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Hancock City Council

The City Council of Hancock met on Nov. 17 to hear communications to the council, address the upcoming holiday events, and consider appointments to various boards. 

The council heard from various organizations wishing to reach out, including Blue Key, who thanked the council for their contributions to the upcoming 100th Winter Carnival. 

The council discussed the “Grinch is Coming to Hancock” holiday events. The events include dog sled rides, a Christmas parade, and the tree lighting ceremony. City manager Mary Babcock spoke of the preparation that has been done for the tree lighting, stating that “it looks really good.”

Several appointments and reappointments of various positions within the city were made. These included the reappointment of Tech professor, Dr. Stanley Vitton, to the Portage Lake Water and Sewage Authority. City mayor Paul LaBine spoke of his approval of Dr. Vitton. “He’s a great guy and I’m glad he’s continuing on.” Mayor LaBine said.

A vote to cancel the Jan. 5 council meeting was approved.

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