Welcome to the Department of Finance and Administration
The Mission of the Department of Finance and Administration is to provide sound fiscal advice and problem solving support to the Governor, provide budget direction and fiscal oversight to state agencies and local governments so as to ensure a positive impact on the daily lives of all New Mexico Citizens and ensure every tax dollar is spent wisely.
The Department of Finance and Administration believes fiscal discipline is the key to responsible government. The department is committed to sound fiscal management practices and ensuring accountability in the use of taxpayer dollars.
In the coming year, the Department of Finance and Administration will:
- Provide training and technical support to local governments and non-profit service providers on division programs and fiscal management
- Produce reliable tools and processes for the end-users of SHARE that produce desirable, predictable results
- Research, analyze and contribute timely policy recommendations
- Provide valuable information about education reform
- Support local governments and state agencies through the timely processing of pay requests
- Provide timely review and processing of fiscal and contractual documents
These efforts will maximize the resources that go “out the door” in direct services to the citizens of New Mexico. Through budget development and fiscal monitoring, the department will work to support the Martinez Administration..
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
The Department of Finance and Administration is in the process of introducing a new rule: Approval of Refunding Bonds (2.61.8 NMAC). Copies of the proposed new rule are available here and in room 180, Bataan Memorial Building, Santa Fe, NM and on the Department of Finance and Administration website, http://www.nmdfa.state.nm.us/Office_of_the_Secretary_2.aspx. The Department will consider adopting the proposed new rule at a public hearing on December 7, 2015, which will take place at 1:00 p.m. in the Old Senate Chambers, also known as the “Red Room,” on the second floor of the Bataan Memorial Building, 407 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Please mail or deliver written comments on the proposed new rule to: Stephanie Schardin Clarke, Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Department of Finance and Administration, 180 Bataan Memorial Building, 407 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501, or by email at Stephanie.Schardin@state.nm.us by November 30, 2015.
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the public hearing, please contact Ms. Clarke at least one week prior to the public hearing or as soon as possible. Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact Ms. Clarke at 505-827-3930 or Stephanie.Schardin@state.nm.us if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.