Month: June 2017

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Ephraim, UT—The Sanpete County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 10, 2017, to select candidates for the vacancies in the Ephraim and Moroni Justice Courts to replace Judge Ivo Peterson who will retire effective June 30, 2017. The commission will begin the meeting at 4 p.m. in the Ephraim City Council Chambers located on 5 South Main Street in Ephraim.

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 will be accepted from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.

Individuals interested in appearing before the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.

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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR TOWN OF ALTA JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Alta, UT—The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for an upcoming vacancy in the Alta Town Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Clinton Balmforth who retired effective March 31, 2017.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:
• Honorable Michael Peter Boehm, J.D., South Jordan Justice Court Judge, resident of South Jordan
• Honorable Paul Curtis Farr, J.D., Sandy and Herriman Justice Court Judge, resident of Herriman
• Bryan Jon Memmott, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Kaysville

A comment period will be held through June 26, 2017, before a final candidate is selected by the Mayor of Alta, who has 30 days to make an appointment. The appointment is subject to ratification by the Alta Town Council. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, at melisses@utcourts.gov.
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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR PLAIN CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Plain City, UT—The Weber County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for an upcoming vacancy in the Plain City Justice Court. The position will replace Judge James Beesley who will retire effective July 1, 2017.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:
• Honorable Michael Sam Junk, J.D., Ogden City Justice Court Judge, resident of Ogden
• Bryan Jon Memmott, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Kaysville
• Honorable Trent Dee Nelson, J.D., Roy/Weber Justice Court Judge, resident of Kaysville

A comment period will be held through June 26, 2017, before a final candidate is selected by the Mayor of Plain City, who has 30 days to make an appointment. The appointment is subject to ratification by the Plain City Council. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, at melisses@utcourts.gov.
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MORONI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY EXTENDED

Moroni, Utah— The deadline for applications for a Justice Court judge position in Moroni City has been extended to June 30, 2017. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson who will retire effective June 30, 2017.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Sanpete County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary range for the position is $4,867.50 to $8,761.50 with no benefits. For additional information contact Carol Haskins, City Recorder or Tami Larson, Court Clerk at (435) 436-8359.

The extended deadline for applications is Friday June 30, 2017 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Moroni, Luke R. Freeman, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Freeman then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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EPHRAIM CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY EXTENDED

Ephraim, Utah—The deadline for applications for the Justice Court judge position in Ephraim has been extended. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson who will retire in June 2017.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Sanpete County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary range for the position is $11,357.50 to $20,443.50 with no benefits. For additional information about Ephraim City, contact City Hall at (435)283-4631.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Ephraim, Richard Squire, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Squire then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Orderville, UT — The Kane County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 7, 2017, to select candidates for the vacancy in the Town of Orderville Justice Court to replace Judge Steven Wallace who will retire effective Oct. 17, 2017. The commission will begin the meeting at 12 p.m. in the City Council Room (downstairs) located on 425 East State Street in Orderville.

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 will be accepted from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.

Individuals interested in appearing before the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.

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MORONI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Moroni, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Moroni City. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson who will retire effective June 30, 2017.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Sanpete County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary range for the position is $4,867.50 to $8,761.50 with no benefits. For additional information contact Carol Haskins, City Recorder or Tami Larson, Court Clerk at (435) 436-8359.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Moroni, Luke R. Freeman, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Freeman then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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