City of Hancock updated COVID-19 response

The City of Hancock is responding to the Coronavirus-19 pandemic with a number of precautions as recommended by federal and state officials to help prevent the spread of the virus and protect our employees and residents.

– All non-essential board and committee meetings are cancelled until further notice.

– City Council meetings will be held remotely.

– Garbage schedule remains on Monday & Wednesday at the same time..

– City offices are closed to the public for non-essential issues, but will remain staffed.

– City Hall: 482-2720 or city@cityofhancock.net

– Hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

– In-person by appointments only.

– City garbage bags available at Pat’s IGA, Holiday, Risto’s Keweenaw Co-op, Krist Oil

– Police Non-Emergency: 482-3102 or chiefbutler@hancockpd.com

– Fingerprinting has been suspended effective 3/23/2020.

– Preliminary breath test PBT’s have been suspended effective 3/23/2020.

– Call 911 in case of an emergency

– Department of Public Works 482-1480 or dpwdirector@cityofhancock.net

– Indoor water meter reading is suspended effective 3/23/2020.

– Water meter installation suspended (unless emergency) effective 3/23/2020

– Transit Service is limited to the following to Medical Treatment/Appt, grocery stores and pharmacies

– Utility Bill Payment:

– We encourage drop box payments or credit card payments.

– Payments can be made through a drop box; exact change is encouraged. We recommend non-cash payments.

– Sign up for ACH payments (form on City website or call the office and we will email/mail you one)

– Fire Department is fully operational.

Reminder: Please refrain from flushing ‘flushable’ wipes, paper towel, or Kleenex as these are known to cause sewer issues.