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Hancock County Approves $13.168 Million Budget for 2016-17

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors Monday approved the county’s proposed $13.168 million budget for fiscal year 2016-2017, up slightly from the current fiscal year’s re-estimated budget of $13.162 million. There was no public opposition during the hearing. Supervisor Jerry Tlach says overall the budget looks good, praising the fact that Hancock County is one […]

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Hancock County Supervisors Vote 2 to 1 to Increase Funding for Garner Public Library

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors voted 2 to 1 Monday to allocate $10,000 over 2 years in additional funding to the Garner Public Library.  According to the Garner Library Foundation, this additional support from the county is needed to apply for a $310,000 state of Iowa CAT grant, which will help pay for renovations to […]

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Hancock County Supervisors Amend Budget Items

  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda, which included a public hearing on a few amendments to the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget, carried over from the year prior. Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains those amendments. The Hancock County Supervisors also re-assigned a county held tax certificate.  Tlach […]

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Hancock County Supervisors make a favorable amendment

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda, beginning with a favorable amendment to the EMS System Development Grant contract.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells why this is good news for the county’s emergency management. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors accepted a resignation from a Veterans Affairs Commissioner, […]