and place all persons interested in
the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning the same.
Dated: October 18, 2019, Hancock, NY
By order of the Town Board, Town of Hancock
BE IT RESOLVED that the Town Board does hereby prepare and approve as Preliminary Budget for the Town of Hancock for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2020 the itemized statement of the Estimated Revenues and Expenditures are now on file in the Office of the Town Clerk where they will be available for inspection by all interested persons during regular office hours and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Town Board shall meet at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in the Town Office Building 661 West Main Street, Hancock, New York for the purpose of holding a Public Hearing upon such Preliminary Budget at 7:00 PM and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town Clerk give notice of such a hearing in the manner provided in Section 108 of the Town Law. The proposed salaries of the following Town Officers are hereby specified as follows:
Town Supervisor - $10,423.68
Deputy Town Supervisor - $5,380.08
Councilmen 3 @ $2820.00
Justice - $11,055.00
Supt. of Highways - $63,207.04
Town Clerk – $39,245.44
Tax Collector - $5,220.00
By order of the Town Board
Dated: October 18, 2019
Ann L. Green, Town Clerk
2019 Final Tax Assessment
Town Court Hours
Board Meeting Notice:
Our Regular Board Meetings will are held at The Town Office building at 661 West Main Street, Hancock, New York - Town Board meetings will begin at 7:00 PM. Board Meetings are usually held on the First Tuesday of the month. Call the Town Clerk if you'd like to be put on the agenda.
All dogs must be licensed - 4 months and older - You must have a valid rabies certificate to license your dog - It is against the law to let dogs run free in Public areas or on other people's property.
The Regular Town Board Meeting for the Town of Hancock has been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 661 West Main Street, Hancock, New York at 7:00 PM with the auditing of bills to be at 6:30 PM. The meeting was rescheduled due to Election Day.
Dated: October 18, 2019
Ann L. Green, Town Clerk
Tire Disposal Day
TOWN OF HANCOCK
TIRE DISPOSAL DAY
60 Cty Hwy 28, Fishs Eddy, NY 13774
November 9, 2019
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Must be a Town of Hancock resident
Must possess a 2019 Transfer Station Permit
Tires no larger than 20”
Free of dirt
Free of water
Need to be stacked in trailer
Up to 6 tires at no cost, each additional tire $2.00 each
Tire Disposal Passes available from the Town Clerk
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Building Permit Renewal- $40.00
By order of the Hancock Town Board
Download a Building Permit Application in PDF format by clicking here
For immediate Release:
Town of Hancock Explores Residential Bulk Electricity Purchasing Program
Program will help lower residential electricity rates and protect consumers from predatory marketers
At one public session
to be held at Town Hall on Wednesday, November 29th residents of
the Town of Hancock can learn about Community Choice
Aggregation, the new residential bulk electricity purchasing
program. The session will be held at 6 PM at Hancock Town Hall,
661 West Main Street, Hancock, NY 13783. Residents are
encouraged to bring their questions and electricity bills.
Dog Control Officer Contact #
If you need to contact the Dog Control Officer please use his cell phone number only. 607- 624-5616.
Town Clerk Hours:
The Town Clerk hours will be extended until 6:30 pm on the first Tuesday of each month (to correspond with regularly scheduled Town Board Meetings).
Telephone numbers for the Tax Collector Barbara McGraw - 607-637-4938 (Evenings Only). There is also a telephone number just for the Town Court - 607-637-3650
Transfer Station Hours:
The transfer station will be open from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Saturday. We have resumed accepting TVs and Computer Monitors.
JUNK CARS IN THE TOWN OF HANCOCK
Please be advised that “In accordance with the new Property Maintenance Code of New York State, which the Town of Hancock participates in, under Section - 302.8 – Motor vehicles - “Except as provided for in statute or other regulations, two or more inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicles shall not be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair or in the process of being stripped or dismantled. Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth. This law is enforced by the Town of Hancock, it is subject to appearance tickets for the Town of Hancock Court and also may include $1,000 (one thousand dollar) per day fine or imprisonment – each day is a separate offense – if violations are not remedied. Any questions, please contact Thomas Zampolin, Town of Hancock Code Enforcement Officer at 607-637-3651.
New York State Markets and Agriculture Law regarding domestic animals. PDF 1.3 MBs.
All submissions are subject to approval.