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Community Development Department Legal & Public Notices
This section provides an archive and record of recent and past Legal Notices for the Community Development Department, 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

Town of Silver City 2004 Comprehensive Plan
The Silver City Comprehensive Plan offers a guide for achieving balanced growth and development in Silver City now and into the future. Early in 2002 the town initiated a process of bringing the 1996 Comprehensive Plan up to date. Throughout Year 2003 and into 2004, the town planning staff, the Comprehensive Plan Task Force and consultants have been working to engage the citizens of Silver City and to gather and review existing information for the Silver City Comprehensive Plan.

The town's comprehensive plan update took place simultaneously with the comprehensive plan update for Grant County. This represents the first time that Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds through New Mexico's Local Government Division have been used simultaneously and under a single contract to develop the respective comprehensive plans of a municipality and county in New Mexico. This has resulted in collaborative efforts of town residents and officials and their counterparts in both the incorporated and unincorporated areas outside Silver City. As a result, the respective comprehensive plans contain many common elements, especially with regard to land use and economic development.

The Comprehensive Plan is available as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file:

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