She will be administering both the Drug Court and Mental Health Court.
The drug court has 33 people enrolled and two graduates. Judge Dally explained that it takes 18-24 months to complete the program. This is a post-conviction court.
Mental health court has just 14 participants, but there are six graduates. This is a diversionary court in which charges are dismissed after successful participation.
Efforts are under way to enroll veterans in both courts.
Fisher's salary will increase from $67,425 to $77,566, a $10,141 increase.
A courthouse rumor that her new salary will be over $100,000 is inaccurate.Her combined salary and benefits will be $104,276.
Council President John Cusick, the sole No vote, noted that other counties are paying more money.
Updated 11:55am: I apologize for calling Stephanie Spencer By the name Stephanie Fisher. Since I had her confused with a famous actress, my penalty should've minor.