By JENNYLYNN BROWN
HANCOCK, Md. - The town of Hancock is slated to receive a tax rebate from Washington County to the tune of $39,932, an increase of 8.43 percent from 1996.
At the 7 p.m. tax differential meeting Tuesday night at Hancock Town Hall, Washington County Commissioners President Gregory I. Snook reported the allocation figures for 1997.
Hancock's tax rebates include: $880 for highways, $29,813 for police and $9,239 for parks.
Chief Donald Gossage of the Hancock Police Department voiced his concern about the insufficient number of patrols in the Hancock area.