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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

The 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Friday, April 25 at the Logan County Courthouse, 110 N. Riverview Road, Sterling, to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Phillips County. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Honorable David O. Colver. The vacancy will occur on May 30.

To be eligible for appointment to fill the vacancy, the applicant must be a qualified elector of Phillips County and have graduated from high school or attained the equivalent of a high school education as indicated by the Department of Education, based upon the record made on the General Education Development test.

This is a 20 percent position, and the annual salary is $25,299. The initial term of office of a county judge is a provisional term of two years; thereafter, the incumbent county judge, if approved by the voters, has a term of four years.

Application forms are available from the office of the ex officio chair of the nominating commission, Justice Monica M. Márquez, 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203; and the office of the district administrator, Douglas Short, Logan County Courthouse, 110 N. Riverview Road, Sterling, CO 80751.

Applications also are available on the court’s home page at

The original application must be filed with the ex officio chair no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9. Late applications will not be considered.

The members of the nominating commission for the 13th Judicial District are Jeffrey Cure, Burlington; Kerri Hansen, Yuma; David Garnas, Julesburg; Edward Zorn, Fort Morgan; Jerold Brandt, Holyoke; and Brigitte Shafer, Akron.

Holyoke Enterprise April 3, 2014