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.

Applications to Present at the Forum

This year’s Legislative Communication Forum will be held Tuesday, November 28.

The deadline to apply is November 9. Email or deliver your packets to Priscilla Lucero at the Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments – priscillalucero@swnmcog.org.

2017 Grant County Prospectors Legislative Forum Application

The first presentations will get underway just after 8 am and depending on how many organizations apply, should end around 4-5 pm. We will let the applicant’s know when their sector will be presenting as well as an official time limit on November 16.

If you have any questions contact Kim Clark at 575-538-2665 or kim@silvercityrealtors.org.

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Upcoming Events

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Prospectors Host Water and Natural Resources Committee

Silver City hosted the Legislative Interim Committee on August 5 & 6 at the Grant County Business and Conference Center.

Sen. Joseph Cervantes chaired the meetings and local legislator Representative Rudy Martinez was in attendance. Senator Morales stopped in to give opening remarks and Representative Dow had a different Committee meeting in T or C at the same time.

The Grant County Prospectors sponsored the meeting along with Freeport McMoRan, Hidalgo Medical Services, Grant County Democratic Party and the Silver City Regional Association of Realtors.

 

Read about the meeting in the Grant County Beat:

WNMU hosts Legislative Interim Committee

Grant County welcomed the Science, Technology & Telecommunication Legislative Interim Committee in August 2017. This committee meeting chaired by Rep Candie Sweetser was held at WNMU J. Cloyd Miller Library.

In the photo Dr. Joe Shepard is speaking to the legislators about higher education and technology!

This event was sponsored by Western New Mexico University, Grant County Prospectors, PNM, and others.

Read the articles published by the Grant County Beat:

 

Prospectors Host Interim Veterans Committee

The Grant County Prospectors hosted the NM Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee at the Grant County Business & Conference center on Thursday, July 13.

New Mexico Representative Rudy Martinez, District 39 serves as the chairman of this committee and New Mexico Representative Rebecca Dow, District 38 is an advisory member.

Partnering sponsors included Grant County, State Farm Insurance – Jon Saari/Chuck Johnson, Grant County Democrat Party, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 358, Howell Graphic Design and Southwest NM Council of Governments.

Read the article about the meeting in the Grant County Beat.

Sponsor Thank You

Thank you to all of the Sponsors for our 2017 Grant County Day at the New Mexico Legislature. This ad ran in the Friday, March 17 edition of the Silver City Daily Press.

20 Grant County Day Sponsors

Many thanks to those who sponsor Grant County Day!

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Agenda for 2017 Grant County Day

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2017 Prospectors Issues of Concern Brochure

Grant County Prospectors hold an annual Legislative Communications Forum at the end of each year. Legislators hear presentations from local governments and community groups concerning their issues and requests, including capitol. Click here    gc-prospectors_2017brochure   for the PDF of the brochure. From the Forum the Prospectors create their issues of concern brochure and their talking points for Grant County Day.

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News

February 1, 2017 – Grant County Day at the Roundhouse hosted by the Grant County Prospectors, Senator Morales, Representatives Martinez, Dow and Sweetser. 8 am to 7:30 pm. Grant County Prospectors, 2016 Legislative Forum Presenters, Government Officials, Business Leaders and Constituents meet at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe to advocate on behalf of Grant County. Tentative meetings are scheduled with Legislative Leadership, the Governor and various Cabinet Secretaries. www.grantcountyprospectors.org.

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