Sanitary Board

Sanitary Board

The Cumberland Sanitary Sewer Utility provides service to residents of the Town of Cumberland and the former Gem Utility territory.  A map of the Cumberland and Gem Utilities territories can be found below under "Related Pages".  You can also find information on connection fees and permits under “Related Pages”.

The Sanitary Sewer Utility Board is comprised of three members . . . the president of the Town of Cumberland Town Council, an engineer, and a citizen member who resides within the sanitary districts.  The Board meetings are conducted on the first Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Cumberland Town Hall, and they are open to the public.  The Board is responsible for the financial oversight of the utility and reviews all requests for subdivision and commercial connections as well as operations and maintenance-related projects.

Ben Lipps serves as the Town of Cumberland's Director of Public Works.  In this role, he oversees the sanitary sewer, water, storm water utilities, parks, and streets.  If you have questions on connecting into the Cumberland Sanitary Utility or the Gem Sanitary Utility, please contact Ben Lipps Director of Public Works at (317) 894-6218.

Monthly billing questions should be directed to the Billing Office at (317) 894-3580 for Town of Cumberland Sanitary customers and (317) 894-6200 for Gem Sanitary Utility customers.

The Board consists of the following members:
Members Term Expires Appointed By
David Lahey 12/31/2017 Town Council (must be licensed engineer)
Anna Pea Term runs with term as Council President Town Council President
Bill McLaughlin 12/31/2016 Town Council