Eighth District Judicial Nominating Commission Selection Meeting Planned
Vernal, UT - The 8th District Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting for June 8, 2009, to select five candidates to fill a vacancy that will result when Judge John Anderson retires Sept. 1, 2009. The commission will meet at the Uintah County Courthouse, 920 East Highway 40, in Vernal.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 12 to 12:30 p.m.
Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select the slate of five candidates whose names will be forwarded to Utah’s governor to consider for appointment. The nominating commission does not take testimony on individual applicants.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact the Administrative Office of the Courts at (801) 578-3800 to request an appointment. Information on the 8th District Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.