Judicial Resources Commission to Hold February 12 Public Hearing

Judicial Resources Commission to Hold February 12 Public Hearing

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on Friday, February 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 24-1204 and 1206 (Reissue 2016), the public hearing will be conducted via telephone conference from public hearing room 1510 at the Nebraska State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. Only members of the Judicial Resources Commission may participate in the hearing via telephone conference. The public hearing is to determine:  

  1. Whether a judicial vacancy exists in the District Court of the 4th Judicial  District, due to the retirement of Judge Gary B. Randall effective December 31, 2020, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary office location of such vacancy; and
     
  2. Whether a judicial vacancy exists in the District Court of the 4th Judicial District, due to the retirement of Judge James T. Gleason effective January  31, 2021, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary office location of such vacancy.

Any member of the public wishing to present testimony for the Commission’s consideration may do so in one of two ways:

  1. Written testimony provided in advance: Those wishing to present written testimony or other pertinent information may do so by mailing the information to the Commission Chair no later than February 5, 2021, at the following address:  State Capitol Building, 12th Floor, Lincoln, NE 68509, or e-mailing it to:  Dawn.Mussmann@nebraska.gov
     
  2. Oral testimony offered during the hearing: Those wishing to present oral testimony may do so by attending the public hearing in Room 1510 of the State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska. The public hearing room is large but all persons attending should be prepared for staggered admittance and restricted seating in order to maintain appropriate social distancing.   

Commission members are:

Honorable Stephanie F. Stacy, Chair  Honorable Anne M. Paine, McCook
Stephen Bader, Bellevue Robert J. Parker, Hastings
Charles E. Conrad, Hastings  Brian Phares, North Platte
William Dittrick, Omaha Honorable John E. Samson, Blair
Timothy R. Engler, Lincoln Lori Scherer, Beemer
Honorable Matthew R. Kahler, Omaha Robert Slovek, Omaha
Roxanne Kracl, Fremont Darlene Starman, Lincoln
Michael J. McCarthy, North Platte Jacqueline Tessendorf, Columbus
Christopher Nielsen, Omaha      

 

For special accommodations relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call (402) 471-3730. For persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, please call the Nebraska Relay System at 711.