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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2016 Grant County Candidate Forum Slated for September

The public is invited to attend the 2016 Grant County Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the WNMU Global Resource Auditorium.

This event is co-sponsored by the Grant County Prospectors, Silver City Regional Association of Realtors, Silver City Radio, Silver City – Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and Western New Mexico University.

Mischa Larisch, GC Prospector president will introduce the forum’s moderator, Scott Terry of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce.

The four New Mexico State Representative candidates for districts 39 and 38 will open the forum. The candidates to present for District 39 are Rudy Martinez (D) and Rep. John Zimmerman (R) and for District 38 are Mary Hotvedt (D) and Rebecca Dow (R).

During the next portion of the forum begins at 6:30 pm with the six Grant County Commissioner candidates for Districts 3, 4, and 5. The candidates to speak from District 3 are Alicia Edwards (D) and Henry Torres (R), the candidates from District 4 are Marilyn Alcorn (D) and Billy Billings (R), and the candidates from District 5 are Harry Brown (D) and Harry Pecotte (R) plus write-in candidate De Ann Bencomo (D).

For more information contact Kim Clark, Silver City Regional Association of Realtors and Prospector, at 575-538-2665 or kim@silvercityrealtors.org.

Our “Top Topics” brochure for 2016 Grant County Day

As the Grant County Prospectors gear up for Grant County Day at the Legislature on February 3, 2016 we would like to share our “Top Topics” brochure. This document was previously titled our issues of concern brochure. The topics covered are forwarded from the annual Forum that was held in December of 2015 for our local Legislators. The Prospectors help these local governments and community organizations advocate on behalf of their needs. The brochure is in a printable PDF format.

Grant County Prospectors – 2016 Top Topics Brochure

 

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.

Prospectors Legislative Reception Invite

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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

2012 Capital Outlay Workshop

The Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments will holding a Capital Outlay Workshop for local governments on November 6th at the Town of Silver City, City Hall Annex, 1203 N. Hudson, 2nd floor conference room 9:00 – 12:00 to go over the requirements of seeking capital outlay.  The workshop will assist you in filling out your capital outlay request form and allow you the opportunity to ask questions regarding your proposed request.    Most importantly I would like this workshop to be an opportunity for us to assist you with filling out your capital outlay request.  Bring your laptop or your paper copy and we can get a head start on 2013 requests.

If you have any questions, please contact me at the number listed below.  Please let me know if you will be attending.

Priscilla C. Lucero
Executive Director
SWNM Council of Governments
P.O. Box 2157
Silver City, NM  88062
575.388.1509
575.388-1500 FAX
www.swnmcog.org

For those local governments located in Grant County,  please note that the Prospectors Legislative Forum will be held on November 30, 2012 at the Global Resource Center and your capital outlay request forms must be turned in by November 15th.

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