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Invitation to Bid – Installation of Septic Systems

The City of Caribou is soliciting bids from contractors to furnish materials and install 3 septic systems in the City of Caribou. A portion of the work will be funded by the DEP Small Community Grant Program and the work will be subject to special requirements of the DEP. Contract awards for septic systems will be based on individual bids for each project. Bidding documents are available at the City of Caribou Zoning Administration Office located at 25 High Street, Caribou Maine from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday and by calling Kenneth Murchison at 493-5967.  Bidders must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in septic system installation and provide 5 references related to those septic system installations. Sealed bids must be marked “City of Caribou Septic System Bids” and must also specify which project or projects are being bid. All bids must be received by 3:00 pm August 28th, 2020 at which time bids will close. An opening of bids received will be held, August 28th at 4:00 pm at Caribou City Office in the Council Chambers located at 25 High Street Caribou, Maine. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Caribou Planning Board Notice of Public Hearings

The Caribou Planning Board will hold three Public Hearings on August 13, 2020 at 5:30 pm in City Council Chambers at the City Office, 25 High Street. Public Hearing #1: Site Design Review application for County Farms Properties Inc. seeking a change of use from commercial to multifamily housing at 37 Herschel Street. Public Hearing #2: Site Design Review application for Aroostook Renewables, LLC. DAB Crown Solar for a proposed solar array on the Dow Siding Road, Map 5 Lot 12. Public Hearing #3: Site Design Review application for Caribou Estates for a proposed Self Storage on Washburn Street, Map 7 Lot 58. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend. Social distancing requirements will be met.

Nomination Papers Available July 27, 2020

Three 3 year term seats – City Council

Two 3 year term seats – RSU #39 Board

One 3 year term seat – Jefferson Cary Memorial Hospital Fund

Anyone striving to hold an elective City position must be a registered voter in Caribou and must have nomination papers signed by at least 25 other registered voters. The completed nomination papers must be filed with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 pm on September 4, 2020 in order to be placed on the ballot in November.

Caribou & Connor TWP July 14, 2020 Election Results

Request for Proposal – Snow Plowing & Snow Removal Services

The City of Caribou, ME is seeking bids from qualified businesses to conduct snow plowing and snow removal services. Interested persons must attend a pre-bid meeting on July 21, 2020 at 2pm in the Caribou City Council chambers located at 25 High Street in Caribou. More detailed description of the services and scope of work can be obtained here: or from the City Manager’s office by calling 207-493-5962 or by emailing

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Caribou Utilities District Press Release

In light of recent concerns with COVID-19, the Caribou Utilities District (CUD) will begin practicing “social distancing” starting March 13, 2020 at 4:00 PM. We ask that you contact us first via phone or email with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your water and/or sewer service or bill.

Please see the full press release with more information below:

Limiting the Corona Threat

Caribou & Connor March 3, 2020 Election Results