Borough Council Vacancy

The Borough Council of Northumberland is accepting applications for the position of Member of Borough Council.  The term will expire 12/31/2017.  The deadline to submit completed applications is September 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm at the Borough Office.

Memory Lane Concert

A free concert funded by the S. Luther Savidge Foundation. Bring to own chair to King Street Park.

Sunday, 6 September 2015 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Lifeguard Class / Lifeguards Needed

Liberty Splashland will be offering a a lifeguard class from July 6-17, or finished. Class wil run from 9-12 Monday - Friday, and the cost is $115.00. Participants completing the course will be hired immediately to work at Liberty Splashland.  Please call 570-473-1993 or stop in at LIberty Splashland to sign up or for more information.

Lemonade Day!

Saturday, August 1st at the Second Street Community Center from 11 am to 4 pm.  Registration is $2 per participant. Deadline to register is July 17th.


Northumberland Borough Council will meet at 7:00 PM on Jan. 20; Feb. 3 & 17; Mar. 3 & 17; Apr. 7 & 21; May 5 & 18; June 2 & 16; July 7 & 21; Aug. 4 & 18; Sept. 1 & 15; Oct. 6 & 20; Nov. 2 & 17; Dec. 1 & 15.

Committee meetings are held monthly, as needed:
Community Development – 2nd Monday at 7:00 PM; Finance – 4th Tuesday at 6:30 PM; Public Safety - 3rd Tuesday at 6:00 PM; Rules – 2nd Monday at 6:00 PM; Streets – 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 PM; Sewer – 1st Tuesday at 5:30 PM; Planning Commission - last Thursday at 7:00 PM; Emergency Services Board - 1st Monday at 6:00 PM. If a holiday, the meeting will be the 1st Tuesday.
All meetings are held in the 2nd St Community & Municipal Center, 175 Orange St., Northumberland, PA.

Girl Scout Little House Update

 A lot of interest has been shown in support of keeping the Girl Scout Little House.  Please volunteer your time to help spruce up the Girl Scout Little House on Third Street.  Projects include outside yardwork, and clean up and painting inside.  If you are willing to help, please contact the Borough Office at (570) 473-3414 or send an email to

Streambank Rehabilitation Project

Below are the documents relating to the bidding of the project. Any questions, please email 

More photos available on Flicker HERE.

Council Adopts Ordinance No. 2013-2

The Northumberland Borough Council has adopted an ordinance that amends the Borough Code to provide for a new part of Chapter 30, Property Maintenance, entitled "Neighborhood Blight Protections and Enforcement".  The ordinance was adopted at the Borough Council meeting on September 3, 2013 at 175 Orange Street, Northumberland.

The entire ordinance is attached.