About Hancock



Acreage:
20,005 (Sq. Mi.: Land 29.8, water 8.8)

Municipal Building:
P.O. Box 68, 18 Point Road, Hancock 04640; Mon.-Thurs. 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12 noon-4 p.m., Fri. 7-11 a.m.; 422-3393, fax 422-6705, www.hancockmaine.org, e-mail [email protected]

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (5)

Board Chr.:
Dexter Bellows 422-3393

Administrative Assistant:
Stacey L. Clement 422-3393

Town Clerk:
Marilyn J. Lowell 422-3393

Treasurer:
Stacey L. Clement 422-3393

Tax Collector:
Stacey L. Clement 422-3393

Assessor:
Thomas Edwards 422-3393

Registrar of Voters:
Marilyn J. Lowell 422-3393

Welfare Director:
Marilyn J. Lowell 422-3393

Road Commissioner:
Rudy L. Bagley 422-6770

Code Enforcement:
John Larson 422-3393

Plumbing Inspector:
John Larson 422-3393

Police Chief:
Chris Wheeler 460-1960

Fire Chief:
Chris Holmes 422-3393

Animal Control Officer:
Sharon Raybourn 422-8237
Marie Zwicker 460-8920

Health Officer:
Kim Moon 422-3393

Supt. of Schools:
William T. Webster 667-8136

School Board (5):
RSU 24

Planning Board (5):
Chr. Roderic Franzius 422-3526; meets second Wed. each month

Appeals Board (5):
Chr. Lois Johnson 422-3393; meets as needed

House Dist. 34:
Rep. Richard Malaby (R)

Senate Dist. 28:
Sen. Brian Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 3:
Fay A. Lawson (D)

Zoning:
Implemented 1994; last amended 2004

Comprehensive Plan:
1992

Last Townwide Valuation:
2007

Fiscal Year:
July 1-June 30

Town Meeting:
Second Mon. in May

Municipal Election:
Second Mon. in May

Fire Department:
Hancock Volunteer Fire Dept. 911

Ambulance:
County Ambulance 667-3200

Library:
Hancock Point Library (summers only)

School:
Hancock Grammar School 422-6231

Post Office:
Hancock 04640, 422-6259

Trash Collection:
Pine Tree Waste  800-639-6205

Recycling:
Coastal Recycling 422-6766

Cable TV:
Time Warner 877-596-5366

Church:
Congregational

Population:
1980: 1,409
1990: 1,757
2000: 2,147

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 571/192
1990: 767/193
2000: 983/217

2000 Population by Ages:
0-4       140
5-19     402
20-44   749
45-64   509
65 up   347
TOTAL            2,147

Median Age:
39.1

Taxation History:
Valuation          Mill      Raised
Year     (000’s)            Rate      (000’s)
1960    $     477           .078      $   42
1970        1,320           .120         159
1980       27,146          .0088       239
1990       81,044          .0099       802
2000      144,707         .01010  1,462
2001      142,319         .01105  1,573
2002      146,883         .01149  1,687
2003      150,987         .01245  1,880
2004      151,781         .01280  2,012
2005      167,566         .01227  2,056
2006      170,876         .01250  2,136
2007      343,793         .00740  2,544
2008      347,279         .00784  2,723
2009      347,627         .00812  2,823