Board of Commissioners

  1. Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee Opening

    – The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners is looking for residents interested in serving on the CAEDC Executive Committee. Application deadline is Friday, April 14. Additional Info & Application
  2. Mental Health Town Hall

    - Insufficient state funding puts Cumberland County mental health services in jeopardy. Join us for a Town Hall Meeting on April 3 at 6 p.m. at the Lower Allen Township Building to discuss the Mental Health Budget Deficit and the potential impact on you. Additional Town Hall Information
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The most livable community with the most efficient and effective public services in Pennsylvania.

See Strategic Plan / Vision for more about the County Strategy and Budget.


  • Implementing the County's budget
  • Overseeing contracts and expenditures

Governing Body

Under Pennsylvania County Code, the Board of Commissioners is responsible for implementing the County's budget, as well as overseeing contracts and expenditures. The Commissioners are the executive governing body for administration of County programs, personnel, property and facilities, in order to provide the highest level of service to the citizens of Cumberland County, while also maintaining vigilance with taxpayer dollars. 


The Board of Commissioners is comprised of three commissioners elected by County voters to serve concurrent four-year terms. They are assisted by the Chief Clerk and Solicitor. 

For more information, view Meet the Commissioners