Comments sought on jurist reappointment

The city of Tempe Judicial Advisory Board will conduct a public hearing to receive community comments on the job performance of Judge MaryAnne Majestic from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, July 19, in courtroom four on the first floor of the Tempe Police/Court Building, 140 E. Fifth Street.

Written comments also will be accepted by the board, but must be received no later than Friday, July 16. Comments should be mailed to Judicial Advisory Board, Tempe Municipal Court, 140 E. Fifth Street, Suite 200, Tempe, AZ 85281.

The panel will consider these comments when deciding whether to recommend Majestic for a two-year reappointment. The Tempe City Council makes the official appointment.

Majestic was appointed to her first two-year term in September 1994, and was reappointed by the Council in 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2002.

For more information, call Municipal Court Presiding Judge Louraine Arkfeld at (480) 350-8454.