On September 7, 2005, pursuant to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rule 7.1, Dixie Knoebel, Trial Court Administrator for the Northwest Judicial District, filed a Petition to change the designation of the Chambers of Judgeship No. 7 from Stanley, North Dakota, to Minot, North Dakota. Notice of the Petition was provided under the rule. On November 29, 2005, a response to the petition was filed, which included a request for hearing.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that a hearing on the Petition be held Thursday, December 15, 2005, at 3 p.m., in the Ralph J. Erickstad Courtroom of the Supreme Court, at the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota. The hearing will be limited to the issue of transfer of the chambers. Time for personal appearances will be limited to one hour, and time will be equally split among proponents and opponents of the transfer.
Any person wishing to appear at the hearing must notify Penny Miller,
Clerk of the Supreme
Court, at least three days prior to the scheduled hearing.
Dated: December 8, 2005.
North Dakota Supreme Court