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Silver City Report
The Silver City Neighborhood Alliance kicks off two great resources this Fall, the quarterly Silver City Report and the Silver City Active Neighborhoods program. The Silver City Report gives everyone an opportunity to build community capacity and to share information about our Town. Copies will be available downtown and on the Town's and Neighborhood Alliance's websites. Learn more!


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
575.538.3731

Town Employee of the Year: 2014

Congratulations to the Town's Employee of the Year for 2014!


 

Harmony Phillips
Silver City Public Library


Western New Mexico University hosted this year's children's Battle of the Books program, which included participants throughout the state of New Mexico.

Harmony Phillips is the Children's Librarian at the Public Library; she assisted with this event at the competition and she was also present at the award ceremony at its completion.

Harmony was informed of a student in a local public school who had withdrawn from his school's Battle of the Books team two weeks before the competition because of poor treatment from the coaching parent (of another participant). The student had read 18 out of 20 books (the minimum is 10 to be on the team).

To be able to participate, a student must be sponsored by a NM school or library. After Harmony learned of the child's situation, she got permission both from the Public Library Director and the Battle of the Books Coordinator to sponsor the student in the competition. The student and his parents were very grateful that he'd still be able to compete.

As a result of Harmony's decision to support the event and sponsor the student, the student was part of the 1st Place Elementary School Team for the State Battle of the Books competition.

The following week, the student and his family brought Harmony a bouquet of flowers, a bag of the student's favorite candy, and a card expressing their gratitude and appreciation for sponsoring their child and allowing him to have such a proud, successful experience.


 
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