The elected legislative body in the City of Middletown is called the Middletown City Council, as the City of Middletown operates under a Council plus City Manager government.
The Development Services Department includes the Building Inspections and Planning & Zoning Divisions. The Department focuses on assisting residents and businesses through the required permitting processes for home or business projects (fences, signage, additions, etc.), opening a new business, home/building construction, historic property review process, etc. The Department also administers all Housing Urban Development programs including the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and the Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).
The Finance Department administers all operations include income tax collection, utility billing (Water, Sewer, Refuse, Storm Water, Wellfield Protection), accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, budgeting, investments and financial reporting.
The Middletown Division of Fire (MFD) is a full-time career organization consisting of 64 paid personnel serving both staff support and operation functions.
City of Middletown Health Department
The primary mission of the Human Resources Division is to attract high quality employment candidates and to ensure that current employees have the training and knowledge necessary to meet the expectations of Middletown citizens and residents.
The Information Systems Department is responsible for all City computer hardware, servers, application software, telephones, and the City's data and voice networks.
Here you can find information for bailiffs, civil, criminal, evictions, judicial, presiding judge, jurisdiction, probation, small claims, and traffic.
The mission of the Middletown Division of Police is to protect and serve the public with honor, integrity, and professionalism. We shall work in partnership with our citizens to keep Middletown a safe place in which to live, work, and visit.
The Public Relations department oversees all of City of Middletown social media platforms and issues press releases on behalf of the City.
The Department of Public Works and Utilities is responsible for engineering, maintenance and repair of the City's infrastructure.