Thursday, March 17, 2011

Hancock City Council to hold Special Meeting Mar. 23

HANCOCK -- The Hancock City Council will hold a Special Council Meeting from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 23, in the Hancock City Hall.

The meeting agenda includes a Staff update and background briefing on the following topics:

a) Gov't Lot 8
b) Gov't Lot 5*
c) Potential land sales
-Sampson Street water tank parcel
-Portage Twp. parcel
d) Downtown traffic re-route concept.

The Council will also consider scheduling a special meeting to review and consider water project bids.

*Editor's Note: For background on Government Lot 5, see Joe Kaplan's Oct. 15, 2010, "Letter to Hancock Recreation Commission."

For background on the Government Lot 5 / Swedetown Creek issue, see our May 20, 2008, article, "Hancock's Swedetown Creek 'issues' include mineral rights," and our Dec. 16, 2008, article, "Hancock City Council to hold public hearing on land sale, hear report on sand / gravel survey Dec. 17."

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