The Administration Division supports the common management and administrative activities necessary to make the Department of Public Works function as a cohesive organization.

This division is responsible for policy development, personnel and fiscal administration, budgeting, public relations, responding to the needs of Northampton residents (emergency response to roadway, water, sewer, and drainage problems), creating reports and data analyses in order to make more informed management decisions.

In addition, this division also provides essential services such as purchasing, processing accounts payable, operating and capital budgeting, personnel and payroll record keeping, processing of all water and sewer utility bills, and issuance of permits for all divisions.