Public Information Policy

Public Information Mission Statement
The Mayor and City Council of Cumberland adopted a Public Information Policy (PDF) to address procedures under the Public Information Act for filing and processing requests for the inspection and copying of public records of the city.

The city is dedicated to serving all members of the Cumberland community including residents, visitors, merchants, and media representatives. All public inquiries will be addressed according to the provisions of the Maryland Public Information Act and City Policy.  

Information Requests
Information requests should be directed to the City Clerk as the "Official Custodian of Public Records." 

Public Information Act Request Forms (PDF) are available in all city departments as well as through the website. These forms should be completed, signed, and submitted by mail, fax, or email to:

Margie Woodring
City Clerk
City of Cumberland
57 N Liberty Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: 301-759-6447
Fax: 301-759-6438

Email: Please note: Emailed forms require a signature and therefore must be sent as an attachment.