Nebraska Judicial Resources Commission Public Hearing Friday, January 25, 2019

Nebraska Judicial Resources Commission Public Hearing Friday, January 25, 2019

Friday, December 21, 2018

The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on Friday, January 25, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the State Capitol Building, Room 1510, Lincoln, Nebraska. The purpose of the hearing is to determine, pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 24-1204 and 1206, whether judicial vacancies exist in the following locations:

1. Office of county court of the 11th Judicial District, due to the appointment of Judge Michael E. Piccolo to district court judge, effective December 14, 2018, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy.

2. Office of district court of the 9th Judicial District, due to the retirement of Judge Teresa K. Luther effective December 31, 2018, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy.

3. Office of county court of the 2nd Judicial District, due to the retirement of Judge John F. Steinheider effective December 31, 2018, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy.

The public meeting will include videoconferencing from the following sites: (1) Omaha West Vocational Rehabilitation Office, 12011 Q Street, conference room 2, Omaha, Nebraska; (2) North Platte Vocational Rehabilitation Office, 200 S. Silber, Building 2, North Platte, Nebraska; (3) Mid-Plains Community College, Walsh Brady Building, 1205 East 5th, room 215, McCook, Nebraska; and (4) Central Community College, Adams Building, 3500 South Military Drive, room 115, Hastings, Nebraska. Please note the videoconferencing sites will not be used to receive public testimony.

Any member of the public wishing to present oral testimony before the Judicial Resources Commission may do so by attending the public hearing in Room 1510 of the State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. Any member of the public wishing to present written testimony or other pertinent information to the commission may do so by mailing it to the commission Chair no later than January 15, 2019 at the following address: State Capitol Building, Room 2219, Lincoln, NE 68509, or e-mailing it to: Dawn.Mussmann@nebraska.gov 

Current Commission members are:
Honorable Stephanie F. Stacy, Chair
Stephen Bader, Bellevue
Charles E. Conrad, Hastings                                                                                                   
William Dittrick, Omaha                              
Timothy R. Engler, Lincoln                                         
Michael J. McCarthy, North Platte                          
Christopher Nielsen, Omaha                      
Honorable Robert B. O’Neal, Papillion     
Honorable Anne M. Paine, McCook                        
Robert J. Parker, Hastings
Brian Phares, North Platte
Honorable John E. Samson, Blair
Coby Mach, Lincoln
Lori Scherer, Beemer                                                  
Mark M. Sipple, Columbus
Robert Slovek, Omaha
Darlene Starman, Lincoln

For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (402) 471-3730. For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System at 711.