UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 11, 2020
 
COMSTOCK MINING INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 
Nevada
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
001-35200
(Commission File Number)
65-0955118
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
117 American Flat Road, Virginia City, Nevada 89440
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (775) 847-5272

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.000666 per share LODE NYSE AMERICAN

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company      

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.      





Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On September 11, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) elected Judd Merrill to the Board, effective as of September 11, 2020.

At the time of his election, Mr. Merrill was not appointed to any committee of the Board, and there was no expectation concerning any such appointment. Commensurate with the Company’s arrangements with its independent directors, Mr. Merrill will be compensated for his services as a director at a cash compensation of $24,000 per year and will be eligible for annual stock compensation approximately $45,000, per annum.

Since the beginning of the Company's last fiscal year, there have been no transactions and there are not any currently proposed transactions, in which the Company was or is to be a participant and the amount involved exceeds $120,000, and in which Mr. Merrill had or will have a direct or indirect material interest.

The press release announcing the addition to the board of the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
d) Exhibits.





SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
  COMSTOCK MINING INC.
   
Date: September 15, 2020 By: /s/ Corrado De Gasperis
   
Name: Corrado De Gasperis
Title: Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


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