LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 12th Judicial District (consisting of Banner, Box Butte, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, and Sioux Counties) will hold a public hearing in the District Court Courtroom at the Box Butte County Courthouse in Alliance, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. MST on Friday, February 1, 2013. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office of County Judge due to the retirement of Judge Charles Plantz. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Alliance, Box Butte County, Nebraska.
The public is welcome to attend the hearing and present information concerning candidates for the judicial opening. Individuals interested in applying for the position can obtain a Judicial Vacancy Application package from the Nebraska Judicial Branch website at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/5014/judicial-vacancies-and-judicial-nominating-commission-information. Completed applications may be submitted electronically or by hard copy and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. CST, on Friday, January 11, 2013.
A listing of the members of the Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on the Nebraska Judicial Branch Web site at http://www.supremecourt.ne.gov/2606/twelfth-district-county-district-court. (Please note: The commission roster will be updated soon after January 1, 2013, to reflect newly elected and appointed commission members whose terms begin January 1.)
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, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.