Judge, City Attorney To Swap Jobs
Longtime Prosecutor Will Become Judge
Posted: September 14, 2012 at 5:36 a.m.
Jeff Harper and Ernest Cate will swap jobs and offices Jan. 1. Harper, 57, who has been city attorney since 1987, will become the Springdale district judge. Cate, the current judge, was appointed Tuesday by the City Council to replace Harper as city attorney. There are two years left on Harper’s term as city attorney.
By The Numbers
City Attorney $93,300
District Judge $113,190*
*Half the district judge’s salary is paid by the state, which sets the rate.
Source: City Of Springdale
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