About Us

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

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:

  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology
  • Taxes and Enforcement
  • Human Resources

Contact Us

10 North Second Street,
Suite 206
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 311
Email: info@harrisburgpa.gov

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I view the 2015 City of Harrisburg Approved Budget?

You can view the 2015 COH Approved Budget by clicking here.

Who do I contact about my water bill?

Please contact Capital Region Water by dialing 888.510.0606.

Who do I speak with about a job opening?

Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 717.255.6475.

Additional Information



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  • EPA Partial Consent Decree

    Capital Region Water issues the following statement in response to EPA’s announced lodging of a partial settlement: “The announcement today by EPA follows months of productive negotiations between Capital Region Water, EPA, DOJ, and PA DEP to make improvements that will benefit the health of our local waterways and our community in a fiscally responsible


    Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to participate in the development of Harrisburg’s FY-2015- FY2017 consolidated plan for funding housing and community development entitlement programs, which include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $1,996,366 (estimated), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $481,295 (estimated), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $160,887 (estimated). The goal of these programs is


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