Here’s a look at some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has announced an agreement with InClime Inc., to serve as the independent administrator for the state’s Community Solar Program. According to a news release, the program, which is still under development, allows for the establishment of community solar facilities to provide qualifying utility customers the option of accessing energy produced by the facility. In addition, last year, “Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law the Community Solar Act, which called on the PRC to draft and approve the rules of the state’s community solar program, including the criteria for hiring of a third-party administrator.”

Luna County is currently working on the 2024-28 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Pans and is seeking input from the public. According to officials, a local infrastructure capital improvement plan establishes planning priorities for anticipated capital projects. The state coordinated process encourages entities to plan for the development of capital improvements so they do not find themselves in emergency situations, but can plan for, fund, and develop infrastructure at a pace that sustains their activities.” All interested parties are invited to submit their project ideas, provide supporting data and testimony, photos, and all other pertinent information at the Luna County Commission Meeting held on August 11th at 10:00 A.M.

The Southwest New Mexico Seed Library is open to the public and is sponsored by the National Center for Frontier Communities. The seeds are available in Silver City at The Commons located at 501 East 13th Street, the Silver City Public Library, the Silver City Farmer’s Market, and Silver Socks on College Avenue. Satellite Seed Libraries are located at the Valley Mimbres Market, and at the Bayard and Gila Public Libraries.

This has been a look at some local news. Thank you for listening to Silver City Radio.