Board of Commissioners

  1. CAEDC Executive Committee Opening

    - Commissioners are looking for a resident interested in serving on the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee. The deadline to apply for the vacancy is Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. Additional Info & Application
  2. 2024 Amended County Budget Passed

    - The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners passed the 2024 amended county budget, which includes a 15% increase in the real estate millage rate. This is the first change in the millage rate in 10 years and aims to address a $20 million budget deficit. View Press Release
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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