The Borough is now hiring for summer positions. Openings are available at Liberty Splashland, as a Recreation Program coordinator, and with the street department, . College students with PHEAA grants are encouraged to apply as part of the summer work-study program. Please contact the Northumberland Borough Office at (570) 473-3414 or by email to for more information.

Stormwater Maintenance Program to be Discussed

Northumberland Borough Sewer and Street Committees will conduct a public meeting at 3:30 p.m. on May 8, 2015 at 175 Orange St., North’d, PA to discuss funding options for a new Borough stormwater maintenance program. View attached document for additional information.

Brush Drop-off Dates Announced

Northumberland Borough will conduct a brush drop off for the residents of the Borough of Northumberland at the Liberty Glass Recycling Center from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on May 12, May 14, May 19 and May 22. Identification must be presented for proof of residency.

Materials that may be dropped off are yard waste from trimming trees, bushes and plants. The following materials will NOT be accepted: grass, leaves, any trimmings over 4 inches in diameter or longer than 4 feet; trees or tree trunks (whole or split); tree stumps or bushes with roots or dirt.

Residents are asked to cooperate with these guidelines so this service may be provided to the community.


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.