2016 Hancock Town Meeting Wrap Up

HANCOCK — At Tuesday morning’s town meeting, 84 residents of Hancock voted on town and school spending plans as well as a number of individual appropriations.
For the town’s general and highway funds, residents approved a $417,460 spending plan, which represents a decrease of 5 percent from the $441,653 approved last year.
Hancock lacks it own school and pays tuition for local children to attend schools in other towns. This year, voters approved a school budget of $965,213. The proposed budget will result in education spending of $17,314 per equalized pupil, which is 2.7 percent lower than the current year.
In several larger individual appropriations, voters approved $70,000 for repairing and repainting the Hancock Town Hall; $19,374 for services from the White River Ambulance; $2,583 for the Quin-Town Senior Center; and $1,475 for the Visiting Nurse Association of Vermont and New Hampshire.
Hancock elected people to 14 offices including Olivia Drury to a three-year term as town clerk and treasurer. Don Crickard was elected town lister. Voters also elected a constable, auditor, delinquent tax collector and representative to Valley Rescue.
Voters re-elected incumbent Monica Collins to a three-year term on the selectboard; she won in a voice vote over lifelong Hancock resident Dan DeLorm.
In town school district elections, voters tapped Stacey Peters and Kenneth Troumbley to two-year terms on the school board. 

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