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                                                                          Question 3: Vision for next 10 years
                   Question 2: Best Reasons to live in
                                Hancock




Fair Selectmen so far and a very nice                    Very nice place to live if you have
town to live in, but property taxes should               enough money to live for 91 to 100
not rise so fast. Many to-day are                        years. Nov 3 2006 I am 91 years old.
dropping.                                                JE
Sense of Community. Peaceful - Open                      Physically remaining the same, while
Spaces - Natural Resources - Ponds,                      being technologically current.
hiking trails - lack of ugly new buildings!

The small size of the town and all its                   I hope its main roads don't change
variety of people and activities makes                   much at all. If we must make some
one feel connected to the community. I                   changes, they should be as minimal as
love its simple Main Street yet one can                  possible and aesthetic, too.
go to the P.O., library, town hall, church
and/or vestry and the market all at one
time - a nice walk or a short drive to so
much.
Climate and open space.                                  About as it is now.
Peace and Quiet.                                         The apple orchard and Christmas tree
                                                         Farm as protected lands.
Quiet, peaceful, safe environment.
Open space, land conservation, large
undeveloped tracts of land for wild life
protection. Genuine, authentic small
town with good mix of blue collar, white
collar, and retirees.
Size, small town friendliness, safety.                   Remain pretty much the same.
Picturesque village - small but spunky.       Hope to see very little change.
All the necessities - market, café, post
office, library- plus a lake. Very friendly
residents.
Picturesque village - small but spunky.       Hope to see very little change.
All the necessities - market, café, post
office, library- plus a lake. Very friendly
residents.


Natural resources - ponds, natural            Maintain small town. Curb growth.
beauty. Safety - kind people. No/little       Bury the common power lines and
industry.                                     maintain the picturesque beauty - get
                                              rid of the ugly police station and
                                              fluorescent light in front of it.
Real community - not cutsey
Unique town - small attractive well           Just like today. It would be a pity to
ordered. Living with what was. Town is        create Los Angeles type "modern"
well run.                                     town.


Unique town - small attractive well           Just like today. It would be a pity to
ordered. Living with what was. Town is        create Los Angeles type "modern"
well run.                                     town.


A well managed town - Thoughtful              Town officials must keep tabs on the
selectmen (to date) Scenic - Congenial        business of running a town - or there
people - Excellent road agent, fire dept,     won't be any town.
police dept.



I think my answers above explain it best.     Community of managed growth with
                                              emphasis on environmental issues but
                                              with some encouragement of small
                                              businesses & residential development.
I grew up here so have had ties to          Minimum residential growth.
Hancock entire life despite a 25-30 year
gap. Aside from an occasional house
sitting in one of my old
grouse/woodcock covers the changes
have not been very drastic.
There are fewer and fewer reasons           Become less "village" centric and more
every day. We are being zoned,              "town" centric. Hancock was never the
restricted and committeed to death.         picture book gentrified "New England
                                            village" that some people are trying to
                                            create.

All of the above and the community          To remain relatively like it is right now.
itself - Also the natural environment and
the location.

Rural character still exists.               More protected lands via conservation
                                            easements, coupled with minimal new
                                            residential development. Large
                                            population increase would alter
                                            character of town.

The belief that community                   Gentle growth without losing what we
improvements must also preserve             came here to enjoy.
nature.
It's quiet small town atmosphere, good      Little change.
fire, police and road services. Caring
people.
Access to a wonderful library. Small        Keep small town attitude. Land
town - neighbors help neighbors. Water      conservation.
sports, winter sports all available.

An attractive town where everybody,         Stay the course. It would be great if all
even the teenagers, seems to be             the light poles downtown could be
friendly and open.                          removed.
Relatively small amount of divisiveness   Small is beautiful; more protected open
among residents, relatively large         space including along the Contoocook.
amount of protected open space.




Small village feel. Know your             Just about like it is now.
neighbors. Rural, agricultural
atmosphere. Open spaces/woods.
Outdoor recreation.


Rural environment, good citizen           Staying pretty much the same.
involvement, respect for privacy, good    Change for the sake of change, or
access to nature in many forms.           superficial improvements to say "we
                                          did something" is not acceptable.




Small town atmosphere (although I see     Keeping things pretty much as they are
that changing & slowly vanishing.)        - leave things along that don't need
Town meeting form of gov't. Spirit of     changing unless majority of people
volunteerism good.                        acknowledge need.


The history, the people and the           Maintain the historic setting of the
surrounding natural resources are         center of the village. The current
attractive to a quiet life style.         business of the Inn, Cash Market,
                                          Fiddleheads will thrive and be
                                          supported by the town.
Outdoor recreational activities. Open     Maintain diversity of young families,
space. Small town.                        seniors…
Natural beauty. Large amounts of high         Fear that allowed (current zoning)
quality & diverse open space, compact         residential development will change
historic center, clean clear ponds &          visual character of town & overtax
rivers, "historic" scale & form of housing.   existing tax base.
Nice people. Great library. Vibrant
general store. Limited commerce.




Sense of community. Wonderful                 No changes.
places. The village.

A well-defined village center; significant    More conservation land; burying power
areas of protected land to maintain           lines in historic district.
wildlife habitat and protect watershed;
low population; strong volunteer spirit;
willingness to find appropriate solutions
to our problems and NOT accept sprawl-
making patterns.

People, sense of place and pride in           Slow to no growth. Maintain what we
community. Demonstrated desire to             have. No more trailers.
keep village area quaint, open spaces
and healthy environment.
Open spaces, the village, the people.         More conserved spaces, limited
                                              growth, continued [care] and
                                              preservation of the village.
Quality of life!                              Same as now!
Open space - lakes & ponds -
substantial protected land. Town still
has a small town feel but economic
diversity is threatened as real estate
values increase.
NB: Same handwriting as 38                      [Relatively] the same as now.
Beauty of village. Conserved land.
Quality of life.
Rural atmosphere, small town "know-             More community activities & services,
your-neighbors" culture.                        same or less population & industry.




[Retains] the charm its had in the past.        Very little growth.
Wonderful people. Open space &
village center.
                                                Less land to Harris Center. The more
                                                land they get the less taxable land
                                                there is so taxes will keep rising.

Its beauty. The pride of its residents.         Personally I'd like to see the power
Its inner vitality - there is a lot of life &   wires buried, and many more concerts
energy.                                         of all types in the church vestry &
                                                Harris Center. Hancock is very short
                                                on music and has terrific concert
                                                facilities.

