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Sustainability Office Legal & Public Notices
This section provides an archive and record of recent and past Legal Notices for the Sustainability Office , 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
575.538.3731

Small Business Energy Audit Program
SAVE SERIOUS MONEY WITH A BUSINESS ENERGY AUDIT

The Town of Silver City has received a grant to provide energy audits for small businesses in our four county area (Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties).  

Sluggish sales and hard-to-get loans may blight the business landscape, but cutting energy waste can bring a big payoff to a small company. To shave liabilities off your profit-and-loss statement, aim to slash your power consumption instead of your workforce or the crucial projects that could help your company expand.

An energy audit creates a portrait of the energy demands that matter to your operations, as well as those you can do without.  The audit will identify cost-effective energy saving measures that you can pursue to help reduce operating expenses, increase profit and increase the value of the building.  

The program funds 75% of the cost of the audit, the business owner pays 25%.  Residences and large businesses (greater than 50 employees) are not eligible.  

CLICK HERE for an application.

Applicants will be evaluated by eligibility based on a first come first serve basis until funding is exhausted.  If you have any questions concerning the process please contact Denise Smith at (575) 519-8987.


WHAT’S NEXT:
Once you have the energy audit report, you can start improving the energy efficiency of your building and operation.  The report automatically makes you eligible for a USDA grant (25% of project costs) or loan/grant combination (75% of project costs) from the Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Program.

For more information go to http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-renewable-energy-systems-energy-efficiency


MORE INFORMATION

New Mexico Energy Incentive Programs:  http://energy.gov/eere/femp/energy-incentive-programs-new-mexico

Save Energy, Save Money: http://energy.gov/energysaver/energy-saver

Personalized Energy Calculator:  http://homeenergysaver.lbl.gov/consumer/

Renewable Energy Rebates for Businesses: http://energy.gov/savings/business-energy-investment-tax-credit-itc


 
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