Government

Elected OfficialsThe town's elected officials include the Town Council, which enacts local ordinances, approves the budget, oversees public services, and manages community development. The Clerk-Treasurer is crucial in managing the town's finances and administrative functions. Together, they ensure the effective governance and operation of the town.

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Boards & Commissions The Town of Cumberland has over 25 individuals appointed by the Town Council or the Town Council President to serve on its various boards and commissions. These include the Board of Zoning Appeals, Board of Metropolitan Police Commissioners, Parks Board, Plan Commission, Redevelopment Commission, Sanitary Sewer Board, and Storm Water Board. These boards and commissions play a vital role in the town's governance and operations.

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Town DepartmentsThe Town of Cumberland's day-to-day operations are by the town manager and staffed by dedicated personnel. The town manager oversees and leads all departments, with the exception of the police department, which is led by the chief of police. These departments, including town administration, planning and development, streets, and utilities, ensure the town runs smoothly and efficiently.

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