The Administration Department provides organizational, operational and administrative leadership for the strategic planning process so as to ensure financial sustainability for the City of Bethlehem.

This department is the managerial agency for all other City departments. It centralizes all business related activities in the City and provides the infrastructure needed to conduct normal business functions as well as providing centralized accountability to it citizens.

The Department of Administration is comprised of the following areas/positions:

  • Business Administrator
  • Director of Budget and Finance
  • Information Services
  • Financial Services
  • Purchasing
  • Taxes
  • Human Resources

The City of Bethlehem's Budget office prepares our annual budget. You can download the budget in PDF format as well as review audit reports. more...

Financial Services administers the collection of all City of Bethlehem revenues including but not limited to real estate taxes, utility bills, permits, and licenses. Our office is located at:

City of Bethlehem
10 East Church St
Bethlehem PA 18018
Phone: 610-865-7125

Office Hours: Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 4:15pm

Cash and checks made payable to "City of Bethlehem" are accepted.


Find currently available job opportunities with the City of Bethlehem of learn about our Human Resources department and policies. more...

The City Purchasing Bureau procures quality goods and services that are utilized by all City Departments. All purchases over $20,600 are formally bid using the PennBid electronic bidding service. Bids are advertised in the Express Times and on this Web site.

To contact Purchasing:

Phone: (610) 865-7017
Fax: (610) 865-7019


The Tax Bureau is responsible for local taxes in the City of Bethlehem. The Tax Bureau page is designed to give taxpayers, employers, and tax professionals easier access to local tax information and forms. more...

Connect with the Administration

City of Bethlehem
Administration Dept.
10 E Church Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Administration Office: (610) 865-7014
Financial Services: (610) 865-7125
Tax Bureau: (610) 865-7022
Human Resources: (610) 865-7015

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