County Initiatives

Peter Crichton

Peter Crichton, County Manager


Cumberland County Government
142 Federal Street
Portland, ME 04101

Office Hours: Mon-Fri

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

Public Health Council

The Cumberland District Public Health Council through at partnership of the City of Portland's Public Health Division and Cumberland County’s Executive Office in 2006. Grants & Special Projects helped create and convene the council, conducted research and created governing documents, and helped raise funds. The Council is now fully functioning. For more information, visit

Workshop Minutes - July 9, 2013