Bulletin Board is where you'll find notices regarding
Special Town Meetings,
Emergency Information, and other items of importance to the community.
It's also the place to put in your 2 cents. Just e-mail us your comments, events,
complaints or thoughts about anything that has to do with the Town of Hancock
and we'll be glad to post them here for the world to see.
hunting and fishing licenses
Due to the recent changes made by NYS DEC License Sales, please be advised that NYS hunting and fishing licenses will no longer be sold at the Town Hall effective immediately.
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
TOWN OFFICES CLOSED-BOARD MEETING CANCELED
The Supervisor will open the
cemetery mowing bids and notify the winning bidders.
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
Town Court Hours
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.
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. This schedule is subject to change.
Current Transfer Station Stickers Mandatory
As of April 6, 2020 the Town Of Hancock Transfer
Station will no longer accept trash without a proper permit.
You may apply for a 2020 Transfer Station permit at
the Transfer Station. Simply ask the attendant.
Upon completion of the application, please deposit
the application along with a check into the mail slot at the Town Of
Hancock Offices at;
2020 Final Tax Assessment
January 5, 2016 – Building Permit Fees for the Town of Hancock have
Building Permit Renewal- $40.00
By order of the Hancock Town Board
Download a Building Permit Application in PDF format by clicking here
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).
for the Tax Collector Kelia Mason is (607) 637-8157. eMail is
New York State Markets and Agriculture Law regarding domestic animals. PDF 1.3 MBs.
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.
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.
All submissions are subject to approval.