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.

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2015 Interim Committee Visits to Silver City

The Grant County Prospectors are pleased to announce that they, along with other entities in Silver City, will be hosting two New Mexico Legislative Interim Committees in 2015.

Economic and Rural Development Committee – will be in Silver City on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – Representative Dianne Hamilton, Vice-Chair, Representative John Zimmerman, Member.

Water & Natural Resources Committee – will be in Silver City on Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Legislative Education Study Committee – will be in Silver City on Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25, 2015 –Senator Howie Morales, Member.

These meetings will be held at Western New Mexico University in the Miller Library.

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.

2014 Forum Agenda by Sector

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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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