City News & Announcements


City Response to COVID-19

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 *Hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm *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 *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 *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.