The swearing-in ceremonies for the newly elected members of the Cumberland City Council will be held Monday, January 2, 2017, at 12:00 p.m., in the rotunda of City Hall. At that time Dawne Lindsey, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will officially swear into office David J. Caporale and Eugene T. Frazier as councilmen. Maryland State Delegate Jason Buckel will serve as the Master of Ceremonies and Pastor Gary Kennedy of the New Venture Christian Church will provide the invocation. The ceremonies will be open to the public.
David J. Caporale was the lead vote-getter in the local 2016 election and with his re-election will serve two consecutive four-year terms, with the current term ending in January of 2021. Mr. Caporale currently runs the family business, Caporale’s Bakery, which has been operating in the area since 1906.
Eugene T. Frazier was elected in the November General Election to serve a four-year term which will also end in January 2021. Mr. Frazier retired in 2015 from CSX Transportation after 33 years of employment.
Any questions regarding this matter may be directed to Jeff Rhodes, City Administrator, at 301-759-6424.