Scheduled Meeting Dates: 1st Monday at 3:00 p.m. in the township building, January through April, and October through December; 4:00 p.m. the first Monday, May through September; if the first Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be held on the second Monday.
Board Meeting Minutes: Please contact the township office for a copy of their meeting notes.
Permits and Ordiances: Please call 724-966-8980.
ZONING HEARING BOARD:
Zoning Officer: Ann Bargerstock 724-966-8980
Zoning Board Members: Edward Begovich, Chairman Jerome Simkovic, Vice Chair Greg Andrews Clarence Brewer Jason Lohr
Zoning Board Meetings: held on the 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. — Township Building (on holidays, meetings will be held on the following Tuesday)
PARKS & REC BOARD:
Rec. Board Members: Ken Ganocy, Chairman Dennis Osborne, Treasurer Russel Clark Ed Commons Tara Kinsell Chris Shaffer
Rec. Board Meetings: held on the 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. — Township Building (on holidays, meetings will be held on the following Monday)
Duane Rush, Chairman Jerry McCombs Jeff Pratt William Harr David Reid
Planning Commissing Meetings: held on the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building (if a holiday, the meetings will be held on the following Monday)
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM:
Marcia Sonneborn — 724-966-8558
POLICE, FIRE, and AMBULANCE SERVICES:
Cumberland Twp. Police Dept. Craig Miller, Chief 911 Emergency Calls 724-966-8296 non-emergency or 724-966-5805 100 Municipal Road, Carmichaels, PA 15320 (Website: www.CumberlandTwpPolice.net)
911 Dispatches from EMS-Southwest: (Carmichaels 724-966-2777 & Waynesburg 724-966-2777, Nemacolin VFC and Rice Landing VFC ambulance services.)
More about Cumberland Township:
Children living within Cumberland Township attend schools within the Carmichaels School District (Carmichaels Elementary and High School).
Voting Precinct: Cumberland Township has four places for voting, dependent upon place of residence, as follows:
Cumberland 1 Precinct: Carmichaels VFD, 500 W. George Street, Carmichaels, PA 15320 (VFD Phone: 724-966-5700) | Residents West of Rte. 88
Cumberland 2 Precinct: Crucible VFD, 117 E. 1st Street, Crucible, PA 15325 (VFD Phone: 724-592-5359) | Residents of Crucible
Cumberland 3 Precinct: Nemacolin VFD, Roosevelt Boulevard, Nemacolin, PA 15351 (VFD Phone: 724-966-7408) | Residents of Nemacolin
Cumberland 4 Precinct: St. Hugh's Catholic Church, 408 Route 88, Carmichaels PA 15320 (Church Phone: 724-966-7270) | Residents East of Rte. 88
For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.
Township Coordinance & Topography: Latitude: 39.8897° N, Longitude: 80.0164° W. The total number of acreage in Cumberland Township is 24,888.4. The dominant topography in the southeastern region in Greene County is very hilly with narrow hilltops and steep-sloped, narrow valleys; however Cumberland Township has one of the least amount of steep slopes; and is underlain with sandstone, shale, red beds, and limestones. Cumberland Township watershed falls within the Ohio River watershed, with the sub-watersheds from Muddy Creek, Southfork Ten Mile Creek, Pumpkin Run, and the Monongahela River.
Floodplains can be found along Muddy Creek and its tributaries in Cumberland Township. The Geography of Cumberland Township according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 100.8 km² (38.9 mi²), of it is land and 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it (1.77%) is water.
Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds.
Click here for deed transfers recorded within Cumberland Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Comprehensive Plan with Township Demographics: Almost two years after beginning the process, eight municipalities in southeastern Greene County held a final public meeting Monday, October 27, 2008 on a draft of their multi-municipal comprehensive plan. Municipalities participating in the effort included Carmichaels and Greensboro Boroughs and Cumberland, Dunkard, Greene, Monongahela, Perry and Wayne Townships.
The November 3, 2008 the final draft plan was ready for the 45-day comment period (to end on December 19, 2008); click HERE to view the Southeastern Greene County Cooperative Communities Comprehensive Plan. For more information, read the News Article (10/28/2008).
Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Notable Mentioned within Cumberland Township:
Historical Properties: William Crawford House (on National Register Listed Properties since 1992) located off Brown's Ferry Road and Stevenson's Lane.
Parks and Recreation Facilities:
Carmichaels Lions Club Park (Carmichaels) (1.94 acres) has 5 ball fields (2 lighted), dug outs, bleachers, pavilion, portable stage, concession stand, restroom, skateboard ramp;
Crucible Playground (Crucible) (0.5 acres) has a basketball court, horse shoe pit, ball field, playground equipment, paved play area;
Nemacolin Park (Nemacolin) (8.8 acres) -- a ball field, 2 basketball courts, volleyball court, tennis court, playground, pavilion, dug outs;
Rices Landing Athletic Club (Rices Landing)
Wana B Park on Ceylon Road in Carmichaels (30 acres) (home of the southeastern Greene swimming pool and day camp; playground, pavilions, and picnic areas), a walking trail (approximately 1 mile), 2 basketball courts, 3 ball fields, soccer field, 2 playgrounds, multi-purpose field with soccer goals, sand volleyball court, 2 tennis courts, 3 pavilions, concession stand, picnic tables, restrooms. To rent a pavillion(s) call Regina Huseman at 724-966-8033.
Flenniken Memorial Library (www.flenniken.org), 102 East George Street, Carmichaels, PA 15320
Phone: 724-966-5263 / Fax: 724-966- 9511 (located within Carmichaels Borough).
Organizations & Recreation:
American Legion Cumberland Post No 400 (www.legion.org - 205 E George Street);
Carmichaels Skyview Drive-In (click HERE for 2012 news article)
Carmichaels Public Golf Course (471 Harts Road) an 18-hole course located along PA Route 88 in Cumberland Township. It is a semi-level course with gentle rolling hills with a bar and snack bar in its clubhouse. It also hosts golf outings;
Carmichaels Grange No 1389 (724-966-2727)
Jessop Boat Club (privately owned)
Churches: Churches in Cumberland Township: First Baptist Church of Carmichaels, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rices Landing Church of Christ, Paisley Church of Christ, Greene Valley Church of God, First Christian Church of Carmichaels, St. Paul's Lutheran, First United Methodist Church of Carmichaels, Fairdale Free Methodist Church, Ministerium, Carmichaels Area-Greene Valley Presbyterian Church, New Providence Church, St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Our Lady of Consolation, Nemacolin, and others.
Cemeteries: Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Burial Ground "B" Cemetery, Armstrong Cemetery, Baptist Church (old) Cemetery, Blaker Graveyard, Colored Graveyard, Craft Cemetery, Emory Cemetery, Glades Cemetery, Goslin Cemetery, William Farm Burial Ground, Greene Academy Old Burial Ground, Gwyn Cemetery, Horner Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Inghram Cemetery, Laurel Point Cemetery, Mundell Cemetery & Heart Burial Ground, Murdock Cemetery, O'Neel Cemetery, Pollock Cemetery, Reeves Cemetery, Rich Cemetery, Seaton Cemetery, Sheppards Church Cemetery, Smith Family Burial Ground, St. George Cemetery, St. Mary's Cemetery, Swan Burial Ground
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coal Run, Muddy Creek, Neel Run, Pegs Run.
Pennsylvania Local Government:
(Information Source: wikipedia.org (Wikipedia, the Free Online Encyclopedia))
Local Government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public. Cumberland Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,564at the 2000 census.
Watersheds: Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Source: www.dep.state.pa.us).
A watershed is an area of land that drains into a lake or river. As rainwater and melting snow run downhill, they carry sediment and other materials into our streams, lakes, wetlands and groundwater (Source www.dep.pa.gov)
USEPA FIPS Code for Pennsylvania = 42, Greene County = 059 (42059).
Federal Information Processing Standards Codes for states, counties, and named populated places; are a standardized set of numeric or alphabetic codes issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities through all federal government agencies. The entities covered include: states and statistically equivalent entities, counties and statistically equivalent entities, named populated and related location entities (such as, places and county subdivisions), and American Indian and Alaska Native areas.
To search for cemeteries, villages and other features within Greene County, visit the USGS Geographical Names Information System (GNIS) to determine what 7.5' topographic map(s) depict specific geographic features.