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Museum Board Legal & Public Notices
This section provides an archive and record of recent and past Legal Notices for the Museum Board, 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!

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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!

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Town of Silver City
Box 1188
Silver City, NM 88062

About the Museum Board
The Town of Silver City's Museum Board serves as an advisory body to the Town Council for matters concerning the Museum. The Board devotes itself to the promotion, maintenance, and development of the Silver City Museum and in its behalf makes recommendations through the Town Manager.

Specifically, the Museum Board:
  • Participates in strategic planning processes organized by the Museum Director;
  • Participates, when called upon, in committees associated with collections and their management, fund raising, events, planning related to Museum facilities, and other committees as may be formed for the benefit of the Museum;
  • May recommend to the Town Manager, with the advice and counsel of the Museum Director, such policies regarding the regulation and promotion of the Museum.

The Silver City Museum Board is composed of nine members, residents of Grant County and  appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Town Council.

The Mayor shall designate and appoint one member of the Town Council as an ex officio member of the Museum Board. One of the nine positions on the Museum Board shall be reserved for the President (or President's designee) of the Silver City Museum Society, and shall be appointed annually. Terms of office for the members of the Museum Board shall be three years.

The Museum Board is created in the Town's Code of Ordinances and its role has been further defined in Ordinance 1212.  Learn more... The entire Museum Board Code is available here.

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