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Department of Administration

The Department of Administration provides efficient administrative, technological, and financial support services to citizens, customers, departments, and stakeholders of the City of Jackson in an effort to insure that effective and needed services are provided to all constituents.

Our goal is to provide fiscal leadership and superior financial services through efficient management of the City's financial resources.

The administrative arm of the City of Jackson is the Department of Administration, which incorporates the division of Finance, Purchasing, Budget, Treasury Management, Information Services, Geographical Information Systems, Telecommunications, Records Management, Publications,and Municipal Court Services.

The department prepares quarterly financial statements, the annual budgets, and special reports as needed advising the various departments and governing authorities of the financial condition of the City of Jackson.  The annual budget contains recommended operating expenditures, capital expenditures, and revenue expectations from all sources.

The Division of Finance, working with the external auditors, prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) annually.  The City's CAFR has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with the Certificate of Excellence in financial reporting for the last several years.

Our Information Technology Division provides state of the art technological services to departments in an effort to improve their efficiency with enhanced and timely delivery of services to citizens.  They have made tremendous strides in upgrading the technology infrastructure and bringing on new and improved applications for ease of use throughout the City of Jackson.

To learn more about the various divisions and functions within the Department of Administration, please click on the division's link.

LaaWanda Horton

Fredrick Wilson
Deputy Director (IT)

Sharon Thames
Deputy Director (Finance)

200 South President Street
Warren Hood Building
Suite 608
Jackson, MS 39201

Phone: 601-960-1005
Fax: 601-960-1049

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.