Small population. Considerable                  Minimal growth, few changes; if it's not
acreage preserved. Very attractive              broken don't fix it. Leave it alone, &
village.                                        simple is better.
Fresh air. Friendly people. No traffic
jams. Quiet. Casual living
The community, the rural atmosphere,            Slow growth.
but we do need to increase the
commercial district to help offset
property tax.
Enjoy small town atmosphere; enjoy the          Hope for the ability of elderly to be able
beauty of our town & uniqueness.                to maintain their homes & stay in town.
A sense of community. It's rural nature.   NB: 3&4 combined (so continued in
Lack of big box stores, strip malls &      next cell) I would like to see existing
chain stores.                              homes used year round. New housing
                                           ideally would be clustered, keeping as
                                           much open space as possible. It
                                           would be within walking distance (e.g.
                                           2 miles) of town, with safe
                                           walking/biking routes. Houses would
                                           be built to be energy efficient &




Beauty of the area, sense of               Continued work on senior housing,
community, rural, value placed on          growth containment, stabalize or
recreational options & cultural events     reduce property taxes, maintain rural &
(concerts, library series, artists &       small town sense of community, low
writers, safety, small town, values        crime, environmental protection.
shared by residents.




Too many travel campers parked in
residential roads during winter.
sense of community. Support for things     Keep the downtown area walkable &
that serve the people: the library, the    historic. I'd like to see more affordable
recreation department, etc. The            apartments in Hancock - perhaps
physical beauty of the land & village.     single-family homes turned into
The mix of social classes (though that     housing for the elderly downtown.
is, unfortunately, disappearing).          Perhaps co-housing communities
                                           formed in more residential areas.
                                           More small businesses would be nice
                                           to see - ones with low environmental
                                           impact.



Because it is the best place on earth -    I would love to have all of the overhead
and I am so lucky to live here.            wires buried.
Community spirit, volunteers, concern      Preservation, open space,
about local issues, right sized town,      development.
beautiful environment.
Hancock is quiet, peaceful, safe &         I'd hope for a thriving small town that
beautiful, with a genuine sense of place   looks much as it does now - it's a pretty
& community.                               nice place as it is.




Taking walks/going to see people           hovercrafts
It's beauty and warmth. I love the
community because of the sense of
security I feel in knowing who my
neighbors are and that we care about
each other. It feels like family.
Its adherence to a good Master Plan,       My vision would be to keep this town
one that limits growth in any area. Just   as it is - as difficult as it may be. It's
look what's happened to towns like         worth preserving. Development is
Weare, Derry, Milford, etc. Lyneboro is    forever, you can't reverse it and return
next in line. They are choked with         to the town you so enjoyed.
development.




I love living in Hancock for the open      Village center to stay the same; more
space, the environmentally minded          open space set aside; good sound
voters and sound planning philosophy.      planning with any new subdivisions.




Natural beauty, undeveloped. Involved      Help maintain open spaces. Protect
citizens.                                  key areas noted by Natural Resources
                                           Inventory.




Current rural character of village &       Retention of current rural character.
township & past resistance to change
for the sake of change.
NB: Same handwriting as 65. Quiet,           Retain rural character.
rural character & appearance should be
maintained.
The interesting people. The respect for
the environment. The resourseful
people - many willing to do so much.




Was that young families are able to buy      The pond is maintained better and
& live in Hancock but feel it is             parking lot improved.
"becoming out of reach" due to taxes &
lack of business in area.



Quality of life. Low development.
Woods/Water. Fine people.

Excellent Elementary School with small       Keep Hancock the way it is. Don't
classes. Commitment to Conservation          change it.
Lands. Limitation of connercial growth.

Quiet, rural town with small but vibrant     Try and keep development very
village center (café, store, P.O., Inn,      limited.
etc.)
Desire of most residents to preserve the     Expansion of the residential zone to
historical aspects of the area. Control of   include areas near the village that were
expansion and development to what the        grandfathered and are in non-
intrastructure can manage.                   conformance with rural zone
Consideration of neighbors for each          requirements.
other's well-being.
Beautiful people. Beautiful town center.   Preserving more land throught the plan
Strong conservation ethic & planning.      of the Nat. Res. Inv. Discouraging
Controlled growth. Sense of                large development.
commitment.




Quality of life!                           Not much growth.




                                           Please, no industry at all!

Rural character; good people; volunteer    Pretty much as it is today. No more
spirit; good, honest government;           developments like Schnare's. No more
cooperation among all; good services.      industrial development.

Above, the work "guidance" can be a        I worry about having too much growth.
dangerous word. There can be good          I worry a lot!
guidance and there can be bad
guidance. We certainly do not want too
much guidance! No broad based
income tax and broad based sales tax.
Its people - courteous, respectful of        Relatively the same number of
each other, active in operating the town,    residents. Has kept the café, market,
law abiding, etc. Its beauty. Its police     and Inn. Pretty much the same as
force, fire dept. & all town services. Its   now.
market, restaurant, & The Harris Center.
Oh, and Hancock Happenings.

Small town quality of life. Attractiveness   Professional administration able to
of village. Beautiful countryside &          relieve load of Select Board. Same
outdoors activities. Reasonable cost of      look, maybe a bit spruced up.
living.




Sheer beauty, rural quality of life, small   I fear Hancock may become the theme
town(s) retaining their unique qualities -   park for the quintessential NE village.
These attributes apply to the region not
just Hancock. Imagine 202N in
Peterborough lined with gas stations,
fast food, and super stores, would
Hancock seem as bucolic as it does
now?
Quality of life: low crime, pride in town,   Continue conserving open space, but
forward thinking residents, fiar town        making room for some "cluster"
officials, not to mention clean water in     residential development.
lakes and streams, conserved land to
enjoy.




The community of people who put all of       Limit growth, the encroachment of a
the above in the master plan. The            suburban feeling. Retain rural
beauty of the town, both the architecture    characteristrics.
& the natural surroundings.



High-quality public education available.     To remain Hancock and not become
Terrific public library. Safe place to       Harris Centerville. To see epople
raise children.                              elected & appointed to public office
                                             that are not Harris Center puppets.




Historic village. Scenic qualities. Rural    Hopefully, it won't change.
landscape. Large tracts of conservation
lands.

                                             Minimal change!
It's rural character, which I hope it         See #2. I hope however that we do not
retains despite creeping suburbia.            become a bastion of the well to do to
                                              the detriment of a variety of points of
                                              view & activity.


Friendly, caring people & officials.          It will be inevitable that it will grow, but
Preseving open spaces & so far orderly        one can hope it will be just a somewhat
growth.                                       larger version of the way it is now.




Small town (population). Open space &         Remain much as it is.
conservation land. Central location of
town offices, post office, police, library,
sechool, etc. (not sprawl).




Hancock is a beautiful town, with low         Hoping it stays pretty much as it is.
traffic, well run and kept, fiscally
conservative, good schools, reasonably
low taxes, good administration.
The people - which seems to offer less      Selectively allow business & rental
& less diversity because of lack of jobs,   housing development to maintain
high/no rent areas. (Proof is school        economic diversity.
enrollment at HES!) Please work to
maintain economic diversity in our
culture!!




The overall result of the guidance
shown in the areas shown in the above
statements.


