|IN THE MATTER OF THE JUDICIAL|
VACANCY IN DISTRICT JUDGESHIP
NUMBER 5 IN THE CHAMBER AT
BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA,
SOUTH CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT
|Notice of Consultation|
Supreme Court No. 980111
By copy of his April 9, 1998 letter to Governor Edward T. Schafer, the Honorable Dennis A. Schneider, District Judge, notified this Court that he would not seek re-election at the end of his term on December 31, 1998, thus creating a vacancy under Section 27-05-02.1(4), N.D.C.C. Section
27-05-02.1, N.D.C.C., requires the Supreme Court to determine whether the vacancy should be filled. The Supreme Court considered the matter, and
ORDERED, that pursuant to Section 27-05-02.1(4), N.D.C.C., the Supreme Court will consult with the judges and attorneys of the South Central Judicial District, in the courtroom of the Supreme Court at the State Capitol, in Bismarck, North Dakota, at 10:45 a.m., April 29, 1998, on the following issues:
1) Filling the vacant position at Bismarck, ND;
2) Transferring and filling the vacant position; or
3) Abolishing the vacant position.
Presentations will be limited to 5-10 minutes per individual.
Anyone who wishes to appear should notify the Clerk of the Supreme Court, in writing, three days prior to the date scheduled for the hearing. Anyone who cannot appear may address written comments to Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, 600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 180, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58505-0530, for submission to the Supreme Court prior to the consultation.
Dated at Bismarck, North Dakota, April 15, 1998.
North Dakota Supreme Court