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       Jan. 18, 2019                 

Elections Legal & Public Notices
This section provides an archive and record of recent and past Legal Notices for the Elections, including notices for meetings and events that have already taken place:

Open Meetings Act Compliance
Public access to the proceedings and decision-making processes of governmental boards, agencies and commissions is an essential element of a properly functioning democracy. We believe strongly in open government. Meetings held by public officials to discuss public business, particularly when conducted with the public taxpayers’ money, are the taxpayers’ business. The Open Meetings Act is one of New Mexico’s 'good government' laws, and it deserves the full support of all New Mexicans.

Learn more about the Open Meetings Act!

Have your say!

We also welcome comments on the Town's web site and other issues!

Opt in to the County's Reverse Emergency Notification System!
An anonymous donor has funded the purchase of a Reverse Emergency Notification System for Grant County. Register your phones, cell phones and email addresses to receive alerts of evacuations, emergency events, road closures and other significant events. The link below will take you to Grant County's Reverse Emergency Notification System for the County. Learn more!

Silver City has updated its annual Parks and Activity Directory, a booklet with information for all ages about all kinds of activity opportunities available in Silver City. Learn more!

Learn more about wildfire dangers and how to create defensible spaces around your home, business and property. Learn more!

Sanitation Schedule
Schedules for the Town of Silver City recycling and refuse pick-up vary on some national holidays. See if your pick-up is effected!

Other useful sites:
Check out these sites for information on living, working and doing business in Silver City, Grant County, and New Mexico.

Town of Silver City
Box 1188
Silver City, NM 88062

Important 2019 Municipal Election News
Candidate packets are ready for the Town of Silver City Regular Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Candidate packets for the following elective offices are available at City Hall, 101 W. Broadway or on the Town’s website.
Councilor District 1      2-yr. term
      Councilor District 3      2-yr. term 
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY is Tuesday, January 8, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. only, in the office of the Municipal Clerk, City Hall, 101 W. Broadway.  Write-In Candidate filing day is Tuesday, January 15, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. If you have any questions regarding this process, call the Municipal Clerk at 534-6346.

Precinct workers are needed for the Town of Silver City Municipal Election to be held on March 5, 2019.  These are paid positions to work at the polls on Election Day from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or later on Election Day.

To be eligible to work as a precinct worker, you must complete a qualifying application and shall: 1) be a registered voter that resides in the Town of Silver City; 2) be able to read and write; 3) have the necessary capacity to carry out the functions of the office with acceptable skill and dispatch; 4) execute the precinct board member's oath of office; and 5) you cannot be related to any of the candidates running for office.

Anyone interested in applying as a precinct worker can find the application on the Town's website www.townofsilvercity.org or may contact Ann Mackie, Town Clerk, at City Hall, 101 W. Broadway, by phone at 534-6346 or by email at townclerk@silvercitynm.gov.  

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