                                            Stay as it is.
Quality of life. Strong public service      Hopefully - unchanged!
community. Beautiful place to live.
Quiet, un-hurried, safe, strong sense of    Not much changed from how things
ocmmunity, attractive village center,       are now.
easy access to outdoor activities.




Ruralness. Sense of community.              Maintaining its rural nature.
Soup/foods @ Fiddleheads.
NB Same handwriting as 99. Rural            Continuation of a small rural
atmosphere. Sense of community.             community.
Friendly folks and [caring]!                No drastic changes.
Residents care about their town. A safe    A safe and good place to live.
place to live. Still retains its natural
beauty.


Small, rural, friendly & beautiful with    Retain the beauty, the small size &
proximity to the cultural & business       rural character that makes it so
opportunities of Peterborough.             attractive a place to live.


Strong sense of community. Caring
neighbors. Natural beauty & resources.
Good conservation ethic. Quiet.

                                           25 mile an hour speed limit on Main
                                           Street - cross walk from Library to
                                           store.
Friendly people, good values, small        Low growth; maintain what we have in
town, low growth.                          the Village area and open space.



It is a simple old fashioned (but in no    No dramatic expansion, no increase in
way backward) village - friendly,          traffic - just keep it the same would be
sensible, proud & pretty.                  fine. (If it aint broke, don't fix it.)
Secluded house sites relatively close to    A more diverse mix of people who live
small town center. Interesting people       here.
live here. Great library. Harris Center.




There is an appreciation for culture (art   I would hope that Hancock would look
exhibits, good library). The Harris         much like it does now. I would prefer
Center with its emphasis on land            to see cluster developments
conservation.                               surrounded by lots of open space to
                                            huge houses every 4 acres.



Sense of community (schools, library,       No more developments (Moose Brook
downtown area, store Fiddleheads). So       Lane Rt 137) - downtown the same.
much "green" space. Geographical
location -near to Peterborough,
Concord, Manchester.




Atmosphere of the village.                  Continue as a residential area
                                            Continue as a residential area with
                                            some agriculture & industry.
An extremely friendly town with bright      Some racial diversity. Increased
and interesting people & great place for    agriculture (livestock & gardens).
children - small population - still rural
with central and beautiful main street,
village and environs.

Small, friendly town. Artistic programs.    Essentially the same pristine
Library. Harris Center. Basic [..?]         environment. Very slow residential
Market, Inn, Café, Auto Service, Open       growth.
space, Clean. Quiet. Wonderful people.

Natural resources. Strong community.        More of what we have now, with more
Proximity to Peterborough. Civic            land protected against development
involvement.                                and more affordable housing.




Protect land and riverfront east of 202.    Dig in to maintain our rural charcter.
Town tends to think that town line ends     Keep out commercial and large
at Rte 202. Put some of that Main St.       residential development.
energy into the East side of town.
H has preserved a rural way of life         Find ways to continue this way of living
conducive to raising children. H sizes      while also encouraging less truck traffic
(population) allows people to really get    thru main street.
to know one another - resulting in a
genuine sense of community. It's natural
beauty, historic beauty, and the amount
of conserved open space.
Interesting, well managed community         Age, cultural differences supported
with people who are willing to share        with rational environmental controls @
their expertise to continue to keep it so   a cost [illegible = lend?] that individuals
despite transient residents who may         on a moderate fixed income do not
wish it to be a gated community.            need to leave their homes until they
                                            wish to do so.
New England charm. Country                  Preserve center of Hancock.
atmosphere. Wonderful residents.

New England charm. Country                  Preserve center of Hancock.
atmosphere. Wonderful residents.
Privacy, little traffic, limited business     To stay the same. No housing
bldgs in village. Long live the Hancock       developments.
Inn & Mollers & café & Market. No
development. We need more farms.

A few select residents that are worth         Police Chief, schools, NEED
knowing.                                      CHANGE.




Small town feel. A great mix of people.       I do not want the town to grow so fast.
I like the location of the town. I consider   Encourage small business. Limit
everyone my neighbor.                         building.



Low population, short distance to             Slow growth, maintainance of
Keene, wonderful vistas, friendly folk,       infrastructure, more open space, more
accessable town government, quiet.            small businesses.


Small town atmosphere.                        Keep it as it is. Remember why you
                                              moved to this small town!


                                              Would like to keep it is the way it is
                                              now (2006)

The small town rural                          A rural residential community with no
residential/agricultural environment.         additional industry and few businesses;
                                              and no developments for housing or
                                              business.
Rural, quiet, clean residential               Maintain small-town residential feeling
environment.                                  with controlled growth. Limit business
                                              opportunities.
Rural, open space, wildlife observation
abundant. The loggers make a mess
and never clean up the property after
they take the trees. It would be nice if
the town could have some strong imput
regarding this matter.




Pace of life. Open spaces. Village            Not much growth. Orchard &
center.                                       Christmas tree farm protected
Relatively safe & secure place to raise       I would like to see Hancock w[h]ere
my children.                                  governments purpose was to keep the
                                              "Playing field" equal for individuals,
                                              business and non-profits.




Friendly people with varied experience.       A town that maintains the chracteristics
Town Meeting. The number of people            listed isn Q 2, while moving with the
able and willing to work for the benefit of   times as necessary.
the community. Rural character.

The hills and trails in the area. The
environment [?] artists and writers who
live in our town.
Alert, intelligent people - low pressure,   Kept in character; tho realizing change
high (personal) values, respect for each    will - can - must happen.
other & his/her life style and the
countryside and the USA and its place
in the world.




Mountains, lakes, Norway Pond, "small       More open space, NO major business
community" vibe, people, general            development (i.e. Big Box), increase in
character of town, location, Open           younger families & continuing
Space, the orchard, tree farm, the          retirement population.
village. [Low?] new development in
residential areas.
Mountains, lakes, Norway Pond, "small       More open space, NO major business
community" vibe, people, general            development (i.e. Big Box), increase in
character of town, location, Open           younger families & continuing
Space, the orchard, tree farm, the          retirement population.
village. [Low?] new development in
residential areas.
A small & orderly community away from       Slow orderly growth. Additional service
inappropriate commercialization. A safe     & "clean" small industry. More
place for all ages - we should              affordable medium sized housing in
encourage more young families who           planned small neighborhoods that
intend to remain.                           encourage open space.
                                                                                                                                        and services
                                                                Question 5: Current zoning rules




                                                                                                           Question 6: Satisfied with existing goods
                   Question 4: Would like to see introduced
                                 or changed




Continue to help seniors in Town and stay                                                          3                                                   1
the course.


Upgraded "dump".                                                                                                                                       1



I checked retirement community but I                          (don't                                   1 (yes, but
don't mean some gated place w/ golf                           know)                                    see #4 for
course and pool spa. I would like to                                                                   future
continue to live here after I have to give                                                             services)
up my house - reasonable elderly housing
and/or assisted living facilities.


