The Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of the Hon. David Westfall, effective Aug. 31. Nominees Cory Jackson of Ouray, Seth Ryan of Montrose and Scott Burrill of Grand Junction were selected by the commission on Aug. 23.
Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from Aug. 24 within which to appoint one of the nominees as district court judge for the Seventh Judicial District (Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties).
Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via email to the governor at email@example.com.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.