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Caribou Housing Agency: Limited Office Hours for July

Due to the lack of Staff during the the month of July, office hours will be as follows

  • Thursday, July 2nd – closing at 2:30 PM
  • Friday, July 3rd – closed in observance of July 4th
  • Thursday, July 16th – closing at 12 PM
  • Friday, July 17th – closed for the day
  • Thursday, July 23rd – closing at 12 PM
  • Friday, July 24th – closed for the day

PLEASE NOTE: Due to normal every day office activities, there may be other times that the office may be closed, that is not stated above.

We thank you for your cooperation and patience.

RFP – Demolition Services

RFP – Demolition Services

The City of Caribou is seeking proposals for the removal of the building at 23 River Road. All work shall be done in accordance with the Scope of Work which is available online at www.cariboumaine.org and from the City Office. Bid forms are also available online or in the City Office.

Bids will be accepted at the City Manager’s office, 25 High Street, Caribou, until 2pm Wednesday July 8, 2015 at which time they will be opened and read. All bids shall be marked “23 River Road Demolition”. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any bid.

Bid Packet, including scope of work, can be found here.

RFQ – Airport Planning and Engineering Services

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE STATEMENTS

AIRPORT PLANNING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES

 

The CITY OF CARIBOU is seeking to retain the services of a consultant, experienced in the practice of airport planning and engineering advisory services in the State of Maine, as a multi-year Airport Engineer.

 

The CITY OF CARIBOU must receive qualification and experience statements no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on July 8, 2015 to be eligible for consideration.  Statements shall be submitted in a single sealed envelope/package, clearly marked “Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services at the Caribou Municipal Airport.”  E-mailed or faxed submittals will be considered as unresponsive. Complete packages must be delivered to:

 

Mr. Austin Bleess, City Manager
City of Caribou
25 High Street
Caribou, Maine  04736

Phone: (207) 493-3324 Ext. 230

 

Submittals delivered after the deadline will not be considered.  All questions shall be directed in writing to Austin Bleess (e-mail citymanager@cariboumaine.org) and must be received by 2:00 p.m. local time on June 24, 2015.  All questions will be answered by 2:00 p.m. local time on July 1, 2015 and posted on the City’s website at http://www.cariboumaine.org/ and on the MaineDOT website at http://www.maine.gov/mdot/cpo/.   It will be the proposer’s responsibility to check the referenced websites for any new amendments.

Full RFQ can be downloaded by clicking here.

Caribou Housing Agency: Limited Office Hours

Due to the lack of Staff during the month of June, office hours will be as follows

  • Thursday, June 4th – closing at noon
  • Friday, June 5th – closed for the day
  • Friday, June 12th – closing at 12 PM
  • Monday, June 15th – closing at 2:30 PM
  • Friday, June 19th – closing at 12 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Due to normal every day office activities, there may be other times that the office may be closed, that is not stated above.

We thank you for your cooperation and patience

Thursdays On Sweden

Thursdays On Sweden is back for 2015!

The event runs from 6-9pm. As always there will be music, food, and vendors! It’s fun for the whole family, so come on down and say Howdy Neighbor!

June 4
Super Summer Kickoff with French Toast
French Toast is one of northern Maine’s favorite bands and they will be rocking the house that night.

June 18
Sock Hop with Music X-Press and special guests the stars of the popular show North Woods Law! Dance the night away. Reminisce about the old times and new. Oh, and get your picture with your favorite Game Warden.

July 2 Cajun Night with La Recolte
La Recolte…live from Lafayette, Louisiana. The streets will be filled with great Cajun music direct from Louisiana. I can tell you even if you don’t dance…you will have happy feet that night. Expect a good crowd!!!

July 16
A Night of Jammin’ with The Band Apollo
Nominated by The New England Music Awards for Best Maine Artist for 2014. The band draws influence from a variety of artists ranging from Muse, Audioslave, and Bruno Mars to Maroon 5, Frank Ocean, and John Mayer

July 30
Dog Days of Summer with Muddy Ruckus
Muddy Ruckus is from Portland Maine. The trio plays an original blend of Americana, gypsy swing and punk.

August 13
Beach Party Night with Rock Dox
If you’re ailing from a lack of music with a hook, meaningful lyrics and a killer guitar solo there’s a band that’s got a prescription for you.

August 27
Disco Night with Motor Booty Affair
Relive the 70’s with the Ultimate Disco Tribute Band!

Click here for downloadable posters!
8.5 x 11
8.5 x 17

 

Vendor form can be found here. 

Secession Hearing

Pursuant to MRSA 30-A §2171-C there will be a public hearing to allow municipal residents, officers and residents in the secession territory to discuss secession. The hearing will take place on Thursday, June 11th starting at 6pm in the Caribou Performing Arts Center at the Caribou High School, 308 Sweden Street in Caribou.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive a formal presentation by those initiating the petition, including a description of the problems that have led to the secession effort and a written report describing the impact of the proposed secession on property taxes in the City and secession territory.

The public is encouraged to attend this hearing to discuss the problems, potential solutions other than secession and the potential impact of secession on the secession territory and the municipality.

Updated June 11, 2015 7:44am: The Secession committee has now publicly released their report that will be discussed tonight. You can download it here.

Large Reconstruction Project in Downtown Caribou – Summer 2015

The City of Caribou is undergoing a large reconstruction project for the downtown Caribou area this summer. Traffic will either be detoured or re-routed depending on the needs of the Public Works Department. Streets to be worked on are Herschel Street, Record Street, Sweden Street and Hatch Drive.

All efforts will be made to minimize traffic flow impacts. For more information or questions, please do not hesitate to call our office at 493-4211.

Notice of Public Hearing – Caribou City Council

The Caribou City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers, 25 High Street to receive public comment on a proposed ordinance modifying the City’s Sexual Harassment Policy. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend and participate. The proposed ordinance is below:

2015-9 Sexual Harassment

 

Caribou City Council Notice of Public Hearing

The Caribou City Council will hold a Public Hearing on April 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers, 25 High Street to discuss a proposed ordinance regarding the Nylander Board of Trustees. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend and participate. To view the proposed ordinance, click the link below. Copies are also available in the City Clerk’s Office at 25 High Street.

2015-7 Nylander

Accepting Applications for the Planning Board

There will be openings on the Caribou Planning Board. If you want to give back and serve your community then pickup an application in the City Clerk’s Office or print one below.

 

Application for Standing Committees