Cap on seniors over 70 taxes.                                                                      1                                                   1
                                                                                                   3                                                   1




                                                                                                   3   2 (gas
                                                                                                       station)
If anything - restrictions to over-               1   1
development.


If anything - restrictions to over-               1   1
development.


We feel the building codes (zoning rules)         2   1
may be a bit extreme.
Again - change the light in front of police       1   1
station and have a public restroom for
visitors and townsfolk available.



I even like the wires as they are and the         3   1
mud puddles in front of the store. How
lucky we were that 202 took traffic out of
town we must carefully monitor traffic on
123 & 137.
I even like the wires as they are and the         3   1
mud puddles in front of the store. How
lucky we were that 202 took traffic out of
town we must carefully monitor traffic on
123 & 137.
Change the reassesment CO & insist they           2   1
inspect property instead of reading the tax
map!




Better lighting in village center but in      3       1
keeping with historic nature. I can't think   (unsu
of anything else. It's pretty hard to         re)
improve upon Camelot. My husband adds
cell phone coverage and DSL & cable
expansion
                                                  3   1
Stay the present course (politically              3                 1
incorrect statement?)




Eliminate a[t] least half of the committees,      3                 1
including but not limited to: the village
planning, open space and affordable
housing. These are all potential money
pits.

It's hard to improve on.                          3                 1



                                                                    1




Participation in regional transportation          3                 1
system.

                                                  3                 1


Eliminate redundant committees. Less              2   2 (gas
official intrusion in people's lives, property.       station)


See above.                                        3   2 (perhaps
                                                      there is
                                                      sufficient call
                                                      to warrant a
                                                      pharmacy or
                                                      a very small
                                                      hardware
                                                      store)
Perhaps an elderly housing project that        1                1
would cater mainly to Hancock residents.




Small, mixed in affordable and/or senior       3                1
rental housing.




Not much.                                      3                1



                                                                1


                                               3                 1
Historic District Comm. Is too strict.     2       1 (definitely!)
                                           (some
                                           what)



The TRAFFIC, especially trucks will be         1                1
diverted from the village.



Improved network of trails for hiking &        1   2 (an
biking.                                            affordable
                                                   pub/restauran
                                                   t)
Require preservation of substantial          1               1
existing trees/vegetation & burial of
utilities and large lots rather than urban
"clustering".




Bury the wires on the common.                1   2 ( a gas
                                                 station)

New laws should reflect that home-based      1               1
businesses ARE Hancock's "industry".
Hire a town manager to work with the
selectmen.




Bury power & phone lines. Ǿ RV & boats       3               1
in front of houses, visible from street.


Wires buried on the Common, [tighten]        1               1
zoning especially for steep slopes.

Nothing changed.                             1               1
                                             3               1
                                               3                1
Zoning that requires larger lot sizes - 5 or   1                1
10 acre minimum.

Services appropriate for elderly care          3   1 (but more
(driving services or small clustered elderly       is better as
housing (12 residents or less).                    long as they
                                                   don't require
                                                   additional
                                                   structures or
                                                   pollutants)
Bury the wires!                                3                 1


A few more places to eat.                      2   2 (more
                                                   business)


                                               3   1 (a gift
                                                   shop would
                                                   be nice; more
                                                   vegatables &
                                                   fruits at
                                                   market)

Public transportation?                         1                1


                                               3                1

We have lots of protected land. We do          3                1
not need more. We need to allow for slow
methodical growth.

Need housing for elderly & young couples       3   2 ( a gas
starting out. There is no affordable               station)
housing for these people.
of reasonable size (not monster houses).        (don't   1 (for now,
Perhaps some cohousing. More young              know:    yes, but not if
people. More people of color. Perhaps a         need     energy costs
few more small businesses in town, that         to be    go too high)
provide the basic necessities of life. [If]     chang
efficient, a few windmills on hillsides or in   ed if
fields.                                         they
                                                don't
                                                provid
                                                e for
                                                cluste
                                                red
                                                housi
                                                ng)


                                                    1                  1



Town park with picnic areas (tables, grills,        3    2 ( a gas
play equip.) Cross walk in front of                      station)
library/market, major work on recreation
area near recycling center (trees, bushes,
shade area, tables, visual block between
recycling center).




                                                    3                  1
See # 3.                                     3   2 (any
                                                 number of
                                                 things:
                                                 another hair
                                                 salon, a craft
                                                 store, a place
                                                 to sell things
                                                 made locally,
                                                 a massage
                                                 therapy office
                                                 would be
                                                 terrific!)

Move the state highways out of the center    3                1
of the village.
                                             3                1


Introduce sidewalks (or improve paths) for   3                1
winter walking safely, but keep them
esthetically pleasing & in character with
the town. I think it's possible to have
safety and a non-suburban look.




                                                              1
My major concern is the speeding on Main     1                1
St., Bennington Road, etc.
Nothing. Keep it simple. Keep Hancock               1                1
simple. Preserve it! Everyone I know
would love to live out here in Hancock.
Why do you suppose that is?




                                                    3   2 (a gas
                                                        station)
More lighting in village center               1,3       2 (as I get
                                                        older and
                                                        don't want to
                                                        drive , I would
                                                        like to see
                                                        bus service to
                                                        Peterborough
                                                        )

Complete Fire House retirement building.      3 (if                  1
Complete Village Improvement Plans (if        no
taxes not > adversely affected.) Better, or   large
more, public beaches (?).                     devel
                                              opme
                                              nts
                                              are
                                              allow
                                              ed)
                                                    3                1
                                           3               1


                                           3   1 (gasoline
                                               would be
                                               good, but
                                               don't want the
                                               convenience
                                               store
                                               necessary to
                                               support it!)

See #2 plus field @ HES improved. More     3   2 (a gas
support for Moose Brook Rec. field.            station)




Lower property taxes.                      1               1


                                           3               1



Move utility pols & wire underground in    1               1
village center

Gravel sidewalks both sides of Main St.    3               1
(Early photographs indicate they were in
existance late 1800s & early 1900s.)
More elderly housing. Hope the Inn can        1    2 (a dinner-
get the tavern opened again. It helps              informal-
town connectivity.                                 place in the
                                                   Inn)




Nothing.                                      1               1




                                              3               1
                                              1               1
                                              3               1
                                              3               1



Let's have no more change and no more    3                    1
growth!                                  (but it
                                         really
                                         depen
                                         ds on
                                         what
                                         your
                                         are
                                         specif
                                         ically
                                         talkin
                                         g
                                         about
                                         )
Fewer new houses. High speed internet               1                 1
for all residents. Speed bumps to slow
drivers in problem areas.




