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The Cando City Council Meetings are Open to the Public
City Council meetings are held in the meeting room at the Towner County Courthouse at 315 2nd Street on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday's at 7:00pm.






The City of Cando (City) is soliciting a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The RFQ will be for the engineering services to provide grant funding attainment, evaluation of current and future sewer infrastructure needs, design, and construction services for the City of Cando - Sewer System Improvements Project.


The project consists of assisting the City in completing the necessary applications and agreements to obtain the most robust financial assistance package possible, preliminary engineering, design, and construction of recommended approach and sizing of sewer infrastructure needed to meet the City’s current and future wastewater demands.


This will consist of the addition of a lift station and force main to the City’s lagoon system as well as determination of the sewer infrastructure to be replaced within the budget determined by the amount of financial assistance available.



Respondents are asked to contact the City Auditor with all questions regarding the RFQ. Questions should be directed to Amanda Hoover at

The City has sewer camera footage available for approximately 60% of the infrastructure in town.

Any questions must be asked in writing. The City will respond to any question posed, to the best of its ability, via email.

Inquiries will be accepted until NOON on Monday, May 2, 2022.



The Qualification Statements must be limited to less than 30 pages including cover, cover letter, and attachments. Respondents must submit 5 printed copies & one digital PDF copy of Qualification Statements by NOON on Thursday, June 2, 2022.



The Selection Committee will evaluate all statements and will rank firms based on their approach to achieve the above activities. The City reserves the right to conduct interviews if deemed necessary. The Selection Committee will provide written notice of its decision to all firms that submit a Statement of Qualifications. The City reserves the right, in its discretion, to waive any deficiencies in any submissions, and to accept or reject any and all Qualification Statements submitted. The City is not responsible for the costs of proposal or interview preparation.

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Welcome to Cando, North Dakota

"...and in virtue of our authority we select this location and name the town 'Cando' to show you that we can do it."

- Capt. Prosper Parker | February 14th, 1884

Cando, ND, "Duck Capital of North Dakota" is centrally located in the Prairie Pothole Regions of the state. Cando's location makes it an excellent center for outdoor activities, such as first class fishing, big game and waterfowl hunting, as well as bird watching and nature photography.

On, you find so much information, whether your idea of fun is playing nine holes on our beautiful golf course or attending a musical production at the Audi Theatre, Cando definitely has something to satisfy everyone's taste. While you're in town, attend one of Cando's five churches - Cando Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, Church of the Brethren, Assembly of God Church and Sacred Heart Church.

Cando's history is on display at the Pioneer Museum, located on Main Street. The famous Dale & Martha Hawk Museum is located just 30 miles west of Cando.

Agriculture is the primary industry in Towner County. Cando also has several manufacturing facilities, which have added to the economic growth of the area. The Towner County Medical Center is one of the area's largest employers.