Midvale, UT — The Salt Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a
meeting on Aug. 31, 2016, to select candidates for vacancies in South Salt Lake, South Jordan,
and Midvale City Justice Courts to replace Judge Catherine M. Johnson, Judge Clinton
Balmforth and Judge Ronald C. Wolthuis, who will retire effective Jan. 1, 2017. The commission
will begin the meeting at 8:15 a.m. at the Midvale City Offices, 7505 South Holden Street,
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 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 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
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