Here are the major departments in the Borough, along with a description of their main functions.
Sustainable Community & Economic Planning
The Sustainable Community and Economic Planning Department of the Borough of Carlisle works to create a healthy, safe, and sustainable community of choice through leadership, education, partnerships, and stewardship of resources and assets. Responsible for administering the zoning ordinance, administering the land development & subdivision ordinance, and administering the building, electrical, plumbing, and property maintenance codes.
The Finance Department ensures that the Borough's finances are managed in accordance with Federal, State, and Local laws.. Key staff include the Finance Director and the Assistant Finance Director.
Responsible for control over all fire apparatus and equipment owned by the Borough at all times and full control over all fire scenes or emergency calls to which personnel of the C.F.D. have or are responding. Supervises the operations of the separate volunteer fire companies in the Borough.
Parks and Recreation
Responsible for programming in the Borough’s parks. Key staff members include the Director of Parks & Recreation and the Recreation Manager.
Responsible for the safety of the citizens of Carlisle. Key staff members include the Police Chief and Police Lieutenant for Operations and Police Lieutenant for Administration.
Public Works Department
Responsible for essential public services such as roadway construction & maintenance, street lighting, yard waste & leaf collection, composting, and traffic control device maintenance. Key staff members include the Public Works Field Operations Manager and the Traffic Control Leader.
Water Resources Department
Responsible for the water infrastructure of the Borough to ensure clean, potable water; sanitary sewer services; and stormwater management services for Borough residents. Key staff members include the Director of Water Resources, Water Resources Field Operations Manager, the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, the Sewer Treatment Plant Supervisor, the Biosolids Supervisor and the Laboratory Supervisor.