Implement Village Planning Committee's              3    2 (antique
plan for better highway, Main Street traffic             store with gift
calming, good drainage and                               shop, better
sidewalks/paths, better lighting, no wires               managed
on Common, etc. Cleaner water in pond                    Hancock Inn
in summer.                                               & Tavern with
                                                         stable
                                                         ownership;
                                                         gasoline
                                                         pump at
                                                         Coll's Auto
                                                         Service)



I don't know how it could be                   3                      1
accomplished, but I'd like to think we         (the
could provide affordable housing - not just    histori
for the elderly.                               c
                                               distric
                                               t
                                               zonin
                                               g
                                               rules
                                               are
                                               too
                                               restric
                                               tive)
Being more restrictive as to what happens     3   2 ( there is
to houses in the historic district Changing       room for
old windows for vinyl replacements.               antiques
Encourage people outside the village to           shops or arts
keep up their property barns and houses           & crafts as in
from deteriorating - example "The Knight          the past)
Farm"



Town green needs landscaping & removal            2 (a better
of prefab police department. High speed           healthier
internet access outside of town. Finish           market with
the promised skateboard park.                     less snack
                                                  food & more
                                                  fruits &
                                                  vegetables)
Enough land is in conservation already!       2   2 (more
                                                  good paying,
                                                  local jobs so
                                                  we don't
                                                  become only
                                                  a retirement
                                                  community
                                                  for wealthy
                                                  NY & NJ
                                                  liberals)




Buried utility wires in village.                               1


                                              1
Minimal change!                               3   1 (no more
                                                  business!)
Support for & assistance with reasonable    3                     1
elderly housing, so that people would not   (not
need to move away to survive.               sure?
                                            )


Not so much changed as to go back to            3   2 (it would
driving through town properly such as not           be helpful if
speeding, stop at STOP signs at fountain            we had a full
& not zooming into Rt. 137 off Main St. &           service gas
by the fountain, going N.                           station but I
                                                    realize it can't
                                                    be in the
                                                    former place)

More conservation land.                         1   2 (a gas
                                                    station)




See #3.                                                           1
More balanced community development          2 (in    2 (small
that doesn't focus on benefitting the        certai   business in
"village" property owners.                   n        keeping w/the
                                             cases    community
                                             )        like
                                                      renewable
                                                      energy
                                                      solutions,
                                                      "flying bird-
                                                      type studios,"
                                                      development
                                                      of affordable
                                                      rental
                                                      housing)


                                                  3                  1


                                                      2 (teen
                                                      center)
                                                  3                  1
Nothing not alread[y] here!                       1                  1

More trails and paths for walking and             3   2 (nothing
hiking. A little more commercial services.            major, but
                                                      perhaps a
                                                      better
                                                      convenience
                                                      store or more
                                                      personal
                                                      services -
                                                      laundramat,
                                                      etc.)

Nothing.                                          1                  1

Nothing.                                          3                  1

No motorhomes in residency at owners              3   2 (return of
residence.                                            gas
                                                      available!)
                                                3   1 (as long
                                                    as we keep a
                                                    general store
                                                    (not a Mr.
                                                    Mike or 7-11) -
                                                    a gas station
                                                    again would
                                                    be nice but
                                                    not probable)

                                                1                  1
                                                3   2 (but I
                                                    would like a
                                                    gas station
                                                    close to the
                                                    center)
                                                1                  1




                                                    2 (gas
                                                    station,
                                                    gift/book
                                                    store)
Changes listed above.                           3   2
                                                    (transportatio
                                                    n)
I think the Coll's service station & building   1                 1
next to it on the left is a major eye sore.
The large holes in the side of the road (in
front of Hancock Inn) should be fixed.

More library hours, more times when the         1                  1
Historical Socirty is open, & free lunch.
(Just kidding about the last one.)
                                                                     1




No more million dollar houses. Would like     (chan                  1
affordable housing so working class           ge to
people with young families could live here.   allow
                                              cluste
                                              r
                                              housi
                                              ng
                                              with
                                              lots of
                                              green
                                              space
                                              )


Sidewalks so one can safely walk in main      2 (to     2 (there
street. A crosswalk from store to library.    allow     should be
(I have never seen anyone use crosswalk       for       some public
by Post Office.)                              cluste    transportation-
                                              r         weekly bus or
                                              housi     van to
                                              ng)       Peterborough
                                                        or Keene)
Affordable housing for elderly.                    3    1 (anything
                                                        not available
                                                        in Hancock
                                                        (banking, for
                                                        instance) is
                                                        easily
                                                        accessible in
                                                        neighboring
                                                        towns)

                                                   3    2 (an
                                                        inexpensive
                                                        restaurant for
                                                        dining)
Go slowly and moderately in making any        ?                          1
changes.
The (planned) senior apartments at                   3   1 (hey,
firehouse & Manning house. Year-round                    Peterborough
greenhoose gardens for vegetables.                       is close
                                                         enough!)


Minimize traffic congestion in market area.          1                   1




Access to public transportation, short &             3   2 (a
long distance; 1 more pedestrian crossing                gift/antiques
in front of library                                      shop
                                                         attracting
                                                         tourists and
                                                         residents in
                                                         the center of
                                                         the village)
Nothing except for continually looking for           1                   1
sr. housing opportunities


                                              (not                       1
                                              sure
                                              what
                                              they
                                              are)


Residential housing moderate enough in                   2 (some
cost so that people who provide service                  transportation
can live here.                                           opportunities)



Handicap[?] sidewalks - does not have to             3   2 (gas
be concreted.                                            station)

Handicap[?] sidewalks - does not have to             3   2 (gas
be concreted.                                            station)
Can't think of a thing                        1                  1




Been disappointed on many issues              2   2 (better
harassment of some residents.                     police
                                                  enforcement/
                                                  not selective
                                                  enforcement)

New people in town need to listen to          3   2 (a gas
some of the older residents ideas and             station - I like
perspectives they moved into town                 to support
because they like it, and then they want to       local
change it.                                        business)

                                              1




Introduce lower TAXES. By adding or           2                  1
changing Hancock you are makiing it
harder on the long time residents to live
and stay here.
Nothing                                       2                  1

                                              2                  1
None except to have the Inn open to           1                  1
residents to gather and enjoy light fare
and drinks!

No significant changes.                       3                  1
Set more $ aside for our road engineer so     2         (Hancock
he can do more roads over (asphalt) when      (for      offers a very
needed.                                       peopl     limited
                                              e         amount of
                                              addin     services, but
                                              g         we are a rural
                                              struct    community)
                                              ures
                                              on
                                              their
                                              prope
                                              rty)
A rural zone w/ 10 acre lot min.                    3               1

I would like to see less control of Hancock        2    2 (more
by the Harris Center.                                   small
                                                        business)




Some transportation system for those who           3                1
need it.



                                                                    1
Bury the wires!                              3   2 (some
                                                 public
                                                 transportation-
                                                 -since we're
                                                 so spread
                                                 out, perhaps
                                                 a moderately
                                                 priced taxi
                                                 service? By
                                                 zone so to
                                                 our downtown
                                                 would be
                                                 much less
                                                 than to
                                                 Peterborough
                                                 , Keene, etc.)



