Judicial Resources Commission to Hold June 20 Public Meeting

Judicial Resources Commission to Hold June 20 Public Meeting

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public meeting pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine, based on the judicial workload statistics, whether a judicial vacancy exists in the office of district court of the Third Judicial District, due to the retirement of the Honorable Steven D. Burns, effective May 31, 2016, and make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy. The public meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., central time. The meeting will be held in Room 1510, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska, and will include video conferencing participation from the following sites: (1) Omaha State Office Building, 1313 Farnam Street, Third Floor, Omaha, Nebraska; (2) Grand Island Vocational Rehab Office, 203 E Stolley Park Road, Suite B, Grand Island, Nebraska; and (3) North Platte Vocational Rehab Office, 200 S Silver, Building 2, North Platte, Nebraska. The Commission makes its determination based on weighted caseloads, adequate access to the courts by litigants, population, judicial duties, travel time and other factors necessary to assure efficiency and service of the court system. Following the meeting, the Commission will make a recommendation to the Legislature of their determination. Commission members are: Supreme Court Justice Stephanie F. Stacy, Chairperson Richard Carter, Bellevue Robert J. Parker, Hastings Mike Day, Omaha Brian Phares, North Platte William Dittrick, Omaha John E. Samson, Blair Timothy R. Engler, Lincoln Lori Scherer, Beemer Jayne Mann, Aurora Amy Schlichting, Lincoln Michael J. McCarthy, North Platte Mark M. Sipple, Columbus Patrick R. McDermott, Schuyler Robert Slovek, Omaha Robert B. O'Neal, Papillion Darlene Starman, Lincoln Any member of the public is entitled to attend the Nebraska Judicial Resources Commission meeting in Room 1510 of the State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska, and present, either orally or in writing, any pertinent information with regard to any item on the agenda. 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.