Gila Regional Medical Center Governing Board to meet in executive session Aug. 23, and in regular meeting Aug. 25, 2022

LEGAL NOTICE Executive Session – August 23, 2022
Governing Board of GRMC 
Gila Regional Medical Center Governing Board
The Gila Regional Medical Center Governing Board – a New Mexico governing body organized pursuant to the Hospital Funding Act - will convene in a meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. The Executive Session will take place in the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center located at 3031 Highway 180 East, Silver City, NM 88061. This Meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to the New Mexico Review Organization Immunity Act and the New Mexico Open Meetings Act Section 10-15- 1(H)(9) Strategic & Long Range Business Planning.

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Grant County Commission to hold special meeting Aug. 23, 2022


SPECIAL MEETING – August 23, 2022

The Grant County Board of Commissioners will convene in a Special Meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Commission Meeting Room at the Grant County Administration Center located at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City, NM 88061.  The agenda for this meeting may be altered up to seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting; copies can be obtained from the County Manager's Office or viewed online at . If you are an individual with a disability in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aide or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the Grant County Manager at 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico at least one (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible. The meeting will be livestreamed on the County Facebook Page:  and available later as a recording on the County's website at

The tentative agenda is as follows:

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance & Salute to State Flag

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Silver City Council to hold regular council meeting Aug. 23, 2022


The Town of Silver City Council will hold their Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the Grant County Administration Center, 1400 Hwy. 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico. The public is invited to attend. The agenda will include:
Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting – August 9, 2022
A. Staff: New Mexico Abandoned Mine Land Program (James Hollen NEPA Coordinator)
B. Manager:
1. Recreation Center
2. Current and Proposed Swimming Pool
3. Gough Park
4. City Hall
5. Scott Park Golf Course
6. Little Walnut
7. Regional Water Project

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Silver City Cemetery Board to hold regular meeting Aug. 24, 2022


The Cemetery Board of the Town of Silver City will hold a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be at the Public Works Department Administrative Office at 610 E. 8th St., Silver City, NM. Masks will be required. The agenda will include: Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting – April 27, 2022 Reports: Public Works Representative-Stantec Drainage Study update, Chair-New Brochure; Unfinished Business- A. Changes to Rules and Regulations have been incorporated in new brochure; Amendment of Resolution 2003-36. New Business: A. Discuss suggestions to expanding Q&A on Town Website. B. Discuss the agenda items for the meeting scheduled for October 26, 2022. C. Town and Country Garden Club closure. D. Linda Nuñez 2-year term expires August 31, 2022

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CORRECTED: Bayard Council to hold work session and regular meeting Aug. 22, 2022


The Bayard City Council will conduct a work session at 5:30 p.m. and a Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2022 at the Bayard City Hall. Attendance of City Council members may be in person or virtually via Zoom. Items on the agenda relate to old and new business matters. The agenda may be altered up to seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting; copies can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office or viewed online at A Closed Session may be held pursuant to 10-15-1 (H-2 and H-7) NMSA 1978 for limited personnel matters for wastewater department, maintenance department, police department and administrative department, and items related to threatened or pending litigation.

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SWNMCOG to hold regular meeting Aug. 25, 2022

The regular meeting of the Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments will be held Thursday, August 25, 2022, 10:30 a.m., Silver City Town Annex, 1203 N Hudson, Silver City, New Mexico. You may Attend in-person or VIA Zoom.

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Tyrone Water and Wastewater Association board meeting Aug. 17, 2022

1. Call to order and declare a quorum - Alan Berg, President
2. Approval/disapprovalofAgenda-Berg-anydeletions
3. Approval/disapprovalofminutesoftheJuly6,2022,SpecialMeeting 4. NewBusiness
   a. Presentation by Stantec regarding lift station design progress
   b. Approval/Disapproval of financial report for June 2022
   c. Approval/Disapproval of financial report for July 2022

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Bayard Council approved ordinance 3-2022



The Bayard City Council during an open meeting on Monday, August 8, 2022 passed and approved Ordinance 3-2022.


Copies of Ordinance 3-2022 may be picked up at Bayard City Hall 800 Central Avenue, Bayard, New Mexico 88023. Questions may be addressed to Kristina Ortiz, City Clerk at (505) 537-3327 or by writing at City of Bayard P.O. Box 728, Bayard, NM 88023

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