Norway Hill orchard protection from          3                1
development, town/community financial
assistance if necessary - Christmas Tree
farm protection from development - I can't
think of anything I would change.

Norway Hill orchard protection from          3                1
development, town/community financial
assistance if necessary - Christmas Tree
farm protection from development - I can't
think of anything I would change.

I am most interested in small regular bus    3   2 (a
service for most required destinations for       barber/hairdr
shopping, community activities,                  esser, a small
doctor/hospital appointments.                    dry goods &
                                                 household
                                                 business,
                                                 more use of
                                                 the school for
                                                 community
                                                 programs)
                                  Question 7a: Views on retirement
                                                       community




                owning my
                5 (I prefer

                own home)




3
    2
    3
        1
            2
                                   Question 7b: Views on corporate
                                                          complex




5
    3
    3
        4
            4
                       5
                                  Question 7c: Views on residential
                                                       community




3
    3
    3
        3
            4
                       2
                                 Question 7d: Views on educational
                                                           center




5
    2
    2
        2
            2
                       2
                       (?)




                               Question 8a: Regional transportation




1
    2
        1
            1




                                 Question 8b: Regional emergency
                                                         services




1
    1
    2
        1
            1
                       1 (?)




                                   Question 8c: Regional recycling




1
    2
        1
            1
           3    4         1   5   1   1   1



           3    4         1   5   1   1   1



           2    2         2   2   1   1   1

           3    3         3   1   1   1   1




           2    1         1   5   1   1   1




           2    1         1   5   1   1   1




1 (but          3 2 (at a     3   1   1   1
keep the          minimum!)
"rent" within
the $50,000
or less)


           4    4         4   4   1   1   2




           1    4         3   5   1   2   2
   4   4   4        4   1   1          1




   3   3   3        3   1   1          2




   2   4   4        3   2   1          2



   3   4   3        3




   2   3   5        3   1   1          2


       4   3        2   1   2          2


4444   2   3        2   1   1          2



   4   4   4 5 (would   1   1 1 (if still
             wish to          convenient
             review           )
             the
             details)
3 (larger                   4               4 4 (too        1   1   1
than                                          large)
necessary)




3 (200+         3 (200+         3 (200+         3 (200+     1   1   2
acres too       acres too       acres too       acres too
big)            big)            big)            big)



            3               4               3           3   1   1   1



            2               5               2           2   1   1   2


            4               4               4           4       1
            4               4               3           3   1   1   2




            4               4               4           1   2   1   1




            3               4               4           3   1   1   1
2 (if          2 (at right   3 (large      2 (as         (tell me   1   1
included       locations-    lot single    with          what
moderate       good          family best   corporate     you
income &       design +      fits soil &   , location,   have in
good           strong        historic      size,         mind?)
design)        screening     character     quality &
               with          of town)      landscap
               landscape)                  e+
                                           design
                                           would be
                                           critical)

           5             4             4            5          1    1   1


           4             4             4            4          2    1   2




           2             4             4            2          1    1   1



           4             4             4            2          2    1   1


           4             4           4              4          2    1   2
           3             32                         2               1   1
                           (variable
                           lot size,
                           mixed
                           house
                           size)
           2   3   2   2   1   1   1
           4   4   4   2   2   2   1


2 (I would     4   4   3
hope not,
but if so, I
will
choose…)


           4   4   4   4   2   1   2


           3   5   2   3   1   1   2



           3   4   4   2




           4   4   4   3   1   1   2


           5   4   4   1   1   1   1

           2   2   2   2   1   1   1



           1   1   1   1   1   1   1
2 (if not  5 (need          2   2   1   1
more than to know
maybe 100 more)
residents)




        4            4 4!       4   2   1          1
        4            4      4   3   2   1          2


        4            4      3   1   1   1 2 (if this
                                          means
                                          combining
                                          our
                                          recycling
                                          centers &
                                          our center
                                          income)




        2            2      2   2   1   1          1
2 (depends 2               2               2           1   1    1
on its     (depends        (depends        (depends
location)  on its          on its          on its
           location)       location)       location)




         1             5               3           5   1   1?

         3             3               3           3   1   1    2


         3             3               42
                                        (possibly
                                        dependin
                                        g on
                                        details)




         1             4               4           4   1   1    1
         2             4               5           1   2   1    1
         4          4          4         1   1   2   2




         3          2          3         2   1   2   2

         2          3          3         2   1   1   1




(need more (need      (need      (need       1   1   1
info)      more info) more info) more
                                 info)




         4          4          4         4   1   1   1
          4   4   4   4   1   1   1


          2   2   5   5   1   1   1




          2   2   2   2   1   1   1




2 (smaller)   4   4   3   2   1   2


          4   4   4   3   2   1   1



          3   4   4   5   1   1   1


          3   4   3   2   1   1   1
3   4   4   4   1   1   1




4   4   4   4   2   1   2




4   4   4   4   1   1   1
4   4   4   4   2   2   2
4   4   4   4   2   1   2
4   4   4   4   1   1   2



4   4   4   4   2   2   2
4   4   4   4       1   1            2




3   3   3   3       1   1            1




4   4   4   4   ?       1 not sure
2 (many          3 (not        2 (cluster    3   1   1             1
older            needed;       developme
people are       Peterborou    nt would
in need of a     gh has lots   be fine off
place to live    of            a number
when they        office/corp   route or
break up         orate         Forest Rd)
housekeepi       space
ng)              vacant)

            4             4             4    3




4 (where                  1             1    4   2   1 (we
in Hancock                                             already
is there still                                         have
200+ acres                                             regional
that could                                             recyling)
be
developed
for anything-
-except
perhaps
Harris
Center
holdings??
?)


            4             4             4    4   1   1             2


            4             4             4    4   1   1             1
            4             4             4    4   1   1             1
(where? I                 1   1   1
would
oppose any
large
developme
nt)
          2   3   2   2   1   1   1




4 (200 ac     4   4   4   1   1   1
is just too
big. My
opinion
might
change with
smaller
acreage)

         3    4   4   3   1   1   2
3 (no         1   5   2   1?       ?
resources/s
ervices to
support)




          4   4   3   2   1                2


          4   2   4   2   1    1           1

          3   4   3   2   1    2           2
          4   4   4   4   1    1           1

          5   3   3   3   1    1           1




          4   4   4   2   1    1           1

          3   4   4   2   1    1           1

          3   3   2   2   1    1 2 (like the
                                 dump!)
5   4   4         5        1       1       1




4   4   4         4        2       1       1
3   3   3         5        1       1       2




4   4   4 2 (limited   ?       ?       ?
          in size
          and
          scope)

2   3   3         2        1       1       1



2       2                  1       1       1


2   2   4         3        1       1       1




4   4   4         4    (need "         "
                       to
                       know
                       what a
                       "region
                       approa
                       ch" is)
(no          "       "       "       1   1   1
opposition
as long as
sufficient
land is kept
in its
natural
state)
           2     4       4       2   1   1   1




