Town Council


  • Regular meetings are scheduled for 6 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Subject to change by the Town Council.
  • Grant County Administration Center
    1400 Highway 180 E
    Silver City, NM 88061

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Ken Ladner

Ken Ladner

Ken Ladner Contact

Cynthia Ann Bettison
District 1

Cynthia Ann Bettison

Cynthia Ann Bettison Contact

Lynda D. Aiman-Smith
District 2

Lynda D. Aiman-Smith

Lynda D. Aiman-Smith Contact

Jose A. Ray, Jr.
District 3

Jose A. Ray, Jr.

Jose A. Ray, Jr. Contact

Guadalupe E. Cano
District 4

Guadalupe "Lupe" Cano

Guadalupe E. Cano Contact


The Legislative Department consists of the elected members of the governing body of the Town of Silver City, which are the Mayor and 4 Councilors, known as the Town Council. Terms of office are 4 years. The Council, by majority vote, appoints the Town Manager. The powers and duties of the Mayor and Council are in accordance with the Charter and Code of Ordinances of the Town of Silver City and the Laws and Statutes of the State of New Mexico, including the power to declare emergencies.

Goals & Objectives

To provide fair, impartial, and responsible government to the Town of Silver City. To pass ordinances and create policies which will provide for the safety, health, and welfare of the citizens, and to provide management, financial, and planning oversight to ensure the effective administration of the Town.