Executive Department

Town Manager 

Meet our Manager

Mr. Brown has been the Town Manager /Finance Director for the Town of Silver City for the last 20 years and has been with the Town since 1996. He has worked diligently to promote the Town’s economic, social, and fiscal health. Alex grew up in the mining district and graduated from Cobre High School and then from Western New Mexico University in 1996 with his BBA in Accounting. Alex has been recognized for his progressive planning and for the use of new technologies in his community.  The health, safety, and welfare of the community is his priority, and he looks forward to helping in its continued growth.


The Executive Department consists of the: 

The Town Manager hires the department heads and, through the departments and their supervisors and associates, manages operations. The Town leadership is predominantly situational and closely follows the Total Quality Management (TQM) philosophy.

Goals & Objectives

To provide for, through the various departments, the safety, health, and welfare of the citizens of the Town. To provide the best basic services at the lowest cost possible. To continue the transition to Total Quality Management and constant improvement of customer satisfaction in all phases of Town operations.


To provide for the safety, health, and welfare of the citizens of the Town of Silver City. To manage the transition of Council strategy and policy into goals and action plans in the various departments. To manage human relations activities and services for the entire workforce. To conduct elections in accordance with New Mexico election laws, and comply with the New Mexico Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Act.