The Hancock Town Hall is located at 18 Point Road in the heart of Hancock Village. PHOTO BY BRIAN SWARTZ

Hancock by the numbers



Source:  2017 annual report for July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

 

Town Clerk’s report (2018)

Births: 23

Deaths: 25

Marriages: 15

 

Registered voters (February 2019)

1,892 total registered voters

462 Democrats

696 Republicans

73 Green Independent Party

661 not enrolled in any party

 

Tax Collector’s report

Outstanding 2016 real estate taxes (as of June 30, 2017)

58 accounts (49 taxpayers): $80,372.22

 

Hancock Volunteer Fire Department report (2018)

Type of call                                          Number

Agency assistance                                       6

Assist fire department                                 2

Assist other                                                  1

Alarm                                                         13

Check well-being                                         1

Citizen requested assistance                        2

Fire                                                             38

Chimney fires                                              2

Electrical fire                                               1

Brush or grass fire                                        3

Hazmat/oil/gas spill                                     1

Fire mutual aid                                             9

Structure fire                                                2

Vehicle fire                                                   2

Medical emergency                                  120

First responder call                                   130

Non-emergency transport                             1

Traffic accident, with damage                      5

Traffic accident, with injuries                     10

Traffic accident, with injuries                       1

State Police phone transfer                           1

Road hazards (sign/signal/debris)                3

Total calls                                                  354

 

Budget items (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)

Administration: $257,033, including

Selectmen: $10,000 ($2,000 per board member)

Planning Board: $7,950

Hancock Volunteer Fire Department: $69,314, including fire chief’s stipend: $3,000

Assistant fire chief’s stipend: $1,500

County Ambulance: $21,546 (third year of three-year contract)

Health officer stipend/training: $1,100

Town Hall: $12,400

Transfer facility: $32,641

Municipal solid waste: $92,492

Coastal Recycling: $17,392

County tax (2019): $168,015.67

Hancock Grammar School, 2018-2019 enrollment

Kindergarten: 20 students

1st grade: 32 students

2nd grade: 23 students

3rd grade: 19 students

4th grade: 22 students

5th grade: 34 students

6th grade: 25 students

7th grade: 23 students

8th grade: 26 students

224 students total

 

Hancock students attending grades 9-12

9th grade: 19 students

10th grade: 13 students

11th grade: 15 students

12th grade: 27 students

74 students total

 

Attending high school

Ellsworth High School: 33 students

George Stevens Academy: 1 student

John Bapst Memorial High School: 2 students

Mount Desert Island High School: 30 students

Sumner Memorial High School: 8 students

 

Hancock Grammar School, 2018-2019 budget

 

Total regular instruction

$2,204,028.39

 

Total special education

$733,184.77

 

Total other instruction (co- and extracurricular)

$22,508.17

 

Total student and staff services

$343,595.01

 

Total system administration

$169,675.19

 

School administration

$167,928.36

 

Student transportation

$290,512

 

Facilities maintenance

$236,413.79

 

Debt service and other commitments

$0.00

 

School nutrition

$46,625.47

 

Total budget

$4,214,470.95

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