JOHNSTOWN - The Fulton County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a replacement for county Probation Department Director Michael Kirkpatrick, who retires Dec. 28.
After an executive session at the County Office Building, the board named current Probation Supervisor Cynthia Licciardi to replace Kirkpatrick, effective Jan. 3. She will be paid $64,559 for 2013.
Licciardi started working for the county in 1990 as a social services caseworker and worked 13 years as a probation officer. She will oversee a $582,000 department with 12 employees who supervise 350 county probationers and prepare more than 300 criminal court investigations per year.