Grant County Prospectors
January 28 – February 1, 2019
La Fonda Room Rates and Reservation Methods
Traditional Room rate: $100.00 single/double occupancy
*Based on availability, upgraded sleeping rooms are available at special room rates:
*Deluxe Rooms: $130.00 s/d occupancy
*One-bedroom Suites: $160.00 s/d occupancy
Please contact Hotel directly to make reservation(s) for upgraded sleeping rooms.
Room rates are subject to prevailing taxes, currently 15.4375%; 7% Lodger’s Tax and 8.4375% Gross Receipts Tax.
Contact Hotel directly:
Reservations: 800-523-5002, Option #1 or 505-982-5511, Option #1
Group Code: 948173
Please call between the hours of (Mountain Standard Time):
Monday – Friday: 7am-8pm
Cut-off date for making reservations: Monday, December 31, 2018
Individual reservation must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to the guest’s scheduled arrival dates to avoid the first night’s room/tax penalty fee.
You will find the agenda for the 2018 Prospectors Legislative Communications Forum below. Please note that these times are approximate as we may be running ahead or behind schedule. Plan to be in attendance well before your sector. There are 32 applications to present this year! We have allotted 3 minutes for the presentations, and 10 minutes for Legislators to ask presenters questions.
If you have not turned in your handouts – provide 7 copies – hole punched for the notebooks. These notebooks are given to the Legislators, Governor, Lt Governor and Prospectors to use during Grant County Day and the legislative session. If you have a slideshow or PowerPoint provide a jump drive.
All additional materials and visuals must be handed in to Priscilla or Kim BEFORE your sector starts!
Any further questions, please contact Priscilla Lucero at 575-388-1509 or Kim Clark at 575-538-2665.
We look forward to seeing you on December 6!
The application to present at the Prospectors 2018 Legislative Communications Forum is now available.
2018 Capital Outlay Workshop was held today with Priscilla Lucero from SWNMCOG and Wesley Billingsley from the NM Capital Outlay Bureau facilitating. Entities from local government, education, healthcare and non-profits were in attendance.
Debbie Romero, Bureau Chief
Capital Outlay Bureau, Dept of Finance & Administration
October 17, 2018
10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
GRANT COUNTY BUSINESS AND
3031 US 180, Silver City, NM
Capital Outlay Bureau (COB) is responsible for coordinating the funding and administration of capital projects under the Statutory Authority of the State Budget Division, Department of Finance and Administration. COB works closely with Executive Agencies and Governor to prepare the Executive Capital Budget. COB is responsible for administering the capital budgeting process, this includes:
Processing of the Capital Appropriations Bill
Maintaining the State Capital Projects Monitoring System
Monitoring the expiration dates of all capital appropriations
Ensuring timely reversions of expired appropriation balances
In addition, COB provides training assistance and oversight to agencies on the planning, project management, and administration of capital projects appropriations.
Please RSVP to Priscilla Lucero at email@example.com or you may call 575.388.1509.
This workshop is highly recommended if you will be presenting at the Grant County Prospectors Legislative Communications Forum.
The Legislative Finance Committee held their September 24 and 25 meeting in Silver City at Western New Mexico University before traveling to Deming for the last part of their visit. The Prospectors along with Western New Mexico University hosted the committee for the visit in the WNMU Miller Library. Co-sponsors were HMS, Border Area, Grant County Democratic Party, PNM and Southwest Council of Governments. The coordinator for this event was Prospector Evangeline Zamora, along with Bruce Ashburn. Prospector President Mischa Larisch participated in giving welcoming remarks to the members of the committee. Local Legislators in attendance were Senator Howie Morales, Representative Rudy Martinez and Representative Rebecca Dow.
National History Day Students from Silver High School made a special appearance at the meeting on Wednesday.
Candidate Segments for the Forum tomorrow evening:
5:00 – Opening Statements
5:20 – 6th Judicial District Judge
5:40 – Commissioner District 1
6:00 – Commissioner District 2
6:20 20-minute break
6:40 – Grant County Sheriff
7:00 – NM State Representative District 38
7:20 – NM State Representative District 39
7:50 – Closing Remarks
The Legislative Health & Human Services Committee meeting was held July 10 and 11, 2018 in Silver City. The Prospectors hosted the committee along with Hidalgo Medical Services, Grant County and Southwest Center for Health Innovation. Boutique Air and Gila Regional Medical Center were also meal sponsors. Prospector Kim Clark was the event coordinator, Prospector Dan Otero was the location host, Prospectors Charlene Webb and Charlie Alfero welcomed the committee as sponsors. Local Legislators Rudy Martinez, Dist 39 and Rebecca Dow, Dist 38 were in attendance for the meeting.