Highland, UT— The Utah County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Nov. 29, 2016, to select candidates for the Highland/Alpine City Justice Court to replace Judge Douglas Nielsen who has resigned. The commission will begin the meeting at 8 a.m. at the Highland City Offices located on 5400 W Civic Center Drive in Highland.

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 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.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 legacy.utcourts.gov.

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