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Peter Crichton

Peter Crichton, County Manager

207-871-8380

Cumberland County Government
142 Federal Street
Portland, ME 04101

Office Hours: Mon-Fri
8:00am-4:30PM


Cumberland County Government adheres to the following values that the county holds regarding regional relationships.

1. Citizens are the customers
2. Broad-based deliberative process
3. Build trust
4. Outreach initiatives
5. Distribution of key information
6. Identify needs & available resources
7. Identify and analyze “best practices”
8. Set attainable goals
9. Periodic monitoring
10. Continual two-way communications

Historical Document Archive

Cumberland County Charter Commission History

2010 Charter History

2010 Meetings Scheduled:

  • December 4, 2010 - Workshop - 9-1pm at the Cumberland
    County Courthouse.

  • November 2, 2010- Charter on ballot

  • Public Meeting August 9, 2010 5:30-7PM In Portland (County Courthouse - Courtroom 1) Charter presented to County Commissioners

  • Public Meeting August 5, 2010 6:30-8PM In Portland (County Courthouse)  Charter Commission to give final approval to draft, then to legal for review.

  • Public Meeting July 22, 2010 6:30-8PM in Raymond (Broadcast Studio, Jordan Small School portable, 423 Web Mills Rd) 

2010 Approved Minutes:

Click here for the Minutes from 2008 & 2009!

2008: Creation of 2nd Charter Commission

2004: Failed Attempt to Create 2nd Charter Commission

1980-1982 1st Charter Commission