I, Ken Ladner, Mayor of the Town of Silver City, and on behalf of the Town Council, do hereby proclaim:
A. That the policy declarations and expression of community values of Resolution No. 2003-31
as well as the often expressed Town policies of inclusiveness, fairness, and equality of persons are hereby affirmed and will continue to be made applicable to all Departments and employees of the Town; and
B. The Departments of the Town of Silver City government shall continue the practice of not utilizing their limited resources for searching, surveilling , seizing, or detaining possible undocumented persons who have not committed a crime under state or local law within the Town; and
C. The Departments shall continue their policy of refraining from making any inquiries into the status of citizenship of any person they may encounter; and
D. The Departments shall not oblige any request from any federal law enforcement to detain, surveil, or identify persons of possible undocumented citizenship without a lawful warrant or court order supporting such request; and
E. The Departments of the Town of Silver City government shall not join nor provide resources to any task force or other assemblage of law enforcement created for or acting with a purpose of enforcing federal immigration law.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused this official seal of the Town of Silver City to be affixed this 11th day of April, 2017.