           3     4       4       2   1   1   1




           2     4       4       2   1   1   2




           2     3       3       3   2   1
           5   3         5        5   1   1    2

3              4         4 2,3        1   1?
(depends                   (depends
on type)                   on type)



           4   4         3        3   2   1    2




           2   3         35           1   1    2
                          (depends
                          )




           4   4         4        4   1   1    1



           3   4         4        5   1   1    1




           3   4         2        4   1   1    2




           4   4 2 (based         3   2   1    2
                 on 2 acre
                 tracts)
           4   4 2 (based         3   2   1    2
                 on 2 acre
                 tracts)
         2    4   3   3   2   2   1




         2    2   2   4   1   1   1




3 (no large   3   3   3   1   1   1
developme
nt)



         3    3       2   1   1   1




         4    4   4   4   2   2   2



         4    4   4   4   2   2   2

         5    4   2   2   1   1   1
         4    4   4   4   2   1   2



         4    4   4   4   1   1   1
                2 (for                         1
                doctor's
                offices)




           4               4   44444   5   2   1   2

(I would                                   2   1   1
support
these if it
were a
private/free
market
approach. If
any tax $$
are used, I
will oppose
it.)
            5              4       3   5   1   1   1




           2               3               1   1   2
 3 ([for                       1?       ?
 whole
 question]
 that
 sounds like
 a big
 proposition
 . How
 about a
 smaller
 developme
 nt?)




4 (need         4 2 (a         1    1       1
  more            college or
  specific        school?)
  information
  )

4 (need         4 2 (a         1    1       1
  more            college or
  specific        school?)
  information
  )

1 (needs        2         2    1    1       2
  more
  explanatio
  n)
4444   44444
                                                     Question 8d: Regional sewage disposal




1
              2
                     1
                                1
                                          1
                                                         Question 8e: Regional water quality




1
              2
                     1
                                2
                                          1
                                                     Question 8f: Regional land conservation




1
          1
          1
                     1
                                2
                                          1




4 years
                     3 years
                                2 years
                                                              Question 9a: Time in Hancock




          30 years
          25 years
                                          40 years

                                                                Question 9b: Male or female




2
          2
          1
                                2
                                          1




                                                                    Question 9c: Age group


                     2 3 (64)




3
          4
          3
                                3
                                          4
1   1   1   5 years     1   4



1   1   1   5 years     2   3



1   1   1   1 year      1   2

1   1   1   40 years    2   3




1   1   1   17 years    1   5




1   1   1   17 years    2   5




2   1   1   50+ years   1   4




1   1   1   2 years     2   3




2   2   1   32 years    2   4
        1           1       1   40+ years   1   4




        1           2       2   38 years    1   3




        2           2       1   16 years    2   3



                            1   30 years    1   3




        2           1       2   27 years    1   4


        2           1       1   29 years    2   4


        1           2       2   62 years    2   3



maybe       maybe       maybe   4 months    1   3
2 (not     1          1   31 years   1   3
practical) (Contooc
           ook
           River)




        2         1   1   15 years   2   3




        1         1   1   15 years   1   4



        1         1   1   26 years   2   4


                          67 years   1   4
        2         2   2   45 years   2   4




        1         1   1   11 years   1   3




        2         2   1   6 years    1   3
1   1   1   7 years    1   3




2   1   1   24 years       3


2   2   2   19 years   2   3




2   2   1   20 years   2   4



2   2   1   28 years   1   3


2   1   1   31 years   2   3
1           25 years   1   4
1   1   1   25 years   2   4
2   1   1   12 years   1   2


            10 years   2




2   2   1   18 years   1   3


1   1   2   17 years   1   1



            4 months   2   3




2   2   2   24 years   1   3


1   1   1   6 years    2   4

2   1   2   8 years    1   3



1   1   2   25 years   2   3
                       1   4+ years      2   3




       2           1   1   15 years      1   3
       2           1   1   5 years       2   3


(don't      (don't     1   15 years      2   3
know        know
enough to   enough
respond)    to
            respond)




       1           1   1   1959              4
                           summers; 22
                           years
                           permanently
    1       1   1   25 years   2   3




?       ?       1   32 years   2   4

    1       2   1   9 years    2   4


                    23 years   2   3




    2       1   1   20 years   2   4
    1       1   1   6 years    2   3
2   2   2   14 years   1   3




2   1   1   24 years   1   3

1   1   1   7 years    1   3




    1   1   33 years   2   3




1   1   1   11 years   1   4
        1   11 years    2   3


1   1   1   30 years    2   3




1   1   1   8 years     2   3




2   1   1   10+ years   2   3


1   1   2   5 years     1   2



1   1   1   11 years    1   3


2   2   1   30 years    2   4
1   1   1   5 years      1   3




2   2   1   10 years     1   3




2   1   1   6 years      2   2
2   2   2   23 years     1   3
2   2   1   8 years      2   2
2   1   1   20 years     2   3



2   2   2   42.5 years   1   4
1   2   1   15 years   1   3




2   2   2   2 years    2   4




1   1   1   25 years   2   3
2   1   1   21 years        1   3




            16 years        2   3




2       2   7 generations   2   3




2   2   1   forever         2   4


            22 years        2   3
1   1   1   21 years        1   3
1   1   1   40+ years   2   4




1   1   1   20 years    2   4




1   1   1   10 years    2   3




1   1   1   22 years    1   4
2   2   2   8+ years          3




2   2   1   23 years      2   4


1   1   1   3 years       1   1

2   1   1   23 years      2   4
2   1   1   3 years           3

2   1   1   7 years       1   3




2   2   1   2 years       1   4

1   1   1   2 years           3

1   1   1   1958          2   4
            summers; 22
            years
            permanently
            1       1              1   2




    1       1       2   4 years        4
?           2       1   7 years    2   4




?       ?       ?       8 months   1   3




    1       1       1   14 years   2   4



                    1   50 years   2   4


    2       1       2   2+ years   2   3




"       "       "       2 years    1   3
1   1   1   16 years       3




1   1   1   37 years   1   3




1   1   1   37 years   2   3




2   2   1   14 years   2   3




2   2   2   38 years   2   4
    2       2   2   38 years   1   4

?       ?       1   9 years    2   4




    1       1   2   14 years   1   4




    1       1   1   8 years    2   4




    2       1   1   25 years   1   3



    1       2   2   1 year     2   2




    2       2   1   26 years   2   4




    1       2   2   16 years   1   3


    1       2   2   16 years   2   3
2   1   1   30 years   2   3




2   1   1   9 years    1   3




1   1   1   44 years   2   4




2   1   1   4 years    1   3




2   1   1   39 years   2   3



2   1   1   40 years   1   4

1   1   1   4 years    1   3
2   1   1   9+ years   2   3



1   1   1   9 years    1   3
            18 years   2   3




2   1   1   17 years   1   3

2   2   2   16 years   1   3




1   1   2   4 years    2   3




2   2   1   28 years   2   4
2   2   1   seasonal          2   4
            1930; full-time
            16 years




1   1   1   3 years           1   2




1   1   1   3 years           2   2




    1   1   35 years          2   4
                        Question 10: Other comments




None.



regional approach if it’s cost efficient
Strongly oppose development close to town on
Route 123, currently being pursued by S.
Barfus, which would create noise, traffic
congestion & the character of Hancock
Strongly oppose development close to town on
Route 123, currently being pursued by S.
Barfus, which would create noise, traffic
congestion & the character of Hancock


Thank you for looking into the bigger picture.




