Grant County Prospectors

The prospectors are a group of business leaders whose purpose is to educate policy makers and community members about the economic, community development and legislative needs in Grant County.

ICIP Training Workshops in Silver City

On behalf of the NM Department of Finance/Local Government Division (DFA/LGD), it is my pleasure to announce that we will be conducting our annual Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan Training Workshops beginning April 8, 2015 through June 3, 2015. As there are changes to the ICIP database this year, it is highly encouraged that all entities attend a training workshop. The workshops will also include presentations from the DFA/LGD Budget & Finance Bureau, Community Development Bureau, and DFA Capital Outlay Bureau.

  • April 16th, 2015 – Southwest Council of Governments
  • May 18th, 2015 – Southwest Council of Governments

Carmen B. Morin
Program Manager – ICIP/TIF
DFA/LGD
407 Galisteo, Bataan Building, Room 202 Santa Fe NM 87501
Phone 505-827-4957 – Fax 505-827-4948

Media Coverage of 2015 Grant County Day

Silver City Daily Press:

Silver City Sun News:

The Grant County Beat:

Thank You to our Generous Reception SPONSORS!

Thank you to our Reception Sponsors:

Town of Silver City, First American Bank, 1st New Mexico Bank, Engineers Inc., Freeport McMoRan, PNM, Western New Mexico University, WNM Communications,

Gila Regional Medical Center, Lawley Toyota/Dodge/Ford, NM Gas Company, Rydeski & Co Insurance, WNMU Student Government,

Silver City Daily Press, Jon Saari – State Farm Insurance, Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Linda Pecotte – Out West Real Estate, Prudential Silver City Properties, the Grant County Democratic Party, and anonymous angels.

Prospectors Legislative Reception Invite

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A Joint Memorial – January 28, 2015 Grant County Day

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2015 Grant County Prospectors Issues of Concern Brochure

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Click here for the full brochure – prosp leg bro_2015_Final

GRANT COUNTY DAYS – January 28th – Santa Fe, NM…

Mark your calendars for our annual Grant County Days. The Prospectors will hold meetings with various legislative leaders, cabinet secretaries and others during the day on Wednesday, January 28th.

The day will end with the Prospectors Legislative Reception at the Inn & Spa at Loretto starting at 5:30 pm.

2014 Forum Agenda by Sector

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2014 Forum Application Packets Now Available

The application packets to present at the 2014 Grant County Prospector’s Legislative Communications Forum were made available at this morning’s ICIP Workshop held at the Southwest Council of Governments. The packets were also emailed out to the 2013 forum presenters.

2014_Prospectors_Forum_Packet (PDF)

Any questions, please contact Kim Clark at 575-538-2665.

Prospectors Set Legislative Timeline

The Grant County Prospectors have set the dates for their legislative timeline for 2014/2015. The first event will be the Capital Outlay Workshop hosted by the Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments (SWNM COG) on October 22, 2014, at 10 am held in the City Hall Annex, 2nd Floor Conference Room. To register for this free workshop, contact the COG office at 575-388-1509.

Applications to present at the Legislative Communications Forum will be available at the workshop. This forum provides an open dialogue between state lawmakers and the local governments, organizations, businesses and people who make up their districts. Presentations come from many sectors: Local Governments including water districts, Education, Healthcare, Non-Profit, and Regulatory Issues. Presentation applications are due by November 18th.

The Annual Legislative Communication Form will be held on Tuesday, December 2, starting at 8 am at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center Auditorium. From theses presentations the Prospectors Community Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) on December 8th will set the priorities to be included in an Issues of Concern brochure. The members of the Grant County Prospectors, forum presenters, business partners and community members will travel to Santa Fe for Grant County Days at the Legislature and Prospector Forum to be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2014.

For more information about these Grant County Prospectors events, contact Kim Clark, CLAC Chair, at (575) 538-2665.

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Left to right: Dr. Cynthia Bettison, Dr. Magdaleno Manzanarez, Julia Morales, Bruce Ashburn, Kim Clark, Evangeline Zamora, Arlene Schadel, and Mary Hotvedt. Photo by Laura Howell.

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