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May 26-29, 2020

Please check your water before washing clothes, if discolored please let your water run a bit to clear the lines. 

Memorial Day Garbage Route Changes Announcement


Due to Memorial Day on Monday, May 25th, our office will be closed and route changes will be as follows:

Garbage pick up for residents of Hancock will be done one day late on Wednesday, May 27th.

All other routes remain the same.

Thank you and have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!


Hancock Pet Clinic Scheduled for May 1 and May 2 -POSTPONED

Hancock City-Wide Clean Up Days - CANCELED

Hancock City-Wide Garage Sales-POSTPONED

Beginning on Friday, March 19, 2020 until further notice, our office will be closed to the public as a precaution to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  The daily operations at the City of Hancock will continue.  Payments can be made by dropping payments in the outside dropbox, by mail or by electronic payment.  Please continue to call with any questions or concerns or to set up an appointment at 320-392-5285.  You can also reach the city office by email at cityofhancock@gmail.com .  Thank you for your understanding and continued support of the City of Hancock.   

The Hancock Public Library will be closed beginning March 18-May 4 and will re-evaluate at that time.” You can contact the library at 320-392-5666 to set up a curbside pickup. 
Wi-Fi is still available from outside the building and you can continue to return books in the outside drop box. 

Due to the "Stay at Home" Executive order, playground equipment will be closed for use until May 4. 
Please contact Hancock City Hall at 320-392-5897. 

Compost Site Has Moved

New Location: 248 4th Street.

Items Accepted: Leaves, Grass Clippings & Garden Waste

   2018 Election Results




Subd 4. Unlawful Discharge to Public Sewers. No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged directly or indirectly any waste, by volume or strength or nature, may harm the wastewater treatment facility or cause obstruction to the free flow in sewers or endanger life or cause a nuisance.

In no case shall discharge to the sanitary sewer be permitted from March 15th to October 15th. 

Thank you!

Hancock Shirts Available!


The Hancock Economic Development Authority will be selling t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts and sweatshirts as a fundraiser.  Shirts to purchase will be available at the City Hall and can also be placed on an order basis. 
Pricing: T-shirts $14.00, Long Sleeve T-Shirts $22.00, Sweatshirts $45.00 (available by order only). 
All items will be available until November 1st.

Would you like to have your city bill emailed to you instead of receiving it in the mail?
Email the city office (cityofhancock@gmail.com) or call and receive your next bill by email!

No More Sorting
Recycling Information
Residential Curbside Recycling Collection Schedule 
Pick will happen on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.
The recycling trailer will continue to be located in town for rural residents.
For any additional information please contact City Hall
 or review the sticker on the top of your new container.


 The city of Hancock is facing the future with a bright new look.  It is a small town with a brilliant future.  A future that has been shaped by its past and many people who have made it the community it is.  A community with a strong history, confident present and positive look toward the future.

City of Hancock is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Complaints of discrimination should be sent to:

City of Hancock, PO Box 68, Hancock, MN 56244