Great town good job well done.




Great town good job well done.




Keep up the good work - don't slack off! Put a
cross walk between Mollers, the library, to the
store!! Enforce a 25 mph on Main St. Never
have electronic voter machines!! Keep the
paper ballots!
Keep up the good work - Encourage more land
easements - only way to protect forever. Don't
clutter up Main St with any more signs.



The Select Board should actively seek a more
diverse membership for town committees. At
present there are far too many multiple
committee members. Committee members
should be restricted to one committee at a
time.




I do wish newcomers would stop trying to
change things to what they were "where they
came from".




Any new stores downtown should be housed
in existing buildings. Otherwise, with new
structures we would lose more than we would
gain.
Small is good. Sustainable is good. No
reason why a small, primarily residential/rural
village shouldn't be sustainable.
Allowance/encouragement for small/local
businesses would be a good thing.




At my age, 83, I'm satisfied with things as they
are. Prefer to let younger people plan for a
future in which they will be participating.

No more "Forums" please! Why would you
want to bury electrical lines to make the town
"more attractive" when it's now looking so
citified and common place with cross walks
and painted parking lines?

We plan to retire to our house in Hancock and
hope to see Hancock preserved as one [of] the
finest historic villages of New Hampshire.
Misc. comments written against question 1:
Village center is town's business center & I
would like to keep it there. Don't want
significant growth, "orderly" or not. NB:
caveats on support of items in question 7.




Is this the best and fairest way to do a Survey?
Shouldn't they be mailed to a small, controlled
group?




Thanks to the folks doing survey.




add highway dept to regional choices
Don't drive fixed income elder folks out of town
with high taxes & no way to stay in town when
they need assistance to stay in their homes (or
small group house).
Hope we will be hearing about the results of
the survey. Thanks for asking.




Thanks to all the community members who
serve on town boards!! It is a huge
commitment of time & energy but is what has
kept the town growing & thriving. Keep up the
excellent work.
Don't preserve Hancock in amber. Let it have
the flexibility to grow and develop with
reasonable (I know, find the definition of
reasonable) environmental & social &
economic limits. Don't restrict development so
much that working people can't live here. It
would be terrible to see Hancock become a
town of only the very wealthy. We need that
mix.




Ref: Q7 - I would prefer to see development
which does not take the form of a large
complex - no large all-in-one buildings - too
shopping mallish!
I disagree on the term "orderly growth". We
can't allow growth and keep Hancock. It just
doesn't work that way. No town should feel
obliged to allow growth of any kind. It's not
discriminatory - it's survival of a beautiful little
town.




My thanks to the committee for all they are
doing. It is so important to have a vision, so
you know where you are going.




In the ideal world there would be an alternative
to, or an abatement for, high property taxes.
Thank you.




Concern regarding Q7 [large development
project] Why is this on the survey?
Changes made regarding pedestrian & auto
traffic are not in keeping with rural character.
J. Schmidt




Can't affort to have my property taxes raised to
support any of this. Higher property taxes
would force me to sell my home.




It's a great little town, Hancock; don't screw it
up!
Thanks for the survey.




Please get those darn yellow lines out of the
middle of Main Street. It makes the place look
too citified. They didn't used to be there. From
Question 8: I would worry about the town of
Hancock losing control and/or getting stuck
with excess or unreasonable costs generated
by another town)
If assessments heavily consider a view, the tax
should be levied only on the transaction.
Annual view taxes are unfair.




If nothing changed, Hancock would still be a
great town to live in.




1b. and d. seem wrongheaded. What makes
soil conditions in the western and northern
sectors less suitable for "higher density
residency" than the northeast and southerly
ones? Conservation should be encouraged in
all directions.
I think it is a great thing that the town does by
getting opinions of the residents before making
future plans. It lets us [ ? ] be part of the big
picture. Thanks.




Thank you for all your hard work on the Master
Plan.




I believe in "Open Spaces" - but my definition
is different from the town's definition. Open
space, to me, means open fields, grass, with
woods nearby for cover. It is where the woods
meets the field that most wildlife live: deer,
moose, turkey, rabbit, woodcock, pheasant,
etc. The town's definition of "open space" is
dense woods - God forbid we cut a tree!




Our selectmen, boards & committees are
doing an excellent job!
Please eliminate, permanently, the muddy
slippery puddles on the Library side of Main St:
worst one is atr N.W. corner with School St., in
front of the Inn, in front of second tree from
west, & just before cement begins; also in front
of Crebbins on School St. In winter it crosses
the road & is ice. Ice also lines Main St. at the
curbs where one has to walk.

I hate to see building occuring on class 6
roads. Hancock is so special - relatively small
& pristine. I hate to see it get bigger.
Thank you for asking.

Question 8 [regional approach] - At least let's
talk to see where we can cooperate to improve
services and save money.




Thank you for doing this survey.



Horrible short pencil, sorry! [presumably re
handwriting!]
We have recently moved to Hancock because
of its very special qualities.




Safety on Main Street to[o] bad if someone is
injuried or killed because people walk in the
road.




This whole sheet probably sounds pretty
reactionary - Don't change things, etc. - but
truthfully, we came here because we did like it
as it is & like that it does not feel degraded in
the way of much of our "culture".
It seems short sighted to oppose a plowed
sidewalk because it spoils the Historic District
when we have overhead wires and a cross
walk. Would like to see some affordable
housing so young people could afford to live
here.


Thank you for your effort & time.
Thank you for doing this survey.




Thank you for your effort.
Keep up the good work.




Give stats on survey. Example: Go back 20
or 30 years to show how the town has grown,
what services were provided, building permits,
population (they make people think). I love
this town and thank you for asking.

Change will come and for the most part, who
really likes it. We are creatures of habit &
when it comes, let us hope that there is plenty
of discussion, debate and resolution in the
accepted outcome.
Keep it simple. Do not over regulate laws.



Let us not fix something that is not broken.
Hancock is & always will be a special place.
Nice countryside, nice people IF we could just
adjust the winter months into warmer weather!!
Ha Ha




As you may have guessed, I support the rights
of the Individual over those of the mob.

								
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