The City Council has selected Brent Bullock to fill the justice of the peace position vacated by Keith Anderson. His appointment must now be approved by the state court administrator's office.

Anderson retired Tuesday after 17 years on the bench. Bullock is a local attorney who also teaches paralegal classes at Utah Valley Community College.The court administrator's office will consider Bullock's appointment May 20. The justice of the peace deals primarily with traffic citation cases.