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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 2022 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available. Please click here to view it


Your City Billed Explained

Effective 01/01/2023

Previous Balance - Previous Balance Due

Receipt - Payment was Made

Water - $12.00 base fee plus the total gallons used @0.0086/gal (8.60/1000)

Sewer - $10.00 base fee plus 0.00325/gal of water usage (3.25/1000)

Garbage S - $20.00/Single   

Garbage F - 26.00/Family charge for garbage service

Garbage Xtra - $11.00/Extra Tote

Street Repair - $8.50 fund set up to help with street repair expense

Basic Debt R - Debt retirement charge flat fee of $5.25

Usage Debt - Debt retirement charge based on water usage 0.0028/gal (2.80/1000)

Basic Debt and Usage Debt fees go directly to the payment for refinancing the water plant loan and hooking up to the NorthEast Regional Water.

Cur Charges - Balance due for the current billing cycle

Total Due - Current balance plus outstanding balances due

Application for Utility Services


Water Turned Off Policy for Non-Payment 

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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, Christian Fellowship Church, 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.

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