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Legal Notice of Public Hearing

The Caribou City Council will hold a public hearing, Monday, June 15th, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 25 High Street, Caribou, Maine.  The public hearing is to consider Ordinance No. 01, 2020 Series, An Ordinance to Amend the City Charter by Changing Budget Preparation Timeframes.  The proposed ordinance is available below and on file in the City Clerk’s Office.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting is closed to the public but will be broadcast via cable channel 1301 and the City’s YouTube channel.  Comments can be submitted to the City Clerk (jfarrin@cariboumaine.org) prior to 5:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting to be read during the public hearing.  Comments must include the individuals name and address for the record.  Jayne R. Farrin, City Clerk

ORDINANCE NO. 01 2020 SERIES

Tax Acquired Property For Sale by Bid

The City of Caribou is soliciting competitive sealed bids for the sale of the following Tax Acquired Properties. Bids must be submitted in writing in a sealed envelope with the words “Property Bid # __” with the appropriate property # written on the outside of the envelope along with the Tax Map and Lot #’s. 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 June 9, 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 at the link below and 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 June 15, 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. 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.

Bid packages on each property:

http://www.cariboumaine.org/index.php/tax-acquired-properties-for-sale/

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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

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/index.html

Caribou & Connor March 3, 2020 Election Results

City of Caribou “Dog of the Year”

SAM

Owner: Julie Lizotte

2020 Winner of a $100.00 Veterinarian Certificate

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.