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.
Any questions, please contact Kim Clark at 575-538-2665.
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.
A capital outlay workshop will be held on October 22, 2014 at 10:00 am at the City Hall Annex 2nd Floor Conference Room. In addition, Jim Barentine will give a short presentation on CES (Cooperative Educational Services).
Please RSVP as soon as possible.
NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN BANK PARKING LOT. PARK ACROSS THE STREET OR ON SIDE STREETS. THANK YOU!
Priscilla C. Lucero
SWNM Council of Governments
P.O. Box 2157
Silver City, NM 88062
Many thanks to the Grant County Prospectors and WNMU for hosting today’s Legislative Behavioral Health Subcommittee- thanks Sen. Howie Morales, Rep. Rudy Martinez, Laura Howell, Julie Morales, Kim Clark, Kathy Hunt, Mary Hotvedt, Terry Anderson- your hard work is much appreciated and does not go unnoticed. (Via Holley Hudgins)
The Grant County Prospectors hosted the August 25, 2014 meeting of the New Mexico Military and Veteran’s Affairs Committee.
The Prospectors and Western New Mexico University held a welcome reception on Sunday evening to welcome Legislators, Staffers and guests. The morning of the meeting Gila Regional Hospital provided breakfast for the meeting attendees, and the Vietnam Veterans of Chapter 358 provided lunch for the committee.
Top photo: Dr. Joseph Shepard and Kelly Clark of WNMU talk about higher ed programs for Veterans. Bottom photos: Members of the Interim Committee along with Co-Chair Representative, Rudy Martinez and committee member, Representative Dianne Hamilton.
Our event would not have been successful without your sponsorship!
Grant County Prospectors- busy preparing for our trip to the legislature. Grant County Day- Jan. 29, 2014. Many thanks to Julie Morales, Kim Clark, Laura Howell, Holley Hudgins, Cynthia Bettison, Jack Brennan, Evangeline Zamora, Terry Anderson, Bruce Ashburn, Pricilla Lucero and Mike Trujillo