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Tax Acquired Property for Sale by Bid

The City of Caribou is soliciting competitive sealed bids for the sale of a Tax Acquired Property.

Property #28: Tax Map 25, Lot 149 – AA 142 Lower Lyndon Street – Land and Building – 1.98 Acres, Zoned I-1. Minimum Bid $150,000.00

Bids must be submitted in writing in a sealed envelope with the words “Property Bid # 28” written on the outside of the envelope along with the Tax Map 25 and Lot 149 – AA. Bids must be submitted in Attention to: Finance/Tax Collector’s Office, Caribou City Office, 25 High Street, Caribou Maine 04736 no later than 2:00 PM on February 27, 2020 and will be opened publicly at that time. All bids must include a 10% deposit of bid amount in the form of a certified check or money order, return address and phone contact information to be considered.  Bid packages on each property are available in the Deputy Tax Collector’s Office at the City Office, 25 High Street. Bids will be acted upon by the City Council at 6:00 PM on March 9, 2020 during the regular Council meeting. The City Council reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids deemed within the best interest of the City of Caribou. The successful bidder will then submit final payment in the form of two separate checks payable to the City of Caribou, and the Caribou Utilities District. Purchasers of City-owned property will be issued Quitclaim deeds for the City’s interest under Maine law and should verify any or all encumbrances against the property outside those held by municipal tax lien or deed. No warranties or guaranties can be granted by the municipality to the successful bidder. Bids not paid within 30 days shall be deemed void.

City of Caribou “Dog of the Year”

SAM

Owner: Julie Lizotte

2020 Winner of a $100.00 Veterinarian Certificate

November 5, 2019 Election Results

2020 Snowmobile Registration Stickers

2020 Snowmobile Registration Stickers are now available in the City Clerk’s Office.

2020 Dog Licenses Are Available

In the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 25 High Street.

THOR was the 2019 Winner of a $50.00 Veterinarian Certificate.

Change in City Office Hours

Beginning September 3, 2019, Caribou City Office hours will be 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

OPENINGS ON CARIBOU’S PLANNING BOARD

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications to serve on Caribou’s Planning Board.   Applications can be filled out in the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours in the City Clerk’s Office, 25 High Street, Caribou, Maine. 04736.

Applications can also be found here: http://www.cariboumaine.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/CITIZEN-BOARD-APPLICATION-FORM.pdf

Attention Section 8 Participants

Do you have ideas on how to help the Caribou Housing Agency achieve our mission? Give back and join the Board! Caribou Housing Agency is looking for volunteers to join the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners is made up of seven local community members, of which two members are tenants of the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program. The Board meets on a quarterly basis (4 times per year), for about an hour to discuss policies, procedures, budgets, and goals for the Housing Agency.

Your Voice is Needed!

The staff of the Caribou Housing Agency is looking for your help. We currently have tenant seats that needs to be filled.

Interested Applicants must:

  • Be receiving Section 8 Rental Assistance, through Caribou Housing Agency
  • Be 18 years of age, or older
  • Be Able to attend quarterly meetings, in the evenings
  • Want to have more knowledge on what goes on behind the scenes

For more information, contact the Caribou Housing Director, Lisa Plourde at (207) 493-5971 or lplourde@cairboumaine.org.

MDOT – Painting of Caribou Bridge #6255

The Maine Department of Transportation is currently working on the final design of a painting project for the Caribou Bypass Bridge #6255 in the City of Caribou. It is estimated it may begin as early as April 2018 and be completed by December 2018. You can find more details below:

MDOT – Painting of Caribou Bridge #6255

If you have any questions, concerns or other areas of interest, please contact Devin Anderson, Project Manager at Maine Department of Transportation Bridge Program: 446-0428 or devin.anderson@maine.gov.

MDOT – Painting of Caribou Bypass Bridge #6203

The Maine Department of Transportation is currently working on the final design of a painting project for the Caribou Bypass Bridge #6203 in the City of Caribou. It is estimated it may begin as early as April 2018 and be completed by December 2018. You can find more details below:

MDOT Painting Project – Caribou Bypass Bridge #6203

If you have any questions, concerns or other areas of interest, please contact Devin Anderson, Project Manager at Maine Department of Transportation Bridge Program: 446-0428 or devin.anderson@maine.gov.