Here’s a look at today’s headlines:
The Grant County Seed Library, once located at the Volunteer Center Commons, can now be found at the Silver City Public Library. Community members donate seeds from plants they have grown to the seed library, where others borrow the seeds, plant them, and then donate some seeds from their crop back to the seed library. With its new home in the Silver City Public Library, the seed library will be more visible and accessible to the public.
The Silver City Town Council held a meeting on November 9th. During the meeting, District 3 Councilor, Jose Ray Jr., announced that he will not run for re-election. The council also approved a resolution supporting the town’s receiving a $125,000 capital outlay award from the New Mexico Department of Transportation to upgrade existing, and construct new, sidewalks along the north side of 32nd Street between Pinos Alto Road and Silver Street.
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) launched a new campaign to better support New Mexicans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The campaign, called, “Know Your Rights” is focused on engaging more New Mexicans with these types of disabilities with communities and resources designed to improve their independence and quality of life.